• Zapatero Dermatology in Pacific Palisades, Ileana Zapatero, MD


    Dermatology - Skin Treatments, Laser

    About Us

    Dr. Ileana Zapatero is a Board Certified Dermatologist specializing in acne, skin cancer, skin cancer surgery, intense pulsed light and cosmetic dermatology. She graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science from the University of Miami. She attended the University Of Miami School Of Medicine and was elected into Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society and received her medical degree in 1984. She was a recipient of the John J. Fomon Research Fellowship from the American Cancer Society. She interned in Internal Medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center in 1985 and completed her residency in Dermatology in 1988 at UCLA Hospital and Medical Center. She received board certification in October 1988.

    Dr. Zapatero has been in private practice in Los Angeles since 1988. In addition to her private practice she maintains her academic affiliation as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology at the Department of Medicine at the Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles. She has taught residents at the VA Wadsworth Medical Center and more recently has taught third year medical students in her office as a preceptor.

    Dr. Zapatero has been involved in several clinical trials involving acne, including a novel benzoyl peroxide formulation. She has served as a consultant with Lisa Hoffman Skin Care and has been interviewed by Telemundo to discuss the safety and efficacy of Botox.

    Dr. Zapatero is married with 3 children and resides in Los Angeles California.

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