Dr. Stacy Tompkins, MD

Dr. Stacy Tompkins, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Female  ·  
54 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Stacy Tompkins, MD is a dermatologist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 28 years. She specializes in dermatology.Read her story

West Dermatology - La Jolla

9339 Genesee Ave # 350A

San Diego, CA 92121
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 97% of peers
more than 82% of peers
Actinic Keratosis
more than 79% of peers

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Dr. Tompkins' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Tompkins "Dr. Tompkins, a native of San Diego, completed her dermatology training at Cornell-Weill Medical Center in New York. She received instruction at many prestigious hospitals such as the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, the New York Hospital, the Rockefeller Institute, and the Hospital for Special Surgery. She also was elected Chief Resident and assisted in training new students. Dr. Tompkins received her medical degree from the Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, and went on to complete an internship in internal medicine at Charity Hospital. She spent her undergraduate years at Stanford University with a major in Human Biology. Dr. Tompkins came to private practice in 1999 after serving as a dermatology professor at UCSD School of Medicine for five years. During that time, she demonstrated excellence in patient care, teaching and served as the Director of Clinical Dermatology. She has maintained her status as an Assistant Voluntary Clinical Professor of Medicine/Dermatology and continues to teach dermatology residents on a regular basis. Dr. Tompkins is board certified through the American Board of Dermatology. She is an active member of the American Academy of Dermatology, and a fellow of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, and maintains membership with the AMA. In addition, she is a nationally and internationally known lecturer and is published in many of the leading journals of dermatology. Dr. Tompkins and her husband reside in La Jolla with their two young sons. She enjoys music, horseback riding, travel, and is an avid golfer."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Tompkins ""As a native San Diegan and a practicing dermatologist here for over 20 years, I am thrilled to be a part of this new, groundbreaking skin care center. It truly is a unique, state-of-the-art facility staffed by colleagues who are leaders in our field. From our unsurpassed cosmetic team of Dr's Goldman, Butterwick, Fabi and Groff to our advanced clinical research group led by Dr. Douglas Wu to our new general dermatology and skin cancer wing, we can now provide our patients with the most advanced, comprehensive dermatology care available in San Diego, if not the country.""

1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

22  Conditions Treated

18  Procedures

  • Belotero® Injection
  • Botox® Injection
  • Chemical Peel
  • Cosmetic Laser Surgery
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Juvéderm® Voluma® Injection
  • Laser Hair Removal
  • Laser Skin Rejuvenation
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Radiesse® Injections
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Resurfacing
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Venous Sclerotherapy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Ny And Presby Hp Cornell Campus
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Tulane University Hospital And Clis
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tompkins has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Dermatology, Member
  • American Medical Association, Member
  • American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, Fellow

Dr. Tompkins' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tompkins to family and friends
7 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Tompkins' 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 (4)

I developed a problem with angular chelitis at the corner of my mouth, and was referred to Dr. Tompkins. Dr. Tompkins explained why this was happening, prescribed an ointment, and advised me on how to prevent the problem from re-occuring in the future. She was very knowledgeable, professional and...more
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Thank you for the positive feedback! To share your review, please copy your text and click a link below: I have been a patient of Dr Tompkins for over 12 years now. She is amazing! She is the best diagnostician and most thorough dermatologist I have ever been to. I have been previously diagnosed...more
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In my experience she was not "professional", a little rude even, and impatient. This would not have bothered me enough to write any kind of review, but what got me was how rude she was to her assistants. When Dr. Tompkins exited the exam room, followed by her assistant and myself, I watched the...more
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I have been a patient of Dr. Tompkins for over 10 years. I arrived to my most recent appointment 11 minutes late. It was a new location in UTC instead of La Jolla and there was construction going on which made me late. When I arrived I told the front office staff my name and they said "oh you're...more
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