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At Desert Dermatology patient care and treatment is designed to each individual patient. Dr. Goedken strives to provide up to date, technologically advanced, compassionate care to patients and families.


Double Board Certified Dermatologist & Mohs Surgeon

Dr. Goedken is a double board certified dermatologist and Mohs surgeon practicing in Tucson Arizona. She received her undergraduate degree in biomedical science from Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI.

Dr. Goedken then completed medical school at Des Moines University Osteopathic Medical Center in Des Moines IA, where she also dual degreed and earned a master of science in anatomy degree. During her time at Des Moines University she was president of Sigma Sigma Phi medical honor society.

Following medical school Dr. Goedken completed a traditional rotating internship at O’Bleness Memorial Hospital in Athens, Ohio. She completed her dermatology residency at Affiliated Dermatology in Scottsdale, Arizona, where she was chief resident her final year.


Dr. Goedken is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Osteopathic College of Dermatology and the American Society for Mohs Surgery. Additional professional memberships include American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, American Osteopathic Association, Tucson Society of Women Physicians, and the Skin Cancer Foundation.

Dr. Goedken has been practicing general and surgical dermatology for the past 6 years. She enjoys full spectrum dermatology care to patients of all ages. In addition to clinical work she advocates for skin cancer education and prevention as Mrs. Arizona International 2022. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her husband and 2 children.

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Meet Our Team

Our team includes experienced and energetic people whose goal is to communicate well with our patients and provide the best care possible.

Shawn Goedken



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