Dr. Stephen Shewmake, MD
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Dermatology | Male

Biography

A highly trained, board-certified physician specializing in Dermatology, Dr. Shewmake graduated from the University of Kansas School of Medicine in 1972 with honors. He moved to San Diego to complete his dermatology internship and residency at the Naval Regional Medical Center. Dr. Shewmake is a member of the San Diego Dermatological Society, where he has served as President and Secretary/Treasurer. He is also a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, Association of Military Dermatologists, Association of Military Surgeons, Pacific Dermatologic Association, American Society of Dermatological Surgery, San Diego Society of Dermatological Surgery and the North American Clinical Dermatologic Society. Dr. Shewmake joined Arch Health Partners in 1991, then named the Centre for Health Care. In addition to a busy schedule caring for patients, Dr. Shewmake has published several articles and has implemented multiple clinical research studies. Outside of his professional life, Dr. Shewmake enjoys golf, gardening,and fly fishing.

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Dr. Shewmake's Performance
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    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
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    GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
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A highly trained, board-certified physician specializing in Dermatology, Dr. Shewmake graduated from the University of Kansas School of Medicine in 1972 with honors. He moved to San Diego to complete his dermatology internship and residency at the Naval Regional Medical Center. Dr. Shewmake is a member of the San Diego Dermatological Society, where he has served as President and Secretary/Treasurer. He is also a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, Association of Military Dermatologists, Association of Military Surgeons, Pacific Dermatologic Association, American Society of Dermatological Surgery, San Diego Society of Dermatological Surgery and the North American Clinical Dermatologic Society. Dr. Shewmake joined Arch Health Partners in 1991, then named the Centre for Health Care. In addition to a busy schedule caring for patients, Dr. Shewmake has published several articles and has implemented multiple clinical research studies. Outside of his professional life, Dr. Shewmake enjoys golf, gardening,and fly fishing.

Dr. Shewmake's 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 and Dermatopathology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Board Certifications

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  • Dermatology
  • Dermatopathology

Conditions Treated

  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Cellulitis
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Folliculitis
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
  • Itchy Skin
  • Lipomas
  • Melanoma
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Purpura
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Scabies
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Varicose Veins
  • Warts

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Kansas School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1972

  • Internship Hospital
    Naval Med Center

    Completed in 1973

  • Residency Hospital
    Naval Med Center

    Completed in 1977

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Professional Affiliations

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Specialties

  • Dermatology
  • Dermatopathology

Procedures Performed

  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion