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Dr. Katia Alfaro, MD

Katia Alfaro, MD is a California Board-Certified Family Physician with a particular focus in Dermatology. She is a native of Peru who after graduating from medical school and practicing medicine as a physician for a few years moved to the USA in 2006 to further advance her medical career. Dr. Alfaro has worked with the Riverside University Health System, where she completed her Family Medicine Residency, for the last 10 years. She has completed fellowships in HIV at the University of Miami and Psychiatry at UC Irvine. Dr. Alfaro has completed advanced dermatology courses throughout her medical career.  She is committed to providing high quality dermatological and medical care to her patients while understanding them, and she is a firm believer that health is attained through teamwork collaboration between patients and health care providers. Dr. Alfaro is fluent in Spanish and English. In her spare time, Dr. Alfaro likes learning about new cultures, traveling, spending time with her family and friends, and exercising outdoors. She is very excited to be part of Horizon Dermatology and Cosmetic Center and is proud to work with such a fantastic team.