Maryam Afshar, MD

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Dr. Maryam Afshar has been working in the field of dermatology for several years. Her focus areas include skin cancer detection and prevention, side effects of skin cancer treatments, and acne.

Dr. Afshar has earned board certification and has published several papers in peer-reviewed medical journals.

She is passionate about writing and helping others obtain a healthy lifestyle that integrates techniques aimed to minimize the development of skin cancer and skin disease.



  • American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery Preceptorship Award 2015
  • Women’s Dermatologic Society Mentorship Award 2015
  • Cosmetic Surgery Forum Grant Award 2014
  • American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Resident Scholarship 2014
  • American Acne and Rosacea Society Clinical Research Grant 2014
  • National Psoriasis Foundation Resident Meeting Grant 2013
  • National Psoriasis Foundation Research Fellowship Grant 2011
  • Pathological Society Student Grant 2011
  • Association of Clinical Pathologists’ Student Research Award 2011
  • British Association of Dermatologists’ Medical Student Project Grant 2011
  • 2015 Dale Carnegie Leadership Course Awardee
  • 2015 Medelita Company “The Right” Fit H.E.R.O. (Honoring Excellent Resident Observations) Award Finalist
  • UC San Diego Dermatology “77 Skins” Competition Winner 2015
  • Association of Clinical Pathologists’ 1st Prize for Journalism in Pathology 2014
Last modified on: 09-08-2021