MEET OUR HAPPY TEAM!
Here at OC MedDerm, Dr. Parvin Shafa and her staff are all bonded by a common passion for dermatology and are driven by a deep commitment to the highest standards of patient care and customer service.
Read more about our current staff who look forward to serving you:
Dr. Parvin Shafa
Dr. Shafa is the guiding force for our OC MedDerm family. She has over 20+ years experience in dermatology. She travelled to many countries and then eventually made her home in Southern California in her pursuit of medicine over 30 years ago.
Dr. Shafa’s main goal is to cultivate an office environment that provides her staff and patients with the knowledge and tools to make informed decisions about their health and appearance.
Dr. Shafa is happily married and the mother of three, her first daughter is following in her mom’s footsteps in medical school at UCR, her second daughter is earning her MBA at UCLA and her son is following the path of his father who has a PHD in political science/international relations. He will be a politician in the future. Dr.
Shafa’s passions beside her family and practice include philanthropy, gardening, sport, and traveling.
Julie - Cosmetic Consultant
Julie has been the cosmetic consultant at OC MedDerm since 2012. Julie obtained her undergraduate degree in Nutrition and was originally a patient of Dr. Shafa’s before joining our team.
Julie’s expertise is being able to translate a patient’s concerns about their appearance into an actual treatment plan that will fit into your needs and lifestyle.
Outside of her knowledge of aesthetic medicine and dermatology Julie enjoys spending time with her family along with a passion for exercise, health, and nutrition.
Yasaman is our licensed esthetician, who joined our team in 2012 . She works closely with Dr. Shafa to provide a full range of services including spa facials, microblading, permanent makeup, threading, and much more.
Fariha - Medical Assistant/Scribe
Fariha is a UCI graduate on our team since 2016. She has been scribing and shadowing Dr. Shafa on her path to becoming a physician.
Jennifer - Medical Assistant/Scriber
Jennifer is a UCI graduate who joined our team in 2017. She also has been scribing and shadowing Dr. Shafa on her path to become a physician assistant.
Cristina- Medical Assistant/Administration
Cristina is a UCI graduate with our team since 2018. She is earning experience in a medical office on her journey to become a physician assistant.
Former staff who have been shaped into aspiring medical professionals:
Shadi Aramesh- MD, Adolescent Psychiatrist
Dr. Shadi was a former Medical Assistant/Scribe of Dr. Shafa’s who will be graduating after completing medical school and residency in psychiatry.
Jackie- Medical Student
Jackie is a former MA/scribe of Dr. Shafa’s who is a current student of the OSU College of Osteopathic medicine.
If you are suffering from acne, feel free to call us to make an appointment to see Dr. Shafa. During your appointment, Dr. Shafa will evaluate your skin as well as overall health. After the type and cause of acne is diagnosed, Dr. Shafa will explain the variety of treatment options best suited to your needs and help select the best regimen for you and your skin. If you have questions prior to your visit, please do not hesitate to ask here.