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Alexander Shikhman, MD

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Dr. Alexander Shikhman, MD


4125 Sorrento Valley Blvd., Ste A & C
San Diego, CA 92121
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  • Rheumatology


A member of the American College of Rheumatology and American College of Physicians, Dr. Shikhman specializes in the treatment of connective tissue diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, Sjogren’s syndrome, vasculitis, myositis and scleroderma.

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Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Rheumatology, 1999

Medical Education

  • Russian Medical University, MD, 1982


  • Oklahoma University College of Medicine, Internal Medicine, 1997


  • Scripps Clinic, Rheumatology, 1999

Research Fellowships

  • Oklahoma University College of Medicine, Immunology, 1994
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