Practitioners

Dr. Bussell and Beverly Hills Dermatology Consultants are proud to be part of a highly skilled team dedicated to excellence in patient care in Los Angeles. One of the most established dermatology practices in the area, we have been serving patients in the LA area since 1979, many of whom have been coming to us for over 20 years.

Our doctors share our values which are all about providing the best care for each patient and adapting treatments to meet your specific needs.

Physician Assistants at Beverly Hills Dermatology Consultants are personally trained by Dr. Bussell to provide the highest quality medical care to patients using the best, most advanced techniques in clinical and cosmetic dermatology. Before joining the practice, PA’s undergo extensive medical training to become licensed.


Letantia Bussell, M.D.

Letantia Bussell, M.D.

Dr. Letantia Bussell is the Founder, Director and Supervising Physician of Beverly Hills Dermatology Consultants.  She is a devoted and talented physician who has been practicing medicine in Beverly Hills for over 30 years.

Since being in practice, she has carefully and personally trained her medical team in order to offer the highest quality of dermatological care to as many patients as possible.

“Committed to excellence in dermatological patient care.”

Dr. Bussell has pioneered her own patented dermatological treatments.  She is an innovator in patient care solutions for conditions that are difficult to diagnose and treat.  Dr. Bussell is also the originator of the incredible Two-stitch Mini Face Lift™, as well as the new Bussell Button Lift™.  Dr. Bussell is committed to patient care and patient well-being by improving self image through dermatology.  She was a chief clinical investigator for the original collagen wrinkle-improving fillers in the early 80’s.  Her practice encompasses cosmetic facial treatments using the latest filler and wrinkle-reducing techniques, which have evolved from her clinical trials with collagen.

Early on in her career, while the disease was widely unknown and before any standard blood tests existed, Dr. Letantia Bussell diagnosed AIDS in beloved American actor Rock Hudson.  She thereby contributed to bringing HIV/AIDS awareness to the entire world in the early 1980’s.

Dr. Bussell obtained her undergraduate degree from USC (University of Southern California) with a major in Biochemistry.  She received her Doctor of Medicine degree also from USC.  Dr. Bussell completed her dermatology residency through the UCLA (University of California, Los Angeles) program.  She is board certified in dermatology and is a Dipolmate of the American Board of Dermatology.

Since opening up her practice in Beverly Hills in 1979, Dr. Bussell’s career has been devoted exclusively to patient care.

 


Crystal Coatney, PA-C

Crystal Coatney, PA-C
Crystal Coatney, PA-C

Crystal Coatney, PA-C is a Physician Assistant at Beverly Hills Dermatology Consultants.

Crystal Coatney graduated from California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks, California with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology.  She then attended Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, California where she earned her Masters of Science degree in Physician Assistant Studies.

Crystal is especially skilled in acne treatment, surgical procedures, and cosmetic fillers & wrinkle reducers.

 

 


Marjan Hafizi, PA-C

Marjan Hafizi
Marjan Hafizi, PA-C

Marjan Hafizi is a certified Physicial Assistant through the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants at Beverly Hills Dermatology Consultants. She completed her Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology at San Diego State University and dual Master of Science at Touro University California in Physician Assistant Studies and Public Health.

 At Beverly Hills Dermatology Consultants, Marjan manages the diseases of the skin, hair, and nail ailments in adult and pediatric patients with a clinical focus on acne, eczema, and skin cancer screenings and also works closely with Dr. Bussell in Mohs Micrographic Surgery. In addition, she has a background in cosmetic dermatology having performed procedures with dermal fillers, Botox injections, and cosmetic surgical procedures.

 Marjan has a growing interest in the field of Dermatology and is currently acquiring her certification toward becoming a diplomate of the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants.


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BHDerm Medical Assistants
Medical Assistants at Beverly Hills Dermatology Consultants

Medical Assistants, or MA’s, are trained to help the practitioners and answer additional patient questions. We have a friendly team of MA’s who are eager to help patients and make their visit to our office as pleasant as possible.

Finally, the Administrative Staff at Beverly Hills Dermatology Consultants is here to help with appointments, logistics, billing and to direct any medical questions you might have to the appropriate practitioner.