Dr. Elaine Harpster, MD

Dr. Elaine Harpster, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 59
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Dr. Elaine Harpster, MD is a dermatologist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 29 years. She graduated from University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in dermatology.

8933 Activity Rd

San Diego, CA 92126

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan
  • Sharp Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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

Fungal Infections
very high
more than 98% of peers
Dermatitis
very high
more than 97% of peers
Tinea Versicolor
very high
more than 85% of peers

Dr. Harpster'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.

1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

32  Conditions Treated

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6  Procedures

  • Acne Surgery
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision 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

  • University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Uc Irvine Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • University Of California Davis
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Harpster has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Harpster's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Harpster to family and friends
2 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Harpster's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Harpster is one of the most caring and thorough dermatologists I have seen. She treated a difficult health problem with the utmost kindness, compassion and professionalism. Her bedside manner is approachable, and she relates to her patients on a very respectful and genuine level. To her, no...more
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