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.



3/23/2020 San Luis Dermatology is committed to ensuring our patients' health and welfare. With the recent outbreak of Coronavirus COVID-19 in-person clinical visits will be limited to patients with urgent skin concerns in order to ensure the safety of our patients and the health of the community. Most other dermatologic concerns will be handled via telemedicine. If you have a visit scheduled in the next few weeks, you will be contacted by our schedulers. If you have an urgent new concern, please call our scheduling number at 805-541-2650. 

How will tele-dermatology work? Tele-dermatology is intended to provide you with dermatologic care without a face to face visit. After providing consent for telemedicine, you will have the option of having a scheduled virtual visit with your doctor. This may be achieved through Facetime, Skype, phone calls, messaging through your electronic medical record “Patient Portal”, and/or review of pictures, live video that you share. In some cases your doctor may recommend scheduling a live in-person clinical visit to address an urgent issue.

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.