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Philip D. Shenefelt, M.D., M.S.

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An expert in rashes and contact dermatitis, Dr. Philip Shenefelt is a Professor at USF Health Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery and Staff Dermatologist at James A. Haley Veterans Hospital and Tampa General Hospital. He is a Diplomat in the National Board of Medical Examiners and American Board of Dermatology and American Board of Medical Hypnosis. Dr. Shenefelt brings a holistic view to the practice of Dermatology, combining the best of traditional therapies with clinical hypnosis related to dermatology and research on alternative treatments. Dr. Shenefelt's soft spoken nature and balanced philosophy makes seeing the doctor a pleasant experience.

Services of Special Interest
  • General/ Medical Dermatology
  • Occupational Skin Disease
  • Hypnosis for Skin disorders/procedures
Undergraduate & Graduate: University of Wisconsin
with honors completed 1966

University of Wisconsin School of Medicine
completed 1970

Internship: U.S. Naval Hospital Bethesda
Maryland July 1970 - June 1971
Residency: University of Wisconsin Hospitals
Dermatology: July 1975 - June 1978
Post Graduate U.S. Navy Submarine and Diving Medical Schools Groton, Connecticut and Washington, D.C.
July - December 1971

University of Wisconsin School of MedicinePreventive/Administrative Medicine M.S.
May 20, 1984

University of Wisconsin Graduate School of Medicine Certificate in Health Care Accounting
Certificate in Health Care Financial Planning and Control - June 24, 1985

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