Dr. Panagotacos received her degree in medicine from USC Keck School of Medicine, and completed her dermatology residency at the Cleveland Metropolitan Hospital, in Cleveland Ohio. She completed a fellowship in Mohs Micrographic surgery at the University of Iowa, under the direction of Roger Ceilley. She is a respected, board-certified dermatologist, and a Fellow of the American College of Mohs Surgery, specializing in Mohs micrographic surgery.
Dr. Panagotacos is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, the American College of Mohs Surgery, the American Society for Dermatologic surgery, the American College of Physicians, and American Medical Association.
The office of Dr. Daphne Panagotacos offer products and services such as Mohs Surgery, Juvederm, Restylane / Perlane, Radiesse, Botox / Dysport, Laser Hair Removal, IPL / PhotoFacial / Genesis, Laser Therapy, Sclerotherapy, Chemical Peels, Aesthetic Services, Acne Treatment and General Dermatology.
Clayton Hinshaw, MD, received his Bachelor of Science and Engineering from UCSD and his degree in medicine from George Washington University. He went on to complete an internal medicine residency at Cedar Sinai medical center, followed by a dermatology-training program at Martin Luther King Jr. Hospital.
Dr. Hinshaw is board-certified in both dermatology and internal medicine. He is a member of the American Board of Dermatology.
Lena Kirakosian, Nurse Practitioner
Lena Kirakosian M.S.N., F.N.P-C, graduated from California State University Northridge with a Baccalaureate Degree in Cellular and Molecular Biology. She then went on to obtain her Bachelor of Nursing and Master's Degree in Nursing from the University of Southern California. She was an Instructor of Clinical Family Medicine for the Keck School of Medicine at USC from 1998-2013 where she both taught and saw patients. Over the past 17 years Ms. Kirakosian has worked in Family Practice as well as Emergency Medicine where she has had vast experience in Dermatology. She is excited to join Panagotacos Skin Care Centre and looks forward to a long future in Dermatology.
Mia de Leon, Nurse Practitioner
Mia de Leon, M.S.N., F.N.P, graduated from the University of Arizona with a Master's Degree in Nursing. She has been in dermatology since 2000 where she has done both general and cosmetic dermatology. Mia believes highly in patient education to ensure they have knowledge of the specific disease and treatment options.
Mia was previously working at Panagotacos Skin Care Centre and is very excited to be returning.
Marla Kay Billman, Aesthetician
Marla Kay Billman is a Licensed Para-medical aesthetician and has been practicing since 2008. She trained at the International School of Skincare in Atlanta, Ga and furthered her studies at The International Dermal Institute, post graduate education for skin and body therapists. She has worked in many facets of the industry spanning from make-up artistry for prestige lines, freelance editorial shoots, TV and film, spas, and currently in the Medical field for the past 2 years specializing in Acne surgery and treatment. She loves engaging clients to gain a deep understanding of their skincare goals and how to work together to achieve them. She takes the whole body and environment into consideration when creating a customized and comprehensive plan to meet her client’s needs.