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The Dermatology Institute is ranked among the Top San Antonio and Boerne Dermatology Centers with Focuses on the treatment of Skin, Hair and Nail Diseases

Dr. Ghohestani, our renowned dermatologist at the Texas Institute of Dermatology, and his associates utilize the latest cutting edge technologies in dermatology, laser, and skin surgery combined with detailed attention to patient care.  At the Texas Institute of Dermatology, we want you to have an excellent outcome and feel that your needs and concerns have been promptly addressed in a caring and sensitive fashion.  The Texas Institute of Dermatology is ranked among the top dermatology and skin centers in the San Antonio and Boerne area based on satisfaction surveys, peer reviewed national organizations and patient reviews. The 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 Patients Choice Awards, Top San Antonio Doctor Award, and the 2011, 2012, 2013 Most Compassionate Doctor Award are among the recent Institute's recognition for excellence in Dermatology and Skin Care in San Antonio and Boerne as well as in Laredo and Corpus Christi.  We strive diligently to ensure your satisfaction, comfort, privacy and safety.  All treatments are supervised and/or performed by our top ranked San Antonio Dermatologist, Dr. Ghohestani, who has many years of successful experience in a variety of procedures.  Many treatment modalities are available for the treatment of various skin diseases, and we can recommend those that will best meet your needs.  We are here to meet your dermatology and skin care needs and help you achieve the look you desire.



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Texas Institute of Dermatology's top ranking Dermatologist Received the 2013 Patients' Choice Award, 2013 Compassionate Doctor and the 2013 Talk of the Town Award. You’ve done it again! The people of San Antonio, Boerne, Laredo and the surrounding areas have spoken and the results are in. Thank you to all the wonderful patients and customers who have helped the Texas Institute of Dermatology receive the 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 Patients' Choice Awards for Texas Favorite Physicians, the 2011, 2012, 2013 most compassionate Doctor Award for Dr Ghohestani's outstanding dermatology services, and 2011, 2012 and 2013 Talk of the Town Awards for dermatology and skin care. These awards reflect the difference a particular physician makes in the lives of his/her patients. Of the 850,000 active physicians in the United States, less than 1% were accorded these awards by their patients. Thank you San Antonio, Boerne and South Texas for recognizing our efforts to provide exceptional Dermatology service and patient care. Here’s to you!


Welcome to the Texas Institute of Dermatology, Laser and Cosmetic Surgery website. I hope you will find our site easy to use and informative. Our mission is to serve as a leading center for understanding and treating skin, hair, and nail diseases in South Texas through excellence in patient care, research, and education.


Remember BURNS and ERUPTS when you look out for skin cancer


San Antonio, Texas. Are you interested in learning as how to distinguish between a cancerous and non-canceours skin lesion? Dr. Ghohestani's team at Texas Institute of Dermatology proposes novel mneumonics for early detection of non-melanoma skin cancer namely Basal cell (BCC) and Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC). Basal Cell Carcinoma, the most common cancer, together with Squamous Cell Carcinoma affecting 1 in 5 Americans. In their early stages, both types of skin cancer are easily treated by an office surgery. If neglected, they can cause local disfigurement, damage to nearby tissues, and, in some cases, metastasize to distant organs and become fatal, said Dr. Ghohestani. Because they are easily taken care of early on, it is important to detect these skin cancers at the very early stage. Both patients and physicians should know what signs to look for so that they can detect BCCs and SCCs when they are most easily treatable. Just as with the ABCD of melanoma, the investigators at Texas Institute of Dermatology propose, in an article published in the European Journal of Dermatology, BURNS and ERUPTS as new mnemonics for early detection of SCC and BCC, respectively. read more >>

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