Tiffany L. Shih MD

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Board Certification

American Academy of Dermatology and American College of Physicians


Dr. Shih received her medical degree from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. She completed a residency at the University of Minnesota.

Career Influence

"I’ve wanted to be a doctor since I was about seven years old. Medicine is both an art and a science. It is dynamic, challenging, and requires a commitment to lifelong learning. I also enjoy the detective work involved in diagnosing challenging medical conditions."

Clinical Interests

Dr. Shih treats a broad range of dermatologic conditions. She is especially interested in complex medical dermatology; particularly oncologic and rheumatologic skin conditions.


Dr. Shih treats pediatric patients of all ages.

Personal Interests

"I am a big foodie! I enjoy going out to eat as well as cooking at home. My Goldendoodle, Brisket, and I also love hiking and exploring nature."

Practice Philosophy

"Medicine should be about teamwork, not only with nursing and ancillary staff, but also with the patient. If we work together, I believe we will get the best outcomes to keep you healthy."


Dr. Shih has authored a wide range of articles in publications. Below is a selection of articles.

  • Shih TL. “Dermatology CME/CE Case: Pyoderma Gangrenosum” Clinical
    Advisor. Aug. 2016
  • Shih TL. “Dermatology CME/CE Case: Solitary Mastocytoma” Clinical Advisor.
    Aug. 2016
  • Anna Gregoire, Shih TL. “Dermatology CME/CE Case: Shoe Dermatitis” Clinical
    Advisor. May 2016
  • Shih TL. “Dermatology CME/CE Case: Bullous Pemphigoid” Clinical Advisor.
    Nov. 2014
  • John Muzic. Shih TL. “Dermatology CME/CE Case: “Calciphylaxis vs. Pyoderma
    Gangrenosum” Clinical Advisor. Sept. 2014
  • Shih TL. “Dermatology CME/CE Case: Keratoacanthoma” Clinical Advisor. June
  • Shih TL. “Dermatology CME/CE Case: Miliaria Crystallina” Clinical Advisor. May

Languages outside of English

Mandarin Chinese

Teaching Involvement

  • Hennepin County Medical Center Teaching Faculty (affiliated with University of Minnesota)
  • HealthPartners Institute Dermatology Residency Teaching faculty and lecturer

Professional Involvement

  • American Academy of Dermatology, member
  • Women’s Dermatologic Society, member
  • Medical Dermatology Society, member
  • American College of Physicians, member


  • Top Doctor, Minnesota Monthly - 2020
  • WDS Academic Research Award: Mentor, Daniel Miller, University of
    Minnesota - 2016
  • WDS Mentorship Award: Mentor, Ed Cowen, National Institutes of Health - 2016
  • Betty Ford Center Summer Institute on Substance Use Disorder Treatment: Rancho Mirage, CA 2010-2011 Texas Tech University - 2012
  • Foundation Scholarship: Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX