Dr. Michael Coverman, MD



Cosmetic Dermatology

Westlake Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery
2632 Broadway, Suite 300
San Antonio, Texas 78215 [MAP]
For an appointment, call (210) 802-0085

Medical Expertise of Dr. Michael Coverman, MD


About Dr. Michael Coverman, MD

Michael Coverman, MD is a board-certified dermatologist providing care to patients in San Antonio, Texas at Westlake Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery. 

In 1981, Dr. Coverman was the first doctor in all of Texas to use Zyderm Collagen implants (fillers) for soft tissue augmentation. In 1983, he traveled to Cincinnati, Ohio and trained on lasers with Dr. Leon Goldman and his staff. Dr. Coverman was the first in Austin to use lasers for the skin, and since then has become proficient in CO2, Yag, IPL, Fraxel, and many more.  

Dr. Coverman was also the first dermatologist in Austin to open a medically supervised skincare salon within his office in 1981.

Conditions Treated

Actinic Keratoses (AKs)
Aging Skin & Wrinkles
Fungal Nail Infection (Onychomycosis)
Hair Loss (Balding)
Skin Cancer
Stretch Marks

Procedures & Services

Dermal Fillers (Soft Tissue Augmentation)

Patient Education Resources

Does Coolsculpting® really work?
CoolSculpting® is a non-surgical, non-invasive procedure that uses a device to cool targeted areas of fat, causing the fat cells to freeze and die. Over time, the body naturally eliminates these d...
How can a dermatologist make me appear more youthful?
A dermatologist can make you appear more youthful by using a variety of treatments, such as:Topical creams and serums that contain ingredients like retinoids and hyaluronic acid to improve skin textur...
How do biologics work to treat my eczema?
Biologics are a class of medications that can be used to treat eczema, a chronic skin condition characterized by inflammation and itching. Biologics work by targeting specific parts of the immune syst...
What is the treatment for psoriasis on the scalp?
Treatment for psoriasis on the scalp typically involves a combination of topical and systemic therapies.Topical treatments include:Shampoos containing salicylic acid, coal tar, or sulfur, which can he...
What medications are used to treat acne?
There are several medications that can be used to treat acne, including:Topical retinoids (e.g. tretinoin, adapalene)Topical antibiotics (e.g. clindamycin, erythromycin)Topical benzoyl peroxideOral an...

Education & Training

Dr. Coverman completed his pre-medical studies at the University of Florida and then graduated with an M.D. degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine. From Miami, he completed a residency in Internal Medicine and a Dermatology fellowship at the University of Washington.


Westlake Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery

Westlake Dermatology® specializes in minimally invasive cosmetic procedures and is a leading provider of Botox and Juvederm in Texas with locations serving Austin, Houston, Dallas, and San Antonio. We offer state-of-the-art treatments for everything from acne and cellulite to hair removal. Some of our most popular devices include Ultherapy, Fraxel, Thermage, miraDry, Cellulaze, CoolSculpting, and laser tattoo removal.

Our dermatologists have expertise in all aspects of medical dermatology including acne, eczema, psoriasis, cysts, skin allergies, hair loss, and rosacea. We offer the most advanced ways to detect abnormal moles and melanoma through skin cancer screenings. For patients with skin cancers on the head and neck, we offer Mohs surgery. Westlake Dermatology offers the latest acne treatments and acne scar removal including chemical peels, photodynamic laser therapy, BLU-U light therapy, and fractionated laser therapy.

Our plastic surgeons offer a full range of plastic surgery including breast augmentation, breast lift, tummy tuck, facelift, buttocks augmentation, eyelid surgery, rhinoplasty, and liposuction. Many procedures can be performed under local or twilight anesthesia with advanced, minimally invasive techniques. We offer the most advanced laser-assisted liposuction and, according to Cynosure, are a leading provider of SmartLipo in Texas.