Dr. Shanny Baughman is board certified in dermatology and has more than 20 years experience as a dermatologist. She attended college at Pacific Union College, in Angwin, California, completed medical school, and an Internal Medicine Residency at Loma Linda University, then moved to Detroit for a residency in Dermatology at Henry Ford Hospital.
While there, she was involved in clinical research involving cutaneous mycology- fungus, ring worm, and yeast infections, and treatment of precancerous actinic keratosis with tretinoin. She learned many surgical procedures, including basic skills in Mohs Surgery, a specialized skin cancer treatment with the highest cure rate.
She became Board Certified in Dermatology in 1989, returned to California, and joined a practice in Porterville, before moving to the East Bay in 2001. She achieved her lifetime career goal of opening her own practice, in October, 2008.
Dr. Baughman has written numerous dermatology-related articles published in Alamo Today.
Committed to providing the most up-to-date procedures
Dr. Baughman believes in life-long learning to provide outstanding care. She is a skilled Mohs Surgeon, who welcomes figuring out the cause of a puzzling rash, and helping maintain healthy, beautiful skin through non-invasive procedures and treatments.
Dr. Baughman’s special interests include skin cancer and skin cancer treatment, as well as acne, warts, rashes and other skin concerns. She recommends a full skin examination for all new patients, as most skin cancers are painless. She also enjoys the aesthetic portion of her practice, aiming for a natural, relaxed look by reducing sun spots, frowns, and wrinkles.
A professional with strong ties to the community
Each spring, in association with the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, Dr. Baughman provides free cancer screenings for those who might not otherwise have the opportunity. She is a member of:
Dr. Baughman is an Active, Office Based Staff Physician at John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek, California.