Dermatologist in Oceanside & Murrieta

Dermatology Specialists, Inc

  • Murrieta
  • Oceanside

Dr. Thiele is a dermatologist serving patients from San Diego and Riverside counties. For more information, or to request your consultation, please contact us.

Originally from Frankfurt, Germany, Dr. Thiele graduated summa cum laude from JW Goethe University. He completed his internship at the University of Chicago Hospital and received his Dermatology residency training at Boston University and Tufts University, where he also served as Chief Resident. He then completed an additional one-year fellowship in Mohs micrographic surgery (American College of Mohs Surgery, ACMS). Dr. Thiele is currently the only ACMS fellowship-trained Mohs surgeon in the Temecula and Murrieta area.

In addition to his expertise in Mohs surgery, Dr. Thiele is an internationally renowned expert on oxidative stages and photocarcinogenics. He has authored over 100 peer-reviewed publications in scientific and medical journals, books, and conference contributions at national and international meetings. Furthermore, he has been member of the AAD Task Force Clinical Researchand is currently on the editorial boards of the International Journal of Cosmetic Science and The Open Dermatology Journal.

Dr. Thiele has received numerous awards including the Compassionate Doctor Award (2010) and the Patient Choice Award (2010, 2011, and 2013). He is married to a San Diego native and has one daughter and two sons. In his free time, he loves spending time with them hiking or biking – with sunscreen reapplied every 2 hours, of course!

Voted 2022 one of America’s Best Dermatologist – Newsweek Magazine

Voted 2021 Top Doctor – San Diego Magazine – Physicians of Exceptional Excellence

Voted 2022 Top Doctor – San Diego Magazine – Physicians of Exceptional Excellence

Voted 2023 Top Doctor – San Diego Magazine – Physicians of Exceptional Excellence

Key Facts About Dr. Thiele


  • JW Goethe University (1991-1995)


  • Weiss Memorial Hospital/University of Chicago (2004-2005)


  • Boston University/Tufts University, Department of Dermatology, Chief Resident (2005-2008)
  • Schiller University, Department of Dermatology, Jena Germany (1998-2002)


  • ACGME & Mohs College, Procedural Dermatology & Mohs Surgery (2008-2009)


  • California Medical License (2008)
  • Diplomate, American Board of Dermatology (2008)
  • German Board of Dermatology (2002)
  • Fellow, American Academy of Dermatology (2008)
  • Fellow, American College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery (2009)
  • Fellow, American Society for Dermatology Surgery (2009)
  • Member, Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society (2008)

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