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We found 5 providers with an interest in skin issues and who accept MultiPlan near Middlebury, CT.

Dr. Christopher Gerard (Gerald) Bunick MD, PHD, FAAD
Specializes in Surgical Dermatology
1625 Straits Turnpike; Suite 306
Middlebury, CT
(203) 688-2259; (203) 577-1050

Dr. Christopher Bunick is a specialist in surgical dermatology. After attending Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Yale-New Haven Hospital. Clinical interests for Dr. Bunick include academic dermatology, phototherapy (light therapy), and contact dermatitis. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. He is affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. Dr. Bunick's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , contact dermatitis, psoriasis, skin issues, skin cancer

All Interests: Skin Cancer, Skin Surgery, Academic Dermatology, Contact Dermatitis, Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Dermatology (Skin Disorders)
1625 Straits Turnpike; Suite 306
Middlebury, CT
(203) 932-5711; (203) 785-4092

Dr. Brett King works as a dermatologist in New Haven, CT, Middlebury, CT, and West Haven, CT. He is affiliated with VA Connecticut Healthcare System and Yale New Haven Health System. He takes Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. King welcomes new patients. He studied medicine at Yale School of Medicine and Stanford University School of Medicine. Dr. King trained at Yale-New Haven Hospital for his residency.

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Relevant Interests: , eczema, vitiligo

All Interests: Alopecia, Eczema, Scleroderma, Vitiligo (Pigment)

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Specializes in MOHS-Micrographic Surgery
1625 Straits Turnpike; Suite 306
Middlebury, CT
(203) 785-3466; (203) 757-8919

Dr. Sean Christensen is a medical specialist in MOHS-micrographic surgery. His education and training includes medical school at Yale School of Medicine and residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital. Dr. Christensen is especially interested in academic dermatology, nail surgery, and skin cancer. He is in-network for Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Christensen is professionally affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System.

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Relevant Interests: , squamous cell carcinoma, melanoma, skin cancer

All Interests: Basal Cell Carcinomas, Melanoma, Mohs Surgery, Squamous Cell Carcinoma, Academic Dermatology, Nail ... (Read more)

Dr. Jonathan (Johathan) Edmund Silbert MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology (Eye Disease)
1201 W Main Street
Waterbury, CT
(203) 597-9100; (203) 789-2020

Dr. Jonathan Silbert, who practices in Waterbury, CT, New Haven, CT, and Southbury, CT, is a medical specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). In addition to English, Dr. Silbert (or staff) speaks Spanish, German, and French. In his practice, Dr. Silbert focuses on plastic surgery procedures and comprehensive ophthalmology. Dr. Silbert is professionally affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. He obtained his medical school training at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine and performed his residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. Dr. Silbert's patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. He takes Great-West Healthcare, MultiPlan, and Anthem, as well as other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Silbert's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , skin cancer

All Interests: Blepharoplasty, Botox Treatment, Brow Lift, Cataract Surgery, Cataracts, Diabetic Retinopathy, Dry ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Vascular Surgery, General Surgery
1449 Old Waterbury Road; Unit 101
Southbury, CT
(203) 210-6333; (203) 425-2792

Dr. Stephen Bauer practices general surgery and vascular surgery. After completing medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School, Dr. Bauer performed his residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He is in-network for Anthem, ConnectiCare, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. Dr. Bauer (or staff) speaks Spanish and Italian. He is professionally affiliated with Western Connecticut Health Network and Yale New Haven Health System. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Bauer's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , foot ulcers, leg ulcers

All Interests: Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Treatment, Aortic Aneurysm, Balloon Angioplasty, Blood Clots, Carotid ... (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.