About Us

All professionals at Ventura County Dermatology maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.

Ryan D. Wells, M.D., FAAD, FACMS

Dr. Ryan Wells is board certified in Dermatology and is fellowship-trained in Mohs Micrographic Surgery.  Dr. Wells received his medical degree at Eastern Virginia Medical School, where he was elected into the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha honor society.  He completed an Emergency Medicine residency at UCLA and a Dermatology residency and Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Procedural Dermatology fellowship at Emory University.  He was selected as chief resident at both his UCLA and Emory University residency programs.  His professional affiliations include:

Gerald N. Karpman, M.D., FAAD

Dr. Gerald Karpman is a board certified dermatologist and has been the lead physician at Ventura County Dermatology for over 35 years. Dr. Karpman received his medical degree at St. Louis University School of Medicine and completed a Dermatology residency at UC Irvine. His professional affiliations include:

Robert Lee, M.D., FAAD

Dr. Lee joined Ventura County Dermatology in July of 2016.  He is a board certified Dermatologist.  He received his medical degree from Rutgers University, New Jersey Medical School, where he was elected into the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha honor society.  He completed his Dermatology residency and was selected as chief resident at the Rutgers University, New Jersey Medical School.

Jeanine A. Ishak, NP-BC

Jeanine Ishak, ACNP-BC is a dermatology nurse practitioner that has been with Ventura County Dermatology for over 13 years.  Jeanine graduated from the University of California Los Angeles with a Master of Science degree as a nurse practitioner as Magna Cum Laude, and did her  clinical training at LAC+USC Medical Center in Los Angeles.  Her past work experience includes a faculty appointment at USC Keck School of Medicine as a Surgical Clinical Instructor for 3rd year medical students where she provided both clinical and didactic instruction.  Jeanine practices medical and surgical dermatology with a focus on skin cancer screenings. She also has extensive experience with fillers, Botox, and PRP treatments.  Jeanine is a resident of Camarillo where she lives with her husband, two sons, two dogs and two cats. She also enjoys cycling, gardening, hiking and participates in volunteer activities.


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Ventura County Dermatology

2438 N. Ponderosa Dr. C-105Camarillo, CA 93010
1700 N. Rose Ave Suite 450 Oxnard, CA 93030