Meet Dr. Obagi
Board certified by the American Board of Dermatology, Dr. Zein Obagi is recognized around the world as a leader and pioneer in skin health. Dr. Obagi has dedicated his career to treating both common skin concerns and the most challenging skin conditions that can give his patients not only confidence, but a better quality of life. After over 30 years of clinical experience, Dr. Obagi founded the ZO Skin Centre® with innovative treatments and the ZO® Skin Health line of products that use innovative technology and ingredients to effectively improve the health and appearance of the skin. His unique ZO® Skin Health Circle™ that is designed to work with every skin tone and type so his patients can achieve healthy, radiant skin with therapeutic treatments, maintenance, and prevention.
Specialties and Skills
Dr. Obagi continues to look for new technologies, better techniques, and advanced ingredients so he can provide the best skin care to his patients. From cosmetic concerns, like signs of aging, to medical conditions, like acne, rosacea, and dyschromia, Dr. Obagi wants all of his patients of all ages and ethnicities to enjoy beautiful, healthy skin that gives them confidence. Dr. Obagi is the author of The Art of Skin Health Restoration and Rejuvenation: The Science of Clinical Practice, a medical textbook on skin health. He currently holds five U.S. patents for skin repairing devices and techniques. Dr. Obagi's line of products include ZO® Skin Health for daily skin care and ZO® Medical prescription skin care.
Education and Training
Dr. Obagi earned his Medical Degree from Damascus Medical School, then completed his Internship at Deaconess Hospital in Detroit. He then performed his residency in pathology at the William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan. Dr. Obagi was a United States Navy Medical Officer who served in Honolulu, HI and completed his dermatology residency at the Naval Hospital in San Diego, CA, and as a staff dermatologist in Long Beach, CA
Dr. Obagi is a proud member of several medical organizations, including:
American Academy of Aesthetic and Restorative Surgery
American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
American Academy of Dermatology, Diplomate
American Medical Association
American Society of Dermatologic Surgery
International Society of Dermatology
Society of Investigative Dermatology