Avanta Collier MD | Dermatology | La Mirada, CA | Whittier, CA | PIH Health
Avanta P. Collier

Avanta P. Collier MD

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Dermatology
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4.6 / 5 (based on 434 Reviews) View 103 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.

Office Information

Hospital/Group Affiliation

PIH Health Physicians

Profile

Gender

Female

Specialties

Dermatology

Education

Residency

University of Colorado School of Medicine (Denver)

Fellowship

University of Colorado School of Medicine (Denver)

Internship

Kaiser Permanente Medical Center-Oakland (California)

Medical Education

Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science (California)

Board Certifications

Dermatology (General Cert)

Patient Reviews

October 06, 2021
She is a wonderful doctor!
October 05, 2021
I had never had to Park in the underground parking structure .. it was packed. So I assumed the offices would be too. I was in and out in less than an hour and even had a procedure. So appreciate Dr Collier and her staff, so professional.
September 22, 2021
Thank you Dr. Collier, I appreciate your time and services.
September 22, 2021
Dr.Collier is so kind and listens great connection with her.
September 21, 2021
Great Doctor
September 21, 2021
Dr. Collier is fantastic! She is thorough and friendly and has a good sense of humor. I feel very comfortable with her and would highly recommend her to others.
September 14, 2021
This doctor did a great job of listening to my concerns and spent ample time taking care of me. She is a great doctor!
September 14, 2021
Going to this office is a very pleasant experience. Dr. Collier is very friendly and knows what she is doing. The staff is also wonderful to work with.
September 07, 2021
Excellent doctor and person
September 07, 2021
I felt the doctor was very friendly and very very informative and I enjoyed my visit. Thank you. Bye. Bye.
September 01, 2021
Yes, the service very good. Great. Time for appointments, need a later appointment after 4, at least, losing too much time from work.
August 25, 2021
No, I really enjoyed it. Everybody was very courteous. I didn't have to wait too long to see the doctor and I will definitely see her again. The staff was very, very nice. Thank you.
August 23, 2021
Excellent doctor and staff!
August 17, 2021
All good
August 11, 2021
Very professional
August 11, 2021
Very pleased with Dr. Collier and her staff. Why of the reason it took time to schedule an appt. is she's an amazing physician, she's known to be EXCELLENT, patients want to be seen by her. You've a winner on your staff! Better keep her!
August 04, 2021
Very good
August 02, 2021
Dr. Collier is always professional, caring and thorough.
August 02, 2021
Dr Collier has patience. Always ready to answer any question. She is very caring, I like her alot!!!!!!
July 27, 2021
The doctor's office is professional all of the staff were professional, and efficient, and courteous, and people were respecting The Mask policy. And the offices were clean. The wait was minimal and I thought that the doctor was efficient. She was thorough And then You know, offered a treatment right there for one issue and then he gave me very clear instructions about it and scheduled another visit a follow up. So yeah, so overall I definitely recommend this office and the doctor thank you.
July 27, 2021
The provider was not ready to see my child. She was not prepared. Providers must review their notes prior to walk in to see their patients. this is the 2nd meeting with the same providers. she did not spend enough time to ask any questions.
July 26, 2021
Office staff very cordial. Dr.Collier very professional and personable.
July 26, 2021
Everything was fine. No complaints.
July 22, 2021
I felt confident and secure in her advice. I will continue to ask for her specifically.
July 21, 2021
Dr Avanta us just the nicest and personable doctor. She is helpful and kind.
July 07, 2021
Dr. Collier was very attentive to my concerns and immediately addressed the issue.
June 23, 2021
Pleasant experience. Beautiful office. Professional and warm inside office. Dr. Collier was great and friendly. She addressed all my issues.
June 23, 2021
waiting for an hour past my appointment time was not acceptable. Person who took me in room was rude.
June 22, 2021
Hi. Yes, I was so happy. That's perfect. Whatever they determine, was great. They're very nice people and I recommended anybody. Okay. Bye. Bye.
June 22, 2021
great Doctor, very personable and knowkedgable,
June 22, 2021
Dr. Collier and her staff were very friendly and helpful. I was in and out without long waits from checking in to being seen by the Dr herself. Dr. Collier was very informative and discussed all the details of my visit. I was nervous going in not knowing what to expect, but she assured me there was nothing to worry about. I was very comfortable once I walked out of the office.
June 15, 2021
Dr Collier explained things in a way that I could understand and was very respectful of my questions.
June 09, 2021
Thanks for the care.
