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Dr. Ben Behnam

Dr. Ben Behnam

Dr. Ben Behnam is a dermatologist in Santa Monica.


Behnam is also cofounder and CEO of DermDash. [0]He is a graduate of UCLA- where he was Summa cum Laude - and University of California, Irvine medical school, which he graduated top of his class with an AOA distinction. [0]

Dr. Behnam did his dermatology training under the renowned and prominent cosmetic and Mohs surgeon Dr. Christopher Zachary at UC Irvine School of Medicine. He had the distinction of being the Chief Resident in his senior year. During residency, he was among few in the country to be awarded the Skin Disease Education Foundation Resident Award. He was also one of the primary investigators in an IRB approved clinical trials investigating the use of phototherapy in preventing radiation dermatitis in patients who were undergoing radiation therapy for breast cancer.

Dr. Behnam is committed to early detection and prevention of skin cancers and specializes in skin cancer screening, mole check and skin cancer removal, including Mohs Micrographic Surgery.

He uses the most advance technology, the dermatoscope, for better evaluation and identification of moles.

In addition, specializes in hair loss and hair transplantation in both males and females.

Dr. Behnam is an expert in cosmetic procedures, contouring and sculpting the face with the combination use of Botox, Dysport, Juvederm, Restylane and Radiesse.

He also treats general dermatologic conditions in both adults and pediatrics.

Dr. Behnam has been involved in clinical trials and has been widely published in journals such as the Journal of American Academy of Dermatology, Journal of Drugs in Dermatology, Cutis, Expert Opinion in Pharmacotherapy and others.


Dr. Behnam has a perfect 5 star rating on Zocdoc.



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