Dr. Nissan Pilest

Board Certified Dermatologist by the American Board of Dermatology

Nissan Pilest, M.D. is a board certified dermatologist dedicated to the art of aesthetic dermatology. He has developed a national reputation with his dermatology practice, treating both medical and cosmetic patients, beginning in 1979.  Dr. Pilest has practiced in Orange County, California for over 35 years.

Selected by the Orange County Medical Association, Dr. Pilest now joins the elite ranks as a Physician of Excellence for 2015. Known for his extensive experience and superior aesthetic talent, he was named the Dermatologist of the Year by the Consumer Business Review.

Dr. Pilest was chosen as one of the Best Doctors in Orange County by area physicians. The survey was given by the Washington DC based Center for Study of Services (CSS).

Additionally, he is listed in the “Best Doctors Book” for 2000-2001 and 2004-2005.

Nissan Pilest Orange County Dermatologist

Leading the way in Cosmetic Dermatology

Dr. Pilest prides himself with staying on top of the latest technologies as well as the newest techniques, remaining on the cutting edge of all aesthetic cosmetic procedures. He knows that “A growing practice demands a growing Doctor.”

Dr. Pilest is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of California, Irvine.  He was elected President of the Dermatological Society of Orange County in 2012 and is a Fellow of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery.

Training expertise

Dr. Pilest is also well known in his community for being a Training Physician for injectables and lasers. He is a Physician trainer for the new Juvederm Voluma, an Allergan Botox/Medicis Dysport Training Physician, Platinum Plus Botox Physician, Platinum Plus Juvederm Physician, Platinum Restylane Physician, Radiesse Black Card Expert Physician since 2007, Laser Training Physician, Advanced Certification for Thermage, and Fraxel Re:Store/Fraxel Re:Pair CO2 Laser Training Physician for Solta Medical Aesthetics. He is also a professional speaker for the new Thermage technology.

Winner of the Best Dermatologist of Irvine in 2012, Dr. Pilest has also been awarded Best Dermatologist in Irvine for 2014. Read Press
Best Dermatologist Irvine 2014

A caring doctor

Dr. Pilest routinely donates his time and services to charities that benefit cancer patients, such as Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation and The Breast Cancer Foundation.  He is married and has two grown children, a son and a daughter. He is an avid traveler.

Memberships and professional positions

fraxel doctor Dr. Nissan Pilest
Fraxel Laser Expert
Dr. Nissan Pilest is an expert provider of Fraxel in Orange County. View before and after photos of this highly effective treatment to see what is possible.


Top Doctor for Realself.com 

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Top Scar removal Doctor 2011
Top Scar removal Doctor 2011
Top Injectable fillers Doctor 2011
Top Injectable fillers Doctor 2011
Top Restylane Doctor 2011
Top Restylane Doctor 2011
Top Juvederm Doctor 2011
Top Juvederm Doctor 2011
Top Fraxel Laser Doctor 2011
Top Fraxel Laser Doctor 2011
Top Botox Doctor 2011
Top Botox Doctor 2011
2011 Gold Elite on RealSelf.com


Beauty Expert  – New Beauty Magazine.

“Dr. Pilest is particularly enthusiastic about the possibilities of combining the new Fraxel Re:Pair C02 laser with re-volumizers like Sculptra®”


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