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Dr. Howard Sofen, MD

Dermatology
4.8 (26)
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42 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview

Dr. Howard Sofen, MD is a Dermatologist in Los Angeles, CA. They specialize in Dermatology, has 42 years of experience, and is board certified in Dermatology. They graduated from HAHNEMANN MEDICAL COLLEGE AND HOSPITAL and is affiliated with Olive View - UCLA Medical Center.

Dr. Sofen works at Howard L Sofen, M.d. in Los Angeles, CA with other offices in Sylmar, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage, Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration and Dermatitis along with other conditions at varying frequencies. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Locations

  1. 1
    Howard L Sofen, M.d.
    8930 S Sepulveda Blvd Ste 114, Los Angeles, CA 90045 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (310) 337-7171
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    Lac-olive View-ucla Medical Center
    14445 Olive View Dr, Sylmar, CA 91342 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (818) 364-3125
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  • Olive View - UCLA Medical Center

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    4.8
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    How was your appointment with Dr. Sofen?

    Jan 07, 2022
    Dr. Sofen is very Professional and Caring...He is an expert in performing Mohs Surgery...I trust him completely....He has performed Mohs twice on me....so far....Two Thumbs Up!
    Susan K. Kleisley — Jan 07, 2022
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    About Dr. Howard Sofen, MD

    Specialties
    • Dermatology
    Specialties
    Years of Experience
    • 42 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
    Languages Spoken
    NPI Number
    • 1124026554
    NPI Number
    A National Provider Identifier (NPI) is a unique 10-digit identifier issued by the government to healthcare providers.

    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • HAHNEMANN MEDICAL COLLEGE AND HOSPITAL
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Dermatology
    Board Certifications
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    A board certification represents a provider’s dedication to ongoing training in one or more specialties, including the completion of intensive exams. While not all specialties have board certifications, if your provider does have one they’ve taken the extra step to master their specialty and to keep up with the latest advancements in their field.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Sofen has an average wait time of 10 – 15 minutes at their office(s).

    Dr. Sofen has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Sofen has seen patients for Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage, Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration and Dermatitis, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Sofen on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    26 patients have reviewed Dr. Sofen. The overall rating for this provider is 4.8. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Sofen.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Sofen, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Sofen appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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