Vivoderm CEO Honored with the Prestigious Health Care Leadership Award

Vivoderm CEO, A. Shawn Adhami, M.D. was nominated for his contributions in healthcare in the Medical Group CEO division.

Los Angeles, CA, April 19, 2012 --( The Los Angeles Business Journal honored the accomplishments of key individuals and organizations that have made strides in helping Angelinos receive better healthcare.

The Healthcare Leadership Awards recognize outstanding leaders that make an impact in the front lines of Healthcare delivery, research and education. Award winners were announced at the 2nd annual awards luncheon on April 11, 2012 at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, CA.

Dr. Adhami was also one of four nominees in the Healthcare Leadership Lifetime Achievement Award for Los Angeles. He was joined by members of his family, friends and staff as he was honored with the 2012 Medical Group CEO Award. Dr. Adhami looked surprised and humbled as he reached the stage to accept this well-deserved award. His heartfelt speech was felt throughout the hundreds of attendees at the event while he thanked his father in the audience for his lifelong inspiration.

Along with his father, a retired Dermatologist, Dr. Adhami founded Vivoderm Natural Skincare Company in 2010. It was his father’s dream to start a company based on his life’s research on natural treatments for skin conditions. Shawn overseas the daily operation of this company and participates in medical research.

“We are proud to have such a distinguished professional leading Vivoderm,” stated Noushin Adhami, Vivoderm’s Vice President and Dr. Adhami’s sister. “I know his expertise and care for our clients will go far to increasing Vivoderm’s success. His passion for Healthcare has caused him to never shy away from a challenge that would eventually lead to improvement in someone’s health."

Dr. Adhami is a practicing Internal Medicine physician. He is the CEO and Medical Director of Vistasol Medical Group in Montebello, California and Morelia Medical Clinic in El Monte. His skills as a physician has earned him various other awards in the past including: Patients’ Choice Award by American Registry in 2008, 2010 and 2011, Most Compassionate Doctor in 2010 and 2011, and Healthgrades 5 star doctor in 2010 and 2011.

In December of 2011, Dr. Adhami was elected Chief of Staff at Monterey Park Hospital. At this role he is the primary leader at all divisions of the hospital which includes a staff of about 270 physicians. In his short time as Chief of Staff, Dr. Adhami has been praised for implementing a new program to improve quality of care and patient satisfaction at the hospital.

Dr. Adhami has shown extraordinary leadership, commitment and sense of social responsibility in Healthcare throughout his life. His volunteer work began at UCLA hospital as a student. This experience opened his heart to people’s suffering and compelled him to pursue a career in medicine. Since becoming a doctor he has offered his time as a volunteer in numerous occasions.

Dr. Adhami is also a clinical instructor at USC School of Physician Assistants Program and teaches students at his clinic. His previous students have moved on to great careers in medicine.

About Vivoderm Laboratories LLC

Vivoderm Laboratories LLC ( is a privately owned skin care company based in Southern California, which produces skin care products comprised of natural ingredients in combination with advance scientific formulas to remedy a wide variety of skin problems. Vivoderm is devoted to using the purest natural ingredients to address the growing interest in sustainable products while still providing noticeable results. Developed by a Dermatologist, Vivoderm products have been used by physicians to treat thousands of people with great results. Vivoderm has not conducted, or commissioned any animal testing.

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