Laura Bernet, MD, FAAD
Board Certified Dermatologist, American Board of Dermatology
Dr. Bernet joined Mosaic Dermatology in July 2019.
She grew up in Northern California, and received her BA in molecular and cellular biology from the University of California, Berkeley, where she graduated with highest distinction.
She then attended medical school at the University of California, Los Angeles with induction into the prestigious AOA honor society as a result of her academic achievements.
Following medical school, she completed her residency in dermatology at Stanford University where she served as chief resident. She then worked as an assistant professor at UCLA in the division of dermatology where she published in multiple peer reviewed journals and enjoyed lecturing and teaching residents. She is excited to join the team at Mosaic Dermatology where she will continue her commitment to outstanding patient care.
Dr. Bernet is raising two children in the Pacific Palisades with her devoted husband. In her spare time, she enjoys snowboarding, cycling and hiking in the Santa Monica Mountains.
Any patients interested in scheduling with Dr. Bernet can call our main office for available times.
(2013-2016) Stanford University – School of Medicine Dermatology, *Chief Resident, 2013 - 2016
(2012-2013) Kaiser, Santa Clara, Internal Medicine 2012 - 2013
(2008-2012) University of California, Los Angeles – David Geffen School of Medicine, Medical Doctorate Degree, 2008 - 2012 * AOA
(2002-2006) University of California, Berkeley, BA, Molecular and Cellular Biology 2002 – 2006 *Highest Distinction
Licensure / Certifications:
(2016-Present) American Board of Dermatology
Professional Experience / Activities:
(2019-present) Dermatologist, Mosaic Dermatology, Santa Monica, CA
(2016-2019) Assistant Professor, UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, Division of Dermatology
(2015-2016) Physician, Direct Dermatology, Manteca, CA
(2019-present) Skin Cancer Foundation Member and Volunteer
(2018-present) Residency Interview Committee
(2018-present) Clinical Mentor to a Dermatology Resident
(2014-2015) SUNSPORT Volunteer and Educator
(2014-2015) San Francisco Dermatologic Society Resident Coordinator Stanford Hospital and Clinics
(2014-2015) Pacific Free Clinic Dermatology Resident Coordinator, Stanford Hospital and Clinics
(2014-2015) Arbor Free Clinic Dermatology Resident Coordinator, Stanford Hospital and Clinics
(2009) Fellow, Chief’s Internal Medicine Fellowship UCLA, DGSOM
(2007-2008) Volunteer, Child Life UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital
(2006-2008) University of California, Los Angeles –William Lowry, PhD, Staff Research Associate
Publications / Bibliography:
Cheng MW, Hisaw LD, Bernet LL. Generalized Morphea in the Setting of Pembrolizumab. Journal of International Dermatology. 2018 Jun.
Emily Dongxue Cai, Bryan Sun, Audris Chiang, Anna Rogers, Laura Bernet, Jean Tang, Joyce Teng, Kerri Rieger, Kavita Yang Sarin. Postzygotic Mutations in Beta-Actin is Associated with Becker’s Nevus and Becker’s Nevus Syndrome. J Invest Dermatol. 2017 Aug;137(8):1795-1798.
Bernet LL, Lewis MA, Reiger KE, Casciola-Rosen L, Fiorentino DF. Ovoid palatal patch; a novel finding in dermatomyositis associated with anti-TIF1-g (p155) antibodies. JAMA Dermatol. 2016 Sep 1;152(9):1049-51.
Richter LL, Miller RM, Hillman JD, Chiu MW. Bilateral Thick Crusts on the Legs. Int J Dermatol. 2013 Feb;52(2):133-5.
Kogai T, Liu YY, Richter LL, Mody K, Kagechika H, Brent GA. Retinoic acid induces expression of the thyroid hormone transporter, monocarboxylate transporter 8 (Mct8). J Biol Chem. 2010 Aug 27;285(35):27279-88.
Chin MH, Mason MJ, Xie W, Volinia S, Singer M, Peterson C, Ambartsumyan G, Aimiuwu O, Richter L, Zhang J, Khvorostov I, Ott V, Grunstein M, Lavon N, Benvenisty N, Croce CM, Clark AT, Baxter T, Pyle AD, Teitell MA, Pelegrini, M, Plath K, Lowry WE. Induced pluripotent stem cells and embryonic stem cells are distinguished by gene expression signatures. Cell Stem Cell. 2009 Jul 2;5(1):111-23
Karumbayaram S, Novitch BG, Patterson M, Umbach JA, Richter L, Lindgren A, Conway A, Clark A, Goldman SA, Plath K, Wiedau-Pazos M, Kornblum HI and Lowry WE. Directed differentiation of human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPS) generates active motor neurons. Stem Cells. 2009 Apr;27(4):806-11.
Park TS, Galic Z, Conway AE, Lindgren A, Van Handel BJ, Magnusson M, Richter L, Teitell MA, Mikkola HK, Lowry WE, Plath K, Clark AT. Derivation of Primordial germ cells from Human Embryonic and Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells is significantly improved by co-culture with human fetal gonadal cells. Stem Cells. 2009 Apr;27(4):783-95.
Lowry WE, Richter L. Signaling in Adult Stem Cells. Frontiers in Bioscience 2007 May 1;12:3911-27.
Bernet LL, Kim CN, Kim J. “Nutrition and Skin” in Handbook of Nutrition and Food, Third Edition. CRC Press 2013 July, Chapter 70.
Honors / Awards / Lectures / Presentations:
Honors & Awards:
(2015-2016) Dermatology Chief Resident, Stanford University
(2009-2012) Gerald and Barbara Levy Scholarship UCLA DGSOM
(2012) Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, Member
(2012) AMWA Glasgow-Rubin Citation for Academic Achievement UCLA DGSOM
(2006) Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, Berkeley Chapter
(2006) Graduation with Highest Distinction, University of California, Berkeley
(2004) Dean’s List University of California, Berkeley
(2003) Dean’s List University of California, Berkeley
Lectures & Presentations:
- Lecture, “Dermatomyositis”, Morning Resident Presentation at UCLA, Los Angeles 2016, 2017, 2018
- Lecture, “Autoantibodies and Lupus”, Morning Resident Presentation at UCLA, Los Angeles 2016, 2017, 2018
- Lecture, “Dermatomyositis: Expanding the Clinical Spectrum”, Los Angeles Metro Derm Society, Los Angeles 2017
- Lecture, “Unknowns”, Morning Resident Presentation at UCLA, Los Angeles 2017
- Lecture, “Overview of Topical Medications”, Morning Resident Presentation at UCLA, Los Angeles 2017
- Lecture, “Infectious Disease Board Review”, Morning Resident Presentation at UCLA, Los Angeles 2017
- Lecture, “Board Review”, Morning Resident Presentation at UCLA, Los Angeles 2017
- Lecture, “Top 25 Derm Diagnoses”, Morning Resident Presentation at UCLA, Los Angeles 2017
- Lecture, “Pharmacology Review”, Morning Resident Presentation at UCLA, Los Angeles 2017
- Lecture, “Ulcers and Other Vascular Disorders”, Morning Resident Presentation at UCLA, Los Angeles 2016
- Presentation, “Peutz-Jegher’s Syndrome”, Case Presentation, San Francisco Dermatologic Society Bi-Annual Meeting. 2014
- Presentation, “Psoriasis”, Ambulatory Care Presentation, Department of Internal Medicine, Kaiser Santa Clara 2012