Ratings for Dr. Jeffrey S. Lauber
A truly dedicated medical professional. Highest recommendation. Dr. Lauber exceeded my expectations in every way. His knowledge and experience, concern and dedication are exceptionsl. Your search for a dermatologist ends here. You won't be disappointed.
I found out I had HPV just over 3 years ago and went to 3 so-called “specialists” before finding Dr. Jeffrey Lauber. First, I went to an urologist who diagnosed me and performed laser treatments, which only led to the spread of the virus to other areas. I endured laser treatments for about 6 months but ended up leaving this physician after one laser treatment was performed without a local anesthetic. As you can imagine, I jumped about 2 ft in the air! In any case, I later found out later that lasers should not be used to treat HPV because the virus can become airborne leading to infection in nearby skin areas. I then went to see a dermatologist who wanted to examine the area from about 2-3 ft away. He obviously knew nothing about the disease and was afraid the virus would somehow leap from my skin and infect his forehead. All he wanted to do was freeze my entire penis. Needless to say, I left promptly and never went back. So, not knowing where to turn, I found Dr. Arani on Google and saw that HPV treatment was his specialty. I quickly became hesitant as I approached his office because it is in a bad part of town. But, I remained optimistic thinking I had no other options. He spent virtually no time listening to me, examined me for about 2 minutes, and rapidly came to the conclusion that previously treated areas required additional treatment but for a very high cost of $2,800. He also insisted that I get the HPV vaccine for an additional $400 (HPV vaccines can be purchased for ~$200 per shot – 3 shots required over 6-month period to be fully protected). Left with little choice and strongly desiring a cure, I went along praying that the psychological torture would be over once this was all said and done. He promised that this treatment would be all that I would need and that there would be little scarring following the procedure. After 1 ½ months after the procedure, I noticed several suspicious areas. I felt hopelessness; I felt robbed. And, worst of all, I was coming to the realization that no one knew how to properly treat HPV. And, I had already endured 2 years of treatment… Then, I found Dr. Jeffrey Lauber on the web! Again, strongly desiring a cure, I called Dr. Lauber and explained my case. He was extremely knowledgeable and willing to see me. He listened and counseled me about my experiences but did not insist that I come see him unless I felt comfortable doing so. After several weeks thinking about my situation, I decided to see him for treatment. His office is in Newport Beach, California, and in a very safe, professional, and clean building/office space. He welcomed me with a hand shake and listened to my case once more. He examined me and quickly put me at ease. Basically, he treated me like a human being. Dr. Lauber took a holistic but minimalist approach to my treatment. Not only did he want to preserve my health but also that of my wife. I informed him that I was (and remain) happily married and that I made it a point to inform my wife of my case when I was originally diagnosed, and involve her in my treatment process. Dr. Lauber informed me that he does not treat women but that he knows a very skilled physician (one he trusts) working nearby who PROPERLY screens and treats women for HPV. He further counseled me that certain strains of the HPV virus can cause cancer and most at risk are women who do not get screened and/or get their annual pap smears. He collected a sample of a suspected area for biopsy (as he explained should always be done to ensure that you do not have a cancer-causing type of the virus) and educated me on my condition. The sample was sent to UCLA for analysis and fortunately came back negative for high-risk (cancer-causing) HPV but it did confirm I had a low-risk form. He put me on a regimented 6-month treatment plan to treat any unseen areas and was always available to see me whenever I was concerned about something. And, when I mean he is available, he really is…he TRULY cares about his patients and many of his patients call him years later just to let him know how they are doing. Dr. Lauber is a Board Certified Dermatologist who graduated from a reputable medical school (University of Southern California) and completed his residency at Tulane University. Most importantly, he focuses exclusively in treating HPV. He has been doing it for years and there is almost certainly no one in the world who knows how to PROPERLY treat HPV more than Dr. Lauber. Noteworthy is he sees patients all the time who think they have HPV only to find out they have some other benign skin issue. I wasted 2 years of my life and a great deal of money going to amateurs…I sincerely wish my first and only physician had been Dr. Lauber. I am now HPV free and I took steps to make sure my wife was screened and free of the condition. My wife and I have regained our lives all due to the caring expertise afforded us by Dr. Lauber!
