OUR PROVIDERS

  • Naomi Travers, NP
    Naomi Travers, NPBoard Certified Nurse Practitioner

    Naomi Travers is a nurse practitioner with extensive experience in both the medical and cosmetic dermatology fields. Before starting her nursing career, Naomi worked as a newspaper reporter for the Monterey County Herald. In 2001, she earned her Master of Science in Nursing degree with a specialty in geriatrics from the highly esteemed University of California, San Francisco. After completing her training, Naomi worked for three years as a Geriatric Nurse Practitioner at University of California, Davis Medical Center.

    She then moved to the world’s epicenter of skin cancer disease, Australia, and began working as a registered nurse at the well regarded Skin and Cancer Foundation, Australia. During her nine years in that role, Naomi received expert training in various dermatological specialties, including Mohs surgery, laser and cosmetic treatments, phototherapy and management of general skin conditions.

    Naomi came back to her home state of California in 2015, and soon joined the Dermatology Center of La Jolla, where she is an integral part of our medical staff team. She lives in Poway with her husband and two daughters.

    • Antoanella Calame, MD
      Antoanella Calame, MDBoard Certified Dermatologist and Dermatopathologist

      Dr. Antoanella Calame, the clinic’s founder and owner,┬áreceived her Bachelors of Science Summa Cum Laude at California Lutheran University and her MD degree from UCSD in the highest class rank percentile. She completed an Internal Medicine Internship, Mohs Surgery Research Fellowship, and Dermatology Residency at UCSD before going to UTSW to study Dermatopathology under Dr. Clay Cockerell, the leading expert in the field. Dr. Calame currently lives in San Diego with her husband and son. She is the Medical Director of Compass Dermatopathology as well as Dermatology Center of La Jolla, keeping current with clinical manifestations of dermatopathology.

      • M. Shane Hamman, MD
        M. Shane Hamman, MDBoard Certified Dermatologist and Mohs Surgeon

        Dr. Shane Hamman graduated with Honors in Medicine from the University of Washington School of Medicine. He completed the Emergency Medicine Residency at the University of California, San Diego. After deciding he wanted to have access to patients on a more personal level he attended UCSD’s Dermatology Residency. To further his Dermatologic expertise, he continued on with a Mohs Micrographic Surgery Fellowship at UCSD. He currently is practicing at Dermatology Center of La Jolla, as well as Poway Dermatology in Poway, volunteers at the VA of San Diego Hospital, and is the Secretary for the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery.