Heidi Byers Busch, M.D., is board certified by the American Academy of Dermatology. She graduated with honors from UC San Diego, with a double major in physiology and psychology. She then earned her medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, while on a military scholarship. Dr. Busch spent her internship year in Ob/Gyn at the Naval Medical Center San Diego. She was then selected to be a Naval Flight Surgeon, and was assigned to the famous VMA-214 Blacksheep Squadron at the Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, AZ. She completed her dermatology residency at the nationally acclaimed program at the Naval Medical Center San Diego. While an active duty dermatologist, Dr. Busch was stationed in Yokosuka, Japan as the department head of dermatology. She finished her ten year military career at Camp Pendleton as a Lieutenant Commander.
Dr. Busch is held in high regard by her colleagues for her meticulous nature, diagnostic skill, and the genuine caring she has for her patients. Her patients appreciate her approachability, and the extensive patient education she provides. Dr. Busch enjoys treating patients of all ages. She currently works part time for Comprehensive Dermatology Group as its locum tenens, or stand-in, dermatologist; thus allowing her colleagues to continue their philanthropic work, etc, without limiting our patient’s access to care.
Dr. Busch is married and has three young children. She is the Sunday School Superintendent at her church, and is on the School Board at her church’s grade school. She was recently the Vice President of the San Diego Parents of Twins Club.