Joel Sears, MD

Joel Sears

Mohs Fellowship-Trained Dermatologic Surgeon

A Passion for Curing Cancer…

Dr. Sears devotes his practice to skin cancer and facial surgery. After finishing his dermatology residency, he completed full university training on Mohs surgery, facial cosmetic surgery, and laser sciences. He is a fellow of the prestigious American College of Mohs Surgery (ACMS) and the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (AACS).

Raised in Iowa, Dr. Sears received his medical degree at the University of Iowa which included a scholarship at Oxford University in England. He served as Chief Resident during his dermatology residency training, after which he completed the recognized Fellowship in Mohs and Dermatologic Surgery at the University of Iowa College of Medicine.

Dr. Sears founded Advanced Dermatology and Skin Surgery in 1991. He is board certified by the American Board of Dermatology, ACMS, AACS, and American Society of Dermatologic Surgery. He served as Trustee on the Boards of Spokane County Medical Society and American Cancer Society. He has lectured nationally and internationally on skin surgical procedures.

Dr. Sears cherishes his family time with his wife, Honor, and their three children. He is a private pilot and enjoys skiing, exercise, and "puttering around" on his hobby farm.