Margaret (Dupree) Hobson, MD, Dermatology, Encinitas, CA, Tri-City Medical Center


Dermatology Encinitas, CA

Partner, North County Dermatology Center

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  • Office

    North County Dermatology Center
    477 N. El Camino Real Suite C312
    Encinitas, CA 92024
    Phone(760) 230-2805
    Fax(760) 230-2802
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  • Dr. Hobson Dupree received her undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at Austin in 1988 and joined the US Navy the following year. After completing a tour of duty at the National Naval Medical Center and a deployment to the Persian Gulf, she attended and received her medical degree from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences at Bethesda, Maryland where she graduated with honors and was awarded the Navy Surgeon General Award. She completed internship at the National Naval Medical Center before serving as a Naval Flight Surgeon for 3 years at Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Miramar then completing Dermatology residency at Naval Medical Center San Diego.

    Board certified by the American Board of Dermatology since 2002, she served as Head of the Dermatology Division at Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton and MCAS Miramar. After leaving active duty in 2006, she was a Dermatologist at Scripps Clinic Medical Group, Nova Medical Group and Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group before moving back to North San Diego County to start North County Dermatology Center with Dr. David Thomas.

    Dr. Hobson Dupree is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society San Diego Dermatological Society, and San Diego Society for Dermatological Surgery. She has a been a speaker at several national meetings, given many dermatology lectures and has been published in a number of professional journals. She was selected as a Top Doctor in Dermatology (Northern Virginia) and Consumers Checkbook Top Doctor (Washington DC) in 2015. Her scope of practice includes medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology. She speaks Japanese fluently.

    Practice Philosophy
    Dr. Hobson Dupree believes in providing compassionate, state-of-the-art dermatologic care to patients of all ages.

Education & Training

  • Naval Medical Center
    Naval Medical CenterResidency, Dermatology, 1999 - 2002
  • Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
    Uniformed Services University of the Health SciencesClass of 1995

Certifications & Licensure

  • MD State Medical License
    MD State Medical License 2013 - 2016
  • DC State Medical License
    DC State Medical License 2013 - 2016
  • NC State Medical License
    NC State Medical License 2011 - 2012
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2006 - 2021
  • VA State Medical License
    VA State Medical License 1996 - 2016
  • American Board of Dermatology Dermatology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Alpha Omega Alpha
  • Navy Surgeon General Award 1995

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Japanese, Spanish

Hospital Affiliations