Dr. Mark Gaughan, MD

Dr. Mark Gaughan, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Male  ·  
54 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Mark Gaughan, MD is a dermatologist in Durango, CO and has been practicing for 17 years. He specializes in dermatology, dermatologic surgery, and more.Read his story

Durango Dermatology

523 S Camino Del Rio Ste B

Durango, CO 81303
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • Presbyterian Health Plan
  • Tricare

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Top Care Areas

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

very high
more than 99% of peers
Cold Sore
very high
more than 98% of peers
Skin Infections
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Gaughan'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. Gaughan's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Gaughan "Dr. Mark Gaughan is a Dermatologist serving the Durango area for more than 15 years. Dr. Gaughan is experienced in Spider Veins, Laser Hair Removal and Laser Tattoo Removal. He is a professional member of the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Society of Mohs Surgery and the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery. PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION American Academy of Dermatology American Society of Mohs Surgery American Society of Dermatologic Surgery American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery American Medical Society Colorado Medical Society Colorado Dermatology Society New Mexico Dermatology Society PROCEDURES & TREATMENTS OFFERED BY Dr. Gaughan Laser Resurfacing Dermapen® IPL® (Intense Pulsed Light) V-Beam® CoolTouch Laser Spider Veins Laser Hair Removal Laser Tattoo Removal Chemical Peels CoolSculpting SculpSure FORMS OF PAYMENT We accept checks, cash or credit cards. We also offer a flexible payment plan. Please see our Financial Coordinator for details. INSURANCES ACCEPTED We accept most traditional insurance plans. Please contact our office to verify acceptance of your plan. WEBSITE durangodermatologycom "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Gaughan "At Durango Dermatology, our priority is to deliver quality care in a comfortable and convenient setting.

Our Board Certified Dermatologists provide the highest standard of treatment by offering a full spectrum of skin care needs from diagnosis to treatment. In addition, Durango Dermatology has been offering skin care laser services since 1984.These include laser resurfacing, IPL, V-beam, and laser hair removal, just to name a few. Other services include Botox, CoolSculpting, SculpSure, and many more."

4  Specialties

  • Dermatology
  • Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Dermatologic Surgery
  • Mohs Micrographic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

46  Conditions Treated

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16  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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.


  • University of New Mexico - BS in Biology
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • Univ Of Nm Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • University of New Mexico School of Medicine - M.D.
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Internship - Internal Medicine - University of New Mexico School of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • University of New Mexico / Main Campus
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gaughan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gaughan's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gaughan to family and friends
27 total reviews (15 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

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Dr. Gaughan's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (15)

Was scheduled for Moh's surgery on a squamous cell smaller than my little fingernail. (The point of Moh's is to remove as little tissue as possible by using onsite microscopic examination.) Nurse told me the tissue that was removed was about the size of a quarter, and the wound verifies that. I...more
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He is so amicable and so honest. I appreciate his honesty. After 5 skin grafts, I totally trust him.
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He is such a wonderful Doctor.
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I have been a patient at this office for several years and I am always very happy with the service from the front to the back. Every clinician that I have had so far has been great! Today I saw Robyn and she was awesome and I am very happy with the results !
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