Dr. Kendall Egan joined The Skin Surgery Center in November 2018 and is a Board-certified dermatologist specializing in medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology. She is committed to providing compassionate and thorough medical and cosmetic care. Her interests include acne, skin cancer, hair loss, rashes, and pediatric dermatology. For those patients interested in cosmetic treatments, she also specializes in neuromodulators (Botox, Dysport), fillers, chemical peels, plasma rich protein, and laser treatments.

Dr. Egan earned her bachelor’s degree in Biopsychology from the University of California in Santa Barbara, CA, where she graduated with the highest honors and swam competitively as a student-athlete. She earned her medical degree from the University of California, Davis. Dr. Egan was commissioned into the Navy prior to her internship and residency at the Naval Medical Center in San Diego, CA. During her tenure in the Navy, she was deployed twice as a physician on an aircraft carrier, including one to Indonesia to provide medical care for the tsunami relief effort. She has taken off and landed on an aircraft carrier, flown in helicopters over the Indian Ocean, and traveled the world taking care of our military service members. Dr. Egan has the utmost respect for our active duty service members and veterans. She considers her time in the Navy a great honor.

In addition to her service with the Navy, Dr. Egan also spent several years practicing in the private sector in California, North Carolina and Oregon. She also taught residents while in California and North Carolina. Dr. Egan has published more than 17 articles on topics including skin cancer, hair loss, inflammatory skin conditions, and infectious skin diseases. She has also been asked to talk at national dermatology meetings, including the American Academy of Dermatology.  Dr. Egan is also a member of the Association of Military Dermatologists and the American Medical Association.

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Naval Medical Center San Diego, San Diego, CA
08/2008 – 08/2011

Internal Medicine
Naval Medical Center San Diego, San Diego, CA
06/2003 – 06/2004

Medical School
Doctor of Medicine
University of California Davis School of Medicine
Student Commencement Speaker 2003
09/1999 – 06/2003

Undergraduate Degree
B.S. Biopsychology
University of California Santa Barbara
09/1993 – 06/1997

Highest Honors, Dean’s Honors, NCAA Division I women’s swimming team, water polo, and crew teams


Spruce Teledermatology
06/2015 – 10/2018

DermOne Wilmington, NC
Clinical Director
Allergan Medical Institute Faculty
02/2016 – 03/2018

Wilmington VA Health Care Center, Wilmington, NC
09/2015 – 04/2017

Silver Falls Dermatology, Gresham, OR
09/2014 – 07/2015

Naval Medical Center San Diego, San Diego, CA
08/2011 – 08/2014
Faculty ACGME accredited residency program
Medical Records Committee Vice Chair, Data Quality Assurance Physician Representative, Hospital Improvement Committee

Assistant Professor of Dermatology
Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences
11/2008 – 08/2014

Director of Clinical Dermatology
Naval Medical Center San Diego, San Diego, CA
03/2012 – 01/2014
Oversaw clinical operations for a busy academic military dermatology practice. Supervised seven staff dermatologists, five volunteer dermatologists, 13 residents, and 10 active duty enlisted sailors.

General Medical Officer
Expeditionary Health Services Pacific, San Diego, CA
07/2006 – 07/2008
Supervised 14 independent duty corpsmen (medics) on destroyers and frigates in California and Washington.

General Medical Officer
USS ABRAHAM LINCOLN, aircraft carrier
07/2004 – 07/2006
Provided emergency and routine medical care for 7000+ active duty service men and women on two deployments. First medical responder for the Tsunami in Banda Aceh, Indonesia Dec 2004/Jan 2005.


Medical Licenses: CA/A124554, NC2015-00160

Board Certified, American Board of Dermatology, 2011


American Academy of Dermatology, Fellow
Association of Military Dermatologists
American Medical Association



“Decreased MRSA-specific CD4+ T cell responses may explain a predisposition to MRSA SSTI among HIV+ persons” – Poster presentation 19th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections Seattle, WA March 5 – 8, 2012.

“Testicular cancer presenting as iron deficiency anemia”- Poster presentation American Academy of Physicians Internal Medicine National Conference Washington, D.C. November 2003.


