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Karen G. Benik, MD

Specialty
  • Dermatology
Languages
English
Primary Address | Office Details

23832 Rockfield Boulevard

Suite 210

Lake Forest, CA 92630

Phone: (949) 770-8115

Fax: (949) 770-9191

Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • Mission Hospital Affiliated Physicians
  • Providence
  • Saddleback Dermatology
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(949) 770-8115
  • Meet The Provider
    Biography
    Dr. Benik is a board certified dermatologist with over 25 years of experience in medical and surgical dermatology with a special emphasis on cosmetic and laser dermatology. She completed her undergraduate degree in Biology at California State University of Long Beach, where she graduated summa cum laude. She went on to the University of California, Irvine, where she received her medical degree, completed her Dermatology Residency and was named Resident Teacher of the year. She is a published author in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, studying Retin A and its effects on skin and photo aging.
     
    Dr. Benik has spent 14 years as an Associate Clinical Professor in Dermatology at UCI where she taught both surgery and supervised outpatient clinics. She has served as both a member of the Board of Directors and President of the Orange County Society of Dermatologists. As part of her dedication to improving public awareness of skin care, Dr. Benik has been featured on several radio and television programs including Cox 3’s The Mix and American Health Journal on PBS. Dr. Benik has also been named a “Top Orange County Dermatologist” by Orange Coast Magazine. Dr. Benik has a true passion for the field of medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology and remains committed to the individual needs of her patients.
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    Primary Specialties
    Primary Specialties
    • Dermatology
    Other Specialties Associations Areas of Interest
    Areas of Interest

    Dermatology

    Education
    Education & Training
    • Medical School
      University of California- Irvine- College of Med.
    • Internship
      St. Mary Medical Center- Long Beach
    • Residency
      UC Irvine School of Medicine
    • Fellowship
      UC Irvine School of Medicine - 1988
    Certifications
    Certifications

    American Board of Dermatology

    Areas of Expertise
    Areas of Expertise
    Dermatologic Surgery Mohs Surgery Laser Surgery
 
  • Primary Location

Saddleback Dermatology

  • Address
    23832 Rockfield Boulevard, Suite 210,
    Lake Forest, CA 92630
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  • Phone
    (949) 770-8115
    Fax
    (949) 770-9191
  • Hours of Operation
    Mon 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., Tue 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., Wed 8 a.m. - 6 p.m., Thu 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., Fri 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., Sat