Toby Maurer, MD


Dr. Toby Maurer is a dermatologist at the UCSF Lakeshore Family Medicine Center. She is an expert in HIV dermatology and infectious diseases and an international lecturer and researcher in this field.

Maurer earned a medical degree at the University of Calgary in 1987. She completed residencies in family practice and dermatology and two fellowships in HIV medicine at UCSF. In her research, she is studying Kaposis sarcoma and teledermatology, which uses computer and video technology to diagnosis dermatologic conditions. She also has set up HIV dermatologic services and research in Uganda and Kenya. She is a professor at UCSF in Dermatology and chief of Dermatology at San Francisco General Hospital.


Family Medicine Center at Lakeshore
1569 Sloat Blvd., Suite 333
San Francisco, CA 94132
Phone: (415) 353-9339

Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

First Thursday of the month, open 9:45 a.m.; third Thursday of the month, open 9:25 a.m.

Conditions & Treatments

Board Certification

Dermatology, American Board of Dermatology

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University of Calgary 1987


UCSF, Family Practice 1990


UCSF, Dermatology 1994

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Chang AY, Tonui EC, Momanyi D, Mills AR, Wasike P, Karwa R, Maurer TA, Pastakia SD. Development of Low-Cost Locally Sourced Two-Component Compression Bandages in Western Kenya. Dermatol Ther (Heidelb). 2018 Jun 15.
  2. Gao Y, Maurer T, Mirmirani P. Understanding and Addressing Hair Disorders in Transgender Individuals. Am J Clin Dermatol. 2018 Jan 19.
  3. Malviya N, Albrecht J, Amerson E, Colven R, Hsu S, Maurer T, McLellan B, Pomeranz M, Chong BF. Assessment of dermatology clinic resources at safety-net hospitals: Results from a national survey. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2017 11; 77(5):977-978.e2.

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