Carlos Paz MD, PhD
During his fellowship, Dr. Paz also gained extensive experience in various cosmetic procedures including liposuction, hair transplantation, mini face-lifts, blepharoplasty (eye lid surgery), sclerotherapy (vein treatment), and the use of lasers, Botox, and fillers. Dr. Paz has also received specialized training by Dr. Jeffrey Klein, the physician who invented the Tumescent Liposuction method.
Dr. Paz has published numerous journal articles, written book chapters, and given presentations at national meetings. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, American College of Mohs Surgery, and is a member of the California Medical Association and the Fresno-Madera Medical Society.
Dr. Paz enjoys traveling, fishing, reading, and art collecting. He and his wife, Vivian, are natives of Fresno County.
Melissa Manriques, FNP-C
Melissa Manriques is a board-certified nurse practitioner. She is a graduate of California State University, Fresno with a Bachelors of Science and Masters of Science in Nursing. Melissa is a vital part of our team and loves working with our patients on an individual basis and educating them about skincare regimens that promote optimal skin health. She is a member of The American Academy of Dermatology. Melissa enjoys fitness and spending time and sports activities with her three sons and husband.
Gabriel Zapata, PA-C, MMSC
Gabriel Zapata is a board-certified Physician Assistant at Paz Dermatology. He is a graduate of California State University, Fresno with a Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences and Masters of Medical Sciences from Saint Francis University of Pennsylvania. He is also a member of the American Academy of Dermatology and a Diplomat Fellow of The Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants. Gabriel enjoys music, boating and spending time with his wife and two daughters.
Clarissa Alvarado, MSN, FNP-C
Clarissa Alvarado is a board-certified nurse practitioner. She is a graduate of California State University, Bakersfield with a Bachelors of Science and graduated with a Masters in nursing from Fresno Pacific University. She is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology. In her spare time, Clarissa enjoys traveling, spending time with her friends, family and her dog Koby.