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About Robert A. Dorschner, MD, FAAD

Robert Dorschner, MD, is a board-certified dermatologist who diagnoses and cares for adult general dermatology patients and performs minor surgeries. He treats all medical dermatologic conditions, from skin cancer to rashes, acne and warts.

Dr. Dorschner trains residents and medical students at UC San Diego School of Medicine. He also conducts research on the regulation of inflammation in wounds and factors that control the switch between inflammation and repair. The aim of this research is to help uncover novel therapies for treating or preventing chronic wounds. He also has investigated the innate immune system in skin, elucidating factors important to fighting infection and modulating inflammatory responses.

Dr. Dorschner completed a residency at UC San Diego School of Medicine, where he also earned his medical degree. He is board certified in dermatology.

He is a fellow of American Academy of Dermatology (FAAD), and a member of the Society for Investigative Dermatology and the Wound Healing Society.

In his spare time, Dr. Dorschner stays active through hiking, mountain biking and surfing. He also enjoys camping, fishing and cooking.

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For more information, see Dermatology.

Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
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Medical Degree

  • UC San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, CA

Residency

  • UC San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, CA

Gender

  • Male

Date Joined Staff

  • 2016-07-01

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Dermatology

Conditions and Treatments

  • Medical Dermatology
  • Skin Rashes
  • Acne
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Eczema
  • Melanoma
  • Nail Infection
  • Psoriasis
  • Rash
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Cancer Screening
  • Skin Disorder
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Warts
Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted