Emil Anthony Tanghetti, MD
Dr. Emil A. Tanghetti was born and raised in Sacramento. He attended
U.C Davis where he excelled in his studies and received early admission
to UCLA School of Medicine after only three years of undergraduate
studies. Upon completing his medical studies and a 1-year pathology
fellowship Dr. Tanghetti graduated first in his class and received the
Dean Warren medal for academic excellence. After finishing residencies
in internal medicine at Stanford University and dermatology at Harvard
School of Medicine, he completed a photo-medicine fellowship at the
Wellman labs at the Massachusetts General Hospital.
Dr. Tanghetti is a board certified dermatologist and a fellow in the
American Academy of Dermatology and the American Society for Laser
Medicine and Surgery. He is currently listed in the “Best Doctors in
America” Pacific Region and recognized as “Top Doc” by his peer in
Sacramento Magazine. Dr Tanghetti has received the “Hero In Health Care”
award for his volunteer work in removing tattoos for the California
Dr. Tanghetti has been active in clinical studies for over a decade.
His research interests have focused on laser surgery, psoriasis, actinic
keratosis, photo-aging, and acne vulgaris.
His work has been published in journals such as Lasers in Surgery and
Medicine, Journal of Dermatologic Surgery, the Journal of Cosmetic and
Laser Therapy, and Cutis. Dr. Tanghetti has presented data at the
meetings of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery and the
American Academy of dermatology as well as Laser Innsbruck and is an
Internationally recognized speaker and consultant. He is a fellow of the
American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, and a member of the
California Medical Association, the American Medical Association, and
the American Academy of Dermatology.
The Center for Dermatology and Laser Surgery was originally
established in 1981 by Emil A. Tanghetti, M.D. as a practice solely
devoted to diseases and surgeries of the skin. As his practice has
expanded over the past three decades, so has the range of services Dr.
Tanghetti now offers. Lead by Dr. Tanghetti , the medical staff includes
Physician Assistant, Stacy Williams, Laser Nurse, Heidi Whitney,
Injection Nurse, Kathy Lemoine, Laser & Injection Nurse, Amanda Knox
and Estheticians Brynn Gilbert and Elizabeth Hayes, to assure your
procedures are performed and supervised by qualified medical personnel.
We welcome the opportunity to discuss with you some of the services we
The Center for Dermatology and Laser Surgery was one of the first
centers to introduce lasers into an office-based practice in 1994. Our
facility currently has a number of lasers which we use to treat vascular
lesions, wrinkles, unwanted hair, tattoo removal, sun damage and other
We have a commitment to ongoing clinical research to provide
state-of-the-art treatment by well trained professional staff. Our
center has published numerous articles based on studies that we have
conducted with our own lasers as well as medications for a host of