Dr. Emil A. Tanghetti, MD

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Dr. Emil A. Tanghetti, MD

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Dermatology | Male

Center Dermatology/Laser Sgy 5601 J St, Sacramento, CA 95819 Get Directions
(916) 454-5922

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Dr. Emil A. Tanghetti was born and raised in Sacramento. He attended U.C Davis where he excelled in his studies...Read more

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Specialties

  • Dermatology

Board Certifications

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  • Dermatology

Conditions Treated

  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Birthmark
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Cellulitis
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatological Disorders
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Folliculitis
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Granuloma of Skin
  • Hair Loss
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hives
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Keloid Scar
  • Lichen Planus
  • Lipomas
  • Melanoma
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Molluscum Contagiosum Infection
  • Pemphigoid
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Psoriasis
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Shingles
  • Skin Aging
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Disorders
  • Skin Infections
  • Skin Lesion
  • Spider Veins
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Varicose Veins
  • Warts
  • Wrinkles

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne Surgery
  • Botox® Injection
  • Dermal Filler
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Dysport Injection
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Cyst
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Facial Rejuvenation
  • Fractional Non-Ablative Laser Treatment
  • Hair Removal
  • Intense Pulse Light
  • Juvéderm® Injection
  • Laser Tattoo Removal
  • Lash Enhancer
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Photorejuvenation
  • Phototherapy
  • Repair of Pigmentation Defect
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Sculptra™ Injection
  • Skin Lesion Biopsy
  • Skin Lesion Removal
  • Skin Tag Removal

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  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles

    Graduated in 1976

  • Internship Hospital
    University Tex Southwestern

    Completed in 1977

  • Residency Hospital
    Harvard Med

    Completed in 1980

    Massachusetts General Hospital

    Completed in 1979

    Stanford University Med Center

    Completed in 1978

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Harvard Med School

    Completed in 1980

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • Best Doctors of America, 2012
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • Specializes in Dermatology
  • Board certified in Dermatology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Tanghetti says...

Dr. Emil A. Tanghetti was born and raised in Sacramento. He attended U.C Davis where he excelled in his studies and received early admission to UCLA School of Medicine after only three years of undergraduate studies. Upon completing his medical studies and a 1-year pathology fellowship Dr. Tanghetti graduated first in his class and received the Dean Warren medal for academic excellence. After finishing residencies in internal medicine at Stanford University and dermatology at Harvard School of Medicine, he completed a photo-medicine fellowship at the Wellman labs at the Massachusetts General Hospital.

Dr. Tanghetti is a board certified dermatologist and a fellow in the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery. He is currently listed in the "Best Doctors in America" Pacific Region and recognized as "Top Doc" by his peer in Sacramento Magazine. Dr Tanghetti has received the "Hero In Health Care" award for his volunteer work in removing tattoos for the California Youth Authority.

Dr. Tanghetti has been active in clinical studies for over a decade. His research interests have focused on laser surgery, psoriasis, actinic keratosis, photo-aging, and acne vulgaris.

His work has been published in journals such as Lasers in Surgery and Medicine, Journal of Dermatologic Surgery, the Journal of Cosmetic  and Laser Therapy, and Cutis. Dr. Tanghetti has presented data at the meetings of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery and the American Academy of dermatology as well as Laser Innsbruck and is an Internationally recognized speaker and consultant. He is a fellow of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, and a member of the California Medical Association, the American Medical Association, and the American Academy of Dermatology.