Lisa Bukaty M.D. – Dr. Bukaty is originally from West Los Angeles. She earned her undergraduate degree in Human Biology from Stanford University in 1981. She subsequently obtained a master’s degree in Public Health, with an emphasis in behavioral sciences and health education, while simultaneously completing undergraduate requirements for medical school.
She graduated from UCLA Medical School in 1990 with honors in internal medicine and distinction as a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. She completed her internship at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. After a one year fellowship in clinical dermatology under the direction of Dr. Gerald Weinstein at UC Irvine, Dr. Bukaty completed a three year residency in dermatology at UC Irvine Medical Center and the Long Beach Veterans Administration Medical Center. She was the first doctor to join Dr. Hutton in her Newport Beach office in 1996.
Dr. Bukaty is board certified in dermatology, and a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology. She is on staff at Hoag Hospital, and is volunteer clinical professor in dermatology at UC Irvine. Dr. Bukaty is a member of the American Society for Mohs Surgery, the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, and the Orange County Dermatology Society.
Dr. Bukaty practices in all areas of dermatology and treats male and female patients of all ages for conditions of the skin, hair and nails. She has a special interest in Mohs surgery for skin cancers and dermasurgery, including biopsies, mole and cyst removal, torn earlobe repair, and removal of benign growths. She has extensive experience in treating actinic keratoses (pre-cancerous growths) with photodynamic therapy, topical medications and cryotherapy (liquid nitrogen).
Dr. Bukaty also offers cosmetic dermatology consultations and treatments with lasers of all types for wrinkles, sun damage, red and brown spots, and hair removal, as well as fillers, such as Restylane, Botox, chemical peels and spider vein treatment.
Dr. Bukaty lives in Irvine with her husband, Ray, and their three children.