Shrivastava V, Egan K. Extracorporeal Photopheresis. Medscape Reference. Updated November 21, 2016. Available at: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1131176-overview.

Basnett A, Egan K. Cutaneous manifestations of smoking. Medscape Reference. Updated August 31, 2016. Available at: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1075039-overview.

Egan K, Egan C. Cobb Syndrome. Medscape Reference. Updated May 10, 2016. Available at: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1086037-overview.

Shrivastava V, Egan K, Maino K. Erythroplasia of Queyrat (Bowen Disease of the Glans Penis). Medscape Reference. Updated March 31, 2016. Available at: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1100317-overview.

Egan K, Maino K. Brocq Pseudopelade. Medscape Reference. Updated October 30, 2015. Available at: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1071359-overview.

Hospenthal D, Egan K. Paracoccidioidomycosis. Medscape Reference. Updated March 23, 2015. Available at:

Ballin J, Egan K, Satter E. What is your diagnosis? Recurrent lobular capillary hemangioma with satellitosis (Warner and Wilson-Jones syndrome). Cutis. 2014 Mar;93(3):125, 132-3.

Egan K. South American Blastomycosis. Medscape Reference. Updated May 1, 2013. Available at: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1092860-overview.

Schleicher S, Egan K. “Quizzes: Diagnosis at a glance: Why did eating ahi cause intense erythema? Emer Med. 2012;44(2):23-24.

Egan K, Walters M. Osseous and meningeal involvement in secondary syphilis.
Dermatol Online J. 2012 Apr 15;18(4):1.

Lane K, Gibbs N. Hyperpigmented papules and plaques on chest. J Fam Pract. 2009 May;58(5):273-5.

Lane K. Leukemia. The Pharos Alpha Omega Alpha Journal Summer 2008.

Lane K, Lumbang W. Pruritic blisters on legs and feet. J Fam Pract. 2008 Mar;57(3):177-80.

Lane K. Scalp dissecting cellulitis. On-line Medicine. Jul 2007.

Ant J, Lane K. Photoclinic: Transconjunctival granuloma. The Consultant Apr

Lane K. Sound Off: Exploring ancient worlds. Fed Pract Jan 2007. Lane K. Photoclinic: Becker’s nevus. The Consultant 2006 Dec;47(1).

Lane K. What’s your Diagnosis? Multiple metatarsal fractures, worsening foot pain, and intact pulses. Fed Pract 2006 Oct;23(10):25-28.

Shumaker P, Lane K, Harford R. Linear unilateral basal cell nevus: a benign follicular hamartoma simulating multiple basal cell carcinomas. Cutis. 2006 Aug;78(2):122-4.


Co-investigator; NIH funded multicenter study on MRSA carriage in HIV and non-HIV infected individuals. 08/2009 – 08/2014.

Co-investigator; The Millennium Cohort Study, Protocol #NHRC.2000.0007. Study on the association between deployment and skin cancer. 2011 – 2012.

“Effects of hypothyroidism and ambient temperature on amphetamine administration in female adult rats”- University of California Santa Barbara. Distinction in the Major and Research Promise award 1996 – 1997.


Preventing disasters in your practice: Medication errors. Presented at American Academy of Dermatology Summer Meeting, New York, NY, July 2017.

Gross and microscopic symposium: Primary cutaneous coccidioidomycosis. Presented at American Academy of Dermatology Meeting, New Orleans, February 2011.

Primary cutaneous coccidioidomycosis. Presented at California Society of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery Meeting, Santa Barbara, CA, September 2010.

Pemphigus vulgaris. Presented at San Diego Dermatological Society Meeting, Naval Medical Center San Diego, CA, May 2010.

Ectodermal dysplasia. Presented at San Diego Dermatological Society Meeting, Rady’s Children’s Hospital, San Diego, CA, November 2009.


Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology (JAAD) manuscript reviewer 04/2017 – present.

Manuscript Editing Committee for Navy Surgeon General’s peer-reviewed journal: The Journal Healthcare, Science, and the Medical Humanities: The Navy Medicine Journal. 12/2009 – 12/2012.

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