Dr. Tony Nakhla

Board Certified Dermatologist

Dr. Tony N. Nakhla is a Board Certified Dermatologist, Dermatologic Surgeon, Medical Director of OC Skin Institute, and author of The Skin Commandments: 10 Rules to Healthy, Beautiful Skin. He is dedicated to helping individuals obtain health and beauty through innovative medicine and the latest surgical procedures for the skin.

Dr. Nakhla is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, American Osteopathic College of Dermatology, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, American Society for Mohs Surgery, and American Osteopathic Association.

Dr. Tony Nakhla

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Dermatology (AAD)
    American Academy of Dermatology
  • American Osteopathic Association (AOD)
    American Osteopathic Association
  • American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS)
    American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  • American Osteopathic College of Dermatology (AOCD)
    American Osteopathic College of Dermatology
  • American Society for Mass Spectrometry (ASMS)
    American Society for Mass Spectrometry
  • Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons Medical Board of California
    Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons Medical Board of California License #20A9746

Publications

  • The Skin Commandments the Book Learn More
    The Skin Commandments: 10 Rules to Healthy, Beautiful Skin
    Nakhla, T et al.
    September 1, 2011 – (Reedy Press; Soft cover)
  • Pilomatrical Carcinoma: A Case Report and Review.
    Nakhla, T., et al.
    Cosmet Dermatol. 2010; 23:314-318
  • Bilateral Melolabial Advancement Flap for Dorsal Nasal Defects.
    Nakhla, T., et al.
    Dermatol Surgery. Feb, 2009: 35(2): 253-256
  • Cerclage Technique for Large Circular Defects of the Trunk:
    Nakhla, T., et al.
    Staged Excision of a Plexiform Neurofibroma. Dermatol Surg. July, 2008: 34(7): 24-29
  • Malignant Fibrous Histiocytoma.
    Nakhla, T., et al.
    Journal of the American Osteopathic College of Dermatology. Sept, 2007:8(1):20-22
  • Laser's: Back to the Basics.
    Nakhla, T., et al.
    Journal of the American Osteopathic College of Dermatology. Feb, 2006:5(1):45-48
  • Closure of a Large Scalp Defect with Galeotomy Assistance.
    Kirby W., Nakhla, T., et al.
    Journal of the American Osteopathic College of Dermatology. Sept, 2007:8(1):38-39
  • Cutaneous Cryptococcosis Mimicking Squamous Cell Carcinoma in a Patient with Multiple Skin Cancers.
    Nakhla, T., et al.
    Journal of the American Osteopathic College of Dermatology. July 2009:14(1): 36-38
 

Skin Cancer Prevention

Dr. Tony Nakhla, a Mohs surgeon, explains the risks of excessive exposure to the sun and helpful tips on how to prevent skin cancer including the proper use of sunscreen and a healthy diet.

Awards & Scholarships

Best Resident Abstract, 2007American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL

Dean's List, 2001-2005Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine

PSI SIGMA ALPHA, 2005National Osteopathic Academic Honor Society. Theta Chapter

President's Endowment Award, 2003Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Chancellor's Scholarship, 2001Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine

Orange County Medical Association Physician of Excellence, 2020

Southern California Super Doctors 2019

Medical Missions

  • Ecuador April, 2007DOCARE International Medical Outreach Non Profit Organization. Nova Southeastern University Chapter.

  • Sinalao, Mexico, 2008LIGA International Flying Doctors of Mercy. www.ligainternational.org

  • Antigua, Guatemala 2009DOCARE International Medical Outreach Non Profit Organization. Kansas City University Chapter.