The Self Care Team

Vinay Aggarwal, MD

Dr. Vinay Aggarwal is a seasoned, Cedars-Sinai trained, board certified internal medicine physician. He strives to help his patients achieve their desired health goals no matter how dire the condition. Along with Self Care LA, Dr. Aggarwal has been involved in creating a “new” practice model, which focuses on patients and the use of technology to achieve hassle free, superior health. He studied Neuroscience and Economics at the University of Pennsylvania and completed a Masters of Public Health at Yale University. Afterwards, he obtained his Medical Degree at Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Aggarwal is a co-founder of Self Care LA, regularly attends wards, sees patient at Cedars Sinai and Olympia Medical Centers.

Shamim Shakibai, MD

Dr. Shamim Shakibai is a double board-certified internal medicine and obesity medicine physician trained at the prestigious Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. His interests focus on creating a new model of health care where the patient is at the center of the health care team. He is also involved in new and evolving technologies that helps patients with wellness and disease prevention. Dr. Shakibai studied Biochemistry and graduated Magna Cum Laude from California State University, Long Beach as a President’s Scholar. He then attended the University of California, Davis where he received his Medical Degree. Along with being a co-founder of Self Care LA, Dr. Shakibai has also been involved in hospital work as a medical attending at Cedars Sinai and Olympia Medical Centers.

Sudi Gooch, PA-C

Sudi Gooch is a Board Certified Physician Assistant who specializes in Dermatology. She obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from CU Denver in Colorado, then pursued her Masters degree in Clinical Medical Science with a Certificate as a Physician Assistant at Barry University in Florida in 2006. She is an LA native and moved back home in 2007. She regularly attends conferences and classes to keep current on constant advancements in cosmetic and general dermatology. Sudi also conducts Speaker programs to introduce and educate medical providers on new and upcoming dermatology medications and procedures.

For the past 12 years, she has been specializing in general dermatology, acne treatments, surgical excisions, sclerotherapy, with special focus on cosmetic facial rejuvenation using medical grade peels, Botox, fillers, PRP, and skin and body enhancements with medical devices. Sudi is committed to enhancing her patients natural and unique appearance and helping them age gracefully through personalized cosmetic skin treatments.

As an asset to our practice, we are delighted to have her on board.