We found 7 providers with an interest in skin issues and who accept Blue Shield near Milpitas, CA.

Dr. Sunil S Dhawan, MD
Specializes in Dermatology
1158 Jacklin Road
Milpitas, CA
 

Dr. Sunil Dhawan's area of specialization is dermatology (skin disorders). He studied medicine at the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine. Dr. Dhawan's residency was performed at UCSF Medical Center at Mount Zion. These areas are among his clinical interests: birthmark removal, dermabrasion, and acne. Patient reviews placed Dr. Dhawan at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Valley Health Plan, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of San Francisco Super Doctors. Dr. Dhawan (or staff) speaks Urdu, Hindi, and Punjabi. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Washington Hospital Healthcare System, VA Palo Alto Health Care System (VAPAHCS), and Regional Medical Center of San Jose.

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Relevant Interests: , acne, melasma, psoriasis, skin infection, acne scars, eczema, skin cancer

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Psoriasis, Transplant Procedures, Eczema, Botox Injection, Laser Resurfacing, ... (Read more)

Dr. Timothy John Weibel, MD
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
175 N Jackson Avenue; Suite 102
San Jose, CA
 

Dr. Timothy Weibel's specialties are facial plastic surgery and hand surgery. Dr. Weibel (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and French. Areas of expertise for Dr. Weibel include eyelid surgery, revision rhinoplasty, and mini tummy tuck. Dr. Weibel is affiliated with Good Samaritan Hospital and Regional Medical Center of San Jose. Dr. Weibel graduated from the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine and MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Weibel completed residency programs at Valley Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with St. Louis University (SLU). His average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Valley Health Plan.

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Relevant Interests: , acne scars

All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Mini Tummy Tuck, Septoplasty, Botox Injection, Rhinoplasty, Breast Augmentation, ... (Read more)

Dr. Gul A Zikria, MD
Specializes in Other, General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1109 S Park Victoria Drive
Milpitas, CA
 

Dr. Gul Zikria is a general obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Milpitas, CA. After completing medical school at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, he performed his residency at Magee Women's Hospital and Georgetown University Hospital. In Dr. Zikria's practice, he is particularly interested in infertility, skin issues, and women's health issues. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Zikria honors. Dr. Zikria (or staff) speaks Spanish, Vietnamese, and French. Dr. Zikria is affiliated with Regional Medical Center of San Jose.

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Relevant Interests: , skin issues

All Interests: Infertility, Skin Issues, Women's Health Issues

Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Other
429 S Main Street
Milpitas, CA
 

Dr. Hien Nguyen's specialty is plastic surgery. His clinical interests include general reconstruction, tummy tuck (abdominoplasty), and cleft lip and palate repair. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Valley Health Plan, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Nguyen graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Yale University. He is professionally affiliated with Regional Medical Center of San Jose.

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Relevant Interests: , skin cancer

All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Microsurgery, Blepharoptosis Repair, Nose Surgery, Breast Reduction, Cleft Lip and ... (Read more)

Dr. Juan Esteban Posada, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
200 Jose Figueres Avenue; #485-495
San Jose, CA
 

Dr. Juan Posada's area of specialization is family medicine. The average patient rating for Dr. Posada is 2.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: diabetes, substance abuse, and emphysema. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna. He speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Regional Medical Center of San Jose.

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Relevant Interests: , skin cancer

All Interests: Depression, Substance Abuse, Bronchitis, Electrocardiogram, Allergies, Parkinson's Disease, ... (Read more)

Dr. Maggie W Chen, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
2360 Mckee Road
San Jose, CA
 

Dr. Maggie Chen is a specialist in adult nephrology. She works in San Jose, CA. She has indicated that her clinical interests include laser hair removal, rosacea, and skin rejuvenation. She is professionally affiliated with Regional Medical Center of San Jose. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Valley Health Plan are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Chen honors. She graduated from Ross University School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Connecticut.

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Relevant Interests: , rosacea

All Interests: Laser Hair Removal, Rosacea, Skin Rejuvenation

Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
4485 Headen Way
Santa Clara, CA
 

Dr. Kenneth Yim sees patients in San Jose, CA and Santa Clara, CA. His medical specialties are plastic surgery and hand surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Yim include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Blue Shield, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Yim takes. Dr. Yim graduated from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. Dr. Yim is conversant in Mandarin and Cantonese.

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Relevant Interests: , skin cancer

All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Breast Augmentation, Microsurgery, Nose Surgery, Endoscopic Surgery, Pec Implants, ... (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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