LiVDerm Faculty Members

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Natasha Atanaskova Mesinkovska, MD, PhD

Irvine, California

Natasha Atanaskova Mesinkovska, MD, PhD



Dr. Mesinkovska specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of skin disorders, including skin cancer. Her clinical specialties in her practice at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) School of Medicine’s Department of Dermatology include hair loss, dermatitis and integrative dermatology. Dr. Mesinkovska conducts research on alopecia, atopic dermatitis, psoriasis and skin laxity, topics on which she has authored or co-authored many articles in peer-reviewed publications. In addition, she is an investigator on several current clinical trials and serves as the director of clinical research and assistant professor in the UCI School of Medicine’s Department of Dermatology.

Education and Training

  • Dermatopathology Fellowship, Cleveland Clinic Foundation
  • Internal Medicine Internship, Cleveland Clinic Foundation
  • Dermatology Residency, Cleveland Clinic Foundation
  • Medical Degree, Mayo Clinic Alix School Of Medicine, 2007
  • Postgraduate Degree, Cancer Biology, Wayne State University

Professional Highlights

Dr. Mesinkovska is considered one of the top experts on alopecia in the U.S., and has grown UCI's Dermatology Clinical Research Center into a facility that's world-renowned for conducting pharmaceutical-sponsored studies focused on elucidating the pathogenesis of alopecia to develop and test novel therapies for hair loss.


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