Dr. Ammar is a board certified dermatologist serving as the Director of Cutaneous Oncologic Surgery here at Comprehensive Blood and Cancer Center. He heads all aspects of skin cancer treatments and works comprehensively with our team of surgeons, radiologists and oncologists to provide patients with the highest possible quality of care utilizing the most advanced and cutting edge techniques. He practices in Los Angeles, Orange County, and Bakersfield.
Extensively trained in skin surgery, he specializes in MOHS skin cancer surgery and skin cancer prevention. As a fellow of the American Society for MOHS Surgery and the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, he performs an average of 40-50 MOHS surgeries per week and has performed well over 50,000 MOHS skin cancer surgeries to date, many of which require complex facial and cosmetic reconstruction.
Dr. Ammar graduated from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of the Rutgers Medical School, completed his residency also at University Hospital of Rutgers Medical School, and completed his internship at St. Barnabas Medical Center. He was inducted in the AOA Medical Honor Society, received multiple scholarships for merit as a medical student, and graduated as valedictorian of his medical school class. He scored in the top 1% of the nation on both of his medical board examinations.
University of Medicine and Dentistry/Rutgers University
St. Barnabas Medical Center
American Board of Dermatology
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
American Society for Mohs Surgery, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, American Academy of Dermatology
Practicing since 2005
Dr. Ammar is incredibly thorough, compassionate, patient and explanatory during the visit. His actual work is unbelievable...the results of his mohs surgeries is exceptional. His attention to details is great and he is meticulous in his work. The best doctor I have ever interacted with and his dedication to his work is of highest level. A true professional and an artist in his work. Highest recommendation.
Absolutely the best. I had this bump on my forehead for years. The doctor, his brother, & staff changed my life in about a hour. It's been a week now & I look & feel great thank you.