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The Doctors of ADC

Meet Your Dedicated Doctors

Providing Exceptional Cosmetic Services

Whether you are in need of Cosmetic Skin Care or Medical Care, we are here for you when you need us most. Our team will blend the latest advances in skin care and utilize the wisdom and experience of medicine in order to deliver the best quality care to each individual who enlists our services. Our team can help you achieve clear, even, and smooth skin. Obtain the youthful glow that you deserve.

Our Doctors

Dr. Amir Larian

Dr. Amir Larain

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.

Dr. Lisa Benest

Dr. Lisa Benest

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.

Dr. Larian's philosophy is simple - "Help patients achieve healthy, beautiful skin in a professional environment, and provide them with the experience and expertise that we would want for ourselves and our families."

Dr. Yuval Bibi

Dr. Yuval Bibi

Dr. Yuval Bibi earned his medical degree, as well as PhD in developmental neuroscience and zinc biology, at Ben Gurion University, Israel. Subsequently, he worked as a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, studying cervical cancer biology and the human papilloma virus.

Dr. Bibi completed his residency training at the combined Boston University-Tufts University Dermatology program. Prior to joining Benest Dermatology, he worked in Boston in private practice, as well as an academic position, for over 4 years. His clinical practices include Skin Cancer Prevention and Treatment, Laser Surgery and Genital Dermatology. He is a diplomat of the American Board of Dermatology and a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology.

Dr. Bibi emphasizes providing holistic patient care, with a timely and empathetic emphasis. Outside the office, Dr. Bibi’s interests include: film acting, screenwriting, horticulture, nature hiking and fitness.

Dr. Ron Birnbaum

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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.

Dr. Gary Chuang

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Dr. Gary Chuang is a board-certified dermatologist and a fellowship-trained Mohs surgeon practicing in Southern California.

A graduate of Yale University, Dr. Chuang received his M.D. degree from Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons where he also completed a highly competitive Howard Hughes Medical Institute Research Training fellowship.

Dr. Chuang completed his residency at Boston University/Tufts Medical Center Combined Dermatology program where he served as a chief resident. He then completed a rigorous Mohs Micrographic Surgery fellowship in Charleston, South Carolina, specializing in cutaneous surgical oncology and complex surgical reconstruction. Dr. Chuang also completed the world-renown Laser & Cosmetic Dermatology fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, where he was later recruited as a faculty. He also served as the Director of Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery at Tufts Medical Center. He has completed more than 10,000 cases of Mohs surgery.

Prior to going into private practice, Dr. Chuang was recruited to UCLA Medical Center as a Mohs surgeon and a Laser & Cosmetic specialist. Dr. Chuang specializes in innovative processes to improve treatment of skin diseases and patient safety. He has been recognized by the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery with the Cutting Edge Research Award for his effort to prevent wrong-site surgery.

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Get Treatment From an Award-Winning Team

We Are Well-Known & Highly Respected in the Area
  • Free Consultations With a Cosmetic Nurse

  • Serving Greater Los Angeles for Over 15 Years

  • Team of Board Certified Dermatologists

  • We Accept Most Major PPO Insurances for Medical Visits

Patients Love Us!

See How We've Made a Difference in Our Patients' Lives
  • “My deep lines and creases are fading day by day. And I haven't had a headache since I got the injections. ”

    K.R.
  • “Dr. Larian is personable, professional and thorough. ”

    L.M.G.
  • “I can't thank you enough. I owe my future health and life to Dr. Bibi. ”

    J.K.
  • “Miracles are hard to come by, but in my world, Smoothbeam is one. A miracle! A thousand thanks!”

    C.L.
  • “I love the way my face seems fuller and more youthful now. It looks so natural!”

    S.L.
  • “My skin has never looked better since I started the IPL photo rejuvenation treatments. I'm 49 and people can't believe my true age.”

    A.L.
  • “I am constantly getting complements on how great my skin looks.”

    J.K.
  • “When I came to Dr. Benest in Los Angeles, I looked worse than the "before" ads you see. Now I look 10 years younger!”

    C.S.
  • “I cant believe how truly amazing the ReFirme & laser treatments have been so far.”

    R.F.
  • “I can finally wear skirts again now that those ugly blue veins are gone!”

    L.R.
  • “I love Juvederm. The bags under my eyes are gone and the little wrinkles above my lips are also gone.”

    C.F.