Dr. Meghan Hession, MD

DermatologyFemaleAge 38

Dr. Meghan Hession, MD is a Dermatologist in San Mateo, CA. 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.

Dr. Hession

Allura Skin Laser Center

280 Baldwin Ave San Mateo, CA 94401
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well
    Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth
    This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Practices at Top Hospital
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No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Hession's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Acne
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hession treats Acne more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Hession treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Hair Loss
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hession treats Hair Loss more than 98% of her peers

Dr. Hession treats this condition more than 98% of her peers

Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hession treats Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema) more than 97% of her peers

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

Dr. Hession's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acanthosis Nigricans
  • Acne
  • Acne Surgery
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Boil
  • Botox® Injection
  • Bowenoid Papulosis
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Cellulitis
  • Chemical Peel
  • Cold Sore
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • Cosmetic Laser Surgery
  • Cryotherapy for Warts
  • Dermal Filler
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Dermatitis Due to Food
  • Dermatology Procedure
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Penile Lesion
  • Dry Skin
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Cosmetics
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Metals
  • Erythema Multiforme
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Excision
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Cyst
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Folliculitis
  • Fraxel Laser Treatment
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Genital Warts
  • Granuloma of Skin
  • Hair Loss
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hives
  • Impetigo
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • Keloid Scar
  • Lichen Planus
  • Lipomas
  • Melanoma
  • Microneedling
  • Mole Removal
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Molluscum Contagiosum Infection
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Parapsoriasis
  • Patch Testing
  • Pemphigoid
  • Photorejuvenation
  • Pilonidal Cyst
  • Pityriasis Rosea
  • Plantar Wart
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Psoriasis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Rash
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Scabies
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Shingles
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Skin Lesion Biopsy
  • Skin Procedures
  • Skin Resurfacing
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Spider Veins
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Sunburn
  • Telogen Effluvium
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Varicose Veins
  • Warts

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(650) 344-1121

Dr. Hession accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Anthem
Advantage-CA PPO
Balanced (Prudent Buyer)-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Individual-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Large Group-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Small Group-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Student Health-CA PPO
Bronze (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Bronze w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Dignity Health EPO / PPO-CA
Dignity Health PHC EPO & HDP/HSA-CA
Dignity Health Ventura EPO/PPO-CA
EPO-CA
Gold (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold Advantage-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Lumenos Plans-CA PPO
Major Risk Medical Insurance Program (MRMIP) - Prudent Buyer-CA PPO
MemorialCare Custom-CA PPO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
PERS Choice / PERSCare Providers-CA PPO
Platinum (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Advantage-CA PPO
Silver EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Silver EPO w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Tenet Network-CA PPO
Traditional
Traditional PPO
UC Care-CA PPO
UC CORE-CA PPO
UC Health Savings Plan-CA
UC High Option Supplement to Medicare-CA
UC Medicare with Prescription Drugs-CA PPO
UC Medicare without Prescription Drugs-CA PPO
UC Resident and Fellows-CA PPO
UCSHIP-CA PPO
Anthem Blue Cross
Blue Cross Blue Shield
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Medicare

Dr. Hession's Reviews

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5.0

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What went well
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  • Explained conditions well (3)
  • Office environment (3)
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    First visit with Dr. Hession. She didn’t keep me waiting, was direct and thorough. Also clear about next steps to confirm my diagnosis after test results come back. So far, so good!
    What went well
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Wait times
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
    What could be improved
    No results
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    Rich G. – Jan 28, 2021
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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
    What went well
    No results
    What could be improved
    No results
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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.
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Wait times
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
    What could be improved
    No results
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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.
    What went well
    No results
    What could be improved
    No results
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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.
    What went well
    No results
    What could be improved
    No results
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    Lori B in San Mateo – Aug 23, 2016
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    About Me

    Care Philosophy

    Dr. Hession believes strongly in empowering her patients with the knowledge they need to maintain a healthy, youthful appearance for their busy lifestyles.

    Biography

    Meghan Hession, MD is a board certified dermatologist at Arya Derm in San Francisco. Dr. Hession is well-versed in medical and cosmetic dermatology. Originally...Read more

    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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    Awards

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Does Dr. Meghan Hession, MD offer telehealth services?

    Dr. Hession has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

    Is Dr. Meghan Hession, MD accepting new patients?

    Dr. Meghan Hession, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Hession's profile to make an appointment.

    Does Dr. Meghan Hession, MD accept my insurance?

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    What are Dr. Meghan Hession, MD's top areas of care?

    Dr. Hession frequently treats Acne, Hair Loss, and Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema). See all procedures and conditions Dr. Hession treats.

    Where is Dr. Meghan Hession, MD's office located?

    Dr. Hession's office is located at 280 Baldwin Ave, San Mateo, CA 94401. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

    How can I make an appointment with Dr. Meghan Hession, MD?

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    Locations

    Allura Skin Laser Center

    Allura Skin & Laser Center Inc280 Baldwin Ave San Mateo, CA 94401
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    Affiliated Hospitals

    Dr. Hession is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

    Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

    California Pacific Medical Center - Van Ness Campus

    San Francisco, CA

    73% Patient Experience Rating, 4% higher than the national average

    11 Awards Received

    Mills Health Center

    San Mateo, CA

    20 Awards Received

    Award Highlight: America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019)

    Mills-Peninsula Medical Center

    Burlingame, CA

    81% Patient Experience Rating, 12% higher than the national average

    23 Awards Received

    Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019)