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Dr. Elisabeth Shim, MD

Dermatology*
4.5 (8)
Map Pin Small Santa Monica, CA
Accepting new patients
30 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Elisabeth Shim, MD

Dr. Elisabeth Shim, MD is a Dermatologist in Santa Monica, CA. They specialize in Dermatology, has 30 years of experience, and is board certified in Dermatology. They graduated from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and is affiliated with Providence Saint John's Health Center. Dr. Shim, completed a residency at New York University Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Shim an average 4.5 star rating.

Dr. Shim works at Practice in Santa Monica, CA with other offices in Pasadena, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Spider Veins along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Shim's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Richard G. Bennett MD
    1301 20th St Ste 570, Santa Monica, CA 90404 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (310) 315-0171
  2. 2
    Office
    50 Alessandro Pl Ste 130, Pasadena, CA 91105 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (626) 564-4262

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Providence Saint John's Health Center

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Spider Veins
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Skin Cancer
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer

Treatment frequency



Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Spider Veins
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Skin Cancer
Acne
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Actinic Keratosis
Alopecia
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Athlete's Foot
Basal Cell Carcinoma
Contact Dermatitis
Eczema and Contact Dermatitis
Fungal Nail Infection
Hair Loss
Hypertrophic Scar
Inflamed Seborrheic Keratosis
Intertrigo
Itchy Skin
Keloid Scar
Melanoma
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Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
Nail Infection
Rash
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Ringworm
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Rosacea
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Seborrheic Dermatitis
Seborrheic Keratosis
Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Skin
Warts
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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 Defect Reconstruction Surgery
Wart Freezing
Acanthosis Nigricans
Acne Keloid
Alopecia Totalis
Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
Bedsores
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Benign Tumor
Birthmark
Boil
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Bowenoid Papulosis
Burn Injuries
Callus
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Cancer
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Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
Canker Sore
Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
Cellulitis
Cold Sore
Dermatitis Due to Drugs
Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
Diabetes Skin Lesion
Dry Skin
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Dyshydrotic Eczema
Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Cosmetics
Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Metals
Excessive Sweating
Folliculitis
Foot Conditions
Fungal Infections
Genital Warts
Granuloma of Skin
Herpes Simplex Infection
Hidradenitis
Hives
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Jock Itch
Leg and Foot Ulcers
Lichen Planus
Lichen Simplex Chronicus
Lipomas
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Merkel Cell Carcinoma
Molluscum Contagiosum Infection
Pemphigoid
Pemphigus
Plantar Wart
Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
Psoriasis Vulgaris
Shingles
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Skin Discoloration
Skin Infections
Skin Ulcer
Sunburn
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Syphilitic Skin Disorder
Telogen Effluvium
Tinea Versicolor
Ulcer
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Vasculitis
Vitiligo
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Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acne Surgery
Chemical Peel
Destruction of Penile Lesion
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Melanoma Screening
Mohs Surgery
Mole Evaluation
Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
Skin Excision for Hidradenitis
Skin Grafts
Skin Tag Removal
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    About Dr. Elisabeth Shim, MD

    Specialties*
    • Dermatology

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    Years of Experience
    • 30 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1518013689
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Scripps Clin
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • New York University Medical Center
    Residency
    Internship
    • University of Washington
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • Northwestern University
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Dermatology and Micrographic Dermatologic Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Elisabeth Shim, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Shim is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Shim has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Shim has seen patients for Spider Veins, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Shim on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    8 patients have reviewed Dr. Shim. The overall rating for this provider is 4.5. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Shim.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Shim, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Shim appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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