Boris Zaks, MD Expert Witness

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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Dermatology and Laser Surgery

Specialty Focus: skin cancer, laser surgery, cosmetic dermatology, bedbugs, botox, medspa, basal cell carcinoma, melanoma, squamous cell carcinoma, dermal filler, laser hair removal, laser burn

Education: MD, UCLA Medical School; B.S., UCLA

Years in Practice: 18

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 12


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Dr. Boris Zaks, M.D. is a board certified Dermatologist. He has an active Dermatology practice in Beverly Hills, California. As an expert witness consultant, Dr. Zaks brings considerable expertise and experience to the medical legal community. Dr. Zaks received his medical degree from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in 1998. He completed his Dermatology residency at Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science/MLK (Los Angeles) in 2002. He is certified by the American Board of Dermatology since 2002. He has been an Expert Reviewer for the Medical Board of California since 2009. Dr. Zaks is also frequently interviewed in magazines and by the media to discuss the latest developments in Dermatology. Dr. Zaks provides professional and scientific based dermatologic expert witness services to the medical and legal communities including: Medical legal testimony Medical record review / medical record analysis Forensic medical expert witness He has been working with attorneys both locally as a California expert witness and across the US. Dr. Zaks possesses a Medical Doctor Expert Witness Certificate from the Florida Department of Health. On October 10, 2018, Administrative Law Judge Roy W. Hewitt in a written ruling noted that "Dermatologist Boris Zaks, M.D., an expert reviewer for the investigative branch of the board was extremely credible. He was able to accurately testify as to what constitutes negligence, gross negligence, and incompetence. Unlike Dr. *****'s opinions, Dr. Zaks' conclusions were logical and consistent with common sense interpretations of the evidence - evidence that revealed, even to a lay person, that respondent's conduct as Medical Director of the clinic exhibited a lackadaisical attitude toward cosmetic/anti-aging treatments."