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Specializes in Dermatology • Female • Age 56

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Dr. Harpster:

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Dr. Harpster's Experience

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Dr. Harpster's Specialties

  • Dermatology

Procedures Dr. Harpster Performs

  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Malignant Skin Lesion

Conditions Dr. Harpster Treats

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Sharp Memorial Hospital
7901 Frost St
San Diego, CA 92123

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Harpster

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
SHARP REES-STEELY MEDICAL GROUP
SHARP REES-STEELY MEDICAL GROUP
8933 Activity Rd
San Diego, CA 92126
Sharpe Reis Stealy Dermatology
Sharpe Reis Stealy Dermatology
8933 Activity Rd
San Diego, CA 92126
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    Dr. Harpster's Experience

    Specialties

    • Dermatology

    Board Certifications

    • Dermatology
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    • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
    • Excision of Malignant Skin Lesion
    2
    • Actinic Keratosis
    • Basal Cell Carcinoma
    • Benign Skin Lesion
    • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
    • Cold Sore
    • Dermatitis
    • Dry Skin
    • Herpes Simplex Infection
    • Seborrheic Dermatitis
    • Seborrheic Keratosis
    • Skin Cancer
    • Skin Discoloration
    • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
    • Warts
    3

    Background Check for Dr. Harpster

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
    4

    Awards & Recognitions

    5

    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1985

    Internship Hospital

    Uc Irvine Med Center
    Complete in 1986

    Residency Hospital

    University Of California Davis
    Complete in 1989
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Harpster & Staff

    • English
    • French
    • Spanish
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    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Harpster's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at Sharp Memorial Hospital where Dr. Harpster has admitting privileges:

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Harpster

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    Likelihood to Recommend

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    • 3 Star Ratings
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    5 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Harpster to family and friends

    5 out of 5

    3 responses

    Dr. Harpster's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4 out of 5

    3 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.3 out of 5

    3 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    5 out of 5

    3 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    3 responses

    Experience with Dr. Harpster

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    5 out of 5

    3 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    5 out of 5

    3 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    5 out of 5

    3 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    5 out of 5

    3 responses

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Harpster accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

    A
    SHARP REES-STEELY MEDICAL GROUP
    8933 Activity Rd
    San Diego, CA 92126
    (858) 499-2600 (Office)
    B
    Sharpe Reis Stealy Dermatology
    8933 Activity Rd
    San Diego, CA 92126
    (858) 653-6175 (Office)
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