About Dr. Chipps

Assistant Clinical Professor, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Director of Dermatologic Surgery, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center

Diplomate, American Board of Dermatology

Diplomate, American Board of Cosmetic Surgery

Fellow, American Academy of Dermatology

Member, American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery

Member of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS)

Dr. Lisa Chipps is a dermatologist and cosmetic surgeon who specializes in Mohs micrographic skin cancer surgery,facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, laser skin treatments, liposuction, and general and cosmetic dermatology. Dr. Chipps is board-certified by the American Board of Dermatology and a Diplomate of the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery (for Dermatologic Cosmetic Surgery). She is licensed to practice medicine in California, Colorado, and Hawaii.

Dr. Chipps earned her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Physiological Science from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). She received her M.D. at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California. She was awarded a research fellowship at UCLA in dermatology duringmedical school. She did her internship year at the UCLA-West Los Angeles Veterans Affairs Hospital. Dr. Chipps completed residency training in dermatology at University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver, Colorado and at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, in Torrance, California. During her residency, she received a preceptorship award from the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. She then completed a two-year fellowship in procedural dermatology, Mohs Micrographic Surgery, and cosmetic surgery.

She also has received awards for her research in skin cancer. She has published numerous studies in journals and often speaks at national and international scientific meetings.

Currently, Dr. Chipps practices in Beverly Hills, Torrance, and Encino, California, at Moy-Fincher-Chipps Facial Plastics/Dermatology. She also sees patients at the California Health and Longevity Institute at the Four Seasons in Westlake Village, California. Dr. Chipps is Faculty at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and the Director of Dermatologic Surgery, taking care of underserved patients. As UCLA faculty, she teaches dermatology and dermatologic surgery to residents and medical students.

She is also on staff at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. Dr. Chipps has a special interest in skin cancer education and prevention, and she regularly volunteers for free skin cancer screenings through the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, and the Skin Cancer Foundation. She has received the Patients' Choice Award in 2012, and she was recognized in Los Angeles Magazine's Best of LA 2013 edition as a Super Doctor Southern California Rising Star.

Dr. Chipps is an active member of numerous medical societies:

American Academy of Dermatology (AAD)

American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (AACS)

American College of Mohs Surgery (ACMS)

American Medical Association (AMA)

American Society of Cosmetic Dermatology and Aesthetic Surgery (ASCDAS)

American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS)

American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS)

California Medical Association (CMA)

California Society of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery (CalDerm)

Los Angeles County Medical Association (LACMA)

Los Angeles Metro Dermatology Society (LA Metroderm)

San Fernando Valley Dermatology Society (SFVDS)

Skin Cancer Foundation (SCF)

Womens Dermatologic Society (WDS)

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