Dr. Meghan Hession, MD

Dermatology •  Female • Age 38
  
Dr. Hession
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Arya Derm

459 Geary St San Francisco, CA 94102

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Dr. Meghan Hession, MD is a Dermatologist in San Francisco, CA. Dr. Hession has more experience with Cosmetic Dermatology, Mohs Surgery, and Dermatologic Care than other specialists in her area. She is affiliated with medical facilities such as California Pacific Medical Center - Van Ness Campus and Mills Health Center. She is accepting new patients and has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Hession to book an appointment.


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Dr. Hession is very down to earth, personable and professional and her product recommendations have always been very helpful. She also took excellent care of my daughter who was dealing with skin infections due to MRSA
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Cynthia – Jun 27, 2020
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This was my second visit with Dr. Hession and both times I found her to be thoughtful and intelligent...definitely recommend.
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Kathryn – Jun 26, 2020
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Dr. Hession was very thorough and explained everything to me. She quickly biopsied a mole on my leg and I was in and out of the office quickly.
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May 15, 2020
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Highly recommend Dr. Hession! Young, vibrant, energetic, professional and knows her stuff. She cares about you as a patient and listens to what you have to say. Very thorough. Would highly recommend her and will continue to see Dr. Hession.
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Dr. Hession believes strongly in empowering her patients with the knowledge they need to maintain a healthy, youthful appearance for their busy lifestyles.

Specialties

  • Dermatology
  • Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery
  • Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Cosmetic Medicine
  • Dermatologic Surgery
  • Occupational Skin Diseases
  • Pediatric Dermatology
  • Procedural Dermatology
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Board Certifications

Education

Boston Medical Center
Residency Hospital
Boston University School Of Medicine
Residency Hospital
Boston Medical Center
Internship Hospital
University of Virginia
Undergraduate School

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Dr. Hession accepts the following insurance:

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Advantage-CA PPO
Balanced (Prudent Buyer)-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Individual-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Large Group-CA PPO
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Practice Areas

Cosmetic Dermatology

Cosmetic dermatologists diagnose and treat condition of the skin that affect appearance, such as age spots, wrinkles, unwanted hair, and acne scars.Compare with other Cosmetic Dermatology specialists.

Typically treats 65% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 6 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Hair Loss
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hession treats Hair Loss more than 89% of their peers

Dr. Hession treats this condition more than 89% of their peers

Skin Discoloration
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hession treats Skin Discoloration more than 78% of their peers

Dr. Hession treats this condition more than 78% of their peers

Telogen Effluvium
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hession treats Telogen Effluvium more than 83% of their peers

Dr. Hession treats this condition more than 83% of their peers

Mohs Surgery

Mohs surgery is a procedure that treats some types of skin cancer by removing a precise amount of tissue in order to remove cancer cells while sparing as much healthy tissue as possible.Compare with other Mohs Surgery specialists.

Typically treats 54% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hession performs Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer more than 54% of their peers

Dr. Hession performs this procedure more than 54% of their peers

Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hession performs Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion more than 54% of their peers

Dr. Hession performs this procedure more than 54% of their peers

Dermatologic Care

Dermatologists diagnose, treat and screen for conditions affecting the skin, including skin cancer, psoriasis, eczema, acne, rosacea, and hair loss.Compare with other Dermatologic Care specialists.

Typically treats 67% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 15 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Dermatitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hession treats Dermatitis more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Hession treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

Rosacea
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hession treats Rosacea more than 88% of their peers

Dr. Hession treats this condition more than 88% of their peers

Hives
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hession treats Hives more than 81% of their peers

Dr. Hession treats this condition more than 81% of their peers

Dermatologic Oncology

Oncologists diagnose and treat cancers of the skin, including melanoma, basal cell carcinoma, and squamous cell carcinoma.Compare with other Dermatologic Oncology specialists.

Typically treats 52% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 7 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Actinic Keratosis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hession treats Actinic Keratosis more than 72% of their peers

Dr. Hession treats this condition more than 72% of their peers

Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hession treats Carcinoma in Situ of Skin more than 58% of their peers

Dr. Hession treats this condition more than 58% of their peers

Excision of Skin Lesion
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hession performs Excision of Skin Lesion more than 57% of their peers

Dr. Hession performs this procedure more than 57% of their peers

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Dr. Hession's conditions and procedures:

  • Acne
  • Acne Surgery
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Boil
  • Botox® Injection
  • Cancer
  • Canker Sore
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Cellulitis
  • Chemical Peel
  • Cosmetic Laser Surgery
  • Cryotherapy for Warts
  • Dermal Filler
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatology Procedure
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Cyst
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fraxel Laser Treatment
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Hair Loss
  • Hives
  • Intertrigo
  • Lichen Planus
  • Lipomas
  • Microneedling
  • Mole Removal
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Patch Testing
  • Pemphigoid
  • Photorejuvenation
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Psoriasis
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Skin Lesion Biopsy
  • Skin Procedures
  • Skin Resurfacing
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Telogen Effluvium
  • Ulcer
  • Varicose Veins
  • Warts

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Arya Derm

Arya Derm459 Geary St San Francisco, CA 94102
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    • Mon: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Sun: 8:30am - 5:00pm
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Affiliated Hospitals

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California Pacific Medical Center - Van Ness Campus

San Francisco, CA

61% Patient experience rating, 8% lower than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018)

Mills Health Center

San Mateo, CA
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Mills-Peninsula Medical Center

Burlingame, CA

80% Patient experience rating, 11% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)