Dr. Pantea Hashemi

Board-certified dermatologist in Sacramento, CA


After completing a preliminary year of internal medicine at Harbor hospital, a Johns Hopkins affiliate, she continued to pursue her dermatology residency at New York Medical College; where she was selected as the chief resident in her senior year. Her postgraduate training includes a fellowship in dermatopathology at the Ackerman Academy of Dermatopathology followed by a cutaneous oncology research fellowship at Memorial Sloan-Kettering cancer center in New York, NY.

Dr. Hashemi’s clinical research interests are application of laser and PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) in the treatment of scars, the significance of dermoscopy and confocal microscopy in detection of melanoma, histopathology, and immune bullous diseases. Dr. Hashemi’s specialty focus includes application of fillers, neuromodulators, and laser resurfacing for facial rejuvenation and body contouring. She is a recipient of grants from Women’s dermatologic society and American Society of Dermatologic surgery.

Recipient of many honors and awards, Dr. Hashemi has more than 30 publications and presentations in peer reviewed journals, and international conferences. She is a Diplomat of the American Board of Dermatology and fellow of the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, the American Academy of Dermatology and Women’s dermatologic society.


1. Kim C, Hashemi P, Caglia M, Shulman K. Treatment of imiquimod
    resistant epidermodysplasia verruciformis with igenol mebutate
    J Drugs Dermatol. 2016 Mar 1;15(3): 350-2.

2. Hashemi P, Kao GF, Konia T, Kauffman CL, Tam CC, Sina B.
    Multicentric primary Extramammary Paget disease: A Toker
    cell disorder? Cutis 2014 July; 94(1): 35-38.

3. Hashemi P, Sina B, Rietkerk W, Safai B. A debate between gadolinium
    versus erythropoietin in a renal transplant patient with nephrogenic
    systemic fibrosis. J Nephrol. 2013 Jan-Feb; 26(1): 48-54.

4. Hashemi P, Pulitzer MP, Scope A, Kovalyshyn I, Halpern AC, Marghoob
    AA. Langerhans cells and melanocytes share similar morphologic
    features under in vivo reflectance confocal microscopy: a challenge for
    melanoma diagnosis. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2012 Mar; 66 (3): 452-62.

5. Hashemi P, Rashidi A, Chapas AM, Balfour E. Necrobiotic
    xanthogranuloma with paraproteinemia and no periorbital
    involvement at presentation. Cutis. 2012 Jan; 89 (1): 41-44.

6. Hashemi P, Rabinovitz HC, Marghoob AA, Scope A. Reflectance confocal
    microscopy of Basal cell carcinoma. In: Hofmann-Wellenhof R, Pellacani
    G, Malvehy J, Soyer HP.! Reflectance confocal microscopy for skin
    diseases. 2012; P 271-284.

7. Hashemi P, Marghoob AA, Rabinovitz HC, Scope A. Reflectance confocal
    microscopy of congenital melanocytic nevi. In Hofmann-Wellenhof R,
    Pellacani G, Malvehy J, Soyer HP.! Reflectance confocal microscopy for
    skin diseases. 2012; P 115-131.

8. Davari P, Gorouhi F, Hashemi P, Behnia F, Ghassemi A, Nasiri-Kashani M,
    Firooz A. Pulsed dye laser treatment with different onset times for new
    surgical scars: a single blind randomized controlled trial. Lasers Med Sci.
     2012 Sep; 27(5): 1095-8.

9. Wang SQ, Hashemi P. Noninvasive imaging technologies in the diagnosis
    of melanoma. Semin Cutan Med Surg. 2010 Sep; 29(3): 174-84.

10. Daneshpazhooh M, Behjati J, Hashemi P, Shamohammadi S, Mortazavi
      H, Nazemi MJ, Kiani MR, Chams- Davatchi C. Thyroid Autoimmunity and
      Pemphigus Vulgaris, Is there a significant association? J Am Acad
      Dermatol, 2010 Feb; 62(2): 349-51.

11. Hashemi P, Ackerman AB. Spotlight on “Rosacea”:
      Historical perspective. Online publication in Derm 101.com.