Joshua Shofner Joins Medical Staff

09/13/12

Dermatologist Joshua Shofner, MD Joins Medical Staff at Winchester Hospital

Winchester Hospital has welcomed dermatologist Joshua Shofner, MD to its medical staff. A resident of Somerville, he has joined Robert J. O'Brien, Jr., MD and Associates Dermatology of Winchester.

Dr. Shofner graduated Summa Cum Laude with a bachelor’s degree from the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Ky., followed by a medical degree from the Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, Conn.

During his time at Yale, he completed a distinguished Doris Duke Clinical Research Fellowship in the immunology of cutaneous lymphoma and has published several peer-reviewed articles in the field.  

Following medical school, he completed his internship in internal medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston followed by his residency in dermatology at the Harvard Combined Dermatology Program/Massachusetts General Hospital.  He then completed a prestigious Cosmetic Surgery and Laser Surgery Fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital under the guidance of world-renowned dermatologists Drs. Mathew Avram and Rox Anderson.  He has presented at international meetings and remains active in the laser and cosmetic surgery field, currently involved in several ongoing clinical trials.  

His clinical focus remains at the interface of medical and surgical/laser dermatology and he is currently accepting new medical and cosmetic patients at Dermatology Associates of Winchester, located at 955 Main St. in Winchester.  To learn more or make an appointment, call (781) 729-4878.

About Winchester Hospital

Winchester Hospital is the first community hospital in Massachusetts to earn Magnet® recognition, the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s highest honor for nursing excellence. As the northwest suburban Boston area’s leading provider of comprehensive health care services, the 229-bed facility provides care in general, bariatric and vascular surgery, orthopedics, cardiology, pulmonary medicine, oncology, radiation oncology, gastroenterology, urology, gynecologic urology, rehabilitation, pain management, obstetrics/gynecology, pediatrics and a Level IIB Special Care Nursery. Winchester Hospital has clinical affiliations with several nationally recognized hospitals in the region, including Boston Children’s Hospital, Tufts Medical Center and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. To learn more, visit www.winchesterhospital.org.