Nita Patel, M.D.

Nita Patel, M.D.



Dr. Nita Patel is a physician specializing in dermatology who is currently affiliated with Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital. She is a respected member of the American Board of Dermatology and the American Academy of Dermatology and is also a distinguished member of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery and the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery. The physician earned her medical degree in Internal Medicine and Dermatology from UCLA and completed two residency programs and two fellowship programs at the UCLA Medical Center. Dr. Nita Patel has over 30 years of professional experience and has been the recipient of the CMS Stage 1 EHR award for 4 years.

She is a Fellow of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. The physician has a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of California, Irvine, from where she graduated Magna Cum Laude in 1987. Dr. Nita Patel is a Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology and has extensive experience in general dermatology, skin cancer surgery, cosmetic procedures, and lasers. She is currently Assistant Clinical Professor at the David School of Medicine at UCLA and teaches dermatology residents, rotating residents, and medical students on a volunteer basis.

Conditions Dr. Nita Patel Treats at Marina del Rey Hospital

  • Acne
  • Alopecia (or hair loss)
  • Eczema
  • Melanoma
  • Mycosis fungoides
  • Nail diseases
  • Psoriasis
  • Rosacea
  • Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
  • Warts, etc.

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross / Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HealthNet
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Korean
  • Spanish

Education & Training

Medical Degree

David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Internship(s)

UCLA Medical Center - Internal Medicine

Residency(ies)

UCLA Medical Center - Dermatology

VA West Los Angeles Medical Centers - Dermatology

Fellowship(s)

UCLA Medical Center - Internal Medicine

UCLA Medical Center - Dermatology



Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Board of Dermatology American Board of Dermatology
  • American Academy of Dermatology American Academy of Dermatology
  • American Society for Dermatologic Surgery American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  • American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery