Welcome to San Luis Dermatology & Laser Clinic

The San Luis Dermatology and Laser Clinic has been serving the San Luis Obispo area in the person of Dr. Jeffrey Herten since October, 1977. From a one doctor, one nurse, one front office person practice in an 800 square foot office, the clinic has grown into a four physician, and twenty support staff practice in a state-of-the-art 3900 square foot facility, and newly added second location.



August 2017 -  Dr. Jeff Herten and Dr. Michael Heffernan and the Staff of San Luis Dermatology & Laser Clinic, Inc. would like to announce the arrival of their new associate Joseph W. Diehl, MD. Appointments are presently being made for Dr. Diehl beginning September at both San Luis Dermatology locations.

June 10, 2015 -  Dr. Heffernan author for an article in The Lancet. The leading medical journal worldwide. http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(15)60125-8/fulltext

August 4, 2015 -  Dr. Heffernan interviewed by The Dermatology Times about the Use of Biologic Medications to treat a number of serious skin conditions including Pemphigus, Hidradenitis, Atopic Dermatitis, Melanoma, and others. http://dermatologytimes.modernmedicine.com/dermatology-times/news/biologic-use-beyond-psoriasis

General Treatments

San Luis Dermatology has the experience and capacity to treat a wide range of common skin conditions.

Laser Treatments

We own and operate five state-of-the-art laser and light devices for successfully treating a variety of conditions.

Skin Cancer

Successful treatment of skin cancer requires early detection, comprehensive examination and professional guidance.