Dr. Taraneh Paravar, MD

Dr. Taraneh Paravar, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Dr. Taraneh Paravar, MD is a dermatologist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 11 years. She graduated from D Geffen Sch Of Med-Ucla in 2007 and specializes in dermatology.Read her story

4168 Front St

San Diego, CA 92103

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

very high
more than 99% of peers
Nail and Nail Bed Infection
very high
more than 96% of peers
Skin Infections
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Paravar'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. Paravar's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Paravar "Taraneh Paravar, MD, is a board-certified dermatologist who cares for all patients in the general dermatology clinic and also focuses on complex medical dermatology. This includes treating patitents with autoimmune blistering disorders, graft-versus-host disease of the skin, dermatologic complications of cancer therapy, and rheumatologic diseases of the skin such as cutaneous lupus, dermatomyositis, scleroderma, morphea, and cutaneous vasculitis. As an assistant professor at UC San Diego School of Medicine, Dr. Paravar is dedicated to medical education. She serves as director of the dermatology residency program, training the next generation of dermatologists. Dr. Paravar completed her residency in dermatology at the University of Texas at Houston/MD Anderson Cancer Center. She completed her internship in internal medicine at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles and earned her medical degree at UCLA's David Geffen School of Medicine. She is board-certified in dermatology. "
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1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

61  Conditions Treated

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6  Procedures

  • Acne Surgery
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion

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.


  • D Geffen Sch Of Med-Ucla
    Medical School | Graduated 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Paravar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Paravar's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Paravar to family and friends
5 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Paravar's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I will never go to her again. When she was preparing to take a skin biopsy from my forearm she said she was going to give me a local lidocaine injection and asked if in case of side effects did I wish to be resuscitated? As UCSD Faculty involved in many clinical trials I am familiar with consent...more
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