Silverberg Surgical and Medical Group joins West Dermatology

West Dermatology is honored to welcome Silverberg Surgical and Medical Group in Newport Beach, Calif., to our growing network of elite providers. Silverberg Surgical and Medical Group was founded in 1985 by Dr. Nancy Silverberg.

Dr. Silverberg’s excellent team consists of Dr. Sam Truong, board certified dermatologist and a fellowship-trained Mohs surgeon; Dr. Azin Meshinpour, board certified dermatologist and a fellowship-trained Mohs surgeon; Dr. Wieke Liem, board certified dermatologist; and certified physician assistant Sarah Edwards. The practice offers medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology services.

Dermatologist Nancy L. Silverberg
Nancy L. Silverberg, M.D.

Dr. Silverberg graduated from Cornell University and the St. Louis University School of Medicine, both with honors. She completed residency training in Internal Medicine at the University of Arizona and in Dermatology at the University of California, Irvine. Dr. Silverberg is currently associate clinical professor of Dermatology at UCI and on the medical staff at Hoag Hospital, where she served as chairman of Dermatology. She has also served on the Medical Executive Committee at Hoag Hospital and on the board of the 552 Club. She is board certified in dermatology, specializes in Mohs surgery, laser surgery and cosmetic dermatology. She has served as a principal investigator in clinical trials for new drugs and procedures for the FDA.

Sam Truong, M.D.

Sam Truong, M.D., received his medical degree with Alpha Omega Honors (AOA) from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), which consistently ranks as one of the top three medical schools in the country. Dr. Truong is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and a Fellow of the American Society for Mohs Surgery. He has had extensive training in skin cancer surgery and has had experience managing multiple skin conditions, including dermatitis, acne, eczema, psoriasis, rosacea, and skin cancer detection and removal. Dr. Truong specializes in medical and surgical dermatology.


Azin Meshkinpour, M.D.

Azin Meshkinpour, M.D., earned her undergraduate and Master’s degrees from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). She then attended the University of California, Irvine (UCI) for her medical degree, where she also completed her Internship and Dermatology Residency. Dr. Meshkinpour is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and a Fellow of the American Society for Mohs surgery.


Wieke Liem, M.D., Board Certified Dermatology
Wieke Liem, M.D.

Wieke Liem, M.D., graduated with honors from both Stanford University and MCI Medical School. She completed her internship in Internal Medicine at the Oregon Health Sciences University and residency in Dermatology at UCI. She specializes in medical and cosmetic dermatology.



Sarah Edwards, MHS, PA-C
Sarah Edwards

Sarah Edwards, PA-C, graduated from the University of Colorado with a Bachelor’s degree in Integrative Physiology. She then attended Quinnipiac University in Connecticut, where she received a Master of Health Science from the Physician Assistant program. Sarah graduated summa cum laude and was inducted into the Pi Alpha Physician Assistant National Honor Society, an honor given to only the top 5% of physician assistant graduates.

West Dermatology is continuing to expand throughout Arizona, California and Nevada. We are actively recruiting best-in-class dermatologists and established dermatology groups within our core markets. We seek those that have a demonstrated track record of excellence in serving their patients and embrace our culture of integrity, teamwork and transparency.

To learn more about West Dermatology, contact: Nina Jorajuria
Director of Business Development
(c) 415-254-9979 | (f) 949-783-2860


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