M. Shane Hamman, MD


Professional experience:

Poway Dermatology and Dermatology Center of La Jolla, Mohs Micrographic and Dermatologic Surgeon, 2013- current

Assistant Clinical Professor, Non-Salaried, University of California San Diego

VA Hospital San Diego, Dermatologic Surgery Attending, 2013-current

University of California San Diego Procedural Dermatology/Mohs surgery Fellow, 2012-2013

University of California San Diego Dermatology Residency Training, 2009-2012

A Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology

University of California San Diego Emergency Medicine Residency Training, 2006-2009

A Diplomate of the American Board of Emergency Medicine

Scripps Mercy Hospital Transition Year Internship Training, 2005-2006


University of Washington School of Medicine, M.D, 2005
University of Washington, Bachelor of Science, B.S. in Biochemistry, Philosophy minor, 1999
Western Washington University, attended 1995-1997
Tacoma Community College, Emergency Medical Technician, 1995
Bellevue Community College, Associates in Arts and Sciences, 1995

Honors and Awards:

Chief Resident Dermatology UCSD, 2011-12
Chief Resident Emergency Medicine UCSD, 2008-2009
Graduated with Honors in Medicine from University of Washington School of Medicine, 2005
Alpha Omega Alpha, 2004-current
Odland Scholar, school of medicine merit based scholarship, 2003-2005
Magna Cum Laude, University of Washington, 1999
Certificate of High Scholarship, University of Washington, 1997
Dean’s Honor List, all colleges, 1993-1999
Phi Beta Kappa honor society, 1997-current
Golden Key honor society, 1997-current
Phi Kappa Phi honor society, 1994-1995

Grants and Scholarships:

Independent Medical Education Grant, funded CME event at UCSD, 2011
International Health Elective Scholarship, clinical work in Ghana, 2005
Odland Scholar, school of medicine merit based scholarship, 2003-2005
Arnold and Maybel Beckman Scholar, grant funding for research, 1998-1999

Research Experience:

Studying the uses of PDL on scar prevention. PI: S. Brian Jiang
Studying the effects of PDL on BCC. PI: S. Brian Jiang, MD
Studied different ALA incubation times for treating AKs with PDT. PI S. Brian Jiang, MD
Compared different correction techniques of the tear trough deformity. PI: Mitch Goldman, MD
Studied repeated PDT in the reduction of NMSC in transplant patients. PI: S. Briang Jiang, MD
Studied defibrillation of secondary ventricular fibrillation during CPR. PI: Dan Davis, MD
Studied the effects of Udip nursing protocol on ED throughput time. PI: Ted Chan, MD
Studied the characteristics of high risk drug and alcohol abusers in ED patients. PI Ted Chan, MD
Reviewed EMS agency CPR policies. PI: Michael Eisenberg, MD
Reviewed all documented taser related deaths. PI: Jared Strote, MD
Studied immunotherapies for prostate cancer, 2000-2001
Student Researcher, University of Washington, Department of Infectious Disease, 1997-1999

Teaching Experience:

Weekly surgery clinic with UCSD dermatology residents, 2013-current
Dermatology didactics, UCSD resident education, 2009-2013
Emergency Medicine Educational Conference and Board Review, 2009-2010
Cadaver labs and other procedural clinics for residents and medical students, 2008-2010
Teaching Assistant, Anatomy, University of Washington School of Medicine, 2002
Instructor, The Princeton Review, Seattle, Washington, 2002
Teaching Assistant, Western Washington University, Department of Chemistry, 1996
Tutor – Guitar, Biology, Chemistry, Sociology 1993-1999

Professional Society Memberships:

American Academy of Dermatology, 2009-current
American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, 2009-current
Pacific Dermatology Association, 2009-current
American Medical Association, 2004-current
Society of Academic Emergency Medicine, 2004-2010
American College of Emergency Physicians, 2004-2010
American Academic of Emergency Medicine, 2007-2010

Licensures and Certifications:

