Dr. Elisabeth Shim, MD

Dr. Elisabeth Shim, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 48
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Dr. Elisabeth Shim, MD is a dermatologist in Santa Monica, CA and has been practicing for 19 years. She graduated from Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine in 1994 and specializes in dermatology, cosmetic dermatologic surgery, and more.

1301 20th St Ste 570

Santa Monica, CA 90404

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Shield of California
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthCare Partners

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Shim performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Squamous Cell Carcinoma
very high
more than 90% of peers
Dermatitis
high
more than 91% of peers
Actinic Keratosis
high
more than 81% of peers

Dr. Shim's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

4  Specialties

  • Dermatology
  • Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery
  • Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Mohs Micrographic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

36  Conditions Treated

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10  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne Surgery
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Mohs Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Northwestern University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Oxford University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • University of Washington
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • New York University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Scripps Clin
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shim has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shim's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shim to family and friends
6 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 1
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Dr. Shim's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I have been going to Dr. Shim for at least 8 plus years to rid myself of various skin cancers that pop up due to all the days getting that So.Ca. tan. Sometimes the Mohs procedure is short and other times it may take a few hours, but it is done in one day. No more removing a lot of tissue to be...more
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