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Clinical & Surgical Dermatology


The TXID San Antonio Dermatology clinic  provides full clinical and surgical dermatology services for both common and rare skin, hair, and nail diseases.  The Institute of Dermatology is ranked among the top dermatology and skin centers in the San Antonio and Boerne areas based on satisfaction surveys, peer reviewed national organizations and patient reviews. The 2010, 2011 and 2012 Patients Choice Awards, Top San Antonio Doctor Award, the 2011 and 2012 Most Compassionate Doctor Award are among the recent Institute's recognition for excellence in Dermatology and Skin Care in San Antonio and Boerne area.  We strive diligently to ensure your satisfaction, comfort, privacy, and safety.  All treatments are supervised and/or performed by Dr. Ghohestani, who has many years of successful experience in a large variety of procedures.  Many treatment modalities are available for treatment of various skin diseases, and we can recommend the one or two that will best meet your needs.  We’re here to meet your dermatology and skin care needs and to help you achieve the look you desire. Our renowned dermatologist, Dr. Reza F. Ghohestani with advanced degrees in Dermatology and skin pharmacology, and immunobiology serves as director of the clinic.  Dr. Ghohestani spent over 15 years in top Academic Dermatology departments in both the US and France as faculty. He was also head of the Dermatology program at the University of Texas at San Antonio.  Our dermatologists offer expertise in the following areas:



Dermatology Surgery:



  • Removal of Skin Lesions and Skin Tumors using advanced surgical techniques

  • Diagnosis and Treatment of Skin Cancer: Basal cell Carcinoma, Squamous Cell carcinoma, Melanoma

  • Excision of Cysts on back, chest, scalp and other areas

  • Skin Tag Removal with desirable cosmetic results

  • Nail Surgery


Diagnosis and Treatment of various skin disorders:



  • Acne and Rosacea Texas Institute of Dermatology Ezema Treatment Clinic

  • Autoimmune Skin Diseases: Discoid Lupus, Scleroderma, Dermatomyositis

  • Blistering Skin Diseases: Epidermolysis Bullosa, Pemphigus, and Pemphigoid

  • Dermatitis: Allergic Contact Dermatitis, Irritant Dermatitis

  • Eczema and Atopic Dermatitis

  • Fungal Infections, Dermatophytosis, Tinea Corporis, Tinea Pedis,Top Dermatologist San Antonio Boerne Hyperpigmentation

  • Hair Diseases: Alopecia, Male and Female Pattern Hair loss

  • Hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating)

  • Melasma and Skin Hyperpigmentation

  • Nail Diseases

  • Occupational Dermatoses (work-related skin diseases)

  • Pigmented Lesions and Moles (Nevi)Skin Care Center Boerne San Antonio

  • Psoriasis

  • Skin Allergy

  • Skin Cancer

  • Skin Rash

  • Vitiligo and other depigmentation disorders


 

 


 

For an appointment, please call 210-698-6777 or 1-888-884-5557 (Toll-free)



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Why should you choose Texas Institute of Dermatology ?


At the Texas Institute of Dermatology San Antonio Dermatology clinic, we want you to have an excellent outcome and to feel that your needs and concerns have been promptly addressed in a caring and sensitive fashion. We strive diligently to ensure your satisfaction, comfort, privacy, and safety. All treatments are supervised or performed by a dermatologist with many years of successful experience in a large variety of procedures. Many treatment modalities are available, and we can recommend the one or two that will likely meet your needs.  We’re here to meet your skin care needs and help achieve the look you desire. We currently serve communities throughout Bexar and Kendall counties including San Antonio, Boerne, Leon Springs, Ralph Fair Ranch, and Canyon Lake city.  Many of our patients also come from San Marcos, New Braunfels, Kerrville, Austin, Wimberley and Corpus Christi.

AWARDS AND DISTINCTIONS

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!

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A MESSAGE FROM THE DIRECTOR

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.

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PRESS RELEASE

Remember BURNS and ERUPTS when you look out for skin cancer

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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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