Dr. Phillip Okhovat

Dr. Phillip Okhovat

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About Dr. Phillip Okhovat

Jean-Phillip Okhovat, MD, MPH is a board certified dermatologist. He obtained his MD with Alpha Omega Alpha honors at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and completed an MPH in Quantitative Methods at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. He completed his internal medicine training at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, MA and dermatology training at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore, MD. Throughout his medical and public health training, he has authored several wide-scale epidemiologic studies with a focus on skin cancer prevention and quality of life studies focused on patients with melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancers, in addition to hair loss disorders. He is currently interested in bridging the gap in knowledge in patient centered care and clinician-based innovation.

Conditions Treated

All medical dermatology diseases, including acne, rosacea, contact dermatitis, skin discoloration, cellulitis, rashes, HSV, herpes, warts, ulcers, skin lesions, malignant neoplasms of the skin, nail issues, hair loss, skin aging, cold sores, sun damage or actinic keratoses, epidermal cysts, eczema, psoriasis, seborrheic keratosis or benign skin tumors, dandruff or seborrheic dermatitis or cradle cap, folliculitis, hives or urticaria, atopic dermatitis, tinea or tinea versicolor, fungal infections, cosmetic procedure follow-up, surgical procedure follow-up, inflammatory skin diseases, parasitic infections such as scabies or head lice.

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Qualifications and Education


Medical School: David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
MPH: Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health
Clinical Research Fellowships: Stanford (Cutaneous Lymphoma), Massachusetts General Hospital (Hair Loss Disorders)
Internship and Residency: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, University of Maryland


2021 American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery Social Media Fellow
Selected as the sole recipient as the Social Media Fellow for 2021-2023 during which time I work with the Editor-in-Chief of the Lasers in Medicine and Surgery (LSM) Journal to summarize and promote selected articles on a monthly basis.
2020 Rising Derm Stars Competition for Residents Fall Clinical Conference
One of twenty residents selected from across the country to deliver an oral presentation at the 2020 annual Fall Clinical Conference. I was paired with Dr. April Armstrong, MD, MPH as my mentor during the conference.
2019-2020 Advancing Innovation in Dermatology Scholar
Selected as a 2019 AID Scholar to participate in the Virtual Magic Wand Program designed to empower clinicians to engage in problem-driven research.
2019 Women’s Dermatologic Society L’Oréal Day of Discovery Program
Selected to meet with the L'Oreal Research team of scientists and chemists to learn about both upstream innovations (molecules, delivery systems) as well as Applied and Advanced research to understand how current ingredients and molecules are used in current and near-term OTC vehicles. 2013
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society UCLA Delta Chapter
2012-2013 Letter of Distinction Awards – 3rd year clinical clerkships
2014 American Acne and Rosacea Society (AARS) Mentorship Award
Awarded a one-month mentorship to work under the guidance of Dr. Kanade Shinkai at University of California, San Francisco. Our project investigated the four clinical phenotypes of PCOS based on cutaneous manifestations to establish clinical guidelines to be written in a peer reviewed journal.
2014 American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) Mentorship Program
Awarded a 160-hour mentorship opportunity to work under the guidance of Dr. Melvin Chiu, MD, MPH at University of California, Los Angeles.
2011 AMA Foundation Leadership Award
One of 24 medical students in the nation to receive an AMA Foundation Leadership Award in 2011; selection criteria includes outstanding non clinical leadership in advocacy, community service, and education
2011 Golden Key Pillars of Excellence Award
Awarded to a member of the Golden Key International Honor Society who has demonstrated outstanding commitment to Academics, Leadership, and Service
2009 Phi Beta Kappa (Junior recipient)

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