We found 28 providers with an interest in skin issues and who accept Aetna near Clearwater, FL.

Dr. Thomas Joseph Sultenfuss, MD
Specializes in Surgical Dermatology
1022 Main Street; Suite R
Dunedin, FL
 

Dr. Thomas Sultenfuss' area of specialization is surgical dermatology. He is a graduate of Tulane University School of Medicine and a graduate of Jackson Memorial Medical Center's residency program. Dr. Sultenfuss's clinical interests encompass skin issues. The average patient rating for Dr. Sultenfuss is 4.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Sultenfuss honors. He is affiliated with Mease Countryside Hospital and Mease Dunedin Hospital.

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All Interests: Skin Issues

Specializes in Surgical Dermatology
718 Lakeview Road; Suite B
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Phyllis Murphy's area of specialization is surgical dermatology. Patient reviews placed her at an average of 2.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Murphy's areas of expertise include chemical peels, laser hair removal, and skin issues. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF), Dr. Murphy attended the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine and Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center for medical school. She is affiliated with Mease Countryside Hospital, Mease Dunedin Hospital, and Morton Plant Hospital.

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All Interests: Botox Injection, Laser Hair Removal, Chemical Peels, Skin Issues, Skin Cancer Excision, Cosmetic ... (Read more)

Dr. Kirti Kumar Patel, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
1258 West Bay Drive; Suite A
Largo, FL
 

Dr. Kirit Patel is an anesthesiology and geriatrics (elderly care) specialist in Largo, FL. Dr. Patel is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at Medical College Baroda and performed his residency at John Stroger Hospital of Cook County. In addition to English, Dr. Patel (or staff) speaks Hindi. He is affiliated with Largo Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , skin lesions (growths or marks)

All Interests: Alcohol Abuse, Depression, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Hypertension, Hypothyroidism, Cystic Fibrosis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Joseph Howard Rosin, DO
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
1301 2nd Avenue Sw
Largo, FL
 

Dr. Joseph Rosin sees patients in Largo, FL. His medical specialties are general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). His average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: back pain, diabetes, and geriatric health. Dr. Rosin's professional affiliations include Diagnostic Clinic and Morton Plant Hospital. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Rosin performed his residency at U.S. Public Health Service Hospital.

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All Interests: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Hypertension, Diabetes, Shingles, Skin Issues, Back Pain, Alzheimer's ... (Read more)

Dr. Eric Isaac Egozi, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
1608 Gulf To Bay Boulevard
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Eric Egozi specializes in plastic surgery and hand surgery and practices in Clearwater, FL. He is a graduate of Emory University School of Medicine. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Virginia and a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. Dr. Egozi's areas of expertise include the following: dermabrasion, mini tummy tuck, and botox injection. Patients rated Dr. Egozi highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Egozi accepts. He has received the following distinction: RealSelf Top Doctor. He speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Morton Plant Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , melasma, skin issues, acne scars, skin cancer

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Labiaplasty, Blepharoptosis Repair, Endoscopic Surgery, Pec ... (Read more)

Dr. Allen Finkelstein, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
10225 Ulmerton Road; 1a
Largo, FL
 

Dr. Allen Finkelstein's specialty is family medicine. Dr. Finkelstein (or staff) is conversant in Hebrew and Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Largo Medical Center. Dr. Finkelstein attended medical school at West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine. He trained at Largo Medical Center for residency. On average, patients gave Dr. Finkelstein a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , skin cancer

All Interests: Depression, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Hypertension, Hypoglycemia, Skin Cancer, Heart Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Thomas Anthony Tirone, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
1106 Druid Road South; Suite 301
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Thomas Tirone works as a general surgeon in Clearwater, FL and Largo, FL. He speaks Spanish. These areas are among Dr. Tirone's clinical interests: cancer, breast surgery, and gastrointestinal surgery. He is affiliated with Largo Medical Center and Morton Plant Hospital. He attended Tulane University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, TRICARE, and Aetna.

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Relevant Interests: , melanoma

All Interests: Thyroid Cancer, Whipple Procedure, Thyroid Surgery, Breast Surgery, Appendectomy, Laparoscopic ... (Read more)

Dr. Edison Ngo Tan, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
1840 N. Highland Avenue
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Edison Tan is a Clearwater, FL physician who specializes in general internal medicine. Dr. Tan obtained his medical school training at International and performed his residency at John Stroger Hospital of Cook County. Clinical interests for Dr. Tan include alcohol abuse, nutrition counseling, and hemorrhoid banding. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Tan takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He is conversant in Filipino.

