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Dermatologist Encinitas, CA

North County Dermatology Center

Welcome to Our Practice!

At North County Dermatology Center, our priority is to deliver quality care to informed patients in a comfortable and convenient setting. We are a veteran owned business and proudly accept Veterans Choice. 

We also accept most PPO insurance plans.

Quality Care

When you have skin problems, you need to turn to a dermatologist who listens and responds ... an experienced doctor who knows the field and can effectively diagnose and treat your needs ... a friendly physician who counsels you on the best ways to maintain and improve your health. Our staff meet all these criteria. Plus, you benefit from a dedicated team of trained professionals who give you the individualized attention you deserve.

Informed Patients

North County Dermatology Center believes that informed patients are better prepared to make decisions regarding their health and well being. That is why we've included an extensive section on this web site covering the full array of topics associated with dermatology and diagnoses and skin treatment options such as Mohs micrographic surgery for skin cancer and other skin treatment options for problems such as acne or moles. We encourage you to look through these pages whenever you have an interest or concern about your dermatological needs and care.

Comfortable, Convenient Setting

The best care in the world doesn't mean anything if you can't access it. At North County Dermatology Center, we strive to make our Encinitas office as efficient and convenient as possible. Included in these web pages is information about North County Dermatology Center's office, including our Encinitas location, maps, directions, hours, insurance policies and appointment scheduling.

We hope you find this web site useful and invite you to contact us with your questions at any time.

Meet Our Doctors

  • Dr.
    David Thomas

    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.

  • Dr.
    Margaret Hobson Dupree

    Dr. Hobson Dupree received her undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at Austin in 1988 and joined the US Navy the following year.  


  • "I just discovered this practice and had my first appointment last week. It's great! I was able to get an appointment within a reasonable amount of time, the office is clean and modern, the staff was very friendly and efficient, and most importantly, I really liked the doctor. Highly recommend!"
    Taedra K.
  • "The pleasant greeting came before the entrance door closed! Cheerful and helpful staff eager to make comfortable. Dr. Thomas is a gentle and wonderful doctor...easy to talk to and easy to understand. MY wife and I are extremely pleased every time we pay a visit. A procedure had to be performed; the doctor came in ON HIS DAY OFF due to the seriousness and he arranged staffing. He is my hero. THANKS TO YOU ALL!"
    Alan Z.
  • "As a first time client, everything was great! Dr. Thomas was friendly, professional and put me at ease. The appointment was quick, but not rushed. Even the front office was great - efficient and courteous!"
    Marci K.
  • "Great dermatology clinic. The doctors really listen to your needs. The staff is very helpful and very nice! The office is so clean and neat. I love coming here."
    Felicity C.
  • "Super professional, from the reception to the docs themselves. All star experience here. The office is immaculate, and smells crisp and clean."
    Jules F.
  • "The office is very modern and organized. The staff is efficient and friendly. I waited only about 10 mins for my appointment to begin, and Dr Dupree and her assistant, Shannon, were kind, thorough and willing to discuss my concerns with open minds. I highly recommend this practice. Thank you"
    Robert M.

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Office Hours

Office Hours


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