Dr. Shirley Chi
Board Certified Dermatologist
Board certified dermatologist Shirley Chi, M.D. specializes in medical and cosmetic dermatology with an emphasis on patient advocacy and education. She is frequently featured on ABC Eyewitness News in the greater Los Angeles area for her expert advice concerning the care of skin, hair, and nails.
Born in Brooklyn, NY, and raised in Southern California, Dr. Chi received her undergraduate degree from Northwestern University, graduating cum laude with a major in philosophy. She earned her medical degree from Northwestern University Medical School with highest honors, then completed her residency in dermatology at Cook County Hospital in downtown Chicago, serving as chief resident during her final year.
Dr. Chi teaches at the University of California, Los Angeles and currently serves as the Director of Dermatology Resident Education at OliveView-UCLA Hospital, while maintaining her private practice in Arcadia, California. She has also previously taught at Loma Linda University and Arrowhead Regional Medical Center. For her dedication to teaching future doctors, Dr. Chi received the President of the United States Volunteer Service Award.
In her free time, Dr. Chi enjoys hiking, doing yoga, and traveling. She and her husband have visited countries in Europe, Asia, and South America and love to learn about different cultures and languages. Besides her native English, Dr. Chi speaks French, Spanish, and Mandarin Chinese.