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NEW LOCATION ANNOUNCEMENT: California Skin Institute – Kentfield

Posted on: December 1st, 2021 by Kristen Chang

Here we grow again!

We would like to introduce the newest addition to our CSI family as of December 1, 2021: The Cosmetic and Laser Surgery Institute in Kentfield, CA. The Cosmetic and Laser Surgery Institute provides comprehensive general, medical and surgical dermatology services, with a dedicated staff of registered nurses who have more than 30 years working in dermatology and cosmetic surgery.

Diana Parnell, MD is a board-certified dermatologist with extensive experience and expertise in cosmetic and laser surgery as well as general dermatology. She has been performing facial laser resurfacing and rejuvenation procedures since 1988. Her laser experience also includes removal of vascular lesions, hair removal, removal of seborrheic keratosis, pigmented lesions and tattoos, non-ablative skin tightening, laser treatment of nail fungus; Ultherapy, the only FDA-approved non-surgical procedure that lifts the brow, chin and neck; CoolSculpting, non-surgical, non-invasive fat reduction; Emsculpt™ for building muscle and sculpting your body, Exilis Ultra™ for skin tightening and Emsella™ for incontinence.

Carole Sarganis, MSN, RN has been working in dermatology for over 25 years. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Dominican University. Carole completed her Master’s Degree in 2015 in Adult and Gerontology Nursing and has been an Assistant Professor in the Nursing Program at Dominican University overseeing the sophomore level nursing students.



Noel Parnow, BSN, RN was born and raised in Marin County. She earned her BSN (Bachelor of Science in Nursing) in 1995 from Samuel Merritt and St. Mary’s nursing schools. Her experience includes more than 20 years in the post-operative unit at St. Rose Hospital in the East Bay.

A warm welcome to Dr. Diana Parnell and her team!


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