Dr. Thushan Desilva, MD

Dr. Thushan Desilva, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 46
Dr. Thushan Desilva, MD is a dermatologist in San Antonio, TX and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine in 1996 and specializes in dermatology, dermatologic surgery, and more.Read his story

326 W Craig Pl

San Antonio, TX 78212

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Choice Health
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Top Care Areas

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Tinea Versicolor
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more than 96% of peers
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more than 93% of peers
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more than 92% of peers

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Dr. Desilva's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Desilva "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!"


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Desilva "Treat every patient as if they are a family member."

3  Specialties

  • Dermatology
  • Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Dermatologic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

33  Conditions Treated


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5  Procedures

  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion

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.


  • The Johns Hopkins University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • University Of Pittsburgh Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • University Of Pittsburgh Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Desilva's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Desilva to family and friends
12 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

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Dr. Desilva'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 (3)

Dr. DeSilva is amazing. He takes his time, explains everything, and doesn't try to "sell" you procedures or products that you really don't need (unlike some other doctors). He makes sure you're taken care of and actually asks you what YOU want, explaining all available options to you and making...more
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I have been seeing dr Desilva for years, his bedside manner if fantastic. He takes his time to answer all questions and gives thorough information so that you can make the best decision about your care.
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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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