Shanice Watts, PA-C
Shanice Watts is a board-certified Physician Assistant who specializes in medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology. She has extensive training in general dermatology and treats a variety of skin conditions, including the early detection and treatment of skin cancer. Shanice has received surgical training with esteemed physicians and is skilled at excising cysts, lipomas, skin cancer, among other conditions. She is a patient advocate and firmly believes in patient-centered care.
Shanice received her Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from the Stanford University School of Medicine, from which she graduated at the top of her class. During her clinical year she received surgical training in plastic and general surgery at Stanford Hospital and Santa Clara Valley Medical Center respectively. Additionally, she worked with Stanford’s dermatology-oncology clinic where she became well versed in skin cancer detection and treatment. Shanice scored above the 90th percentile on all categories of the licensing exam, including dermatology.
Prior to Stanford University, Shanice graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry from the University of California, Berkeley with highest honors. While at UC Berkeley, she was awarded the Senior Undergraduate Research Award for her independent melanoma research. Prior to transferring to UC Berkeley, she was valedictorian at Napa Valley College, where she was awarded numerous academic scholarships, as well as the Senate and President’s Award for her independent research at Touro University.
Shanice is dedicated to continued dermatologic education and is currently a fellow of the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants (SDPA). She successfully completed a dermatologic diplomate fellowship through the SDPA, which is a rigorous training program for practicing dermatology PAs.
Outside of work, she enjoys hiking around the Bay Area, watching movies, and playing sports. She enjoys serving on medical professional panels, mentoring pre-PA students, and attending dermatology conferences.
- Cosmetic Dermatology
- Medical Dermatology
- Skin Cancer Screening and Treatment
- Surgical Dermatology