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Stuart Shear, MD

Stuart Shear, MD

Dr. Stuart Shear received his bachelor’s degree Phi Beta Kappa, summa cum laude from UCLA. He then received his MD from Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia.

Dr. Shear returned to UCLA for his residency in dermatology. For the first 10 years following his residency, he continued to teach at UCLA, receiving a letter of commendation from the Chairman of the Department of Medicine for his outstanding service to the Department of Medicine as a faculty member.

During those same 10 years, Dr. Shear was a dermatologist for the Sansum-Santa Barbara Medical Clinic.  He then began his solo private practice in downtown Los Angeles at the Hospital of the Good Samaritan. After 22 years in solo private practice, he became the dermatologist for the 5 Los Angeles County Jails for 9 years. He next practiced dermatology at Optum Healthcare in Mission Hills, California for 2 years before joining California Skin Institute.


  • Autoimmune Skin Diseases
  • Complex/Consultative Dermatology
  • Dermatopathology
  • Hair and Nail Disorders
  • Leg Vein Disorders
  • Medical Dermatology
  • Pediatric Dermatology
  • Scar Revision
  • Skin Cancer Screening and Treatment
  • Surgical Dermatology

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