Thank you for considering Durango Dermatology for your skin care.

Located in Durango, CO, we have been providing skin care to the four corners area for 50 years. With two board-certified dermatologists, two board-certified physician assistants, and a certified aesthetic nurse specialist, we strive to provide the highest quality care for a wide array of skin care needs, from diagnosis to treatment.

Since the founding of the practice in 1970, our primary focus has been providing quality care while making patients feel comfortable enough to ask questions and fully understand the treatments they are given.

In addition to general dermatology and skin cancer treatment, Durango Dermatology has continued to lead the way with the most up-to-date and expansive offering of laser and aesthetic treatments. Most importantly, since 1984, we have been the only practice in the four corners area to offer laser aesthetic procedures with on-site, Board-Certified Dermatologists.

To see full detail of all offered services, review our website or call us at 970-247-1970.

We hope to see you soon!



Meet Our Staff

  • Mark Gaughan
    MD, FAAD

    Dr. Mark Gaughan was trained in Dermatology at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine. He is trained in general dermatology, dermatologic surgery and laser surgery. Dr. Gaughan joined his father in practice at Durango Dermatology in 2001. Special interests include treatment of skin cancer, laser surgery, Mohs surgery, and treatment of aging skin.

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  • Joseph Dai III
    MD, FAAD

    Dr. Joseph M. Dai III received his Medical Degree at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver, Colorado. He completed his Dermatology residency at the San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium in Fort Sam Houston, Texas, and is trained in general dermatology, dermatologic surgery and laser surgery.  Special interests include treatment of skin cancer, Mohs surgery, and treatment of aging skin.


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  • Kristin Pogue
    MPAS, PA-C

    Kristin Pogue is a board-certified physician assistant. She received her undergraduate degree in biomedical science from Texas A&M University. She joined the practice in 2006 after completing her Master's in Physician Assistant Studies at University of Texas Medical Branch.

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  • Robyn Chapman
    BSN, RN, CANS

    Robyn grew up in Indianapolis, Indiana. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) in 1990 from Hope College in Holland, Michigan. She practiced 17 years with Cardiac Surgical patients then moved into aesthetic nursing. Since 2007, she has been an injector and a laser specialist at a Dermatology practice in Knoxville, TN.

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Testimonials

  • "These guys are great! I really needed to be seen and they got me in....super friendly and professional."
    Connie (Google Review)
  • "Good info. Friendly and spent time answering questions. Felt like they really care, they listened and adapted answers to my level of understanding."
    Deborah (Google Review)
  • "Staff was very willing to work with my schedule. They had a great attitude and I love this place."
    Monica (Google Review)
  • "This is a great Dermatologist."
    Jim (Google Review)
  • "Great doctors. Knowledgeable, friendly and caring. I wasn't just a number. They took their time and found a good solution."
    Crystal (Google Review)

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Our Location

523 S. Camino Del Rio Ste B, Durango, CO 81303

Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule

Monday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-12:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed