Sheila M. Krishna, MD

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Dr. Sheila Krishna received her medical degree from the University of California, Los Angeles. She then completed a dermatology residency at Virginia Commonwealth University/Medical College of Virginia (VCUHS/MCV).

Dr. Krishna specializes in Dermatology. She has extensive training in the areas of prevention and treatment of skin disorders, cosmetic procedures, and phototherapy. Dr. Krishna practices out of Dermatologist Medical Group of North County in Oceanside.

Dr. Krishna is fluent in Spanish and Tamil. She is currently welcoming new patients.


July 2011-June 2014: Resident and Chief Resident, Department of Dermatology, Virginia Commonwealth University/Medical College of Virginia (VCUHS/MCV), Richmond, VA

July 2010-June 2011: Research Assistant, Dermatology, University of California Los Angeles

July 2005-June 2009: MD, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA

July 2001-June 2005: BS Biology and BS Foreign Languages, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA

Hospital Affiliations

Scripps Memorial Hospital, La Jolla

Board Certifications

American Board of Dermatology, Dermatology

Memberships & Associations

2013-2014: Chief Resident, Department of Dermatology, Virginia Commonwealth University

2013: Mentorship Award Recipient, Women’s Dermatologic Society, Mentor: Dr. Sarah Myers, Duke University Dermatology

2013-2014: Resident Representative, Sulzberger Institute for Dermatologic Education Committee, American Academy of Dermatology

2012-2013: Secretary, Residents/Fellows Section, Medical Society of Virginia

2009 American Women’s Medical Association Award for Excellence

2009- current: Educational Counselor (Interviewer), MIT Educational Council, MIT Admissions Committee

2009- current: Member, Alpha Omega Alpha (UCLA Delta Chapter)

2005-current: Member, Phi Beta Kappa (MIT Xi Chapter)

Languages Spoken