About Ron Birnbaum
Dr. Ron Birnbaum is a board-certified dermatologist and a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology. His focus is on the humane treatment of common and uncommon skin diseases in adults and children. He lives in the Silver Lake area of Los Angeles with his wife Lisa – a pediatrician turned TV -writer, his children Otis, Clementine, and Lucia, and their dog Bianca. He is the son of immigrants from Argentina and is bilingual in English and Spanish. A graduate of Yale University and the University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, Dr. Birnbaum trained as an intern at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. After internship, he served as a general medical officer in the United States Navy, before completing dermatology residency training at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, where he served as Chief Resident in his final year. Dr. Birnbaum went on to serve as Interim Chief and Residency Director there until 2015.