Dr. Walter Nahm, MD

Dr. Walter Nahm, MD

Dermatology  |  
Male  |  
Age 51
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Walter Nahm, MD is a dermatologist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Baylor Coll Of Med in 1994 and specializes in dermatology and dermatologic surgery.

7695 Cardinal Ct Ste 200

San Diego, CA 92123

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas


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

Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
very high
more than 99% of peers
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
very high
more than 99% of peers
Itchy Skin
very high
more than 99% of peers

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  • Dermatology
  • Dermatologic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

Conditions Treated


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  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Shaving 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.


  • Baylor Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Christus St Joseph Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Roger Williams Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nahm has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Korean

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nahm's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nahm to family and friends
based on 27 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

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Dr. Nahm's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

I have been seeing Dr Nahm for over 2 years. He is extremely professional, has my best interest at heart, provides me with options on the best possible care for my medical concerns and explains what he is doing and why. If you want great care, I highly recommend Dr nahm. I have refereed many...more
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Outstanding Dermatologic surgeon. I would recommend Dr Nahm without reservation!!!
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I came with my daughter for what it looked like a skin rush. The doctor started saying it was genetic and it will eventually grow and he proposed to take it away. I was terrified by what he told me and said no to the surgery. After 2 days, she had rash all over her body. I took her to the...more
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No experience at all and bad staff and doctors
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I would never recommend Dr. Nahm to anybody. His office works like a factory, heading in one group in after another. When one of my prescriptions wasn't received by the pharmacy I called the office to have it resent. Dr. Nahm himself called me, he was very argumentative and rude. He indicated he...more
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