About Dr. Dobry

Board Certified Dermatologist, San Diego

Dr. Mary M. Dobry


Dr. Mary Dobry is a board-certified dermatologist who has been seeing patients in her private practice in La Jolla  for  25 years. She is also a clinical instructor at the University of California, San Diego.

Dr. Dobry was born in St. Mary’s County in Maryland.  She moved to Albuquerque where she attended the University of New Mexico and subsequently became a chemist. She conducted 5 years of research at the Sandia National Labs and then the Air Force Weapons Lab with a focus on lasers.  After 3 years of graduate school and research, she decided to attend medical school at the University of New Mexico, graduating with honors (Alpha Omega Alpha Honorary Society).  After a 1 year internship in Internal Medicine, Dr. Dobry attended the University of California, San Diego for a 3 year dermatology residency program. She served as chief dermatology resident at UCSD in 1991. She has also published several papers and performed research with several different lasers types and the applications of glycolic acid.  Dr. Mary Dobry loves being in private practice because it allows her to keep the best employees and have direct contact with patients.

Dr. Dobry is married to Jon, who practices as a Judge in California. She also has a 23-year-old daughter, Allison, who is a 2nd year at Harvard Medical School, and a 21-year-old son, Corry, who is a senior at Pomona College in Claremont, California.  He is applying to medical school next year.

(updated February 2014)


Front Office
Sylvia handles all front office procedures including patient questions, appointment scheduling, insurance verification and sale of skin products. Sylvia also assists the billing and back office staff. Sylvia is available 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Monday through Thursday, and 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Fridays.

Patient Care Coordinator
T.J.  is the patient care coordinator for prescription refills and authorizations. For prescription refills, call 858.784.0590 and select the voice option #12. She also assists Dr. Dobry with patient care and can answer many questions patients may have about medical treatments and cosmetic procedures.  T.J. also helps with product sales and ordering.

Billing & product sales
Rocio is in charge of billing insurance and collecting fees. She also answers the telephone, schedules appointments and helps patients with their questions. 

We are located at 4765 Carmel Mountain Road, Suite 201, San Diego, CA 92130.  We are at the corner of Carmel Mountain Road and East Ocean Air.  We are ~1 1/2 miles from the I 5 by pass lane, south of the Interstate 56 in the Torrey Hills Shopping Center next to the Wells Fargo and Von’s Shopping Center. 
Hours are Monday-Thursday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Friday 8:30 am to 2:00 pm.
Insurance and Payment Information: Blue Cross PPO, Blue Shield, Aetna, Healthnet PPO, CCN, and Pacificare PPO, are some of the more common insurance plans that we accept. We are no longer a Medicare Provider.  Please call 858.259.2260 for more information.
We provide insurance billing but we encourage all patients to confirm their coverage prior to making an appointment. Co-payments are due at the time of the appointment. If the insurance company does not pay the full balance, or denies the claim, then any unpaid balance is due from the patient.
Cash Pay or High Deductible Patients
See prices under Medical Dermatology.
Dr. Mary Dobry is a San Diego dermatologist located at 4765 Carmel Mountain Road, Suite 201, San Diego, CA 92130. Please use website http://DrDobryRx.com or google maps for directions. 858 259-2260.