June 03, 2021
Very happy with service
May 26, 2021
Avanta Collier is the best.
May 26, 2021
Dr. Collier was professional and respectful. She was thorough in examination and explanations. I felt comfortable in her presence.
May 26, 2021
Dr. Collier was very friendly and personable. I feel comfortable with seeing her with my health issues. Love how she's able to brain storm and sympathize with me.
May 24, 2021
I dont know the female Doctor's name, but she was WONDERFUL!!
May 19, 2021
Always nice to deal with.
May 13, 2021
I appreciate that Dr. Collier was ready for our virtual appt exactly at our scheduled time. She was responsive to my email after our appt and was attentive during our visit.
May 12, 2021
When I was all done and came out to see a receptionist to schedule my next appointment, no one was around. I waited about 5min, then yelled over to a woman sitting in an office there, near by. She with her back turned, answered, yes, may I help you? I said yes I need to schedule my follow up appointment and there's not anyone around. She said in how long? 2 mos or 3mos? I said 3. She asked me my birthdate and what time I'd like the appointment at, all with her back still turned and sitting in that office. Once she scheduled the appointment, then she printed a copy for me to take, then got up and handed it to me. Thought this was somewhat rude. Usually the person gets up to help you. Maybe she was bothered by having to make the appointment for me. Very unprofessional.
May 12, 2021
I have several doctors in PIH system. Dr. Collier is by far, the best of them all.
May 11, 2021
careing/professional
May 11, 2021
Dr. Collier was very attentive and responsive.
May 05, 2021
She is the greatest
May 04, 2021
Waited too long for a representative to pick up the phone. Approximate wait time given was inaccurate
May 04, 2021
Kind, Professional, Thorough, Gentle
April 28, 2021
Dr. Collier listened to understand my skin issues and concerns, and made her recommendations for me to follow. I'll be back to discuss my status of health later. Very good speaking with her.
April 27, 2021
Everyone was friendly & helpful
April 22, 2021
Yes, the doctor called me over the phone and she was very helpful, very good. She was very had a lot of good information. I do we do appreciate her calling me and tell me what I should do and I do do I appreciate it very much doctor was very professional. And very She was just very good doctor, I'd appreciate it very much. Thank you. Bye, bye.
April 20, 2021
I was very disappointed with the visit . I waited months for the appointment, just to leave with no answers. This visit was a waste of time off work and 31.00 dollars.
April 13, 2021
Dr. Collier is always great and so is the staff there at the office. Thank you.
April 07, 2021
I was very happy with my appointment with Dr. Collier.
April 06, 2021
Avanta Collier is very kind and helpful. She always makes me feel comfortable and like I can trust her. She's wonderful.
April 01, 2021
Our provider was really great and understood what we needed.
April 01, 2021
Amazing experience
March 31, 2021
Dr. Collier was professional and courteous. I need to let you should convey that. You know what she was doing. She prescribe medicine to help me. I appreciate your very much.
March 31, 2021
Dr Collier is outstanding. She listens well, communicates clearly, and I feel she really has my best interest at heart.
March 30, 2021
Love the Dr. & Staff
March 29, 2021
The Doctor was very friendly and made me feel confident with the procedure
March 23, 2021
Very pleased with Dr. Collier
March 17, 2021
The office staff appears to be very organized. My wait time was minimal, and the Dr. worked very well with her assistant during my procedure in the room.
March 16, 2021
The Staff and the doctor where very pleasant and made sure I understood everything that they were doing. The Nurse made sure that the after care instruction were fully understood as well.
March 15, 2021
Dr. Collier is a definite asset to your organization.
March 10, 2021
Yes, thank you for the survey and yes, my visit with Dr. Collier was outstanding. Great addition to the PIH Team. Look forward to working with other medical professionals at PIH as a patient. Thank you so much. Thank you. Bye. Bye.
March 10, 2021
Receptionist wasn't very pleasant. I had to wait an hour before I was seen.
March 10, 2021
I really liked her. She was friendly and made me feel comfortable. She explained everything well and really took her time to listen to everything I had to say.
March 10, 2021
Enjoyed talking with her about my needs and about her new baby girl!
March 08, 2021
The customer service when I came to the office was very rude. The lady was on a personal phone call and didn't help me at all and was very rude to me.
March 08, 2021
Dr Collier is a great Dermatologist and she is very thorough. Answered all my questions and addressed all my concerns. Scheduling a next appointment is a bit awkward. Must be an out dated computer scheduling program. We have to call in at a later date to make a next appointment.
March 03, 2021
