Monica Boen, MD

“My passion is to help my patients highlight their natural beauty through minimally invasive cosmetic and laser procedures. No matter the age, everyone deserves to look and feel their best.”
About Me

Monica Boen, MD

Drawn to science at an early age, Monica Boen, MD chose dermatology because it blended her love for the breadth of the specialty along with her desire to help people. Understanding that treating someone’s skin disease can make a real impact on their quality of life is the foundation of Dr. Boen’s relationship with each of her patients.

Dr. Boen grew up in Chicago, Illinois, and attended Northwestern University, where she graduated with a double degree in Biology and International Studies. She completed her medical degree at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine. During medical school, Dr. Boen pursued her interest in global health and did medical rotations in South Africa and France. For dermatology training, Dr. Boen attended the University of Illinois at Chicago, where she served as chief resident. Further cosmetic surgery training included completion of a fellowship through the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery.

Dr. Boen speaks several languages including Polish and French and is conversant in Spanish. In her free time, Dr. Boen enjoys spending time with her family, hiking, and playing volleyball and basketball. Newly engaged, Dr. Boen enjoys traveling and exploring new destinations with her fiance but loves calling San Diego home because of its beautiful beaches, landscapes, and distinctive energy.

Dr. Boen also practices at Cosmetic Laser Dermatology in San Diego, CA.
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Where I Practice

Cosmetic Laser Dermatology

Cosmetic Laser Dermatology

9339 Genesee Ave Suite 300
San Diego, CA 92121

West Dermatology @ La Jolla/UTC

West Dermatology @ La Jolla/UTC

Monday - Tuesday

9339 Genesee Ave Suite 350A
San Diego, CA 92121


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My Training & Credentials

Undergraduate & Medical
  • B.A. in Biology and International Studies
  • Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine
Post-Medical Training
  • Cambridge Health Alliance Internship
  • Harvard Clinical Fellow
  • University of Illinois at Chicago Dermatology Residency
  • Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery Fellow
Professional Societies
  • American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery Fellowship

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