Edgar S. Macias, MD
Dr. Macias graduated cum laude from the University of Southern California with an honours degree in Psychobiology. He earned his medical doctorate from Harvard Medical School and received surgical training during his internship in general surgery at the University of California San Francisco. He completed his training in medical and cosmetic dermatology in New York City. During his medical education, Dr. Macias developed a fascination with the science and art of dermatology. Realizing that no specialty offered a greater variety of patients or interesting cases, he was inspired to become a dermatologist and run his own private practice.
Establishing a trusting relationship with his patients is a vital part of Dr. Macias’ philosophy. His ability to address every patient’s skin concerns with sensitivity and empathy, along with his expert knowledge, has nurtured a bounty of referrals from his patients and physician colleagues alike. Dr. Macias’ practice serves a diverse set of patients representing a broad spectrum of skin disorders. His treatment regimens are constantly evolving to reflect the newest advances in the areas of general, surgical and cosmetic dermatology.
Throughout his medical training, Dr. Macias has been actively involved in teaching and writing on various topics pertaining to medical dermatology; he recently authored a lead article on “Superantigens in Dermatology,” which graced the cover of the March 2011 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.
Dr. Macias is Board Certified by the American Board of Dermatology. He is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology and is on staff at the local hospital. He is licensed in California and is fluent in Spanish.