Dr. Nicole Owens, MD

Dr. Nicole Owens, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 51
Dr. Nicole Owens, MD is a dermatologist in San Antonio, TX and has been practicing for 14 years. She graduated from Uniformed Services University of The Health Sciences in 1992 and specializes in dermatology.Read her story

2520 Broadway St Ste 202

San Antonio, TX 78215

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Oscar Insurance Corporation
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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

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Dr. Owens' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Owens "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."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Owens "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. "

1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

54  Conditions Treated


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37  Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Biopsy
  • Botox® Injection
  • Chemical Peel
  • Cryosurgery for Skin Lesions
  • Dermal Filler
  • 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
  • Hair Removal
  • Intense Pulse Light
  • Kybella Treatment for Submental Fat
  • Laser Treatment of Varicose Veins
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Mole Removal
  • Narrow Band UVB Light for Psoriasis
  • Narrow Band UVB Light for Vitiligo
  • Non-Ablative Laser Skin Rejuvenation
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Non-Surgical Treatment of Hemorrhoids
  • Patch Testing
  • Photorejuvenation
  • Phototherapy
  • Pulsed Dye Laser Treatment
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Surgery
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Venous Sclerotherapy
  • Vulvar Biopsy
  • Wart Removal


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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.


  • Duke University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1988
  • Uniformed Services University of The Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Walter Reed Army Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Johns Hopkins University / School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Walter Reed Army Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Owens has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Owens' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Owens to family and friends
13 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

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Dr. Owens' 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 (10)

Over the years I have played golf and been active outside, there has occasionally been a scare regarding potential skin cancers. Each time I have come to Dr. Owens for help, she has been very responsive and informative. She has also always been reassuring about what could be done. Thus far, I...more
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Dr. Owens was awesome. She never made me feel embarrassed. She explained everything so I could understand.
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Dr. Owens is like the doctors I believe were around when my parents were young. She walked me through two years of on and off actinic keratosis and NMSCC treatments and, while I respected her time and came prepared to our appointments, displayed unbridled patience with me. I have a lot of respect...more
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Have used Dr. Owens for a number of years. She is professional, friendly, concerned, and conservative. If she notices a possible problem, she will not wait and watch but take action immediately. This attribute saved my life. I would definitely recommend Dr. Owens as a dermatologist.
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Dr. Owens has treated all of my children , my husband and myself. She has always been very patient with my children and takes her time to explain. Her staff is helpfully and freindly.
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