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About Us

Dr. Justin Bandino is a board-certified dermatologist and board-certified dermatopathologist offering expert, full-spectrum care in medical and surgical dermatology for patients of all ages and skin conditions.  After completing undergraduate studies at the United States Air Force Academy with a bachelor of science in biology and a minor in philosophy, Dr. Bandino matriculated to the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland.  This unique university augments the typical medical school curriculum with additional training in military and battlefield medicine and is co-located at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and the National Institutes of Health.  Quickly discovering a passion for dermatology, Dr. Bandino then completed a transitional internship at the San Antonio Military Medical Center before serving two obligatory years as a Flight Surgeon in the U.S. Air Force prior to dermatology residency where he served as chief resident.

After dermatology residency, also at the San Antonio Military Medical Center, the Air Force immediately stationed Dr. Bandino at Langley Air Force Base in Virginia where he served as the solo staff dermatologist for a large base hospital practicing clinical dermatology as well as responding to inpatient, ER, and NICU consults.  Dr. Bandino then completed a dermatopathology fellowship at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC with his mentor, Dr. Dirk Elston.  With this additional subspecialty training, Dr. Bandino returned to the military dermatology residency program in San Antonio as faculty and Assistant Professor.

Dr. Bandino has published numerous manuscripts in peer-reviewed national and international journals, also serving on various editorial boards.  He has authored book chapters, presented at multiple regional, national, and international conferences, and has served on various committees in national organizations such as the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Society of Dermatopathology.

Dr. Bandino is a triathlon enthusiast and lives in San Antonio with his wife and son.  He enjoys the outdoors and a good cup of coffee.


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 


Dr. Nicole M. Owens is board-certified by the American Academy of Dermatology and has over 25 years of experience practicing medicine and over 15 years of experience as a dermatologist.


After completing undergraduate studies at Duke University with a bachelor of science in biology, Dr. Owens matriculated to the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland.  Upon graduation from medical school,  she completed an internal medicine residency program at Walter Reed Army Medical Center and practiced as an internist for six years.  She then went back to train as a dermatologist and  completed 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 the proud parent of 2 sons and 1 daughter. She has been married to Mark Owens, also a retired Army physician, for the past twenty five years.