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About Dr. Rohini Shantharam

Board Certified, Fresno Dermatologist

Dr. Rohini Shantharam is an accomplished board-certified dermatologist located in Fresno, CA. She has an impressive educational background and extensive training. Initially from Fresno, she pursued her undergraduate studies at Virginia Commonwealth University, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude and was recognized as the Student of the Year. Dr. Shantharam then attended medical school at the esteemed Medical College of Virginia and completed an internal medicine internship at Stony Brook University Hospital in New York.

Her passion for dermatology led her to complete her specialized training at Northwell Health (Hofstra School of Medicine) in New York, where she excelled as chief resident of her training program and played an instrumental role in establishing the cosmetic clinic. Following this, she pursued a highly regarded fellowship in cosmetic and laser surgery to hone her expertise further.

During her early career, Dr. Shantharam practiced in Manhattan before relocating to Rhode Island, where she assumed the role of assistant clinical professor of dermatology at Brown University. Here, she found joy in educating and mentoring dermatology residents and medical students, leaving a lasting impact on future generations of dermatologists.

Dr. Shantharam’s dedication to continuous learning and professional development is evident through her scholarships from reputable organizations such as the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery and the American Academy of Dermatology. These opportunities allowed her to collaborate and train with esteemed experts in cosmetic dermatology. Additionally, she has authored book chapters and presented at numerous local and national conferences, showcasing her commitment to advancing dermatological knowledge.

Areas of Specialization Encompass:

  • Medical Dermatology
  • Advanced Techniques for Injectables
  • Neurotoxin procedures
  • Tumescent liposuction
  • Thread lifts
  • Laser technologies

Dr. Shantharam firmly believes in utilizing a combination approach to achieve naturally flawless results for her patients, ensuring their satisfaction and well-being are always at the forefront of her practice.

And, Patients Rave About Dr. Shantharam…

“She is knowledgable, experienced, and an excellent communicator. I felt very comfortable and at ease in her care.”

“I just had my first visit with Dr. Shantharam, and all the reviews were right, she is incredible! She is kind, friendly, and knew right away what my condition was. She was thorough in treating it and explaining it to me, and I felt very comfortable with her.” 

Dr. Shantharam is a Fresno native who graduated from Clovis West High School. She and her husband, Dr. Chris Glezos (an orthopedic surgeon), have two vivacious toddlers and enjoy being with family, traveling, running/exercising, and exploring food, art, and culture.


  • Medical School: Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
  • Internship: Stony Brook University Hospital, Internal Medicine
  • Dermatology Residency: Northwell Health Department of Dermatology at Hofstra School of Medicine
    • Chief Resident, Northwell Department of Dermatology, July 2016
  • Board Certified: Dermatology
  • Fellowship: ASDS-Accredited Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery Fellowship

Membership in Societies

  • American Academy of Dermatology, July 2014- present
  • American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, April 2019- present
  • American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, 2015-present
  • American Board of Dermatology, September 2017- present
  • Woman’s Dermatologic Society, March 2015- present
  • Skin of Color Society, March 2017- present


  • Rohini Shantharam MD, Kathleen L. Behr MD, Michaela Bell BS, MBA, Alan D. Widgerow, MBBCh, MMed, FCS, FACS, Tiffany Robison, MS, CCRC, A Split Body Evaluation of a Topical Body Product Applied Pre and Post Liposuction with Helium Plasma and Radio Frequency. Submitted for publication
  • Uppal, Pushpinder. Shantharam, Rohini MD. Kaufmann, Tara MD. Elective time during dermatology residency: A survey of residents and program directors. Dermatology Online Journal. Vol 23, Number 12, December 2017
  • Manzano, Giovanna. Shantharam, Rohini MD. Webb, Elke MD. Finelt, Nika MD. Hengel, Kyle MD Hemolacria, Hematochezia and Hematuria in an 11-month-old Boy: Index of Suspicion. Pediatrics in review, August 2018, Vol. 39, No. 8
  • Shantharam, Rohini MD. Alloo, Allireza MD. Berman, Jacob MD.
    • Book Chapter: Vasculitis in Moschella and Hurley’s Dermatology, 4th edition. Edited by Dr. Babar Rao and Dr. Jennifer Tan.
  • Cellura AP, Gallitano SM, McDermott LE, Shantharam R, Finelt N, Chen S. Kikuchi-Fujimoto Disease in a Teenage Boy: a Case Report with Literature Review. Accepted to Cutis
Dr. Rohini Shantharam
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