I noticed some tiny bumps that I thought I should get checked out. I initially went to Dr. Arani in L.A. he was unable to properly diagnose my problem, saying it could be anything from a rash to HPV. Even though he did not have a proper diagnosis, he wanted to proceed with treating the area, at a cost of several thousand. I was uncomfortable with his uncertainty so I decided to look for help elsewhere. I was able to find Dr. Lauber, a state certified dermatologist. I called, left a message and to my surprise, he himself returned my call. He was very blunt about what he needed from me and how the process would go. The visit was the best visit I've ever had with a doctor. His office was very private, I was the only patient there. He is very welcoming, hilarious and treats you not only as a patient but as a friend. Dr. Lauber checked me out and was able to diagnose my problem as a harmless, non-contagious skin condition which is nothing more than a cosmetic issue at worst. He said, any dermatologists would be able to diagnose that a football field away. I went in there feeling defeated, depressed, anxious and uncertain of my future but came out feeling like confident, content, happy and best of all, normal. If you value your money, body and peace of mind, don't make the same mistake I did, call Dr. Lauber first. He saved me thousands in dollars and tons in grief. Thanks Dr. Lauber!
I had a case of warts on my package that other treatments seemed to make worse. Visits to other Dermatologists, MD's specializing in STD's, and home remedies were all a waste of time and money! I found Dr. Lauber on the web and gave him a call. He was prompt in his responses, very flexible in appointments, discreet, honest and fair. My case was 'difficult' but his treatment worked and several months later I'm SOOOOO HAPPY to report, the warts have NOT returned!!! I wish I had him treat my condition a LONG time ago. If you suffer with these nasty things, do not be afraid to spend the time and money to see this guy.............it will be well worth every penny for the relief you'll enjoy after treatment. Let me add this as well...........compare his price with the 'other' guy in Los Angeles. You'll be pleasantly surprised.
He is awesome! Super funny, super straight forward and very knowledgeable. He has removed multiple cysts without too much pain. He gets the job done and he tells you how it is. That is how a doctor should be. Straight forward, honest and funny. Thanks you Dr. Lauber!
One of the best doctors that I every seen very experienced in his field far beyond an expert. Very helpful with your problem and personality that would make you feel better about your situation. Guys and Girls I highly recommend Dr. Lauber he will take care of you for an affordable price to your especially if you a Military Active or Veteran or an Student and that's coming from me an 8 year Military Veteran. It literally took less than a hour to fix my problem and it is clean legit professional work top of the line and no pain at all I promise you you'll walk out feeling better than ever so if your in a pickle or a pickle is in you joke DR. Lauber is the man to see.
This doctor when I saw him spent a lot of time to keep the clock running by showing me tons of pictures from his old textbook of skin diseases which I had no interest in because they were not at all HAVING TO DO WITH my skin. He charged my insurance company a high price for this time-wasting. He also was late (about an hour). Very little help, since he wasted so much time, I tried to tell him that he was wasting time and then he did a fast scan and left. I never went back.
Dr. Lauber has been my dermatologist for almost 20 years, ever since I was a miserable acne-covered teenager in OC. He changed my life by helping rid me of my stubborn and horrendous acne, and has consistently and MOST IMPORTANTLY, CORRECTLY diagnosed and treated my various skin problems over the years. He is the most knowledgeable and capable dermatologist I've ever met. He is worth every penny and will give you peace of mind by correctly diagnosing and treating you. He is hilarious, honest, and will tell you like it is. Don't be deterred by his ginormous HPV ads, I don't have HPV and he's helped me with ALL my skin issues. I drive all the way from LA to see him because I refuse to go to anyone else!
Dr. Jeffrey S. Lauber's Credentials
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- Univ Of Southern Ca Sch Of Med, Los Angeles Ca 90033 (Grad. 1985)
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