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Dermatologist (skin)
19 years of experience
Accepting new patients
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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 97 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 6 awards.

Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2015)
Patients' Choice Award (2011 - 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2015)
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
San Diego County
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014 - 2015)


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 19 years of experience and practices in Dermatology.
Where does Dr. Fred F. Shahan practice?
Dr. Fred Shahan has 2 office locations.
Dr. Fred Shahan practices Dermatology near San Diego, CA.
Additional practice locations include: El Centro, CA.
See San Diego Dermatologists.