Natalia Vecerek

Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology (Clinician Educator)

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Dr. Natalia Vecerek, MD is a board-certified dermatologist at Keck Medicine of USC, who provides care for a variety of skin conditions, including acne, eczema, psoriasis, rashes and infections. Dr. Vecerek also offers screening services for skin cancer. She believes in fostering collaborative relationships with every person who comes to see her for care. Dr. Vecerek ensures each patient understands their diagnosis and all treatment options, so they can make informed care decisions.

Her research interests are focused on dermatology conditions commonly encountered in hospital settings, including drug and chemotherapy skin reactions, systemic infections and other severe rashes. She also has an interest in lymphomas that affect the skin and improving treatments for more common skin conditions, like acne.

Dr. Vecerek has published multiple articles in peer-reviewed journals and delivered presentations around the country. In addition to her clinical and research work, she is a clinical assistant professor of dermatology at the Keck School of Medicine of USC.

Outside of her dermatology practice, Dr. Vecerek, who is a Los Angeles native, can often be found at the beach. She enjoys working as a Los Angeles County ocean lifeguard — while wearing plenty of sunscreen! She also loves spending time with her husband and two dogs.


  • David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA: Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society Member, 2018
  • Dartmouth College: Phi Beta Kappa Member, 2014


  • Sunscreens Part 2: Regulation and Safety J Am Acad Dermatol. 2024 May 20. . View in PubMed
  • Sunscreens Part 1: Mechanisms and Efficacy J Am Acad Dermatol. 2024 May 19. . View in PubMed
  • Extensive ecchymotic patch in a patient with chronic lymphocytic leukemia Int J Dermatol. 2024 Mar; 63(3):313-315. . View in PubMed
  • Psychiatric comorbidities on an inpatient dermatology consultation service: A cross-sectional analysis Skin Health Dis. 2023 Oct; 3(5):e266. . View in PubMed
  • Targeting Inflammation in Acne: Current Treatments and Future Prospects Am J Clin Dermatol. 2023 Sep; 24(5):681-694. . View in PubMed
  • Prurigo pigmentosa: A multi-institutional retrospective study J Am Acad Dermatol. 2023 08; 89(2):376-378. . View in PubMed
  • A Dermatology Hospitalist Team’s Response to the Inpatient Consult Flowchart Cutis. 2023 02; 111(2):108-109. . View in PubMed
  • Dissecting cellulitis of the scalp associated with peripheral and axial spondyloarthritis: report of a case and review of the literature Clin Rheumatol. 2022 Aug; 41(8):2553-2560. . View in PubMed
  • From the Cochrane Library: Interventions for Preventing Occupational Irritant Hand Dermatitis JMIR Dermatol. 2022 Jul 06; 5(3):e37961. . View in PubMed
  • Prognostic impact of atrial rhythm and dimension in patients with structural heart disease undergoing cardiac sympathetic denervation for ventricular arrhythmias Heart Rhythm. 2020 05; 17(5 Pt A):714-720. . View in PubMed
  • A neonatal pustule:Langerhans cell histiocytosis Dermatol Online J. 2019 Aug 15; 25(8). . View in PubMed
  • Twenty-year-old woman presenting with typical Kawasaki disease Dermatol Online J. 2019 Jul 15; 25(7). . View in PubMed