We found 5 providers with an interest in skin issues and who accept PacifiCare near Hercules, CA.

Dr. William Wei-Ming Ting, MD
Specializes in Surgical Dermatology
500 Alfred Nobel Drive; Suite 185
Hercules, CA
 

Dr. William Ting is a specialist in surgical dermatology. Dr. Ting attended medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. He trained at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics for residency. These areas are among his clinical interests: facial problems, rosacea, and dermabrasion. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Ting is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, and more. He speaks the following languages: Mandarin and Taiwanese. He is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Alta Bates Medical Group (ABMG), and John Muir Physician Network. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , basal cell carcinoma, genital warts, contact dermatitis, port-wine stains, rosacea, moles, melasma, acne, psoriasis, squamous cell carcinoma, vitiligo, scabies, impetigo, actinic keratosis, skin issues, melanoma, acne scars, diaper rash

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Athlete's Foot, Sclerotherapy, Chin Implants, Contact Dermatitis, Injectable Fillers, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jennifer Bronwynne Krasnoff, MD
Specializes in Dermatology, Other
500 Alfred Nobel Drive; Suite 245
Hercules, CA
 

Dr. Jennifer Krasnoff's area of specialization is dermatology (skin disorders). Her education and training includes medical school at McGill University Faculty of Medicine and residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital. These areas are among Dr. Krasnoff's clinical interests: facial problems, photodynamic therapy (PDT), and tattoo removal. Patient reviews placed her at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Krasnoff takes. Dr. Krasnoff (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and French. Her professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Alta Bates Medical Group (ABMG). Dr. Krasnoff welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , basal cell carcinoma, genital warts, contact dermatitis, port-wine stains, rosacea, moles, acne, psoriasis, squamous cell carcinoma, eczema, vitiligo, scabies, impetigo, actinic keratosis, skin issues, melanoma, diaper rash

All Interests: Dermatomyositis, Athlete's Foot, Eczema, Sclerotherapy, Contact Dermatitis, Injectable Fillers, ... (Read more)

Dr. Eitan Amadeus Homa, MD
Specializes in Dermatology, Other
500 Alfred Nobel Drive; Suite 245
Hercules, CA
 

Dr. Eitan Homa specializes in dermatology (skin disorders). Dr. Homa (or staff) is conversant in Hebrew and French. He has indicated that his clinical interests include skin issues and mohs surgery. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Alta Bates Medical Group (ABMG). After completing medical school at the University of Calgary Faculty of Medicine, Dr. Homa performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Toronto and a hospital affiliated with McGill University. His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, and more. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , basal cell carcinoma, genital warts, contact dermatitis, rosacea, moles, acne, psoriasis, squamous cell carcinoma, vitiligo, scabies, impetigo, actinic keratosis, skin issues, melanoma, tropical skin diseases, diaper rash

All Interests: Dermatomyositis, Sclerotherapy, Contact Dermatitis, Herpes, Rosacea, Spider Veins, Cosmetic Skin ... (Read more)

Dr. Margery A Lackman, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
2970 Hilltop Mall Road; Room 305
Richmond, CA
 

Dr. Margery Lackman's specialty is general pediatrics. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter East Bay Medical Foundation (SEBMF), and UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland. She is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, as well as other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Lackman's office for an appointment. After completing medical school at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, she performed her residency at Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland. Dr. Lackman (or staff) is conversant in Korean. She also offers language support for patients who speak Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , acne, eczema

All Interests: Adolescent Issues, Eczema, Immunization, Circumcision, Asthma, Breastfeeding Issues, Allergies, ... (Read more)

Dr. Armen Serebrakian, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
2160 Appian Way; Suite 202
Pinole, CA
 

Dr. Armen Serebrakian's specialty is otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). He has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Serebrakian graduated from Tehran University of Medical Sciences. Dr. Serebrakian's training includes a residency program at Henry Ford Hospital. In addition to English, Dr. Serebrakian (or staff) speaks Armenian, French, and Persian. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Alta Bates Medical Group (ABMG), and UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , melanoma

All Interests: Surfer's Ear, Otoplasty, Food Allergy, Sinus Surgery, Fractures, Facial Problems, Sleep Apnea, ... (Read more)

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What are Skin Issues?

The skin is the largest organ in the body, protecting and covering our more sensitive inner organs. Considering its size and that it is constantly exposed to the elements, the skin is usually relatively problem-free. However that doesn’t mean that issues don’t come up from time to time that might need the help of a professional. The most common skin issues that people seek medical help with are cosmetic issues, acne, eczema, dermatitis, psoriasis, and skin growths.

Professional cosmetic skin treatments exist to treat wrinkles, scars, dark spots, remove excess hair, tone and tighten skin, and otherwise improve the appearance of the skin. They may use lasers, light therapy, chemical peels, microdermabrasion, or many other forms of skin treatment.

Acne occurs when hair follicles become clogged with oil and dead skin cells, most commonly on the face or back. The clogged follicles can then become infected and inflamed. Treatments include antibiotics, anti-inflammatories, and retinoid creams.

Eczema is dry, sensitive skin that causes an itchy red rash, often in response to specific triggers. It is common in childhood but can sometimes last into adulthood. The main treatment involves keeping skin well moisturized.

Dermatitis is the medical name for any kind of skin inflammation or rash. Rashes can happen because of an allergy or contact with an irritating substance. They may be red, itchy, or even painful. They are often treated with antihistamines or moisturizing creams containing cortisone.

Psoriasis is patches of thick, red skin that is covered in silvery scales. It is often itchy and sore. Psoriasis is thought to be caused by an immune disorder, and it runs in families. Psoriasis is not contagious. There is no cure, but there are medicated creams available to treat the symptoms.

Skin growths, including warts and moles, are usually not serious. However, some skin growths should be examined by a doctor to make sure they don’t cause problems in the future. Warts are harmless, rough, bumpy growths caused by a viral infection. They occur most often on the hands and feet. Because they are caused by a virus, they are contagious. Moles are brown or black spots that are sometimes raised slightly from the surface of the skin. They happen when clumps of pigment cells form in a cluster instead of spread out. Moles are harmless except that they are more vulnerable to cancer than other parts of the skin. Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States, and its risk increases with sun exposure and fair skin tone.

Skin issues can be embarrassing or irritating, but most are minor and can be treated without serious problems. Some, however, can be a sign of a more significant issue, so it is important to see a doctor for anything out of the ordinary.
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