LiVDerm Faculty Members

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Raja K. Sivamani, MD

Sacramento, California

Raja K. Sivamani, MD



Dr. Raja K. Sivamani takes an integrative and holistic approach to dermatology that is patient-focused and merges modern science and Western medicine with nutrition, herbal medicine, and lifestyle-centered practices. He holds the title of adjunct associate professor of clinical dermatology at the University of California Davis and California State University Sacramento, maintains a clinical dermatology practice, and is a frequent guest lecturer at virtual and in-person conferences and symposiums.

Dr. Sivamani’s integrative research interests focus on both clinical and medical dermatology. He has published extensively in peer-reviewed journals on topics spanning traditional dermatology and alternative medicine approaches to: the treatment of common skin conditions such as acne, atopic dermatitis, rosacea, and psoriasis; the gut-skin axis; herbal medicine; cosmeceuticals and botanicals; and Ayurvedic approaches to dermatology.

Education and Training

  • Dermatology Residency, University of California (UC) Davis, 2013
  • Ayurvedic Medical Degree, California College of Ayurveda, 2013
  • Internal Medicine Internship, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, 2010
  • Medical Degree, UC Davis School of Medicine, 2009
  • Master of Science - Bioengineering, UC Berkeley, 2004
  • Bachelor of Science - Bioengineering, UC Berkeley, 2001

Professional Highlights

Dr. Sivamani is a board member of the American Academy of Dermatology, the California Medical Association, the International Society of Dermatology, the San Francisco Valley Dermatology Society, and the American Medical Association.


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