Meet Our Doctors
Dermatology Staff at North County Dermatology Center
The brief descriptions below are designed to familiarize you with our staff's training, professional credentials and work experience.
David Thomas, M.D.
Board certified in Dermatology
Dr. Thomas is a board certified dermatologist practicing in North County for over 21 years. Originally from the San Francisco Bay Area, Dr. Thomas graduated from The University of California, Berkeley in 1978. He attended medical school back East at The Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda Maryland graduating in 1985. He completed internship at Naval Hospital San Diego in 1986 and graduated from the Naval Aerospace Medical Institute as a Navy flight surgeon in 1987. Dr. Thomas attended The University of California, San Francisco for dermatology residency where he served as Chief resident in 1994. Following that he served 11 years at Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton where he was Chief of the Medical Staff and Director for Medical Services. Dr. Thomas' professional interests include MOHS micrographic surgery, skin cancer, moles, acne, eczema, psoriasis, Botox and fillers. Dr. Thomas is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and past president of the San Diego Society for Dermatologic surgery.
Margaret Hobson Dupree, M.D.
Board certified in Dermatology
Dr. Hobson Dupree received her undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at Austin in 1988 and joined the US Navy the following year. After completing a tour of duty at the National Naval Medical Center and a deployment to the Persian Gulf, she attended and received her medical degree from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences at Bethesda, Maryland where she graduated with honors and was awarded the Navy Surgeon General Award. She completed internship at the National Naval Medical Center before serving as a Naval Flight Surgeon for 3 years at Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Miramar then completing Dermatology residency at Naval Medical Center San Diego.
Board certified by the American Board of Dermatology since 2002, she served as Head of the Dermatology Division at Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton and MCAS Miramar. After leaving active duty in 2006, she was a Dermatologist at Scripps Clinic Medical Group, Nova Medical Group and Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group before moving back to North San Diego County to start North County Dermatology Center with Dr. David Thomas.
Dr. Hobson Dupree is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, San Diego Dermatologic Society, and San Diego Society for Dermatological Surgery. She has a been a speaker at several national meetings, given many dermatology lectures and has been published in a number of professional journals. She was selected as a Top Doctor in Dermatology (Northern Virginia) and Consumers Checkbook Top Doctor (Washington DC) in 2015. Her scope of practice includes medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology. She speaks Japanese fluently.
Dr. Hobson Dupree believes in providing compassionate, state-of-the-art dermatologic care to patients of all ages.