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Dr. Robert Herten MD

Dermatopathologists in San Luis Obispo, CA

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Dr. Robert Herten specializes in dermatopathology, dermatology, pathology in San Luis Obispo, California.

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 Board Certification, Specialty and Expertise

Dr. Robert Herten identified specializing in DermatopathologyDermatopathology
A dermatopathologist has the expertise to diagnose and monitor diseases of the skin including infections, immunologic, degenerative, and neoplastic disease. This entails the examination and interpretation of specially prepared tissue sections, cellular scrapings, and smears of skin lesions by means of routine and special (electron and fluorescent) microscopes.
, DermatologyDermatology
A dermatologist is trained to diagnose and treat pediatric and adult patients with benign and malignant disorders of the skin, mouth, external genitalia, hair and nails, as well as a number of sexually transmitted diseases. The dermatologist has had additional training and experience in the diagnosis and treatment of skin cancers, melanomas, moles, and other tumors of the skin, the management of contact dermatitis, and other allergic and nonallergic skin disorders, and in the recognition of the skin manifestations of systemic (including internal malignancy) and infectious diseases. Dermatologists have special training in dermatopathology and in the surgical techniques used in dermatology. They also have expertise in the management of cosmetic disorders of the skin such as hair loss and scars, and the skin changes associated with aging.
and PathologyPathology
A pathologist deals with the causes and nature of disease and contributes to diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment through knowledge gained by the laboratory application of the biologic, chemical, and physical sciences. A pathologist uses information gathered from the microscopic examination of tissue specimens, cells, and body fluids, and from clinical laboratory tests on body fluids and secretions for the diagnosis, exclusion, and monitoring of disease.
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He is certified in Dermatology.

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 Hospital Affiliation

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Dr. Herten is affiliated with 1 hospital:

Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center
1010 Murray Ave
San Luis Obispo, CA 93405

 Licenses

Dr. Robert Herten has been confirmed to have a license in California

 Education

Dr. Herten attended medical school at University of California Irvine College of Medicine and graduated in 1972 having 42 years experience.

Additional Dermatology training was conducted at Veterans Administration Medical Center, Long Beach Healthcare System.

While there is no proven correlation between the quality of one's educational institution and the quality of one's professional competence, it is often an indicator. Medical schools have various levels of selectivity (some are harder to get into than others), and both the quality of their clinical training and level of research are measured. Additional medical training in both residency and fellowships and the facilities they are conducted at also provide a history of the doctors' level of training and experience.

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  • Dermatology, Plastic Surgery, Procedural Dermatology, Dermatopathology

    84 Santa Rosa St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      41 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center
      San Luis Obispo, CA
    • Education
      University of Virginia
    • Gender
      MALE

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