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All Interests: Alcohol Abuse, Auto Injuries, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Endometrial Biopsy, Estrogen Replacement ... (Read more)

Dr. Joseph Anthony Laguna, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
2725 Park Drive; Suite 5
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Joseph Laguna is an internist in Clearwater, FL and Palm Harbor, FL. Dr. Laguna speaks Spanish. Areas of expertise for Dr. Laguna include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), and trigger point injections. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Mease Countryside Hospital and Mease Dunedin Hospital. Dr. Laguna trained at Conemaugh Health System for residency. Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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All Interests: Auto Injuries, Bone Density Test, Exercise Stress Test, Sleep Apnea, Diabetes, Shingles, Skin ... (Read more)

Dr. Christopher Michael Newman, DO
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
1875 Indian Rocks Road S
Largo, FL
 

Dr. Christopher Newman specializes in plastic surgery. Dr. Newman's areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, breast reconstruction revision, and dermabrasion. He is professionally affiliated with St. Anthony's Hospital, St. Petersburg General Hospital, and Largo Medical Center. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Newman attended Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Doctors Hospital, South Pointe Hospital, and a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF). In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , Hemangiomas, skin issues, skin cancer

All Interests: Breast Reconstruction Revision, Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Labiaplasty, Dupuytren's ... (Read more)

Dr. Rajendra Kochikar Pai, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
2370 Drew Street; Suite B
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Rajendra Pai works as a pediatrician in Clearwater, FL. He is a graduate of Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute. For his residency, Dr. Pai trained at Henry Ford Hospital. Areas of expertise for Dr. Pai include hay fever (allergic rhinitis), attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), and infections. Dr. Pai is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Pai (or staff) speaks Spanish, Kannada, and Hindi. His professional affiliations include Mease Countryside Hospital, Mease Dunedin Hospital, and Morton Plant Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , skin issues

All Interests: Skin Issues, Attention Deficit Disorder, Hay Fever, Infections, Asthma

Dr. Ralph Albert Rophie, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
1239 Ewing Avenue
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Ralph Rophie's area of specialization is family medicine. These areas are among his clinical interests: nutrition counseling, hepatitis, and infertility. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Rophie honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He attended Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine and the University of Guadalajara, University Center of Health Sciences and then went on to complete his residency at Mount Carmel Health System. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Rophie is professionally affiliated with Morton Plant Hospital.

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All Interests: Cryosurgery, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Estrogen Replacement Therapy, Herpes, Fibromyalgia, ... (Read more)

Dr. Marni Lonna Mentis, DO
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
401 Corbett Street; Suite 310
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Marni Mentis is a specialist in plastic surgery. In her practice, Dr. Mentis focuses on breast surgery and cosmetic procedures. She is professionally affiliated with Largo Medical Center and Morton Plant Hospital. Dr. Mentis accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. She attended Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at Largo Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , skin cancer

All Interests: Cosmetic Surgery, Skin Cancer, Breast Surgery, Reconstructive Surgery, Cosmetic Procedures, Breast ... (Read more)

Dr. Martin Joseph Milne, MD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
25400 Us Highway 19 N; Suite 201
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Martin Milne sees patients in Clearwater, FL. His medical specialty is oral and maxillofacial surgery. His areas of expertise include cleft lip and palate, dental implant surgery, and temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ). His average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Milne is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He is a graduate of Eastern Virginia Medical School. Dr. Milne completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center and a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. Dr. Milne (or staff) speaks German and French. He is professionally affiliated with Morton Plant Hospital.

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All Interests: Facial Problems, Laser Surgery, Skin Issues, Temporomandibular Joint Disorder, Dental Implant ... (Read more)

Dr. Peter William Blumencranz, MD
Specializes in Surgical Oncology
400 Pinellas Street; Suite 200
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Peter Blumencranz is a specialist in surgical oncology (cancer surgery). These areas are among his clinical interests: breast biopsy, breast cancer surgery, and breast issues. Dr. Blumencranz is affiliated with BayCare Medical Group. His education and training includes medical school at Weill Cornell Medical College and residency at New York Hospital. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Blumencranz honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , skin cancer

All Interests: Breast Biopsy, Lumpectomy, Skin Cancer, Mastectomy, Breast Cancer Surgery, Breast Surgery, Breast ... (Read more)

Dr. Christina Alice Franco, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
300 Pinellas Street; Suite 330
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Christina Franco's medical specialty is family medicine. Dr. Franco's clinical interests include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), and trigger point injections. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Viant, and TRICARE. Before performing her residency at Franklin Square Hospital Center, Dr. Franco attended the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine for medical school. Dr. Franco is affiliated with BayCare Medical Group.

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All Interests: Nutrition Counseling, Hepatitis, Hepatobiliary Disorders, Sleep Apnea, Cryosurgery, Diabetes, ... (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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