Board Certified, American Board of Dermatology, 2012
Board Certified, American Board of Emergency Medicine, 2010
California Medical License, active

Other experience:

Volunteer at the free clinic, helping students treat patients with skin disease, 2010-current
Clinical work in Haiti, 2009
Government Affairs Committee, American Academy of Emergency Medicine, 2008-2010
Clinical work in Ghana Africa, 2005
Senator, Medical Student Association, 2001-2005
Committee Member, Development of student-run free clinic, 2001-2002
Many construction jobs, waiting tables and customer service positions
Volunteer – Children’s Hospital, Emergency Rooms, Search and Rescue, Fire Department, worked with youth, construction in Mexico and Canada for low income families.


Peer reviewed journals:

Hamman MS, Jiang SB. Trichilemmal Carcinoma: case report and comprehensive and review of the literature, submitted for publication

Hamman MS, Goldman MP. Minimizing bruising following fillers and other cosmetic injectables. Accepted for publication

Hamman MS, Fabi S, Goldman MP. Comparison of two different techniques in the correction of tear trough deformity, J Drugs Dermatol. 2012 Dec 1;11(12):e80-4

• Zhou Y, Toth M, Hamman MS, Monahan SJ, Lodge PA, Boynton AL, Salgaller ML. Serological cloning of PARIS-1: a new TBC domain-containing, immunogenic tumor antigen from a prostate cancer cell line. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2002 Jan 18;290(2):830-8


Hamman, M S, Skin cancer in organ transplant patients, Heart/Lung Transplant and VAD Support group, San Diego, CA, March 2013

Hamman, M S, International Dermatology. Physicians Assistants for Global Health annual meeting, San Diego, CA, October 2012

Hamman M S, Romero L, Diseminated Superficial Actinic Porokeratosis. San Diego Dermatologic Society Meeting, September 2010

• Jackson, M, Hamman, M S., Romero, L. Cellular Digital Fibroma. Clinicopathologic Case Presentation, 62nd Annual Meeting of the Pacific Dermatologic Association, Resident Forum, August 2010

Hamman M S, Eichenfield L, Palmoplantar Keratosis. San Diego Dermatologic Society Meeting, April 2010

Hamman M S, Romero L, Erythrodermic Mycosis Fungoides. San Diego Dermatologic Society Meeting, September 2009

Hamman M S, Jackson M, Leseskey E, Brouha B, Familial Eosinophilic Congenital Annular Erythema. Clinicopathologic Case Presentation, 61st Annual Meeting of the Pacific Dermatologic Association, Resident Forum. Portland, OR 2009.

Hamman M S, Interventions in Severe Acute Pulmonary Edema. UCSD Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds, April 2009


Hamman, M, Eimpunth, S, Oganesyan, G, Lee, R, Kim, S, Greywal, T, Jiang, S. SCC in Situ with Invasive Component Noted on Mohs Histology: A 5-year, Single Institution Retrospective Review, American College of Mohs Surgery. Washington DC 2013

• Jackson, M, Hamman, S., Romero, L. Cellular digital fibroma simulating dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans. American Society of Dermatopathology. Seattle, WA 2011.

• Jackson M, Hamman M, Lesesky E, Bardan A, O’Grady T, Brouha B. Congenital Eosinophilic Annular Erythema. Abstract #1111 American Society of Dermatopathology. San Francisco, CA 2008.

• Jackson M, Hamman M, Gladsjo J, Garcia B, O’Grady T, Brouha B. Lues Maligna, an Old Face in a New Setting? Abstract #1085 American Society of Dermatopathology. San Francisco, CA 2008.

• Strote J, Hamman M, Campbell R, Pease J, Hutson R. The Role of Tasers in Police Restraint-Related Deaths. ACEP Research Assembly, 2005. Annals of Emergency Medicine 2005; 46(3):85.

Hamman, MS. The transformation of C. trachomatis. Arnold and Maybel Beckman Scholar Symposium, San Diego, CA, 1999.

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Shane Hamman Board Certified Dermatologist