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3101 Clayton Rd.
Concord, California 94519 US
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5 out of 5 stars CoolMini

Best experience with the coolmini

Dr. Gharagozlou is awesome! He and his staff are very nice and professional. I had the coolsculpting done for my chin area. I was nervous at first; thought it was going to be painful but to my surprise it wasn't. Not even the massage, it felt weird and a bit uncomfortable but I wouldn't describe it as painful. I am happy I went to Dr. Gharagozlou for coolsculpting! I am very satisfied with my...

5 out of 5 stars Laser Treatment

Amazing experience! So smoothly

Dr. Gharagozlou was amazing! Can't thank him enough for spending so much time explaining the process and easing our anxiety. I did some laser hair removals and my husband used the lasers for his acne scars! Definitely recommend him to anyone looking to get stuff done but don't know where to start!

5 out of 5 stars Laser Hair Removal

Pleasant and effective laser hair removal.

Proffessional and polite. Always willing to answer questions and explains in terms we can understand. Me and my husband got co laser hair removal and I felt very comfortable despite the gender difference. This is our first experience with this and I'm very pleased with the results.

5 out of 5 stars Laser Resurfacing

Awesome results. Wonderful physician - Concord, CA

Dr Parham Gharagozlou is a truly wonderful internal medicine physician specializing in cosmetic procedures. I feel fortunate to have found him. He's done quite a few procedures for me: laser treatment for sun damaged d├ęcolletage area, Botox for forehead wrinkles, Dysport for Crows feet , Juvederm Silk Lip Filler, and non ablative laser facial resurfacing.

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Personal Statement

Dr. Gharagozlou practices cosmetic medicine as well as a variety of laser procedures.

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine

Consultation Fee

Free. with mentioning realself

Awards & Recognition

Vitals 2105 Patient choice award.
Seton Hall University 2009 research award.
Multiple National and international presentations.

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Gharagozlou has hospital affiliations at John Muir Medical Center.


  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Medical: Tehran University of Medical Sciences
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Residency: Internal Medicine, State University of New York/Downstate Health Sciences Campus

Treatments offered at East Bay Medical Clinics

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How Long Does the Coolsculpting Procedure Last and How Many Treatments Are Needed?

I think you meant how long the effect last. The way coolsculpting works it "kills" the fat cells. As in an adult the number of fat cells will not... READ MORE

Can IPL make brown spots on hands worse? (photos)

Darkening is the response you want to see that means it is working. Give it 2-3 more weeks. I am not sure if immidiately before or after IPL I would... READ MORE

Should I go for my belly or wait to see results on my face? (Photo)

I agree with Dr. Wiener. The hair removal works really good with this machine it will take time. face in biological males take very many sessions and... READ MORE

If I did not experience numbness with my inner thigh cool sculpting will it still work?

In fact most patients do not experience numbness after the procedure. so just wait and see what kind of results you get. in 2 month you should be... READ MORE

What will help my very pink sun damaged skin? Retin-A? Peels? IPL? (Photo)

I think the best is to start with IPL, you may need more expensive stuff like resurfacing different wave lengths and machines can be used. Also as Dr.... READ MORE

Will CoolSculpting be as effective given the supposed advance in this technology?

The technology advanced and the current data shows comparable results due to different setting that are used.The massage is important part of the... READ MORE

I want to minimize or get rid of my wrinkles around my eyes. What is your recommendation? (photos)

Based on your pictures it seems combination therapy with Botox and fillers are optimal. you can also try microneedling and different wrinkle reduction... READ MORE

I had CoolSculpting on Nov 4th, lower abs with coolmax applicators. Went back Dec 27 to treat upper ab but cool fit was used

Hi, I echo same opinion. This combinatiin is my second most common used combination for abdominal area. We chose such applicators for abdomens that... READ MORE

Is there a way to use Dysport or Botox to raise corners of the mouth without taking away ability to pucker?

There is way to use medications like Botox or Dysport to raise corner of mouth however results will be subtle. To get better results minimal support... READ MORE

IPL Hair Removal system ~ SmoothSkin Bare ~ Moles Question

The reason for such recommendation is in case thos mole might be precancerous they can get irritated by light from ipl and there is a concern that... READ MORE

Before and After Photos by Dr. Gharagozlou

Parham Gharagozlou, MD, FACP has shared 20 before and after pictures with 6 helpful votes from the RealSelf community.

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Videos by Parham Gharagozlou, MD, FACP

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Learn Why This Woman Didn't Need Numbing for Her IPL Laser Treatment

Dr. Parham Gharagozlou performs an IPL treatment on this woman for broken facial blood vessels. IPL is normally used to treat sun damage and redness, and takes about 2-4 sessions. Recovery includes temporary redness and darkening on treatment areas. WATCH VIDEO

Fractional Laser Skin Resurfacing Can Treat Acne Scars

Dr. Parham Gharagozlou demonstrates the Erbium laser for treating acne scars. This laser can also be used to reverse some signs of aging, skin tightening, minimizing stretch marks and treating melasma. WATCH VIDEO

The Doctor Demonstrates a Melasma Reduction Treating Using an Erbium Laser

Dr. Parham Gharagozlou demonstrates a session of melasma reduction using an Erbium laser with a Palomar Icon machine. People normally need 3-7 sessions for optimal results, and there is minimal discomfort. WATCH VIDEO

Laser Stretch Mark Reduction: See the Results After the First Session

Dr. Parham Gharagozlou uses an erbium fractional laser to reduce the appearance of stretch marks on this woman in her thirties, which has already been minimized by more than half after her first treatment. WATCH VIDEO

What Does a CoolSculpting Treatment Feel Like?

Dr. Parham Gharagozlou shares this video of a patient describing her experience right after a CoolSculpting treatment. Coolsculpting is a non-invasive treatment that reduces fat in the treated area in just a few hours with no downtime. WATCH VIDEO

See the Procedure: Smartskin CO2 Laser Treatment

Dr. Parham Gharagozlou shares a video of a female patient receiving a Smartskin CO2 Laser Treatment. WATCH VIDEO

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*Your results may vary. Any specific claims or permanence length of results vary for each patient and are not guaranteed.