Dr Collier and her staff are always courteous and professional. I see her at the La Mirada location where the access is easy and quick.
March 02, 2021
Dr. Collier is an excellent doctor and PS. She has a beautiful baby girl.
March 02, 2021
The Staff and the Doctor were friendly and helpful. The Doctor was very professional informative.
March 01, 2021
Dr. Collier and the staff feel like they are my friend's. They are professional but also make you feel at ease. I can tell that they truly care about patients.
February 25, 2021
Our consultation was less than 10 minutes. She did not explain or seemed to care for what I had to say. I was prescribed something without even knowing what my skin condition might be and didn't have a chance to even ask questions. Worst service. Rushed and not acknowledged. It felt like a quick transaction. Zero humanity for my concerns.
February 23, 2021
I received a text asking me to confirm my appointment, I checked in on-line and I received another text reminding me of my appointment. My appointment was at 2:00 pm and did not see the Dr. until 2:45. I left work early for my appointment so a text letting me know that they were behind schedule would have been nice.
February 23, 2021
Long wait, and the appt felt very rushed.
February 22, 2021
She was patient, kind and expressed concern about the reason why I was there. She fully explained everything in a manner I could understand. I would definitely recommend her as a Dermatologist.
February 22, 2021
Dr. Collier and her staff were great as always
February 16, 2021
Alright, it's three things that you need to improve on his one. The individual female that takes the appointment times has an attitude like you're bothering her and her attitude needs to be change in the more positive manner because it all means made me hang up. I've had to deal with her 3 times to it'd be really good if the doctor when they're prescribing medicine to you, make sure first of all your insurance company will cover it and it is an affordable price. Whenever referring you to a doctor because they don't handle that particular thing. It would be really great. If the person they're referring you too isn't in a distance. For example, I don't really care to go to Torrance to go see the specialist doctor that they referred me too. So, I think they need to give us more options instead of just the one person who deals with thing. So outside of that doctor is always fabulous. She's very attentive and she gets things done.
February 16, 2021
She is very caring
February 11, 2021
I appreciate the way she listened to what I had to say. She made me feel very comfortable.
February 09, 2021
Pleasant staff
February 03, 2021
Yeah, Dr. Collier is wonderful, awesome, terrific. I don't need the system to call me and have me go through all these numbers and stuff. She wasn't good. I wouldn't go to her. Thank you.
February 01, 2021
Dr Collier and the staff were friendly, gentle and efficient.
January 20, 2021
I had a wonderful experience. This doctor really knew her stuff. She treated me so well, so kindly, listened to my concerns and answer them perfectly.
January 20, 2021
Dr. Collier is very comfortable to talk to. I would recommend her to anyone.
January 18, 2021
Very nice office staff and Doctor I would recommend them to anyone.
January 11, 2021
Dr. Avanta wonderful. Everything's fine, the people that that asked for feedback or always the people that do good. So thanks for asking. Have a nice day. Bye.
January 04, 2021
Actually, I'm pretty disappointed that every time I tried to make an appointment to see any dermatologist, I had to wait about two months. That's unacceptable.
December 30, 2020
Dr. Collier was very friendly, knowledgeable but could explain facts in an easy way to comprehend, and thorough. I would highly recommend her to family and friends.
December 16, 2020
She's great, I would recommend her.
December 16, 2020
A good dermatologist
December 15, 2020
Dr. Collier has a very pleasant manner. She asked about my concerns and addressed each one.
December 09, 2020
She has a kind and professional demeanor and provided treatment and information efficiently. I would recommend her to others.
December 07, 2020
The doctor listened to why I was there, examined me and offered me a treatment right then and there, putting me at ease. Thank you very much!
December 02, 2020
Doctor was one of the best I've had.Knowledgeable, caring, listened to my concerns, took care of my medical needs.
November 25, 2020
Dr. Collier is very knowledgeable and she knows her work. She gave me a lot of information and material.
November 16, 2020
Excellent
November 11, 2020
Doctor did a good examination and explained all the things I was concerned about. I really liked her as a person and professionally.
November 09, 2020
Dr. Collier is personable, knowledgable, and professional. I feel very comfortable with her.
November 02, 2020
Dr Collier is gentle, kind, caring and knowledgeable.
October 27, 2020
First time seeing the DrShe was very pleasant & very informative! I really liked her! Am glad I was referred to her!
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