We found 6 providers with an interest in skin issues and who accept Aetna near Farmington, CT.

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Dr. Robert Bennett Nathanson, MD
Specializes in Dermatology
61 South Main Street
West Hartford, CT
 

Dr. Robert Nathanson is a dermatology (skin disorders) specialist. Dr. Nathanson has indicated that his clinical interests include psoriasis and melanoma. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Cigna, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Albany Medical College. He is conversant in Hungarian. Dr. Nathanson is affiliated with Hartford Hospital and Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , psoriasis, skin issues, melanoma, skin cancer

All Interests: Psoriasis, Skin Cancer, Skin Issues, Skin Surgery, Melanoma

Dr. Charles Leonard Castiglione, MD
Specializes in Head & Neck Plastic Surgery
399 Farmington Avenue; Suite 210
Farmington, CT
 

Dr. Charles Castiglione is a physician who specializes in head & neck plastic surgery. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. Castiglione is affiliated with Hartford Hospital. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Cigna are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Castiglione accepts. He welcomes new patients. After completing medical school at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Dr. Castiglione performed his residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, and Hartford Hospital. Dr. Castiglione has received distinctions including CCMC Physician of the Year and Hartford Healthcare Heroes Finalist. He is conversant in Spanish.

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All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Dermabrasion, Body Contouring, Botulinum Toxin Injection, Rhinoplasty, Breast ... (Read more)

Dr. Gary Edward Russolillo, MD
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery
970 Farmington Avenue; Suite 21
West Hartford, CT
 

Dr. Gary Russolillo practices facial plastic surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Russolillo include cosmetic surgery. Dr. Russolillo is affiliated with Eastern Connecticut Health Network and Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center. His education and training includes medical school at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and residency at George Washington University Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with St. Louis University (SLU). Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Aetna, Medicare, and Tufts Health Plan, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Russolillo has received distinctions including Most Compassionate Doctor Patients Choice Award Connecticut; America's Top Physicians; and Patients Choice - one of Connecticuts Favorite Physicians. He is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Skin Issues, Cosmetic Surgery

Dr. Ramon Emilio Jimenez, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology
445 South Main Street
West Hartford, CT
 

Dr. Ramon Jimenez practices general surgery and surgical oncology (cancer surgery) in Hartford, CT, Glastonbury, CT, and West Hartford, CT. Dr. Jimenez's clinical interests include pancreatic cancer, skin cancer surgery, and pancreatic surgery. He has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Child Health Plus, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. He attended medical school at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Jimenez is affiliated with Hartford Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , melanoma, skin cancer

All Interests: Breast Surgery, Pancreatic Cancer, Pancreatic Surgery, Sarcoma, Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Orlando Delucia, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
399 Farmington Avenue; Suite 200
Farmington, CT
 

Dr. Orlando Delucia's area of specialization is plastic surgery. Dr. Delucia (or staff) speaks Spanish and Italian. His clinical interests include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. Delucia is affiliated with Hartford Hospital. He studied medicine at Georgetown University School of Medicine. Dr. Delucia's patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Cigna, and more.

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All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Dermabrasion, Botox Injection, Botulinum Toxin Injection, Breast Augmentation, ... (Read more)

Dr. Alan Babigian, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Head & Neck Plastic Surgery
399 Farmington Avenue; Suite 210
Farmington, CT
 

Dr. Alan Babigian's specialties are hand surgery and head & neck plastic surgery. He practices in Farmington, CT. His clinical interests include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. Babigian is affiliated with Hartford Hospital. He studied medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Cigna, and more.

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All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Body Contouring, Botox Injection, Botulinum Toxin Injection, Breast Augmentation, ... (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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