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Dr. Shireen Guide, MD, FAAD


  • Pediatric Dermatology Fellowship at University of California, San Diego

  • Dermatology Residency at University of Texas, Southwestern

  • Stanford University Medical School (M.D. and Internship)

  • Clinical research fellowship at the National Institutes of Health

  • Summa Cum Laude graduate of George Washington University


Dr. Guide has authored numerous journal publications related to her research, as well as several chapters in prominent textbooks, including Fitzpatrick's Dermatology in General Medicine 2003 (6th Edition) and the Clinics of North America series.  In addition, she has contributed to annual publications of the Dermatology Yearbook and continues  to review articles for pediatric dermatology journals.  She has presented at several conferences including the American Academy of Dermatology and San Diego's 2011 Pediatric Dermatology for the Practitioner.  She also serves as an expert witness for the California medical board and Cooperative of American Physicians.  Over the years, Dr. Guide has given back to the community through free melanoma and skin cancer screenings, recognized by the American Academy of Dermatology.  She has also volunteered as a translator for the Smithsonian, and as a camp counselor for children with skin diseases.


In her free time, Dr. Guide instills the importance of sun protection in her husband and three children. She enjoys family outings at some of their favorite spots, including the Aquarium, Sea World, Wild Animal Park, and the Discovery Museum.

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