About the Doctors and Aestheticans

Steven F. Stanowicz, M.D., Inc.

Steven F. Stanowicz, M.D.Dr. Stanowicz graduated from Rutgers University and State University of New York Medical School. He completed his internship at UCI in Internal Medicine and a Dermatology residency at UCLA where he was Chief Resident. He has been a Clinical Associate Professor at UCI for over 20 years teaching dermatologic surgery. His medical interests lie in surgical dermatology, especially treatment of skin cancer. Dr. Stanowicz is Board certified in Dermatology, a member of the American College of MOHS Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology. He is also a member of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery and the American Academy of Dermatology. Dr. Stanowicz and his wife, Joy, have five adult children.


Jay Applebaum, M.D., Inc.

Jay Applebaum, M.D.Dr. Applebaum graduated from New York University and New York University, School of Medicine, both with honors. He completed his internship in Internal Medicine and residency in Dermatology at the Naval Hospital, San Diego. He is an Assistant Clinical Professor at UCI and on the St Joseph Hospital Melanoma Committee. His medical interests lie in dermatologic laser surgery. Dr. Applebaum is Board certified in Dermatology. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and American Society of Dermatologic Surgery. Dr. Applebaum has special expertise in laser surgery, sclerotherapy of leg veins, injectable filling agents, chemical peeling and general dermatologic surgery. He is married to Terry and they have three children.


Melissa Watcher, M.D., Inc.

Melissa Watcher, M.D.Dr. Melissa Watcher graduated from UC Davis and UC Irvine Medical School, both with honors. She completed her internship in Internal Medicine at UC San Francisco and residency in Dermatology at UCI. Her interests lie in surgical dermatology, MOHS surgery and alopecia. Dr. Watcher is Board certified in Dermatology.

 

Wieke Liem, M.D., Inc.

Wieke Liem, M.D.Dr. Wieke Liem graduated from Stanford University and UC Irvine Medical School, both with honors. She completed her internship in Internal Medicine at Oregon Health Sciences University and residency in Dermatology at UCI. Dr. Liem is an Assistant Clinical Professor at UCI. Her interests lie in psoriasis and cosmetic dermatology. Dr. Liem is Board certified in Dermatology and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology.

 

Karol Dangaran, M.D., Inc.

Karol Dangaran, M.D.Dr. Karol Dangaran graduated from UC Irvine and UC San Francisco School of Medicine, both with honors. She completed her internship in Preliminary Medicine at UC Los Angeles and residency in Dermatology at UC Irvine. Her interests lie in psoriasis and cosmetic dermatology. Dr. Dangaran is Board certified in Dermatology.

 

Mary Jung, M.D., Inc.

Mary Jung, M.D.Dr. Mary Jung graduated from UC Berkeley and UC San Francisco, School of Medicine, with honors. She completed her internship and residency of Internal Medicine at the University of Washington and her Dermatology residency at UC Irvine. Her interests lie in dermatologic surgery and cosmetic dermatology. Dr. Jung is Board certified in Internal Medicine and Dermatology.

 

Sarah Stanowicz, M.D., Inc.

Sarah Stanowicz, M.D.Dr. Stanowicz graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder and the State University of New York Medical School. She completed her internship and residency in Internal Medicine at the State University of New York in Syracuse. Dr. Stanowicz is board certified in Internal Medicine, however her medical interests lie solely in Dermatology specializing in diseases of the skin, hair and nails. She is a clinical associate on staff at St. Joseph Medical Hospital. Dr. Sarah Stanowicz is the youngest of Dr. Steven Stanowicz's children.

 

Jonell Diaz

Jonell Diaz Jonell Diaz is one of our Medical Aestheticians. Jonell has trained with all of the physicians at our Orange Dermatology and Laser Center. She is a graduate of the Marinello School of Beauty and is licensed by the California Board of Cosmetology. Jonell is certified in the skill of Dermaplaning, medical-grade SkinCeuticals Peels and Velashape. She is a local resident of Orange, Ca. and is very happy to be a member of our team.