Dr. Christopher Zachary is a dermatologist who specializes in skin cancer and reconstruction, cosmetic and laser surgery. His clinical interests include dermatologic laser surgery, cosmetic treatments and surgery, skin rejuvenation, skin cancer, mohs surgery, melanoma, Botox, botulinum toxin and the full range of injectable fillers.
Zachary completed medical school at the Royal Free Hospital, University of London, and trained in internal medicine and dermatology. At the Institute of Dermatology, Guys and St. Thomas' Hospitals, he became interested in dermatological surgery, and completed dermatological surgical education at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.
Zachary returned to London to set up the first Mohs and laser skin surgery practice. In 1988, he became director of the University of Minnesota's Cutaneous Surgery and Laser Center. In 1997, he became a clinical professor and co-director of the Dermatologic Surgery and Laser Center at UC San Francisco Medical Center. In 2005, he accepted the position as professor and went on to serve 15 years as chair of the Department of Dermatology at the UCI School of Medicine.
Zachary is a frequent speaker at national and international symposia and is often contact by national media (e.g., the New York Times, CNN, the Today Show) for commentary about dermatologic issues and treatments. He is a past president of the Association of Academic Dermatologic Surgeons. An educational innovator, he has written and edited numerous papers and books.
He sees patients in Irvine and Newport Beach.
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Speakers Bureau Topics
- Cosmetic surgery
Laser skin surgery
Mohs micrographic surgery