Dr. Stephen Hemperly, DO

Dr. Stephen Hemperly, DO

Dermatology  ·  

Accepting new patients

Dr. Stephen Hemperly, DO is a dermatologist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 2 years. He specializes in dermatology.Read his story

West Dermatology - Hillcrest

4060 4th Ave Ste 415

San Diego, CA 92103
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Care 1st Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • Networks By Design
  • Provider Select, Inc.
  • Three Rivers Provider Network
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Hemperly performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Acne Surgery
more than 66% of peers
more than 58% of peers
Burn Injuries
more than 36% of peers

Dr. Hemperly's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Hemperly's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Hemperly "Dr. Hemperly is a board-certified dermatologist who treats a wide range of dermatologic conditions with a focus on the diagnosis and surgical treatment of skin cancer. He is trained in dermoscopy and has a special interest in minimally invasive cosmetic treatments including Botox, dermalfillers, and laser treatments. Dr. Hemperly is a member of American Osteopathic Association, American Osteopathic Academy of Dermatology, American Academy of Dermatology, and American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. When Dr. Hemperly is not treating patients, he enjoys playing acoustic blues guitar, playing racquetball, and hiking with his wife and their dog in beautiful Southern California. He moved to San Diego in 2016 to join West Dermatology and is currently accepting new patients into his practice."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hemperly "Dr. Hemperly's examinations are both thorough and professional, allowing patients to feel comfortable and confident in his care. He has a warm bedside manner and invites patients to be active participants in their own health and medical decisions."

1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Dermatology*

41  Conditions Treated


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21  Procedures

  • Acne Surgery
  • Biopsy
  • Botox® Injection
  • Collagen Injection
  • Dermal Filler
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Juvéderm® Injection
  • Juvéderm® Voluma® Injection
  • Kybella Treatment for Submental Fat
  • Lip Augmentation
  • Mole Removal
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Surgery
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Wart Removal

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.


  • Pennsylvania State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Lake Erie Coll Of Osteo Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2012
  • Lehigh Valley Health Network
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2013
  • Lehigh Valley Health Network / Philadelphia College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2016

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hemperly has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hemperly's Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Hemperly's 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 really like this place.....from the staff to the doctors. Gaby was very cordial and good at her job and Dr. Hemperly took good care of my situation and it all led to a stress-free visit. I would definitely recommend Dr. Hemperly to anyone in need of quality skin care. i'm always a little...more
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Dr. Hemperly is a wonderful doctor and his staff was very nice ! I look forward to my next appointment. Everything was on point.
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Hi Mike, we look forward to seeing you again also! Thank you for sharing how your visit went.

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the only thing I didn't like was the lady in the room with the doctor if I had to take my clothes off other than that he was great
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Hi Breck, thank you for sharing your experience with us. We will note your feedback and see that we address your concern.

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Most complete dermatology exam I have ever had. Caring, and in no hurry to move to next patient. Highly recommended.
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