MEET OUR TEAM OF DOCTORS
Dr Cunningham has been recognized for her dedication to excellent and compassionate care of her patients. She is the recipient of numerous local and national awards including: “Best Doctors” in America in 2002-2020. “Physician Recognition Award” from UCSD Dermatology 2008 and “Best Dermatologists in the Country” by the Consumers’ Research Council of America. Locally, she has been awarded the “Top Doctors” honor by San Diego Magazine in 2007 – 2023. Dr. Cunningham has the unique distinction of being the only pediatric dermatologist to receive this top honor in 2020.
Dr Cunningham is only accepting new pediatric patients.
Dr. Gigler graduated as a member of the phi beta kappa honor society from UC San Diego. She completed her medical school training at UC San Diego and her dermatology residency at UC Irvine.
Dr. Gigler had served as president of the San Diego Society for Dermatologic Surgery. She is also the founding dermatologist for the San Diego Esthetician Society. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. She is a fellow of the American Society for Mohs Surgery.
Dr. Gigler prides herself in delivering the highest level of medical care. Patients describe her as being thorough and caring. Dr. Gigler has been recognized as a “Top Doctor” in San Diego Magazine 14 times every year from 2007-2023. The honor is distinct, because it is voted on by physicians throughout San Diego County.
Lisa Stirling MD earned her undergraduate degree in biology at St. Ben’s University in Minnesota, graduating with the distinction summa cum laude. She received her medical degree at the University of Minnesota Minneapolis and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha National Medical Honor Society. During medical school, she traveled to the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden to expand her knowledge of dermatology. She completed her dermatology residency at the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine. She earned a grant from the Women’s Dermatologic Society for preceptorships in pediatric dermatology and she was awarded with the top research award during residency. She has presented at medical conferences and is published in several peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Stirling is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology. She volunteers for the Skin Cancer Foundation, providing free skin cancer screenings for uninsured and underserved individuals. She is a military wife and in her free time enjoys trail running, reading, and caring for her two boys.
Lisa Stirling MD has been recognized for her outstanding and personalized care of their patients. She has been awarded the prestigious Top Doctors award from San Diego Magazine for 2022 – 2023 as selected by San Diego doctors as those they would select to care of their own family members.
After residency, Joy Wisniewski MD worked at a private dermatology practice in San Diego until 2016.
Joy Wisniewski MD is additionally a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, and the Women’s Dermatologic Society. She enjoys all facets of dermatology, with special interests in Skin Cancer, Vulvar Dermatology, and Cosmetic Dermatology.
Outside of work, Joy Wisniewski MD enjoys yoga, cooking, and spending time with her husband and kids. She speaks Spanish.
Joy Wisniewski MD has been recognized for her outstanding and personalized care of their patients. She has been awarded the prestigious Top Doctors award from San Diego Magazine for 2022 – 2023 as selected by San Diego doctors as those they would select to care of their own family members.
Natasha Carter MD has a long track record of community service. She is a Volunteer Assistant Professor at UCSD where she teaches the dermatology residents every week and occasionally gives lectures to the medical students and internal medicine residents. She also works at a community clinic where she cares for uninsured, underinsured, homeless, immigrants and other underserved community members.
Natasha Carter MD came to San Diego with her husband in 2015. They both fell in love with the community here and decided to stay to raise their two young children. They enjoy exploring the city, beaches, and parks together as a family.