Dr. Anjali Butani, Dermatologist and Cosmetic Surgeon, founded ANJALI MD Skincare because she sees beauty in every person and everything. Her core philosophy, “Beauty goes beyond the physical, Beauty empowers,” translates to every aspect of her life and her approach to skincare.
Dr. Anjali sees the opportunity to elevate confidence and bring forth empowerment and happiness in every client.
With every title she holds --- cosmetic dermatologic surgeon, facial rejuvenation expert, makeup developer, skincare formulator, laser specialist, educator --- she is meticulous in her art.
Dr. Anjali was raised in a small town outside New Orleans. Her mother, a physician, and her father, an engineer-turned-lawyer, raised Dr. Anjali with a love of nature and a desire to pursue scientific discovery for the betterment of society. These powerful role models had a profound effect in cultivating Dr. Anjali's pursuit of science from a young age.
Dr. Anjali’s grandmother, an expert in the centuries-old science of Ayurvedic botanical treatments, inspired Dr. Anjali’s passion for understanding natural elements and their infinite benefits. It has driven her to take some of the world’s rarest and most precious remedies and transform them into the newest, most advanced scientific skincare technologies.
Passionate about Beauty, Art and Science, Dr. Anjali found her life’s purpose in cosmetic dermatology science.
Dr. Anjali completed her medical education in the esteemed Bachelor of Science and Medical Degree Program through the Pennsylvania State University and Thomas Jefferson University. She pursued dermatology at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. She then completed a fellowship in Procedural Dermatology at Northwestern University, with a focus on cosmetic procedures, laser treatments and Mohs micrographic skin cancer surgery.
Several of Dr. Anjali’s prestigious accolades include being the author of a medical book chapter on eyelid rejuvenation Blepharoplasty (in Evidence-Based Procedural Dermatology), and a co-author of several dermatology medical journal articles including Recent Advances in Laser Dermatology (in Journal of Cosmetic and Laser Therapy), Premalignant and Early Squamous Cell Carcinoma (in Clinics in Plastic Surgery) and Skin Cancer (Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer) (in The American College of Physicians Handbook of Women’s Health).
Her years in private practice, her skilled surgical hands and her meticulous knowledge of cosmetic dermatology and innovative ingredients have culminated in an exceptional level of expertise.
Dr. Anjali has a deeper, multi-dimensional understanding of beauty like none other. She believes beauty is multi-faceted and complex. This deeper perspective on beauty has earned her the trust of the most discerning clients from around the globe.
High profile clients and fellow physicians turn to Dr. Anjali as the expert in cosmetic dermatology, skincare and beauty enhancement.
She is often referred to as “the Doctor to the Doctors”.
Dr. Anjali has practiced dermatology in New York City, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Diego and Orange County, California. She continues to see select clients at the ANJALI MD Dermatology Institute in Orange County, California while constantly advancing research in skincare science.