Patricia S. Walker, M.D., Ph.D. is a board-certified dermatologist and industry expert specializing in the fields of medical and aesthetic dermatology. She has been in clinical practice for over 20 years, serving as Chief Medical Officer for Kythera Biopharmaceuticals, Inc., and Executive Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer for Allergan Medical Aesthetics.
Dr. Walker is at the forefront in the arena of medical and aesthetic dermatology. Her work as a clinical and research & development expert has contributed substantially to the world of dermatology, particularly in the area of facial injectables. Over the past 10 years, she has led key product approvals in dermatology, including the development and approval of Tazorac®, Botox® Cosmetic, Juvederm™, Hylaform®, Captique®, LAP-BAND® and Inamed® Silicone gel-filled Breast Implants. Dr. Walker is the Executive Chairman of ClearifiRx, a dermatologist-led online platform providing personalized prescriptions to treat skin conditions.
Dr. Walker received her medical degree from the University of Iowa College of Medicine. She completed an internship in internal medicine at the University of Minnesota College of Medicine, residency training in dermatology at the University of Iowa College of Medicine and completed a fellowship at the National Institute of Health’s Dermatology Branch. She is certified by the American Board of Dermatology, has been a Committee Member for the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) and is a member of the American Dermatologic Association. She holds medical licenses in Iowa and California.
Dr. Walker’s practice is located in Carpinteria in sunny Santa Barbara County and offers a variety of services, from treatment of acne and psoriasis, phototherapy, Botox® and dermal fillers.
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