Dr. Michael Bastien MD
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Dr. Michael Bastien specializes in dermatology, pathology in Westlake Village, California. Details of Dr. Bastien's 28 years experience as an MD, his hospital affiliation and education at University of Southern California are available on your free doctor report.
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1240 S Westlake Blvd
Westlake Village, CA 91361
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A dermatologist is trained to diagnose and treat pediatric and adult patients with benign and malignant disorders of the skin, mouth, external genitalia, hair and nails, as well as a number of sexually transmitted diseases. The dermatologist has had additional training and experience in the diagnosis and treatment of skin cancers, melanomas, moles, and other tumors of the skin, the management of contact dermatitis, and other allergic and nonallergic skin disorders, and in the recognition of the skin manifestations of systemic (including internal malignancy) and infectious diseases. Dermatologists have special training in dermatopathology and in the surgical techniques used in dermatology. They also have expertise in the management of cosmetic disorders of the skin such as hair loss and scars, and the skin changes associated with aging. and PathologyPathology
A pathologist deals with the causes and nature of disease and contributes to diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment through knowledge gained by the laboratory application of the biologic, chemical, and physical sciences. A pathologist uses information gathered from the microscopic examination of tissue specimens, cells, and body fluids, and from clinical laboratory tests on body fluids and secretions for the diagnosis, exclusion, and monitoring of disease.. He is certified in Dermatology.
Dr. Michael Bastien accepts the following plans for Blue Shield of California at 1240 S Westlake Blvd
- Active Choice
- Active Start
- Blue Shield of California Life & Health Insurance Company
- Blue Shield of California PPO Network
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A hospital affiliation covers any doctor who has an affiliation, association or admitting privilege with a hospital. A doctor's particular affiliation to a specific hospital can translate to the overall quality of that provider.
Dr. Bastien is affiliated with 1 hospital:
Los Robles Hospital & Medical Center
215 W Janss Rd
Thousand Oaks, CA
EducationDr. Bastien attended medical school at University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine and graduated in 1985 having 28 years experience.
While there is no proven correlation between the quality of one's educational institution and the quality of one's professional competence, it is often an indicator. Medical schools have various levels of selectivity (some are harder to get into than others), and both the quality of their clinical training and level of research are measured. Additional medical training in both residency and fellowships and the facilities they are conducted at also provide a history of the doctors' level of training and experience.
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