Dr. Apolinar Tiongson is a dermatologist practicing in Milpitas, CA. Dr. Tiongson specializes in skin care. Dermatologists evaluate and manage both common and uncommon skin conditions. These conditions include acne, psoriasis, warts, skin infections, atopic dermatitis, herpes simplex and more. Dermatologists are also experts in more complex skin diseases like impetigo, hidradenitis and milaria. Dr. Tiongson diagnoses skin problems and develops unique treatments plans for each individual patient.
Education and Training
Southwestern University College of Medicine 1990
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