Kerry Shaughnessy, MD
Board-certified in dermatology, Dr. Kerry Shaughnessy attended Harvard University, where she graduated with a degree in biochemical sciences and received the William Fahey House award. She earned a medical degree from Eastern Virginia Medical School, where she was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha honor society.
Dr. Shaughnessy completed a dermatology residency at the Medical College of Georgia, where she was chief resident and served on the MCG Laser Committee. She received additional training in cosmetic dermatologic surgery and laser surgery under the direction of David H. McDaniel, MD and James H. Carraway, MD in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
Dr. Shaughnessy has authored peer-reviewed articles in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, Archives of Dermatology, International Journal of Dermatology and Pathology Case Reviews. In her free time, Dr. Shaughnessy enjoys boating, Pilates and spending time with her family.
“Dr. Shaughnessy is personable, effective and timely. The office is well-run, it is easy to make an appointment and we’ve never had the long wait times that you experience in many medical practices.”
“Thorough, friendly and competent. I would recommend to my friends and family.”
“Dr. Shaughnessy and her staff are awesome!! No long wait time!”
“I have been seen by dermatologist for thirty years in New York and Florida. Dr. Kerry Shaughnessy is by far the best. Her professional, friendly and warm demeanor immediately helps you relax. Thank you to all at Water’s Edge.”
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Education and Training
Dermatology, American Board of Dermatology
Dermatology, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA
Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Cosmetic dermatologic surgery and laser surgery under the direction of David H. McDaniel, MD and James H. Carraway, MD in Virginia Beach, VA