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Mohs Surgery & Skin Cancer

Learn more about Mohs Surgery and Skin Cancer and view frequently asked questions.

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Laser Services

Remove unwanted hair and reduce the appearance of wrinkles, redness, acne and acne scars & more.

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Read more about Dr. Shim's techniques and up to date news on procedures!

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Dermatologist in Pasadena and Santa Monica

Welcome to the office of Dr. Elisabeth K. Shim, a board-certified dermatologist in the Los Angeles area with offices in Santa Monica and Pasadena. Dr. Shim specializes in skin cancer surgery, skin cancer screening and cosmetic dermatology, including lasers, BOTOX® Cosmetic, wrinkle fillers such as Restylane® and Juvéderm®, removal of "lumps and bumps" and more.

Our philosophy is to provide you with excellent care in a friendly, low-key environment. We believe good skin health begins with healthy living, a simple routine and screening for skin cancer. Cosmetically, Dr. Shim strives to achieve natural beauty through a gentle, conservative approach, gives honest advice and tailors your options to fit your needs and budget.

For skin cancer patients, Dr. Shim, a fellowship-trained Mohs surgeon, understands that surgery can be a frightening experience. We aim to calm your fears with open communication and a friendly, caring staff that can provide support during your day of surgery.