Dr. Sean McGuire

Dr. Sean McGuire

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6605 Nancy Ridge Drive San Diego, CA 92121


(858) 900-2766

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About Dr. Sean McGuire

Dr. Sean McGuire is a board certified dermatologist and Mohs surgeon practicing in Kirkland, WA. Dr. Sean McGuire graduated from Duke University in 2008 with a degree in biomedical engineering and was elected to Tau Beta Pi, the national engineering honor society. After graduation, he went on to attend the University of Pittsburgh College of Medicine and graduated in 2012 as a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. Dr. McGuire completed his medical training in dermatology and cutaneous oncology at the Penn State Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania. Following graduation, he spent a year in South Carolina as a practicing dermatologist before moving to the Pacific Northwest. Dr. McGuire is married with two lovely daughters and a very rambunctious miniature Australian shepherd at home. His hobbies include hiking, biking, and tinkering on any number of small hobby projects at home.

Conditions Treated

All medical dermatology diseases, including acne, rosacea, contact dermatitis, skin discoloration, cellulitis, rashes, HSV, herpes, warts, ulcers, skin lesions, malignant neoplasms of the skin, nail issues, hair loss, skin aging, cold sores, sun damage or actinic keratoses, epidermal cysts, eczema, psoriasis, seborrheic keratosis or benign skin tumors, dandruff or seborrheic dermatitis or cradle cap, folliculitis, hives or urticaria, atopic dermatitis, tinea or tinea versicolor, fungal infections, cosmetic procedure follow-up, surgical procedure follow-up, inflammatory skin diseases, parasitic infections such as scabies or head lice.

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Arkansas: Accepting New & Established Patients Georgia: Accepting New & Established Patients New Mexico: Accepting New & Established Patients Tennessee: Accepting New & Established Patients Vermont: Accepting New & Established Patients Washington: Accepting New & Established Patients

Qualifications and Education

EMPLOYMENT August 2018 – Present Dermatologist and Mohs Surgeon, Lake Washington Dermatology, Kirkland, WA July 2017 – June 2018 Dermatologist and Mohs Surgeon, May River Dermatology, Bluffton, SC July 2016 – June 2017 Fellow, Procedural Dermatology, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA June 2013 – July 2016 Dermatology Resident, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA EDUCATION University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (UPSOM), Pittsburgh, PA 2008-2012 M.D. Duke University, Durham, NC 2004-2008 B.S.E in Biomedical Engineering, minor in Chemistry HONORS Alpha Omega Alpha, Member 2010 - present UPSOM, Chapter of Pennsylvania November 2010 Tau Beta Pi (National Engineering Honors Society), Member 2008 - present Duke University, Chapter of North Carolina PUBLICATIONS
  • MY Cheng, JF Moreau, ST McGuire, J Ho, LK Ferris. “Melanoma depth in patients with an established dermatologist.” JAAD. 2014; 70(5): 841-846
  • MY Cheng, JF Moreau, LK Ferris, ST McGuire. “The effect of full body skin examinations on the prognosis of melanoma.” JAAD. 2013; 68 (4): AB 155
  • McGuire, ST, Secrest, AM, Andrulonis, RF, Ferris, LK. “Surveillance of Patients for Early Detection of Melanoma: Patterns in Dermatologist vs Patient Discovery.” Arch Dermatol. 2011;147(6):673-678
  • Losicco, K, McGuire, ST, English, JC. “Manual and sonographic thyroid examination in alopecia patients”. Dermato-Endocrinology Oct 2011; 3(3).
  • Andrulonis, RF, Secrest, AM, McGuire, ST, Geskin, LJ, Ferris LK. “The influence of age and sex on reasons for seeking and expected benefits of skin cancer screening.” Archives of Dermatology, Oct 2010; 146: 1096-1102.
  • McGuire, ST, English, JC. “Papillary thyroid cancer: An indication for thyroid palpation by the dermatologist.” Archives of Dermatology, Sept 2010; 146: 1056-1057.
CURRENT PROJECTS WaitLess: Reduce wait times through updates on how on schedule a doctor is running in real time Prescience: Developing a HIPPA-compliant asynchronous web-based system to acquire office visit history of present illness elements to reduce time spent information gathering and note writing PRESENTATIONS March 20th, 2015. McGuire, ST, Chung, CG. “Sebaceous Adenomas following Renal Transplant” Gross and Microscopic Symposium at the Annual American Academy of Dermatology Meeting

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