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Dr. Molly Shields, MD

Dermatology ·  Female · Age 49

Dr. Shields
1661 Soquel Dr Ste E Santa Cruz, CA 95065

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Dr. Molly Shields, MD is a dermatologist in Santa Cruz, CA and has been practicing for 23 years. She graduated from Tulane University School Of Medicine in 1996 and specializes in dermatology.


Dr. Shields' Reviews

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3.5

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Very thorough and explains all treatment and recommendations. I never feel rushed and I always feel heard.
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Biography

Dr. Molly Shields, MD is a dermatologist in Santa Cruz, CA and has been practicing for 23 years. She graduated from Tulane University School Of Medicine in 1996 and specializes in dermatology.

Specialties

  • Dermatology

Board Certifications

Education

University Ca Davis Health System
Residency Hospital
1996
Tulane University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1996

Awards

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(831) 476-2200

Dr. Shields accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select Plus HMO
Select PPO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Local Access Plus HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Shields' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Dry Skin
very high
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shields treats Dry Skin more than 97% of her peers

Dr. Shields treats this condition more than 97% of her peers

Skin Infections
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shields treats Skin Infections more than 95% of her peers

Dr. Shields treats this condition more than 95% of her peers

Dermatitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shields treats Dermatitis more than 95% of her peers

Dr. Shields treats this condition more than 95% of her peers

Dr. Shields' conditions and procedures:

  • Acanthosis Nigricans
  • Acne
  • Acne Surgery
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bedsores
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Boil
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Canker Sore
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Cellulitis
  • Cold Sore
  • Dermatitis
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Penile Lesion
  • Dry Skin
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Genital Warts
  • Granuloma of Skin
  • Hair Loss
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hives
  • Impetigo
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • Keloid Scar
  • Lichen Planus
  • Lipomas
  • Melanoma
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Molluscum Contagiosum Infection
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Pityriasis Rosea
  • Plantar Wart
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Psoriasis
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Sunburn
  • Telogen Effluvium
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Ulcer
  • Varicose Veins
  • Warts

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Dominican Hospital

Santa Cruz, CA

63% Patient experience rating, 6% lower than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2017)