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Dermatologist (skin)
18 years of experience
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Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (28)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Fred Shahan is Excellent. Dr. Shahan has been reviewed by 94 patients who have provided 28 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.5
Promptness 4.8
Courteous Staff 4.9
Accurate Diagnosis 4.8
Bedside Manner 4.9
Spends Time with Me 4.9
Follows Up After Visit 4.8

Specialties & Research

Dr. Fred Shahan, MD is board certified in Dermatology.

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Acne (Acne Vulgaris)
  • Acne Rosacea
  • Melanoma
  • Psoriasis
  • Skin Cancer

Education & Awards

Dr. Shahan graduated from University of California at San Diego, La Jolla. He has 5 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2011 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2014)
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
San Diego County
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Shahan has 8 hospital affiliations:

  • Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego 
  • Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital 


  • Spanish
  • Farsi
  • Persian

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Additional Information
Dr. Fred F Shahan MD is a male Dermatologist, has 18 years of experience and practices in Dermatology.
Where does Dr. Fred F. Shahan practice?
Dr. Fred Shahan has 8 office locations.
Dr. Fred Shahan practices Dermatology near Del Mar, CA.
Additional practice locations include: Carlsbad, CA and Encinitas, CA.
See Del Mar Dermatologists.