About Dermatology Team

Cosmetic Dermatologist Serving Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, Larchmont & surrounding areas in California

Dr. Rebecca Fitzgerald is a Board Certified Dermatologist with the American Board of Dermatology. She is licensed in California, New York, Nevada, Florida, Massachusetts, Louisiana and Hawaii. Dr. Fitzgerald is a Master International Training physician for Sculptra and is a member of the Medical Education Faculty for Allergan (Juvederm, Botox)  and the Medical Education Faculty for Merz (Radiesse). She is on the Advisory Board for Valeant Pharmaceuticals, an assistant editor for the Journal of Drugs and Dermatology and on the Steering Committee for Advances in Beauty, Medscape. Dr. Fitzgerald has been practicing Dermatology since 1995 and is a Clinical Instructor of Medicine at UCLA.

She is particularly active in the development of training videos for her medical peers and travels extensively to present at a wide variety of national and international professional association meetings. Dr. Fitzgerald is the most requested training physician for Sculptra both here and abroad.
See practice philosophy and full Curiculum Vitae here.

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Welcome to our newest team member Dr. Ray Jalian, Board Certified Dermatologist, who brings to the practice some impressive credentials. With a Dermatology Fellowship at Harvard/Mass General following his medical training at UCLA and Cedars Sinai, Dr. Jalian has acquired particular skills with fractional laser. His laser specialties include:

Dr. Jalian graduated phi beta kappa from the University of California, Los Angeles with a bachelors of science degree in microbiology, immunology and molecular genetics. He attended medical school at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA where he graduated Alpha Omega Alpha.

He served as chief resident at UCLA followed by a clinical fellowship at the Wellman Center of Photomedicine at Massachusetts General Hospital. Research interests include pathogenesis and treatment of acne and vascular malformations.

Prior to joining the practice, Dr. Jalian was on staff at UCLA Department of Medicine in Santa Monica.

Dr. Helen Fincher received her MD from the University of Tennessee, Memphis with with Highest Honors. Following this, she completed her dermatology training at Stanford University. Since completing her residency, Dr. Fincher has over 15 years of experience in general & cosmetic dermatology. She has worked in both private practice as well as in academia, serving on the faculty at Stanford University and as a clinical faculty member at UCLA.

Her areas of expertise include the treatment of:

  • Acne
  • Sclerotherapy for unwanted spider veins
  • Laser treatment of birthmarks and blood vessels

Dr. Fincher also has extensive experience with non-invasive skin tightening procedures along with the latest skin rejuvenation techniques using chemical peels, BOTOX® Cosmetic and injectable fillers.

 Angela Sarff, RN, DNC, joined our team in 2011. Angela sees patients for consultations and performs IPL Photofacials, Ultherapy, Ematrix, CoolSculpting and Laser Hair Reduction procedures. She received her BA from UCLA in English and Comparative Literature and her nursing degree from Glendale College.

Her impressive professional accreditations, in addition to Registered Nurse, include Critical Care Nurse, and membership in the American Association of Critical Care Nurses. Prior to coming to our practice, Angela worked at Keck Medical Center of USC in Surgical Intensive Care. She holds a Dermatology Nurse Certification through the Dermatology Nurse’s Association and has demonstrated requisite skills in General Dermatology, Surgical Dermatology and Phototherapy.

Angela enjoys the fast-paced environment of Dr. Fitzgerald’s office and comments, “I love working with lasers because of their powerful results. My favorite part of my job is helping improve patients’ self esteem via their skin.”

Medical Aesthetician Bekah Parga joined our practice in 2014 after graduating from Santa Monica Aesthetics School and becoming licensed through the state of California earlier that year.

Born and raised in Southern California, Bekah has taken an active interest in beauty her whole life. Prior to her career as an Aesthetician, she worked as a freelance makeup artist for 5 years. Subsequently, Bekah pivoted her career from makeup to skincare after her international experience living in Norway, during which time she assisted a former classmate at her salon and witnessed an entirely different cultural approach to skincare.

Bekah brings a dynamic knowledge base to Rebecca Fitzgerald Dermatology and enjoys customizing treatments to complement her patients’ specific needs. “I test out every product myself before ever recommending it to a patient. It’s important to me that my patients feel good about their results.”

Bekah currently sees patients for silk peels, oxygen facials, chemical peels and a variety of other facials.