Michael E. Farhangian, MD
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Michael E. Farhangian, MD

  • Dermatology
Average rating: 4.9
| 368 ratings
2020 Santa Monica Dermatology | 2020 Santa Monica Boulevard, Suite 510, Santa Monica, CA 90404


Dr. Michael Farhangian is a board-certified dermatologist who practices in Encino and Santa Monica. A native New Yorker, he completed his undergraduate studies in Queens College and went on to medical school at the State University of New York Downstate College of Medicine in Brooklyn, NY. Between his third and fourth years of medical school, he decided to pursue a dedicated research year in Dermatology with Dr. Steven Feldman at Wake Forest where he also completed his residency training as Chief Resident.

Dr.Farhangian has authored numerous peer-reviewed publications and book chapters and has a special interest in Complex Medical Dermatology, but enjoys all aspects of Dermatology including surgery and cosmetics.

In his free time, he enjoys hiking in the great outdoors and cooking.




Medical Board Certification

Dermatology, American Board of Dermatology, 2020


Dermatology, Wake Forest School of Medicine, 2020


Internal Medicine, NYU Winthrop Hospital, 2017


MD, SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine, 2015


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Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center

Medical Services


  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Centivo
  • Cigna
  • First Health
  • Health Net of California
  • Interplan (part of HealthSmart)
  • L.A. Care
  • MultiPlan
  • UFCM Health System
  • Prime Health Services
  • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
  • UnitedHealthcare

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  • Super Doctors® Southern California Rising Stars 2024