We have a unique and extraordinary team at El Segundo Dermatology. We have known each other as colleagues and friends for many years, each with thriving practices of our own, and decided to come together to build a joint practice to serve the El Segundo and neighboring communities. Offering top-notch medical care and surgical expertise in skin cancer, combined with all the latest technologies in skin care and cosmetics, we hope that our patients will feel our passion for our specialty. Located at the Elevon campus in El Segundo, our amazing new space is modern, exciting and welcoming. We can’t wait to see you!

 

Melissa Camouse, DO

Dr. Melissa Camouse is a board-certified dermatologist who provides comprehensive care of the skin to patients of all ages. She received her dermatologic training from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. In addition to her residency training, she also completed a research fellowship in cutaneous photobiology at Case Western. There, she focused on the effects of ultraviolet radiation on human skin. She published numerous articles...

Dr. Melissa Camouse is a board-certified dermatologist who provides comprehensive care of the skin to patients of all ages. She received her dermatologic training from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. In addition to her residency training, she also completed a research fellowship in cutaneous photobiology at Case Western. There, she focused on the effects of ultraviolet radiation on human skin. She published numerous articles on this subject and researched topical antioxidant serums and sunscreens in conjunction with Neutrogena, Estée Lauder, Clinique, and Origins. Her expertise in these areas has proved to be a valuable asset to practicing dermatology in sunny southern California.

Dr. Camouse is thrilled to be collaborating with her highly respected colleagues to create El Segundo Dermatology. Her practice will include medical and surgical dermatology as well as cutting-edge technologies in cosmetic dermatology to provide natural appearing results.

She resides in the South Bay with her husband, Dr. Ke, and three children. A native Midwesterner, Dr. Camouse enjoys the year-round temperate weather and promotes healthy sun habits to protect the skin without compromising a healthy outdoor lifestyle. She is passionate about skin cancer prevention and early detection through patient education and regular skin exams.

Jill Javahery, MD

Jill Javahery is a board-certified dermatologist. She graduated from the University of Miami School of Medicine and then went on to do an Internal Medicine internship at Beth Israel Medical Center. Following her internship, she completed her Dermatology residency in New York at SUNY Downstate. Recently, Dr. Javahery joined the teaching staff at UCI and loves to mentor young residents...

Jill Javahery is a board-certified dermatologist. She graduated from the University of Miami School of Medicine and then went on to do an Internal Medicine internship at Beth Israel Medical Center. Following her internship, she completed her Dermatology residency in New York at SUNY Downstate. Recently, Dr. Javahery joined the teaching staff at UCI and loves to mentor young residents.

Dr. Javahery's practice encompasses adult, pediatric, surgical and cosmetic dermatology and the use of lasers for both medical and cosmetic purposes. She is passionate in her advocacy for the awareness of the dangers of skin cancer and the relative ease of treatment when diagnosed early.

Although Dr. Javahery's primary focus remains on the treatment of diseases of the skin, she also realizes the value in maintaining and improving healthy skin. She utilizes all the modern technologies including fillers, collagen stimulators and lasers to achieve the optimal results for her patients. She tailors her approach to meet each individual patient's needs.

Dr. Jill Javahery is married to Dr. Ramin Javahery, a pediatric neurosurgeon. Together, they have three sons. Dr. Javahery is thrilled to be opening a new dermatology practice in the South Bay, where they reside.

Ashley Magovern, MD

Ashley Magovern is a board-certified dermatologist who earned her M.D. from Georgetown University in Washington, DC. She completed her medical internship at Stanford University, and her dermatology residency at the University of Illinois, Chicago, where she was elected to serve as chief resident. She spent two years in the dermatology department at UC San Francisco conducting skin research, and completed a one-year fellowship at Children's Memorial Hospital...

Ashley Magovern is a board-certified dermatologist who earned her M.D. from Georgetown University in Washington, DC. She completed her medical internship at Stanford University, and her dermatology residency at the University of Illinois, Chicago, where she was elected to serve as chief resident. She spent two years in the dermatology department at UC San Francisco conducting skin research, and completed a one-year fellowship at Children's Memorial Hospital in Chicago, working with a leader in pediatric dermatology. Before opening her other private practice in Manhattan Beach, CA, she worked alongside world-renowned dermatologist Howard Murad at the Murad Inclusive Health Medical Group. Dr. Magovern is also the author of numerous peer-reviewed journal articles.

