About Dina Bierman, MD
Dr. Bierman is a board certified Mohs surgeon and Dermatologist, with fellowship training in cosmetic surgery, reconstructive plastic surgery, laser surgery and Mohs micrographic skin cancer surgery. She is a recognized as a key opinion leader and uses a multidisciplinary approach to provide her patients with unparalleled expertise in skin cancer treatment, plastic reconstruction, cosmetic surgery, as well as laser and aesthetic dermatology. She loves utilizing holistic approach and skill of cosmetic surgery to improve the result of her patients’ surgeries, and she is known for delivering personable and compassionate care.
Coming from a direct line of family physicians as far back as her great-grandfather, you could say that medicine was in her blood. Her earliest memories are of following her parents around in the hospital on weekend rounds or discussing interesting cases over dinner. She knew from an early age that she always wanted medicine to be part of her life. Dr. Bierman’s single greatest hero was her mother. Not only was she an amazing mom, but she was also an outstanding physician. Her mother taught her the importance of treating people with respect, love, and compassion, and she brings these qualities in caring for her patients.
Prior to joining SJPP, Dr. Bierman completed her undergraduate and graduate studies at UCLA, and began her career with a fulltime faculty position at UCLA where she enjoyed a mix of patient care, teaching and research. During her tenure at UCLA, Dr. Bierman was awarded the prestigious Faculty of the Year Award, and received numerous other accolades for her clinical skills and services.
Dr. Bierman is an active member of the American Academy of Dermatology, the American College of Mohs Surgeons and the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, and has published her research in leading medical journals, including the Journal of American Academy of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery.
Despite her busy schedule, Dr. Bierman remains a dedicated educator. She holds an active appointment from the University of California Irvine as Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology and actively teaches Dermatology residents and medical students Mohs and reconstructive surgery at the VA Hospital. She also continues to teach UCLA residents and medical students at the Venice Family Clinic where she volunteers her time and expertise providing medical care for underserved and uninsured individuals and families. Her time abroad is often spent volunteering her skills in medical and surgical clinics in Costa Rica, Mexico, and Nicaragua.
What she loves most when she is not working is spending time outdoors with her children. After slathering on sunblock, they spend much of their free time hiking, swimming, riding bikes and anything else where she can help her children expend some energy outside. These activities make for happy kids who sleep well at night. She also enjoys cooking fantastic meals at home for friends and family.