Dr. Nicole M. Owens is board certified by the American Academy of Dermatology and has over 20 years of experience practicing medicine and over 10 years of experience as a dermatologist.  She completed an internal medicine residency program at Walter Reed Army Medical Center and then a dermatology residency training program at Johns Hopkins Medical Institution.


Dr. Owens practiced dermatology in the Army where she headed the Air Force and Army combined dermatology residency training program during which time she was responsible for the training of 21 dermatologists in their specialty each year.  While in the Army, she was also head of the phototherapy clinic and patch testing clinic at Brooke Army Medical Center where she developed expertise in both using light therapy to treat a variety of skin disorders and testing and treating patients with a variety of skin allergies.  She has extensive experience using a variety of lasers and cosmetic treatments which she taught to residents while in charge of the training program at Brooke Army Medical Center.


Dr. Owens is a member of the American College of Graduate Medical Education's national Dermatology Residency Review Committee which establishes standards for training nationwide of physicians learning to become dermatologists.

Dr. Karen T. Guerrero is board certified by the American Academy of Dermatology and has over 11 years of experience as a dermatologist. In 2008 she completed her dermatology residency program here in San Antonio at the San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium.


Dr. Guerrero recently separated from the military after serving 12 years as an Army Dermatologist. Her service took her from Ft. Hood, TX serving as a Brigade Surgeon and faculty member with the 1st Infantry Division to a 5-month tour in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in Jalabad, Afghanistan in 2009 to a 6 year service as an army dermatologist and faculty member in the family and internal medicine training programs at Tripler Army Medical Center in Oahu, Hawaii.


Dr. Guerrero is published in three professional medical journals, including Cutis, Med Quiz Journal of Special Operational Medicine, and most recently in Arthritis Care and Research. experience as a dermatologist includes practice in all realms of dermatology. She has a special interest in the treatment of patients with severe psoriasis and other inflammatory skin disorders.


Dr. Guerrero is a member of the Hawaii Dermatology Society. She recently relocated back to San Antonio, TX with her family. We welcome her to our practice!!

About Us

Dermatology Specialists of San Antonio's mission is to provide personalized, high-quality care on an as-needed or preventative basis.  We have created a practice that we believe in and choose for our own family members.


We are a full-service dermatology practice; we believe in working with our patients to maintain and improve their skin health. We work together to serve your entire family for all of your skin, hair, and nail needs in all stages of life. We believe in providing comprehensive skin care services to our patients in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. We also believe in educating our patients as we work with them to achieve the best physical state possible. 


We look forward to caring for you and helping you to attain your desired skin health.


To schedule an appointment, please call: 210-541-4884 


Call Us:  210-541-4884