Dr. Engel received his B.A. and M.D. degrees from Stanford University, and has worked as a Senior Investigator at the National Cancer Institute. He has served as a Guest Physician at major clinics and medical centers in Munich, Rome, Paris and Jerusalem and he is proficient in French, German, Spanish, Italian and Hebrew. Dr. Engel is Board Certified in Dermatology and Dermatopathology and is a full Clinical Professor of Dermatology at the University of California Medical Center. He has practiced Dermatology in Walnut Creek for over 30 years.