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Dr. Gutierrez is a Board Certified Dermatologist and specializes primarily in medical and general dermatology.
Dr. Gutierrez grew up in San Diego, CA. He completed his undergraduate studies at UCLA with a B.S. in Physiology. He remained at UCLA for his medical school training under the UCLA/Drew Medical Education Program. While in medical school, he was awarded the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science Outstanding Service Award, the UCLA School of Medicine Aesculapian Award, and the Roberta A. Lee Achievement Award for his academic performance and pursuit of medical excellence.
Upon obtaining his medical degree, Dr. Gutierrez devoted his internship year working in an underserved community at the King/Drew Medical Center. Subsequently, Dr. Gutierrez completed his Dermatology Residency training at Harvard Medical School. While in Boston, Dr. Gutierrez was able to refine his dermatology knowledge and expertise at Massachusetts General Hospital, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Brigham and Women's Hospital, and Boston Children's Hospital.
After residency, Dr. Gutierrez was recruited to return to Southern California and he joined the faculty at the Division of Dermatology at UCLA. His academic position as an Assistant Clinical Professor, allowed him to balance his expertise in clinical care with the teaching and training of residents and students. During his time at UCLA, Dr. Gutierrez continued his pursuit of academic excellence by contributing several publications to the dermatology literature, and exemplified his dedication to clinical service and compassionate care as a three-time recipient of the UCLA Healthcare Star Award.
In 2010, Dr. Gutierrez relocated to the South Bay area where he focused his clinical practice to providing the highest dermatologic care to the local beach communities of Palos Verdes, Torrance, Redondo Beach, Hermosa Beach, and Manhattan Beach. In 2013, he decided to expand his commitment beyond the South Bay region. He enjoyed collaborating with former colleagues and reconnecting with members of the Santa Monica and surrounding communities. During this time, Dr. Gutierrez continued to be an active Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology and a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology.
Dr. Gutierrez is now exploring new business opportunities and redefining his involvement as an Associate in both the Santa Monica and Torrance regions. Dr. Gutierrez is extremely proud to join two outstanding practices, which allows him to continue to offer the highest and most compassionate experience in addressing his patient's dermatologic needs. He is very excited to provide patients at Clear Dermatology and Dermatology Institute of Southern California with access to his exceptional and extensive clinical expertise from America’s most prestigious institutions of Harvard and UCLA.