Dr. Arisa Ortiz, MD

Dr. Arisa Ortiz, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 39
(29)
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Dr. Arisa Ortiz, MD is a dermatologist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 12 years. She graduated from Albany Med Coll in 2006 and specializes in dermatology.Read her story

8899 University Center Ln

San Diego, CA 92122

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Ortiz performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Rosacea
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more than 71% of peers
Actinic Keratosis
normal
more than 71% of peers
Excision of Skin Lesion
normal
more than 58% of peers

Dr. Ortiz's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Ortiz's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Ortiz "Arisa Ortiz, MD, is a board-certified dermatologist and director of laser and cosmetic dermatology at UC San Diego Health. She specializes in the latest noninvasive procedures, including laser skin resurfacing, dermal filler and toxin injections, body contouring, skin tightening, and the treatment of scars. Dr. Ortiz is a frequent speaker at the American Academy of Dermatology, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, and currently serves as chair of a national aesthetic meeting. She was a guest editor for Journal of Lasers in Surgery and Medicine and serves as a reviewer for Dermatologic Surgery Journal. In addition, she has published over 30 original medical articles and chapters on new innovations in cutaneous laser surgery. She completed a laser and cosmetic dermatology fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School and Wellman Center for Photomedicine. She acquired additional fellowship training in Mohs micrographic surgery at UC San Diego. She completed her dermatology residency at UC Irvine and the Beckman Laser Institute. Dr. Ortiz earned her medical degree from Albany Medical College in New York and is board-certified in dermatology. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology (FAAD). Dr. Ortiz has received many honors and awards including the 2014 Doctor’s Choice Award in dermatology for La Jolla."
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1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

37  Conditions Treated

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5  Procedures

  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Albany Med Coll
    Medical School | Graduated 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ortiz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ortiz's Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ortiz to family and friends
29 total reviews (18 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (29)

  • 5
    (20)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Ortiz's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (18)

I agree with so many that Dr. Ortiz thinks she is way above us peasants. I was treated with such a rude, unprofessional, condescending and flippant attitude. Because I did not arrive an hour early , which I had not been told to - she did a 1 1/2 hour treatment in half an hour. I had 2 PDT...more
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Not helpful and over priced!!! The point of consultation is not to simply repeat what is on the brochure! I was charged significantly for less than 10 minutes of worthless cunsulation.
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Compassionate, hardworking and very good at what she does.
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I could not be happier with the treatment that I received by Dr. Ortiz and her staff. I went in for dark spots on my face and left three treatments later with none. Dr. Ortiz used a new technology which was painless, quick and absolutely no down time. She was thorough in her explanation of the...more
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Dr. Ortiz was very knowledgeable about my cosmetic questions and helpful about my daily skin care regimen. She was very honest about each procedure we discussed and what type of results and downtime I should expect. Her treatment of my frown lines was wonderful and very natural looking. I am just...more
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