We found 22 providers with an interest in skin issues and who accept Coventry near Fairfield, CT.

Specializes in Pediatric Dermatology
162 Kings Highway North
Westport, CT
 

Dr. Mark Oestreicher's area of specialization is pediatric dermatology. Dr. Oestreicher attended Albany Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at Albany Medical Center. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Great-West Healthcare, Anthem, Health Net, and more. He is professionally affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. Dr. Oestreicher has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , warts, moles, acne, rashes, psoriasis, eczema, vitiligo, skin cancer

All Interests: Warts, Moles, Psoriasis, Eczema, Vitiligo, Botox Injection, Cysts, Laser Resurfacing, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Pediatric Dermatology
162 Kings Highway North
Westport, CT
 

Dr. Michael Noonan is a physician who specializes in pediatric dermatology. He has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Great-West Healthcare, Anthem, and Health Net are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Noonan accepts. Dr. Noonan graduated from New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at George Washington University Medical Center. His professional affiliations include VA Connecticut Healthcare System and Yale New Haven Health System. Dr. Noonan is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , warts, moles, acne, rashes, psoriasis, eczema, vitiligo, skin cancer

All Interests: Warts, Moles, Psoriasis, Eczema, Vitiligo, Botox Injection, Cysts, Sclerotherapy, Laser Hair ... (Read more)

Specializes in Pediatric Dermatology
162 Kings Highway North
Westport, CT
 

Dr. Jason Wilder is a pediatric dermatologist. Patient ratings for Dr. Wilder average 4.0 stars out of 5. He is professionally affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Great-West Healthcare, Anthem, and Health Net. He is open to new patients. He attended medical school at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Wilder's training includes a residency program at St. Barnabas Hospital, Bronx.

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Relevant Interests: , warts, moles, acne, rashes, psoriasis, eczema, vitiligo, skin cancer

All Interests: Warts, Moles, Psoriasis, Eczema, Vitiligo, Botox Injection, Cysts, Laser Resurfacing, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Pediatric Dermatology
162 Kings Highway, North
Westport, CT
 

Dr. Seth Lerner's specialty is pediatric dermatology. Dr. Lerner has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is professionally affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. He honors Great-West Healthcare, Anthem, and Health Net, as well as other insurance carriers. He is open to new patients. Before completing his residency at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Dr. Lerner attended medical school at Boston University School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , warts, moles, acne, rashes, psoriasis, eczema, vitiligo, skin cancer, keloids

All Interests: Warts, Moles, Psoriasis, Eczema, Vitiligo, Botox Injection, Cysts, Sclerotherapy, Laser Hair ... (Read more)

Dr. Tito V Vasquez, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
2600 Post Road; Suite 206
Southport, CT
 

Dr. Tito Vasquez, who practices in Southport, CT and New Haven, CT, is a medical specialist in plastic surgery and hand surgery. Before performing his residency at St. Luke's Hospital & Health Network, Pennsylvania and Nassau University Medical Center, Dr. Vasquez attended New York Medical College for medical school. Clinical interests for Dr. Vasquez include eyelid surgery, breast reconstruction revision, and dermabrasion. Dr. Vasquez's average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Vasquez takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinction: Connecticut Magazine Top Doc, 2015 RealSelf Top Doctor. He is professionally affiliated with Western Connecticut Health Network, Yale New Haven Health System, and Griffin Hospital. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , acne scars, skin cancer

All Interests: Breast Reconstruction Revision, Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Chin Implants, Nipple Surgery, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Urology
3180 Main Street; Suite 305, Beechmont Building
Bridgeport, CT
 

Dr. Milton Armm's area of specialization is urology (urinary tract disease). Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Armm takes. Dr. Armm graduated from UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. For his professional training, Dr. Armm completed residency programs at Brooklyn Campus of the VA NY Harbor Healthcare System and Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia. Dr. Armm is conversant in Spanish. He is affiliated with Griffin Hospital and Yale New Haven Health System. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , genital warts

All Interests: Bladder Cancer, Cystoscopy, Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Brachytherapy, Urinary ... (Read more)

Dr. James Vincent Lettera, MD
Specializes in Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
501 Kings Highway East; Suite 112
Fairfield, CT
 

Dr. James Lettera is a specialist in vascular surgery and thoracic surgery. He works in Norwalk, CT, Fairfield, CT, and Shelton, CT. He attended Georgetown University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers for residency. Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Lettera takes. He speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include Western Connecticut Health Network and Yale New Haven Health System. Dr. Lettera has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , foot ulcers, leg ulcers, ichthyosis

All Interests: Lung Cancer Surgery, Renal Vascular Disease, Varicose Veins, Carotid Artery Disease, Venous ... (Read more)

Specializes in Vascular Surgery
501 Kings Highway East; Suite 112
Fairfield, CT
 

Dr. Paul Demartini's medical specialty is vascular surgery. He takes Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. For his professional training, Dr. Demartini completed residency programs at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Demartini is professionally affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , foot ulcers, leg ulcers, ichthyosis

All Interests: Renal Vascular Disease, Sclerotherapy, Varicose Veins, Vascular Malformations, Carotid Artery ... (Read more)

Dr. Kenneth Scott Backman, MD
Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
55 Walls Drive; Suite 405
Fairfield, CT
 

Dr. Kenneth Backman is an allergist/immunologist. Dr. Backman has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. He is in-network for Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. He is open to new patients. Dr. Backman attended Weill Cornell Medical College and the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Chicago for residency.

