Dr. Ava T Shamban MD Dermatologist

Dr. Ava Shamban is a dermatologist in Santa Monica, California. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital and Saint John's Health Center. She received her medical degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 24 years. She is one of 19 doctors at Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital and one of 20 at Saint John's Health Center who specialize in Dermatology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Dermatologist: General Dermatology

Education & Medical Training

Los Angeles County-Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Residency, Dermatology, 1987 - 1989

Mount Sinai Medical Center, Cleveland
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1982 - 1983

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Class of 1982

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Dermatology
Certified in Dermatology

CA State Medical License
Active through 2013

HI State Medical License
Active through 2014

NY State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Photopneumatic technology used in combination with profusion therapy for the treatment of acne.
Narurkar, V. A.,Gold, M.,Shamban, A. T.

A randomized, evaluator-blinded, controlled study of the effectiveness and safety of small gel particle hyaluronic Acid for lip augmentation.
Glogau, R. G., Bank, D., Brandt, F., Cox, S. E., Donofrio, L., Dover, J., Grekin, S., Lawrence, I., Lin, X., Nestor, M., Shamban, A., Stewart, D., Weiss, R., Axford-Gatley, R. A., Theisen, M. J., Smith, S.

Current and new treatments of photodamaged skin.
Shamban, A.T.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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