In addition to treating her Manhattan Dermatology patients with skill and a smile, Dr. Magovern is thrilled to serve as the medical director of DermStore.com, where she uses her exceptional knowledge of skin care products to help people choose their perfect, personal skin care regimen. She regularly contributes to online articles, gives insight into skin conditions, and provides comprehensive, non-biased reviews. Deeply passionate about skin care, Dr. Magovern's ultimate goal is to help you feel confident in your skin.

Raised right here in El Segundo, Dr. Magovern had always dreamed of opening another dermatology practice to serve the skin care needs of her very own community. Today she lives in the South Bay with her husband, an orthopaedic surgeon whom she met in medical school, and her two daughters.

Malcolm Ke, MD

Born and raised in Southern California, Dr. Ke received his medical degree from the Chicago Medical School and completed his internship in general surgery at the University of California, San Francisco East Bay Program. Prior to starting his dermatology residency, he received a National Institutes of Health Research Scientist Award to study cutaneous lymphoma and photodynamic therapy at Case Western Reserve University, where he completed research fellowships...

Born and raised in Southern California, Dr. Ke received his medical degree from the Chicago Medical School and completed his internship in general surgery at the University of California, San Francisco East Bay Program. Prior to starting his dermatology residency, he received a National Institutes of Health Research Scientist Award to study cutaneous lymphoma and photodynamic therapy at Case Western Reserve University, where he completed research fellowships in both Investigative and Molecular Dermatology as well as Cutaneous Oncology with an emphasis in melanoma and lymphoma. He then completed his dermatology residency at Case Western Reserve University. A Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology, Dr. Ke also completed a fellowship in Mohs Micrographic Surgery, Lasers, and Cosmetic Dermatology at the University of California, Los Angeles. He is a Fellow in the American College of Mohs Surgery and performs over 1500 cases annually.

Before moving back to California, Dr. Ke served as the Director of the Skin Surgery, Laser, and Aesthetic Center of Case Western Reserve University. Currently an Assistant Professor of Dermatology at the University of California, Los Angeles, Dr. Ke enjoys volunteering at the VA teaching the principles of Mohs surgery and advanced facial reconstruction to the dermatology residents and fellows.

Dr. Ke also serves on several scientific advisory boards for new cancer and laser therapies and on the editorial board for Dermatologic Surgery, the official publication for the American College of Mohs Surgery, and the Journal of Cosmetic and Laser Therapy, the official publication of the International Society of Cutaneous and Laser Surgery.

Dr. Ke resides in the south bay with his wife, Dr. Camouse, and their three children. He enjoys spending quality time with his family including going to the beach, playing tennis, golf, and guitar, and enjoying good food!

 
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Christina L. Beck, PA-C

Christina L. Beck is a board certified physician assistant. A native of Connecticut, she received her undergraduate degree in Pre-Physician Assistant Studies at James Madison University in Virginia. Continuing her education at Drexel Hahnemann University in Philadelphia, she graduated cum laude and received a Master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies. She worked for a large dermatology practice outside of Philadelphia for three years...

Christina L. Beck is a board certified physician assistant. A native of Connecticut, she received her undergraduate degree in Pre-Physician Assistant Studies at James Madison University in Virginia. Continuing her education at Drexel Hahnemann University in Philadelphia, she graduated cum laude and received a Master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies. She worked for a large dermatology practice outside of Philadelphia for three years. When an opportunity arose to continue her career in sunny California, she could not refuse. Treating patients in a Santa Monica dermatology practice for the last three years, she hoped to one day work closer to home. As a resident of the South Bay, she is thrilled to be joining the El Segundo Dermatology team.A member of the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants, she was awarded diplomate status in 2012. Christina has been a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants since 2007. She treats medical dermatology conditions such as acne, skin cancer, psoriasis, rosacea, seborrheic keratoses and rashes. She is skilled at performing skin biopsies, cryosurgery, as well as full excisions. Christina is experienced with various cosmetic laser treatments, peels and injectables.When not at the office, Christina enjoys being active and outdoors. She loves to ski and snowboard, takes advantage of the ocean to swim or paddle board, and practices yoga.

