Our Philosophy

Welcome to our office! Laguna Dermatology is a modern dermatology practice located in the heart of Laguna Hills, CA. Our office suite is conveniently located on the first floor of the beautiful Taj Mahal Medical Center. Here at Laguna Dermatology, our patients are our priority.

Dr. Jennifer Channual's philosophy is to provide you with thorough and exceptional care, in a welcoming environment for you and your entire family. She looks forward to being the dermatologist you love to refer to for all of your skin health needs.

 
 

Meet Dr. Jennifer Channual, MD

Dr. Jennifer Channual, MD is a board-certified dermatologist who specializes in medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology. She has extensive experience treating patients of all ages. Dr. Channual practiced in Newport Beach for several years prior to opening up her own practice in Laguna Hills. She loves being able to treat children and adults to help prevent, detect, and treat various skin conditions including skin cancer and melanoma, and maintain healthy beautiful skin.

Born and raised in Southern California, Dr. Jennifer Channual earned her undergraduate degree at the University of California, Irvine, majoring in Neurobiology, and her medical degree also at the University of California, Irvine. She went on to complete an Internship at Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in Los Angeles and returned back to Irvine to complete her residency in Dermatology at the University of California, Irvine. She has received numerous awards and has authored numerous journal publications in major peer-reviewed journals on a variety of topics in medical and cosmetic dermatology and has presented at several local and national dermatology conferences. She is a member of the American Medical Association, a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, and a member of the American Academy of Dermatologic Surgery. She is married with two kids and a dog, a King Charles Cavalier spaniel.

Dr. Michael Mortazie completed his dermatology training at Michigan State University after which he completed a fellowship in Mohs micrographic surgery and dermatologic oncology in Santa Monica, CA under the direction of one of the world's experts in dermatological surgery. He has served on the American Academy of Dermatology’s Learning Resources Committee. He has authored numerous articles on skin cancer and facial reconstruction and has presented at national dermatologic surgery meetings.

Meet Dr. Michael Mortazie, D.O.

 

As a fellowship-trained Mohs micrographic surgeon, Dr. Mortazie specializes in surgical dermatology. He takes great pride in meticulous surgical technique and providing patients with excellent cosmetic outcomes. His mission is to treat each patient like family.

 
Insurances Accepted

We are contracted with the following insurances:

 

Aetna PPO

Anthem Blue Cross PPO

Blue Shield PPO

Cigna PPO

First Health/Coventry PPO

Health Net PPO

Tricare PPO
United Health Care PPO

Multiplan
Medicare

Don’t see your insurance plan listed? Please give us a call (949.520.1815) and one of our friendly staff will gladly verify this for you. 

No insurance? No worries. We offer affordable rates for non-insured patients.

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Board Certified Dermatologist

Board Certified Mohs Surgeon