John Shaff is a board-certified Physician Assistant. He received his Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology from Northern Arizona University in 2001 and his Master’s degree in Medical Science, Physician Assistant from Midwestern University in 2004. Since then, he has been certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. In 2011, he also received surgical specialization, CAQ.
Since his graduation from Midwestern, John has worked in general orthopedics and trauma, hand surgery, and for the last several years, Dermatology. Although he has always loved surgery, he realized he had a newfound passion in medical and surgical dermatology. In 2017 he accepted a job offer to train in dermatology and loved the opportunity to take care of even more patients and their skin issues. John has a particular interest in the detection, treatment and prevention of skin cancer and other dermatology conditions.
Having been a patient himself, and survived a brain tumor, John has used his experience to become a compassionate health care provider and has earned the respect of his patients for his caring bedside manner. He is also active in the community, volunteering for sports teams and providing physicals to athletes through Team of Physicians for Students (TOPS). He also currently serves the State of Arizona on the Regulatory Board of Physician Assistants.
John is a Past President of the Arizona State Association of Physician Assistants. He is also a member of the American College of Surgeons, Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants, American Academy of Physician Assistants, Arizona State Association of Physician Assistants, and the Arizona Dermatology Physician Assistant Society.
John resides in Phoenix with his wife and two boys. In his free time, he enjoys triathlon, running, playing and watching most sports and spending time with his family.
ABOUT STOCKTON DERMATOLOGY
Stockton Dermatology has been serving the Valley of the Sun in Phoenix since 2000, with expertise in both dermatologic and aesthetic care. The office is conveniently located on 40th street off of Pecos and the San Tan 202 Freeway, in Ahwatukee.
Stockton Dermatology offers patients the latest advances in detection and treatment in all disorders of the skin, hair, and nails. Under the direction of Board Certified Dermatologist Toni Stockton MD, FAAD, they take pride in educating patients on the importance of preventative care, and the management of temporary and chronic skin conditions. The office is one of a few in the valley that offer light box therapy. Their practitioners have extensive knowledge and experience utilizing narrowband, broadband, UVB Photo-therapy, PUVA, and 308 Excimer laser to effectively treat vitiligo and psoriasis. They also offer on-site patch testing.
In addition to medical treatments, Stockton has a team of highly trained and skilled Aesthetic Practitioners who can address and recommend effective treatments for common cosmetic concerns including Melasma, skin discoloration, acne, wrinkles, scars, stretch marks, sun damage and unwanted hair.
16611 S 40th St #100 Phoenix, AZ 85048