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James Wang, MD, MBA

Dr. James Y. Wang is a double board-certified dermatologist and dermatopathologist who was born in tropical Taipei, but was raised in snowy Rochester, New York. He earned his M.D. degree from Harvard Medical School and his M.B.A. in Management and Healthcare Policy from Harvard Business School. From Boston, he came to southern California to complete dermatology training at the University of California, Los Angeles. His interest in the microscopic diagnosis of skin cancers and other conditions led him back to the east coast to complete a clinical fellowship in dermatopathology at the renowned Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and NY-Presbyterian Hospital in New York City.

Dr. James Y. Wang is a double board-certified dermatologist and dermatopathologist who was born in tropical Taipei, but was raised in snowy Rochester, New York. He earned his M.D. degree from Harvard Medical School and his M.B.A. in Management and Healthcare Policy from Harvard Business School. From Boston, he came to southern California to complete dermatology training at the University of California, Los Angeles. His interest in the microscopic diagnosis of skin cancers and other conditions led him back to the east coast to complete a clinical fellowship in dermatopathology at the renowned Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and NY-Presbyterian Hospital in New York City.

He has published numerous peer-reviewed articles and textbook chapters, as well as given presentations at national and international conferences. The Pacific Dermatology Association awarded him the Arnold W. Gurevich Prize. In addition, he received an international grant from the American Academy of Dermatology to staff an infectious disease and complex medical dermatology clinic in Botswana.

In addition to his current practice of medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology, Dr. Wang serves as the CEO and co-founder of CureBiotech, an early-stage biotechnology firm that develops novel therapeutics for skin cancers, vitiligo, psoriasis, and hair loss.

Dr. Wang loves the warm weather and friendly people of southern California. He currently resides in West Hollywood, but is thrilled to be joining the South Bay community. He enjoys good food, international travel, golf, chamber music, entrepreneurship, and novel ideas. In addition to English, he speaks Mandarin Chinese.

Christine Kim

Christine Kim, MD

Dr. Christine Choi Kim is a board-certified medical and cosmetic dermatologist. Her passion is to educate and inspire patients to care for their skin while using the safest, most effective treatment approaches available. Dr. Kim attended the seven-year acclerated B.A.-M.D. program at Boston University where she graduated Magna Cum Laude and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. Recognizing the changing landscape of medicine, Dr. Kim broadened her education by earning an M.B.A. with a concentration in healthcare management. She received her dermatologic training at Weill Cornell Medical Center - New York Presbyterian Hospital, serving as chief resident in her final year. Dr. Kim then returned to the Boston area to complete a prestigious fellowship in Laser and Cosmetic Surgery at SkinCare Physicians of Chestnut Hill under the guidance of world-renowned leaders in their field.

Dr. Christine Choi Kim is a board-certified medical and cosmetic dermatologist. Her passion is to educate and inspire patients to care for their skin while using the safest, most effective treatment approaches available. Dr. Kim attended the seven-year acclerated B.A.-M.D. program at Boston University where she graduated Magna Cum Laude and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. Recognizing the changing landscape of medicine, Dr. Kim broadened her education by earning an M.B.A. with a concentration in healthcare management. She received her dermatologic training at Weill Cornell Medical Center - New York Presbyterian Hospital, serving as chief resident in her final year. Dr. Kim then returned to the Boston area to complete a prestigious fellowship in Laser and Cosmetic Surgery at SkinCare Physicians of Chestnut Hill under the guidance of world-renowned leaders in their field.

Dr. Kim is a national lecturer and author of numerous publications on topics such as dermal fillers, Botox injections, laser hair removal, acne treatment in women and cosmeceuticals. In addition to caring for her patients, she serves as a clinical research investigator at the Clinical Science Institute in Santa Monica, CA. She is a member of various professional organizations, including the American Academy of Dermatology, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, and Women's Dermatologic Society. In 2016, Dr. Kim was awarded the prestigious AAD Presidntial Citation for her role in a pilot program offering SPOTme® free skin cancer screenings at Target stores throughout the country. Dr. Kim is the global skincare expert and dermatologist for The Body Shop, the iconic global beauty brand offering high-quality, naturally-inspired skincare, hair care and make-up produced ethically and sustainably.

Dr. Kim is so proud to be a part of El Segundo Dermatology and is looking forward to serving the South Bay community. When she's not in the office, she can usually be found chasing her two sons and baby daughter with a tube of sunscreen!