Dr. Emily Fridlington, MD

Dr. Emily Fridlington, MD

Dermatology  |  
Female  |  
Age 39
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Dr. Emily Fridlington, MD is a dermatology doctor who practices in San Antonio, TX. She is 39 years old and has been practicing for 8 years.Read her story

414 W Sunset Rd Ste 210

San Antonio, TX 78209

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Golden Rule
  • Health Net
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very high
more than 95% of peers
Skin Infections
very high
more than 94% of peers
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Dr. Fridlington's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Fridlington "Education2007-2010 - University of Iowa; Iowa City, IADermatology Residency 2006-2007 - University of Texas Medical Branch; Austin, TexasInternal Medicine Internship 2002-2006 - University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, School of Medicine;Galveston, TexasDoctor of Medicine, Highest Honors magna cum laude, Dermatology1997-2001 - Truman State University; Kirksville, MOBachelor of Science, Exercise Science, summa cum laudeMinor, BiologyHonors Graduate Division of Human Potential and PerformanceProfessional ExperienceAug 2012 - Alamo Heights Dermatology, PLLC, San Antonio, TxPhysician April 2010 - University of Iowa; Iowa City, IAClinical Assistant Professor Department of DermatologyMarch 2010 - Rossiter and DeMay Dermatologists LLP; Sioux City, IALocum Tenens Jul-Aug 2009 - Botswana-UPENN Partnership; Princess Marina Hospital, Gaborone, BotswanaInternational Dermatology Elective 2008-2010 - Veterans Affairs Outpatient Clinics, Central Iowa; Knoxville and Des Moines, IADermatology MoonlightingResearch, Publications, and PresentationsAvailable upon request Honors and Awards 2011 - Oustanding Educator HonoreeUniversity of Iowa Medical Education School 2009 - Resident Teaching AwardUniversity of Iowa Department of Dermatology 2008 - Society for Investigative Dermatology Retreat for Future Academicians 2006 - Edgar B. Smith Endowed Scholarship in Dermatology Awarded for research in Dermatology 2006 - AMWA Glasgow-Rubin Achievement CitationPresented to outstanding female medical students 2005 - Junior Alpha Omega Alpha Texas Alpha ChapterGalveston, TX 2005 - Gold Humanism Honor Society, John P. McGovern ChapterGalveston, TX 2003, 2005 - Arthur V. Simmang ScholarshipCompetitive Academic Scholarship 2004 - Robert Trieff, MD Memorial EndowmentCompetitive Academic Scholarship 2003 - McGraw-Hill Lange Medical Award for Academic Excellence 2002-2006 - Esther Browne Trust Scholarship Competitive academic scholarship for students in the medical field 1999 - Phi Kappa Phi Honor SocietyKirksville, MO 1997-2001 - Dean's ListTruman State University, Kirksville, MOProfessional Affiliations 2007-present Fellow American Academy of Dermatology2010-present Women's Dermatologic Society2010-present American Society for Dermatologic Surgery2007-present Iowa Dermatologic Society2002-present American Medical AssociationLicensure/CertificationApril 2, 2012 Texas Medical License P2644May 6, 2008 Iowa Medical License 377822010 American Board of Dermatology-first attempt 2004-2007 USMLE Steps 1, 2, Clinical Skills, 3-first attemptsInterests Travel, international and local Fitness, crossfit, swimming, running, cycling, triathlons, road races Family, spending time with my husband and 2 German Short Haired Pointers"


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Fridlington "Alamo Heights Dermatology is committed to providing excellent dermatological skin care for our patients. We are a full-service dermatology clinic, which includes managing medical skin care problems such as eczema, psoriasis, and skin cancer in our San Antonio office. Additionally, we perform surgical procedures for removal of skin cancers or benign growths. Alamo Heights Dermatology also offers cosmetic dermatology services such as injecting Botox and fillers, performing chemical peels, and a wide variety of physician-grade skin products."


  • Dermatology

Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

Conditions Treated

  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergies
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Boil
  • Cancer
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Cellulitis
  • Cold Sore
  • Dermatitis
  • Dry Skin
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Folliculitis
  • Genital Warts
  • Hair Loss
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hives
  • Impetigo
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Keloid Scar
  • Lichen Planus
  • Melanoma
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Pemphigoid
  • Plantar Wart
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Psoriasis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Scabies
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Shingles
  • Skin Allergy
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Diseases
  • Skin Infections
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Varicose Veins
  • Warts


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  • Acne Surgery
  • Chemical Peel
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Penile Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Tag Removal

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.


  • Truman Med Ctr-W
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2001
  • University Of Texas At Galveston / Medical Branch
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • University Of Texas Medical Branch
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • University Of Iowa
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fridlington has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fridlington's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fridlington to family and friends
based on 21 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

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  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Fridlington's Performance

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Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes
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Patient Comments (5)

in Sinton, TX |
The best dermatologist, she listens to you, is compassionate, just a great Dr. We travel 2 1/2 hrs. for our appointments.
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in San Antonio, TX |
She is undoubtedly one of the best doctors I've ever had. I love the fact that I can get in and out within my lunch hour without feeling like I'm being rushed. She's very attentive and caring and listens to your concerns.
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San Antonio, TX |
Very good experience. Great staff. Dr. Fridlington is very knowledgeable, friendly and takes the time to understand why you are there, as well as, to explain diagnosis. Recommend to anyone.
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in San Antonio, TX |
I am an older person that isn't to easy to please. With my skin condition I had to see a dermatologist and Dr. Fridlington was recommend by a friend. The staff at her office is as efficient as I have seen . These people are very good at there job a rarity today. The doctor was very open and made...more
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San Antonio, TX |
I've just moved to San Antonio and needed a Dermatologist. I looked up reviews and Dr. Fridlington received excellent ratings. I found her to be an outstanding physician....excellent communicator, patient-centered focus, up-to-date with research, and never keeps you waiting. Moreover, the staff is...more
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Dr. Fridlington accepts 14 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Golden Rule
  • Health Net
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • Meritain Health
  • Principal Life
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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