We strive to give each patient what they need to improve their skin disease or condition. We try to form a relationship with each patient and provide whatever is needed. We believe in listening to our patients and providing individualized care. We focus on the needs of our patients and do not try to sell unnecessary treatments or products.
Dr. Owens is a retired Army colonel and the former director of Air Force and Army dermatology training here in San Antonio. In 1995, she completed an Internal Medicine residency at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C. then practiced as an internal medicine physician in the Army for six years. In 2004, she completed a three-year residency program in dermatology at Johns Hopkins University Medical Center in Baltimore, MD. Following her dermatology residency, she returned to the Army where she practiced dermatology and taught 21 Army and Air Force dermatology resident physicians per year until her military retirement in September of 2012. While at Brooke Army Medical Center, Dr. Owens served as the residency program director, clinic chief, director of the phototherapy unit and patch/skin allergy testing clinic. During the height of the Iraq War, she served in Baghdad as the sole dermatologist and Army dermatology consultant in Iraq and Afghanistan. She is currently one of eight dermatologists selected nationwide to serve on the American College of Graduate Medical Education's accreditation body for national dermatology residency training programs and was selected in 2012 to be the chair of the national committee for a three-year term. She was selected as one of America's top dermatologists each year from 2011-2014.
Dr. Owens has extensive experience managing skin cancer patients and patients with complex and difficult to treat skin, hair and nail disorders. She also has years of experience enhancing people's appearance through the use of skin care products, chemical peels, laser therapy and botulinum toxin. Whatever your skin, hair or nail need, Dr. Owens is ready to assist you and provide you with the quality, personalized care you deserve.