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Our Burbank Practice

We are a practice that provides a wide range of MedicalCosmetic, and Laser Treatments to help our patients have healthier and more beautiful skin.


Dr. Amir Larian and his staff are here to provide you with world-class dermatology services.


We know beautiful skin is important to you, and we can help you achieve it.



Amir Larian, MD


Our highly skilled team provides a wide range of Medical, Cosmetic, and Laser Treatments to help our patients have healthier and more beautiful skin.


Amir Larian, MD

Dr. Amir Larian is a graduate of the UC San Diego School of Medicine. He subsequently completed his internship at UCSD, going on to a research fellowship and Dermatology residency at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City, where he also served as Chief Resident.

A diplomat of the American Board of Dermatology and a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, Dr. Larian offers complete Medical, Surgical and Cosmetic Dermatology Services.


Lisa Benest, MD

Dr. Lisa Benest received her medical degree at UC Irvine, completing her internship at UCLA and residency at New York Medical College, where she served as Chief Resident.

A diplomat of the American Board of Dermatology and a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, Dr. Benest has been in private practice for over 15 years. She specializes in Medical and Cosmetic Dermatology, as well as Skin Cancer Surgery. Dr. Benest is known for her holistic and nutritional approach to medicine, as well as her friendly and personal care.

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Ron Birnbaum, MD

Dr. Ron Birnbaum is a board-certified dermatologist and a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology. His focus is on the humane treatment of common and uncommon skin diseases in adults and children. He lives in the Silver Lake area of Los Angeles with his wife Lisa – a pediatrician turned TV -writer, his children Otis, Clementine, and Lucia, and their dog Bianca. He is the son of immigrants from Argentina and is bilingual in English and Spanish.

A graduate of Yale University and the University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, Dr. Birnbaum trained as an intern at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. After internship, he served as a general medical officer in the United States Navy, before completing dermatology residency training at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, where he served as Chief Resident in his final year. Dr. Birnbaum went on to serve as Interim Chief and Residency Director there until 2015.

In addition to his work at Advanced Dermatology Center, Dr. Birnbaum currently teaches dermatology as a faculty member at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Torrance and at the Eisner Health Family Medicine Center at California Hospital in downtown Los Angeles.

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Nicholas Generales, DO

Dr. Nicholas Generales was born and raised in Burbank, California. As the son of a Greek father and Armenian mother, the Mediterranean lifestyle has been ingrained in him from day one. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in physiology at the University of California Santa Barbara. He graduated from the Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine, and completed his family medicine residency training at the Palm Beach Consortium for Graduate Medical Education. Dr. Generales has a deeply rooted passion for preventive medicine, and his approach to medicine is different from the usual standard. He believes in approaching a patient's health in a proactive manner as opposed to a reactive manner. Through a precisely executed and individualized nutrition and physical fitness plan, mental health screening, blood tests, and supplement regimen, Dr. Generales will help you reach your maximum health potential. In his free time, he enjoys hiking, weight training, reading, and spending time with family.

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