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About Dr. Jacob E Lau

Dr. Jacob E Lau, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Oxnard, CA, with another office in Camarillo, CA. He has 18 years of experience. His specialties include Dermatopathology and Dermatology. Dr. Lau has received 4 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

43 Ratings with 7 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Jacob E Lau is Excellent. Dr. Jacob E Lau has been rated by 43 patients. From those 43 patients 7 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Jacob E Lau is 4.6 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Oxnard Dermatology Medical Group

2811 N Ventura Rd
Oxnard, CA 93036
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Dermatology Medical Group

500 Paseo Camarillo # 104
Camarillo, CA 93010
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Specialties

Dr. Jacob E Lau has the following 2 specialties

  • Dermatopathology

    A dermatopathologist is an expert in both dermatology and pathology. They specialize in diseases related to the skin, but where a dermatologist would examine a potentially-cancerous mole by looking at it, a dermatopathologist would examine your skin cells in a lab, more like a pathologist.
    Beyond just skin cancer, dermatopathologists also study a wide range of skin conditions, including everything from warts, moles, spider veins and herpes, to dermatitis, rashes, vitiligo and other conditions related to skin discoloration.

  • Dermatology

    A dermatologist is a doctor who has extensive training and knowledge of the skin, scalp, hair and nails and treats conditions that affect those areas. These doctors will evaluate any abnormality, blemish or lesion on the skin in order to determine the cause and will determine a course of treatment.
    Dermatologists provide patients with full body scans in order to identify any signs that are indicative of an illness that requires treatment, such as skin cancer. These specialists may also provide cosmetic services, such as mole removal, scar diminishing treatments and even botox and face lifts.

  • Expertise

    12 Expertise

  • Basal Cell
  • Psoriasis
  • Rash
  • Excision
  • Mole
  • Rosacea
  • Acne Rosacea
  • Acne (Acne Vulgaris)
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer
  • Melanoma

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Five Stars

Outstanding Dr

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Wrong Diagnosis

While being seen by Dr. Lau for years, I developed a skin growth that was discounted by him as benign. Dr. Lau told me “it’s too slow growing to be cancer so don’t worry.” Eventually I was advised by another doctor to have the growth removed ASAP because it looked very suspicious. The growth was cancerous and because it grew for so long, it required significant radiation in addition to surgery. The radiation has caused me many health problems all because of Dr. Lau’s wrong diagnosis. After surgery, I tried to make an appointment with Dr. Lau because I wanted him on my growing “cancer team” of doctors, but he told me (through his assistant) he didn’t want to see me at that time and wanted me to make an appointment in 6-8 weeks. Needless to say, today I see another dermatologist who actually knows what cancerous growths look like.

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Great Dermatologist!!!

Very smart and thorough doctor. Kind and takes care of his patients.

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Please look elsewhere! Awful...
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Five Stars

Dr. Lau has been a great dermatologist in treating my eczema. He has been patient with trying different medications, including suggestions on dietary changes to help minimize my eczema outbreaks. His staff is courteous, and when I have had questions or concerns, his staff, nurse or Dr. Lau have always returned my calls promptly-always by the end of the business day that I have called.I was highly recommend to Dr. Lau by my aesthetician, and I highly recommend him to anyone.

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  • Awards

    4 Awards

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2016, 2014, 2015)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Patients' Choice Award (2009, 2014, 2016, 2008, 2011, 2015)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2016, 2015)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Regional Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly is America's trusted source for the identification of Top Doctors. Their physician-led research team reviews and screens the credentials of tens of thousands of physicians who are nominated by their peers annually, via a nationwide online process, before selecting those physicians who are regionally or nationally among the very best in their medical specialties. Castle Connolly believes strongly that Top Doctors Make a Difference™.

  • Education

    18 Years Experience

  • New York University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 2000

  • Stanford University School Of Medicine

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Jacob E Lau accepts the following insurance providers.

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