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Relevant Interests: , eczema, hives (uritcaria)

All Interests: Drug Allergy, Eczema, Immunization, Ear Infection, Conjunctivitis, Hives, Food Allergy, Respiratory ... (Read more)

Dr. Bruce Andrew McGibbon, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
5520 Park Avenue; Garden Level
Trumbull, CT
 

Dr. Bruce McGibbon works as a radiation oncologist in Bridgeport, CT, Trumbull, CT, and New Haven, CT. Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. McGibbon accepts. He attended the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) for residency. He is professionally affiliated with Griffin Hospital and Yale New Haven Health System. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. McGibbon's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , melanoma

All Interests: Bladder Cancer, Cancer Screening, Thyroid Cancer, Brachytherapy, Brain Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology, Adult Allergy & Immunology
55 Walls Drive; Suite 405
Fairfield, CT
 

Dr. Irena Veksler's specialties are pediatric allergy & immunology and adult allergy & immunology. Dr. Veksler takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. She is a graduate of Weill Cornell Medical College. She trained at a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School for residency. She is conversant in Russian. Dr. Veksler is professionally affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. She welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , eczema, hives (uritcaria)

All Interests: Eczema, Hay Fever, Cough, Hives, Asthma, Sinus Problems, Food Allergy

Specializes in Urology, Other
52 Beach Road; Suite 205
Fairfield, CT
 

Dr. Robert Weinstein's specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). He honors Anthem, ConnectiCare, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. He graduated from SUNY Upstate Medical University. Dr. Weinstein's residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center. He is conversant in Spanish. He is affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. Dr. Weinstein welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , genital warts

All Interests: Bladder Cancer, Cystoscopy, Cryosurgery, Ureteroscopy, Laparoscopic Nephrectomy, Brachytherapy, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Podiatry
1817 Black Rock Turnpike; Suite 8
Fairfield, CT
 

Dr. Carol Callahan specializes in podiatry (foot & ankle medicine) and practices in Fairfield, CT, North Haven, CT, and New Haven, CT. She is rated highly by her patients. She is in-network for Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. In addition to English, Dr. Callahan speaks Korean. Dr. Callahan is professionally affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. She has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , warts, diabetic foot ulcers, calluses, corns

All Interests: Warts, Pain, Sports Health, Achilles Tendon Problems, Toenail Fungus, Cerebral Palsy, Ankle ... (Read more)

Specializes in Adult Allergy & Immunology
36 Sanford Street
Fairfield, CT
 

Dr. Michael King's medical specialty is adult allergy & immunology. He takes Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. King attended the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) and then went on to complete his residency at Greenwich Hospital. He is conversant in Spanish. He is affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. Dr. King is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , atopic dermatitis, hives (uritcaria)

All Interests: Drug Allergy, Facial Pain, Immunodeficiency, Immunization, Ear Infection, Atopic Dermatitis, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Adult Allergy & Immunology
55 Walls Drive; Suite 405
Fairfield, CT
 

Dr. Katherine Bloom sees patients in Fairfield, CT, Monroe, CT, and New Haven, CT. Her medical specialty is adult allergy & immunology. She is professionally affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. After completing medical school at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, she performed her residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Bloom is an in-network provider for Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Bloom welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , eczema, hives (uritcaria)

All Interests: Eczema, Immunodeficiency, Hay Fever, Hives, Asthma, Food Allergy

Specializes in Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine, General Surgery, Critical Care
111 Beach Road
Fairfield, CT
 

Dr. Roselle Crombie is a specialist in undersea and hyperbaric medicine, general surgery, and critical care (intensive care medicine). She works in New Haven, CT, Fairfield, CT, and Trumbull, CT. These areas are among her clinical interests: burn surgery, burns, and colon surgery. She is professionally affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with Tufts University, Dr. Crombie attended the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. Dr. Crombie accepts Anthem, ConnectiCare, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. She is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , melanoma, skin lesions (growths or marks)

All Interests: Burn Surgery, Hernia Surgery, Burns, Surgical Procedures, Gallbladder Removal Surgery, ... (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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