About Joseph Zikry, MD
Dr. Zikry is a dermatologist specializing in medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology. He is native of Los Angeles and completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Southern California, where he was awarded a full-academic scholarship and graduated with highest honors, Summa Cum Laude. He went on to attend the University of California, Irvine for medical school, where he excelled academically and was admitted into the most prestigious medical honor society, Alpha Omega Alpha. After medical school, he completed an internship in Internal Medicine at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. Finally, he returned to the University of Southern California to complete his residency in Dermatology, where he served as Chief Resident in his final year. Throughout his residency, he had the opportunity to train at a number of highly recognized hospitals including the Los Angeles County Hospital, Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, and the USC/Keck Academic Center.
Dr. Zikry takes pride in providing empathetic, patient-centered care to help patients make well-informed decisions that align with their treatment goals. Skin conditions can often be socially stigmatizing and Dr. Zikry’s ultimate goal is to help every patient feel comfortable in their own skin. Most of all, he treats all his patients like family.
Dr. Zikry stays up to date with the newest medical and surgical advancements in the field of dermatology and utilizes evidence-based medicine when treating his patients. He has published numerous research articles in leading medical dermatologic journals including the Journal of American Academy of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery.