Avanta Collier - PIH Health - Whittier, CA

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Avanta P. Collier

Avanta P. Collier, MD

4.7 / 5 (based on 488 Reviews) View 78 Comments

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Dr. Collier’s passion for medicine originated at a young age. She is a twin and was fascinated by how her sister and she could look so much alike. Her quest for answers took her to medicine. During her dermatology rotation at the end of her fourth year of medical school, she worked in adult and pediatric dermatology clinics and saw firsthand how conditions like vitiligo, psoriasis, acne, keloids and skin cancer can be devastating to person’s health, self-image, and overall quality of life. “This motivated me to pursue a career in dermatology so I may treat these conditions and improve someone’s life,” she says. Dr. Collier looks forward to providing excellent medical care to the community members.


12462 Putnam St #501
Whittier, California 90602
  • Main: 562.789.5429
  • Fax: 562.789.4441

Hospital/Group Affiliation

PIH Health Physicians

PIH Health Hospital - Whittier








University of Colorado School of Medicine (Denver)


University of Colorado School of Medicine (Denver)


Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science (California)


Dermatology (General Cert)

Patient Reviews

February 03, 2017
She was nice and very attentive to my needs. I would be glad to see her again and refer her to anyone.
January 04, 2017
My response to history was no, but this was my first visit to this officer and doctor. Great visit and very happy with the services provided.
December 28, 2016
December 23, 2016
Dr. Brown is an excellent doctor. She has a lot of clients so make your appointments as soon as possible.
December 23, 2016
Dr. Collier is a great dermatologist,she is very thorough, knowledgeable and remembers you which is important to me.
December 09, 2016
Treated respectfully, giving me a stress free enjoyable experience.
November 28, 2016
If I wasn't so happy with my Dermatologist I now see, I would chose this one.
November 28, 2016
Physician was polite, knowledgeable and friendly as were at the nurse and front desk person.
November 23, 2016
Physician was attentive, knowledgeable, and responsive to my needs!
November 21, 2016
Dr. Collier is thorough
November 16, 2016
The doctor was friendly, we'll informed and efficient.
November 14, 2016
She is friendly, knowledgeable and has a good manner about her.
November 14, 2016
I already recommended her to someone else.
November 02, 2016
Very attentive and professional.
October 27, 2016
I would tell family and friends this office doesn't have adequate testing options. The doctor doesn't take the time to examine the patient.
October 24, 2016
excellent service provided by Dr. Collier
October 21, 2016
We had to be insistent with the office staff that I needed treatment soon before a timely appointment was provided.
October 19, 2016
Biopsy site is healing well!
October 14, 2016
Dr Collier is the best dermatologist, she listened to all my concerns and addressed them all.
October 10, 2016
Dr. Collier was wonderful. Excellent Dr.
October 10, 2016
Dr. Collier was very friendly and personable. She made me feel comfortable and addressed the medical situation by ordering necessary tests.
October 06, 2016
Dr. Collier is very congenial and very helpful. My husband had gone to her first and he recommended her.
September 30, 2016
Dr and Staff are the best??????
September 29, 2016
Knowledgeable Excellent service Professional
September 28, 2016
great experience
September 23, 2016
do better research of the provider/office before you make an appointment. VERY DISATIFIED!!
September 23, 2016
Very nice office and personal. The Doctor make the visit very pleasant .
September 19, 2016
Very professional and friendly
September 19, 2016
This provider offered the utmost in care. She explained thoroughly each step, continually asking how I was doing and even apologizing for any unpleasant, but necessary procedures. She was caring, personable, thorough and efficient at carrying out what needed to be done.
September 12, 2016
She did not seem interested in my concerns. My visit was maximum 5 minutes. She was unable to prescribe any cream or recommend anything over the counter. Would never to back to her and would definitely not recommend her to family and friends.
September 09, 2016
Keep up the good work.
September 08, 2016
It was amazing to me that I was referred to another doctor and that I must wait more than a month to get an appointment. I think that the slick operation and this survey is more for show than anything. The provider seemed somewhat rushed. I don't blame her and she did an adequate job of going through the motions in the consultation. It seemed like a minimalist approach she learned in some required time efficiency seminar. I would like to compliment reception for her patience in working through an insurance glitch with Blue Cross at the time of payment.
September 07, 2016
I'd go back to her. I should have spoken up more about my needs. But if she does not fulfill them the second time around I wouldn't go back to her.
September 07, 2016
Dr. Collier was very professional and she was very helpful to what I needed done. I would send anyone who needed a dermatologist to her without a doubt.
September 02, 2016
Worst provider ever. I never want to go back.
September 01, 2016
Dr. Collins had a great personality and gave me the time I needed. My husband had recommended her and I agree with his recommendation.
August 24, 2016
The nurse that assisted her was amazing
August 24, 2016
We shall see what happens after my procedures are completed ............
August 24, 2016
Avanta Collier was a true professional and got right to the issue and completed the medical attention needed. Very pleasant lady and appreciated her as my doctor.
August 18, 2016
Dr was very understanding and both her assistants were very very helpful. Especially Victor. he went out of his way to make me feel comfortable and explained everything very well.
August 17, 2016
Great job thx u
August 08, 2016
Attractive, efficient, articulate physician.
August 04, 2016
Dr. Collier is amazing. She is very sincere, personable, and a wonderful person and Doctor. I have shared my experience with others and have recommended her in all my discussions. She is a wonderful!
August 01, 2016
July 28, 2016
Good dermatologist
July 22, 2016
This doctor had a way of making me feel uncomfortable on how I felt. I don't think I want to return to her she didn't seem interested
July 18, 2016
She is very kind and caring.
July 18, 2016
Very knowledgable, respectful, easy to talk to, listens and recommends solutions.
July 15, 2016
Physician is very stiff as if patients are just a number. Resident very rude by starring at the floor during medical visit. Neither showed sincere concern
July 13, 2016
she was very personable and friendly. I had a biopsy and she was knowledgeable and gentle. Love that she smiled the whole time re assuring me it was going to be ok.
July 11, 2016
This provider was very friendly and easy to talk to. She explained things in a simple way and made it easy to understand. She was also very prompt at calling me back.
July 11, 2016
Dr. Collier is kind, concerned, efficient ant thorough. I have recommended her to my husband and my daughter without reservation. A great team member for PIH Health Physicians and their patients.
July 08, 2016
I was early to my appointment and was seen within minutes. I was out of the office about 5 min. after what I had been scheduled to see the doctor. It was amazing! Wish all my appointments were like that. The doctor took a lot of time with me too. Nothing was rushed.
June 30, 2016
Doctor Collier is excellent
June 29, 2016
Recommend this provider and office for their efficiency, knowledge and respectful treatment of patients.
June 24, 2016
Had a very good experience.
June 16, 2016
Dr. Collier is easy going and has a kind personality she will hear everything about your needs. Dr. Collier is a great physician!
June 16, 2016
I would be glad to see her again, talked to you face to face, not you and her computor
June 10, 2016
She is pleasant and prompt
June 08, 2016
Dr. Collier is very courteous and kind. She listens to your concerns and is thorough in her exam. The office is very punctual and there is no waiting time (at least I have never had to wait). I have recommended her to several friends and they all have had good experiences with Dr. Collier.
June 01, 2016
very patient and took her time to listen to my concerns. also very pleased with the time she took with me instead of rushing out the door to move to the next patient.
June 01, 2016
find another dermatologist
May 26, 2016
May 13, 2016
She was nice and listened well.
May 12, 2016
Great service, staff is very good & dr. Collier is very attenative to your medical needs and concerns.
May 11, 2016
I don't like the new way things the office has changed. It just doesn't feel as family like. And feels more like Kasier which I avoid
April 28, 2016
I love Katie, Violet and all of the staff. They are respectful, funny, kind and do everything in a timely manner. I enjoy my visit to the doctors office.
April 22, 2016
The doctor was very very nice
April 22, 2016
Dr. Collier is competent, sympathetic, professional doctor.
April 20, 2016
I am very happy with the expertise and manner of Dr. Collier.
April 20, 2016
I liked her very much.
April 14, 2016
The dr was very attentive & showed concern for my daughter's condition.
April 11, 2016
She's amazing
April 08, 2016
Very professional
April 08, 2016
She is very understanding
April 07, 2016
I liked the doctor and the office staff. I would recommend them to friends and family.
April 07, 2016
Front office staff is great!
March 24, 2016
She is on time & thorough.