Los Angeles Dermatologist Dr. Boris Zaks Selected as by Glamour Magazine as One of the Best Dermatologists in Southern California

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Meet the Rock-Star Dermatologists: L.A. Edition

The derm competition is fierce in SoCal! (All those needy celeb faces.) Here, five of the best give you the kind of skin-beautifying tips their star clients depend on. No appointment necessary! BY ANDREA POMERANTZ LUSTIG

REMEMBER LAST YEAR, when Glamour introduced you to the most-wanted skin doctors on the East Coast (check’em out at Now it’s time to meet their West Coast counterparts-just as smart but with waiting rooms that look like the front row at the Academy Awards. (Of course, none name patient names due to a little legal thing called doctor-patient confidentiality… Sigh.) And these derms are, frankly, superstars themselves: One rides a blue Harley-Davidson, and another is an actual trained ninja. But if you’re expecting attitude from them, don’t. They know that your complexion woes deserve the same attention as those of a member of the Tinseltown elite, so they gave Glamour the closest thing to an in-office visit: the best advice they have to offer about making sure your skin is ultra-healthy and flawless-looking, now and forever. So what does a starlet do when she sprouts a pimple before a red-carpet event? Can a Bloody Mary and a nap be good for your skin? Does one side of your face need more sunscreen than the other? These rock stars have the answers.

Doctor 90210
Boris Zaks, M.D.

Dr. Zaks is a real-life Doogie Howser, having graduated from Beverly Hills High School at age 15 (Angelina Jolie was his classmate, and, yes, he swears she did have those lips then), UCLA at 19 and UCLA School of Medicine at 23. After working with renowned L.A. derm Howard Murad, Dr. Zaks opened a Beverly Hills office. Celebs appreciate that he helps keep their visits discreet: He books their appointments when the office is closed to avoid parking lot paparazzi sightings.

How he treats breakouts:

Dr. Zaks likes photodynamic therapy, which “significantly reduces acne quickly without creams or drugs.” And he’s been called to movie sets, he says: “It can range from injecting two pimples on a star’s face with cortisone to treating an allergic reaction to makeup.”

How you can save money on skin care:

“Many expensive face creams underdeliver on results,” says Dr. Zaks. “Affordable creams that contain active ingredients-retinol, alpha hydroxy acids, antioxidants, peptides-can be found at your drugstore.” Try Roc Retinol Correxion Deep Wrinkle Night Cream ($22, CVS).

Every woman under 40 should:

Use a cream that contains antioxidants in the morning (in addition to a sunscreen), he says. It’ll help prevent further signs of photodamage.

Los Angeles Dermatology

Super Doctors 2023

Super Doctors 2023

“He was honored by his peers to the Southern California Super Doctors® list for 2023.”


Glamour Excerpt…

“Beverly Hills dermatologist Boris Zaks, M.D. uses a procedure called photodynamic therapy on severly acne-prone celebs who can’t wait weeks for pills or cream to work.” Read More

Elle May 2014

Elle May 2014 – Green Star Pro

It’s time to applaud the natural wonders of the world – and all they do for our skin, faces, and hair. For ELLE’s eigth-annual Green Stars awards, we polled 15 pros for their favorite eco-products. Read More

Parade Magazine

“The jury is still out if (CBD) work for skin conditions like acne, eczema and acne, noted Dr. Boris Zaks, a dermatologist from California.” Read More – Secrets & Advice
Is Your Computer Adding Years To Your Life?

Not to freak you out, because we know you’re still a total spring chicken, but “if a person is squinting more because of prolonged computer use, those fine lines around the eyes nicknamed crows feet are going to form,” says Beverly Hills dermatologist Dr. Boris Zaks. Read More

CEW Beauty Insider

“Dubbed the Rockstar Dermatologist by Glamour magazine, Dr. Boris Zaks services some of LA’s most elite faces.” Read More

Dr. Zaks was featured in Guide to America’s Top Dermatologists.  

Koress Commercial

Dr. Zaks featured in Koress Skin Care commercial. Watch Here 

Life and Style

Dr. Zaks discusses Stress Induced Acne in an article on Lindsay Lohan. Read More


Dr. Zaks discusses Botox in the feature article on Ashlee Simpson. Read More

Daily Variety


“An extraction-free facial should add the glow of rehydration. Or help prevent future facial blight.” Read More 

Angeleno Magazine


“Dr. Zaks’ innovative treatments for Acne, Aging, and Rosacea are administered with
good old-fashioned attention” Read More

Shop Magazine


…the 21 cosmetic dermatologists we’ve
selected across the country have been double-checked through personal references and professional organizations. These doctors’
offices have become the buzzed-about
beauty destinations! Read More

First for Women


…cranberries contain hippuric acid, an antibacterial agent that kills the germs that cause breakouts. Read More 

Beverly Hills Weekly

Beverly Hills Weekly

Article – Are your moles precancerous
or cancerous lesions? Read More 

Blue Light and PhotoDynamic Therapy (MP3). Listen Here

Bazaar – Titan Feature


“Titan – A new treatment promises to lift sagging skin just about anywhere on the face and body with virtually pain-free zaps…” Read More 

Los Angeles Times Article

David Lazarus

A $2,500 tube of cold-sore cream? Now that stings Read More 

Titan News Article by
Dr. Dean Edell

Dr. Dean Edell

“We’d all like to look younger, but how many
of us are willing to undergo the expense, pain, and recovery time of a surgical facelift? Dr. Dean Edell has an alternative that requires
no scalpel, no anesthesia, and no downtime…” Read More 

Botox for Wrinkles and Hyperhidrosis (MP3)

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Hyperhydrosis Treatment with Botox – FDA approval

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Dr. Zaks featured on KTLA (Ch. 5) TV Morning News Summer 2006

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