Dr. Thushan N. Desilva, MD

Dr. Thushan N. Desilva, MD

Dermatology | Male | 45 years old

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Completed undergraduate at The Johns Hopkins University in 1992 with a BA in Biology. Then completed medical school at...Read more

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New Braunfels, TX |
I've been going to Dr. DeSilva for about 10 years. Takes special care to catch skin problems before they become serious.
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Dr. Desilva says...

Completed undergraduate at The Johns Hopkins University in 1992 with a BA in Biology.  Then completed medical school at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in 1996.  Complete internship in internal medicine and residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in 1997 and 2000 respectively.  Spent last year of residency as Chief Resident.  

Moved to San Antonio in 2000 where I have been practicing dermatology.  Entered into a partnership with Dr. Vivian Bucay in October 2016 where I will be opening a satellite clinic in Boerne, TX to expand her practice from Montevista and Stone Oak areas.  

Happily married since 2000 with three loving children, Juliana, Keilani, and Trevyn and my loyal companion of 14 years Baygo.  Hobbies include running and racquetball in between time with the family.  Bleed Black and Gold...Go Steelers!

Dr. Desilva's Care Philosophy

Treat every patient as if they are a family member.

Dr. Desilva says...

Over 16 years experience treating cosmetic injections of Botox and different fillers.  Allergan (maker of Botox, Juverderm, Kybella) injector trainer.  Also over 16 years of experience in medical dermatology treating all conditions including skin cancers, acne, psoriasis, skin infections, and other rashes.  Speaker for numerous psoriasis systemic agents.  Past President of the San Antonio Dermatologic Society.

Dr. Desilva says...

Botox

Fillers

Excision of benign and malignant lesions of skin

Dr. Desilva's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Dermatology
  •  Board certified in Dermatology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Dermatology

Conditions Treated

  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cosmetic Conditions
  • Dermatitis
  • Dry Skin
  • Folliculitis
  • Impetigo
  • Intertrigo
  • Jock Itch
  • Lipomas
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Pemphigus
  • Plantar Wart
  • Psoriasis
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Shingles
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Varicose Veins
  • Warts

Education

  • Medical School
    UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

    Graduated in 1996

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of Pittsburgh Med Center

    Completed in 1997

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Pittsburgh Med Center

    Completed in 2000

  • Undergraduate School
    The Johns Hopkins University

    Graduated in 1992

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Dermatology
  • Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Dermatologic Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Acne Surgery
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Tag Removal

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