Dr. Joanna Chan is a board-certified dermatologist, fellowship-trained Mohs micrographic surgeon, and full partner at Laser Skin Care Center in Long Beach, CA. She is an expert in the surgical management of skin cancers and a variety of cosmetic procedures such as Botox neuromodulators, lasers, injectable fillers, Kybella double chin reduction, chemical peels and treatment of leg veins. Dr. Chan is also trained in advanced surgical reconstruction and local anesthesia cosmetic surgical procedures such as eyelid blepharoplasty and neck liposuction. Her passion is to create beautifully natural results utilizing advanced, non-invasive laser, injectable, and lifting procedures, all with a philosophy of outstanding care based on expertise and specialized attention to the particular needs of each patient. She speaks Spanish, Fujian / Taiwanese, and Mandarin and has a special interest in treating patients with skin of color.
Education and Medical Training
California Skin Institute Mountain View, CA
Fellow, Mohs College. 2010-2011. Trained with Dr. Greg Morganroth in Mohs micrographic surgery, reconstruction and cosmetic techniques including injectables, laser resurfacing, blepharoplasty, liposuction, and rhytidectomy.
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Dallas, TX
Dermatology, Residency, 2007-2010. 1st place, Resident & Fellow Symposium (Skin of Color Society, AAD 2009). Resident Retreat for Future Academicians, SID 2008. ASDS Preceptorship Scholarship, 2009.
Finalist, Resident Representative to the ASDS Board of Directors. ASDS Cutting Edge Award 2010.
Santa Clara Kaiser Permanente, Stanford Affiliated Hospital Santa Clara, CA
Internal Medicine, Preliminary, 2006-2007. National Major C.W. Offutt Award. Honorable Mention, Clinical Vignette Abstract Competition, American College of Physicians All-California Regional Meeting. Finalist, National American College of Physicians Clinical Vignette Poster Competition.
Stanford Medical School Stanford, CA
Doctor of Medicine, 2002-2006. American Academy of Dermatology Minority Mentorship and Research Fellowship. Journal of Drugs in Dermatology Case Report Contest Winner. Student-Initiated Courses Grant. Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship Finalist. Stanford Medical Scholars Fellowship.
Harvard University Cambridge, MA
A.B. in Biochemical Sciences, magna cum laude, 1998-2002. G.P.A. 3.7/4.0. United States Presidential Scholar. Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholar. National Dean’s List. John Harvard Scholarship. Elizabeth Agassiz Scholarship. Harvard College Scholarship. Harvard College Research Program Grant. Biochemical Sciences Honors Thesis Grant.