Meet Sameer Bashey, MD FAAD
FAAD board-certified with the American Academy Board of Dermatology, Dr. Sameer Bashey offers consultations in general and cosmetic dermatology at ZO Skin Centre® in Laguna Beach. Like his mentor Dr. Zein Obagi, Dr. Bashey prefers a holistic view to patient care, treating each person as an individual who deserves to be the best version of themselves. Dr. Bashey has extensive training in laser, surgical and cosmetic dermatology, and offers subtlety, sincerity and a keen artistic approach to his patients. He is one of the most sought after dermatologists in the cosmetic realm as a result of his passion for perfection and subtle beauty.
Dr. Bashey is a true artist, treating each patient holistically and follows a less is more philosophy. He is committed to educating each patient on how to age gracefully and optimize skin health. The result, his patients not only leave the office as the best versions of themselves, but also as educated and informed consumers.
Specialties and Skills
With years of education and training, Dr. Bashey understands both general and cosmetic dermatology to treat conditions like acne, aging, rosacea, and skin cancer with cutting-edge techniques. Since every patient has different needs and goals, Dr. Bashey uses his experience and knowledge to create a customized treatment plan for all of his patients.
A lifelong learner, he continues to train closely with master dermatologist, skin health pioneer and world-renown innovator, Dr. Zein Obagi. Their shared passion for skin health and treating the whole individual has shaped Dr. Bashey's work. Known for his compassionate bedside manner, patients rave about his attentive approach to achieving healthy, flawless results. Using the latest advances in cosmetic dermatology, his meticulous and innovative techniques stray from the cookie cutter approached used my most doctors. He is a maverick in his field with an unconventional and bold style.
Considered a master injector that contours many of the most well-know faces in the world, his niché and expertise lie within the sub-specialty of comprehensive skin resurfacing. He combines cutting-edge technology with chemicals peels and ablative fractional lasers to masterfully restore skin to it most pristine state. Skin resurfacing corrects laxity, scarring, sun damage and textural irregularities for complete rejuvenation and agelessness.
Education and Training
Dr. Bashey completed his undergraduate work at Amherst College where he studied sciences and humanities. He received his medical education at the prestigious Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. His internship in Medicine and two-year fellowship in skin cancer at Stanford University led to development and approval of numerous skin cancer-fighting drugs. He then completed his dermatology residency at the University of Southern California here in Los Angeles, and is also a clinical instructor at USC where he teaches residents and fellows. He is extensively published in the field of dermatology.
When not practicing in ZO Skin Centre® Beverly Hills, Laguna Beach or Pasadena, you can find him traveling the world to learn the most innovative cosmetic techniques available. He is fluent in five languages, is a competitive tennis and soccer player and avid boxer.
Honors and Memberships
American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), Fellow
American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS), Member
RealSelf Top Doctor
University of Southern California in Los Angeles, Clinical Instructor in Dermatology