Photo of Steven A. Davis, MD at his computer at the Dermatology and Laser Center of San Antonio

Steven A. Davis, MD, FAAD

Medical Director and Board-Certified Dermatologist

portrait photo of Steven A. Davis, MD at the Dermatology and Laser Center of San Antonio

Steven A. Davis, MD, FAAD

Medical Director

A San Antonio native, Dr. Davis received a B.A. from Yale in 1969. He received his M.D. from the UT Southwestern Medical School in 1973 and completed a dermatology residency at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Medical School. He was certified by the American Board of Dermatology in 1977 and served on the academic faculty at UCSF until 1983, when he returned to San Antonio to go into private practice.

Dr. Davis is currently an Adjunct Professor in Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery at the University of Texas Health and Science Center at San Antonio. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, the American Society for Dermatologic surgery and a former president of the San Antonio Dermatologic Society. His syndicated daily radio feature, “Speaking of Health,” aired on the CBS Radio network for 34 years.

He is founder and director of the Dermatology and Laser Center of San Antonio™, which specializes in general and cosmetic dermatology and laser skin surgery. In addition, his research facility, the Dermatology Clinical Research Center of San Antonio ( has been involved in more than 150 clinical trials for more than 60 companies. Among them are companies such as Abbott, Allergan, Amgen, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Genentech, GlaxoSmithKline, Leo Pharma, Lilly, Novartis, Pfizer and TEVA Pharmaceuticals.

Dr. Davis has been performing cutaneous laser surgery since 1992. Since then, he has taught laser surgery courses for HGM, Inc., manufacturer of the HGM Krypton Vascular and Pigmented Lesion Laser and Renaissance erbium:yag lasers, Luxar Corporation, maker of the NovaPulse CO2 Laser for facial skin resurfacing, and ESC Medical Systems, maker of the PhotoDerm VL/PL/HR intense pulsed light system.