Dr. Nima Gharavi, MD

Dr. Nima Gharavi, MD

Dermatology  |  
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Dr. Nima Gharavi is a diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology and a fellow of the American College of Mohs Surgery (ACMS) and the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS). He is currently director of Dermatologic surgery & Mohs micrographic surgery, and Assistant Clinical Professor for the Department of Dermatology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Dr. Gharavi is a summa cum laude graduate of UCLA in Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology with a specialization in Business and Administration, and received both his M.D. and Ph.D. degrees from David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He then completed his internship at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, residency in dermatology at UCLA, and fellowship in procedural dermatology/Mohs micrographic surgery at UCLA. Dr. Gharavi is the recipient of numerous academic awards, including the Edith and Carl Lasky award for medical research, the Irvin H. Page young investigator award (youngest recipient), and the ACMS Theodore Tromovitch award for his research on the molecular mechanisms of squamous cell carcinoma. He has been the recipient of grants from the American Heart Association (AHA), and the National Psoriasis Foundation, amongst others. His research interests include the molecular pathogenesis of high-risk skin cancers, wound healing, inflammation, and the aging process. He is a consultant and has served on the advisory board for several laser and cosmetic companies. He is also co-founder and serves on the board of directors of DermOQ, Inc. To date, Dr. Gharavi has published over 40 peer-reviewed manuscripts, abstracts and textbook chapters, and continues to present and teach at national and international conferences.

99 N La Cienega Blvd

Beverly Hills, CA 90211

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Wound Repair
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cancer
very high
more than 94% of peers
Skin Cancer
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Specialties

  • Dermatology
  • Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery
  • Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Dermatologic Oncology
  • Dermatologic Research
  • Dermatologic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Cellulitis
  • Granuloma of Skin
  • Hair Loss
  • Keloid Scar
  • Melanoma
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Rosacea
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Biopsy
  • Botox® Injection
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Mole Removal
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Grafts
  • Skin Surgery
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • UCLA
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2001
  • D Geffen Sch Of Med-Ucla
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • Cedars Sinai medical center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • UCLA
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
  • UCLA
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gharavi has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gharavi's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gharavi to family and friends
4.7
based on 13 total reviews (3 with comments)
Dr. Gharavi's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (3)
Los Angeles, CA |
Dr. Gharavi is a very pleasant, caring and does a great job. The location of my surgery is on my cheek, but he did the surgery in a way that is the least noticeable and I'm sure in time it will be even more faded. I highly recommend him.
in Los Angeles, CA |
Excellent experience with Dr. Gharavi, he took great care and took his time to explain everything. Will definitely be recommending him to all my friends and family. Francisco
in Sherman Oaks, CA |
Dr. Ghavari is warm, considerate and, very well trained. My wife's and I were exceptionaly well pleased with the results of his Moh's surgery. He is a fine physician and is highly recommended. Donald Webster
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Dr. Gharavi accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
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Hospitals where Dr. Gharavi has admitting privileges

Cedars - Sinai Medical Center
8700 Beverly Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90048
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