Dr. Fred Shahan, MD

Dr. Fred Shahan, MD

Dermatology  |  
Male  |  
Age 55
(47)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Fred Shahan, MD is a dermatology doctor who practices in San Diego, CA. He is 55 years old and has been practicing for 24 years.

6367 Alvarado Ct Ste 107

San Diego, CA 92120

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Itchy Skin
very high
more than 99% of peers
Seborrheic Dermatitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Skin Infections
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Shahan "Our staff is dedicated to patient satisfaction, such as with scheduling appointments within 2 weeks, returning phone calls promptly and assistance with insurance authorizations and billing issues. As a dermatologist, I strive to provide optimal patient care. I specialize in the early detection and removal of skin cancer and have over 15 years experience in MOHS surgery, the preferred method of removal for complete and thorough treatment of skin cancer."
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Specialties

  • Dermatology
  • Dermatologic Oncology
  • Dermatologic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Adult Development Disorders
  • Age Spots
  • Angioedema
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Boil
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Cellulitis
  • Cold Sore
  • Dermatitis
  • Dry Skin
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Facial Irregularities
  • Facial Lesions
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Hair Loss
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hyperthrophic Scar
  • Impetigo
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • Keloid Scar
  • Lichen Planus
  • Lichen Sclerosis Et Atrophicus
  • Melanoma
  • Mole
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Pemphigoid
  • Pilonidal Cyst
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Plantar Wart
  • Pruritus Ani
  • Psoriasis
  • Ringworm
  • Ringworm of the Beard
  • Rosacea
  • Scabies
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Shingles
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Spider Veins
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Sweaty Palms
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Telogen Effluvium
  • Thrush
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Varicella Zoster
  • Varicose Veins
  • Warts

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Botox® Injection
  • Captique™ Injection
  • Collagen Injection
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Penile Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Hylaform Injection
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Tag Removal

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

  • University of Southern California
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Univ Of California San Diego Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Northwestern Center Feinberg School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shahan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shahan's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shahan to family and friends
4.7
based on 47 total reviews (4 with comments)
Dr. Shahan'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
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (4)
in Oceanside, CA |
Would highly recommend Dr.Shahan for your dermatological needs. A great person who understands and is very caring. He surely knows his specialty!
in La Mesa, CA |
I have been going to Dr. Shahan for many years. He has always been extremely helpful and been able to spot trouble areas before they got out of hand. The office staff has always been very helpful and courteous throughout the years. I highly recommend Dr. Shahan and his office.
in San Diego, CA |
Very efficient and professional team. Short waiting times, staff is good at answering questions, or at least finding someone who can answer them. Dr has pleasant demeanor and was thorough in his exam. Very satisfied with the entire experience. Will definitely recommend this practice to family, friends and other patients.
in El Cajon, CA |
I have had quite a lot of basal cell skin cancers some of which I have needed MOHs surgery to remove them. Some have been on my face. Dr Shahan has been able to remove them and there is very little visible scarring from the surgeries. He is very personable and I have 100% confidence in him.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Shahan accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    CaliforniaCare HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California HMO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Health Net
    Health Net HMO
    Health Net PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    PacifiCare
    PacifiCare HMO
    PacifiCare PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Shahan has admitting privileges

Alvarado Hospital Medical Center
6655 Alvarado Rd
San Diego, CA 92120
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Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas
354 Santa Fe Dr
Encinitas, CA 92024
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