Dr. Joel Sears, MD

Dr. Joel Sears, MD

Dermatology | Male | 57 years old

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Dr. Sears specializes in Dermatology and practices in Spokane Valley, WA. He practices at 1 location.

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in Kennewick, WA |
Dr. Sears was very professional and friendly. He explained what was happening at every step.
in Coeur D Alene, ID |
Dr Sears is simply the best. Great care and you feel he is interested in you and your health.
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Fantastic Doctor and staff
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Always thorough and professional. Never feel rushed and all questions readily answered. I refer all of my derm patients to this clinic with full confidence in their care.
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Dr. Sears' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Dermatology
  •  Board certified in Dermatology
  •  Malpractice claims in Washington not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Dermatology

Conditions Treated

  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Dermatitis
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Granuloma of Skin
  • Hair Loss
  • Itchy Skin
  • Keloid Scar
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Lipomas
  • Melanoma
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Rash
  • Rosacea
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Ulcer

Education

  • Medical School
    Roy J Lucille A Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa

    Graduated in 1985

  • Internship Hospital
    Mercy Hospital Med Center

    Completed in 1986

  • Residency Hospital
    University Ia Hospital

    Completed in 1989

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Ia Hospital

    Completed in 1991

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Dermatology

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • 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

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