Anna D. Guanche, M.D
Dr. Anna D. Guanche, M.D., is a board-certified dermatologist and dermatologic surgeon who specializes in aesthetic procedures. She cares for all types of skin conditions with a special emphasis in the areas of cosmetic dermatology and laser surgery.She aids in the teaching of residents and medical students. She is a member of the Dermatology staff at UCLA Medical Center, Olive View, as well as a clinical instructor for UCLA's David Geffen School of Medicine.
Dr. Guanche is a fellow of the American Board of Dermatology and is a member of the following organizations:
Dr. Anna Guanche was raised in Southern California, and as a young woman was drawn to performing arts and creative writing. A strict academic upbringing led her into science and medicine instead. After twelve years of rigorous training followed by preceptorships and mentorships that added to her skill and experience, Dr. Anna Guanche has found art again. She stands on a foundation of science but is now able to express herself creatively in the world of aesthetic medicine.
Every patient is a unique palette of conditions, goals and temperament that require delicate consideration, and sometimes inventive solutions. Dr. Anna Guanche is able to provide the entire gamut of dermatologic services, including medical dermatology, injectables, laser treatments and surgery. This gives her a range of possibilities when evaluating a patient. Combination treatments are often tailored to provide the patient with results ranging from subtle to dramatic.
Dr. Anna Guanche strives to listen and understand the patient's specific goals and concerns, and provide them with satisfying results. She endeavors to make the patient's visit as comfortable and pleasant as possible, making her best effort to take the pain out of beauty. Dr. Anna Guanche and her staff approach their work with absolute joy and infectious enthusiasm, which is felt throughout the practice.
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Ananda Fidani, MPAP, PA-C
Ananda Fidani, MPAP, PA-C, is a sunny Southern California native. She completed her Bachelors Degree of Science in microbiology, immunology, and molecular genetics from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA). After graduation, Ananda decided that she wanted to pursue a career in medicine and began volunteer internships at UCLA medical center and LAC+USC county hospital. She became a licensed phlebotomist and began working in dermatology where she fell in love with it. After 3000+ hours of dermatology experience, Ananda was granted acceptance into the University of Southern California (USC) Keck School of Medicine Primary Care Physician Assistant program in 2009.
While Ananda was learning to become a Physician Assistant at USC, she had the opportunity to be trained by numerous specialists and surgeons in all realms of medicine during her 1800+ hours of clinical rotations. She assisted with cardiothoracic and ENT surgeries at LAC+USC county hospital and performed many procedures on patients at the Olympia Medical Center emergency room department. Ananda also worked as part of a cardiology team at Coast plaza Medical Center and part of an obstetrics team in Valencia. Even though Ananda was exposed to many realms of medicine during her schooling, she felt that ultimately her heart was still in dermatology.
After 33 months of rigorous training and after obtaining a Masters degree of Physician Assistant Practice, Ananda
found herself thrilled when she accepted a position working for Anna D. Guanche, M.D, here at the Bella Skin institute. As Dr. Guanche’s physician assistant, Ananda and Dr. Guanche work together as a team to provide high quality care to all of their patients. Ananda obtained her national certification from the National Committee for the Certification of Physician Assistants after passing her boards. She was then licensed by the Physician Assistant Committee of the Medical Board of California.
Ananda is a member of the California Association of Physician Assistants and also the American Academy of Physician Assistants. She was awarded the National Physician Assistant Foundation Scholarship during her first year of PA school. Ananda lives in Thousand Oaks with her husband, her two dogs, and her young daughter (who is always covered head-to-toe in sunscreen).
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