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Dr. Erick A. Mafong, MD

Dermatologist

Professional statement

Erick Mafong, M.D., is a Board Certified dermatologist. A native San Diegan, he received his medical degree from the University of California, San Diego and attended college at the University of California, Los Angeles. Dr. Mafong completed residency training at the New York University Medical Center, where he served as chief resident. He continued with fellowship training in Laser Surgery and Mohs micrographic surgery at the Laser & Skin Surgery Center of New York, learning from some of the most renowned experts in the field. Dr. Mafong is currently Associate Clinical Professor of Dermatology/Medicine at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and a staff physician at the Veterans Administration Hospital of San Diego. He maintains a busy academic and professional schedule teaching and has authored numerous medical articles, lectures and book chapters. He enjoys speaking at both local and national conferences, as well as actively participating in laser and dermatologic research. Dr. Mafong is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, the American College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology (ACMMSCO), and the American Society of Dermatologic Surgeons. Dr. Mafong’s areas of expertise include Mohs micrographic surgery, Dermatologic, Laser and Cosmetic surgery. Dr. Mafong is fluent in Spanish.

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Specialties

  • Dermatologist

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Board certifications

  • American Board of Dermatology

Education and training

  • Laser & Skin Surgery Center of New York, Fellowship in Laser Surgery and Mohs Micrographic Surgery
  • Medical School - University of California, San Diego
  • New York University Langone Medical Center (Residency)

Professional memberships

  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • American College of Mohs Surgery

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1033113725

Office locations

Dermatology & Laser Center of San Diego

4060 Fourth Ave, Suite 209

San Diego, CA 92103

Dermatology & Laser Center of San Diego

319 F Street, Suite 102

Chula Vista, CA 91910

Dermatology & Laser Center of San Diego

6475 Alvarado Rd, Suite 222

San Diego, CA 92120

Dermatology & Laser Center of San Diego

6386 Alvarado Court, Suite 205

San Diego, CA 92120

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Over all I am satisfied and I will recommend him to my friends and family. I am out of the clinic in no time and happy with the result.Thanks to ZocDoc I am able to find good provider. I can madethe appointment online. No hazzle. The provider schedule is available choose from and I choose the time that I am available and I do not have to talk to anybody and that save me time.
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Doctor Mafong is a professional who treated me with respect. My wait time was short, and the treatment was given with apparent knowledge and understanding of the problem.
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Dr. Mafong is awesome! Hes taken great care of me since I moved to southern cali. He's very knowledgeable on my condition and understands the struggles with it.
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Great visit. Dr. Mafong listened to my problems and was able to resolve all my needs immediately. He is very knowledgeable and has excellent people skills. I'm very comfortable talking to Dr. Mafong. He made me feel that my needs were important and he showed an interest in my health.
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Caring and knowledgeable.
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We liked Dr. Mafong. He was very nice and patience, answered all my questions. Can not say the same about his staff at the desk. We waited 5 minutes before they acknowledge us waiting at the desk
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once we got in it didn't take very long and we was very professional In
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Dr. Mafong was professional, efficient and personable. For a minor procedure, I was in and out in a short time, no waiting in the waiting room or examining room and all went smoothly. Exactly what I was hoping for and exactly what my experience was.
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Super nice doctor, answered all my questions. I would not hesitate to recommend him.
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nice and friendly.
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DR.MAFONG was quick and smart,treatment was given without delay
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Very helpful! Going back for a follow up!
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Dr. Mafong had a positive disposition and took the time to thoroughly explain his diagnosis and the options available.
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He is knowlegable and carring doctor
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