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We found 26 providers with an interest in skin issues and who accept United Healthcare Navigate near Clearwater, FL.

Dr. George Edward Burns, MD
Specializes in Dermatopathology, MOHS-Micrographic Surgery
1122 Druid Road East
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. George Burns' medical specialty is dermatopathology and MOHS-micrographic surgery. In addition to English, Dr. Burns (or staff) speaks Swedish, Spanish, and German. His areas of expertise include the following: laser surgery and skin cancer. He is professionally affiliated with Morton Plant Hospital. He graduated from Albany Medical College and then he performed his residency at Boston Medical Center. Dr. Burns's average patient rating is 2.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , skin issues, skin cancer

All Interests: Skin Cancer, Laser Surgery, Skin Issues

Dr. George Peter Pavlidakey, MD
Specializes in MOHS-Micrographic Surgery
609 Indian Rocks Road
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. George Pavlidakey specializes in MOHS-micrographic surgery. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He has a special interest in shingles, biopsy, and skin issues. Dr. Pavlidakey is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He graduated from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Medical School and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University. In addition to English, Dr. Pavlidakey (or staff) speaks Spanish, Greek, and Polish. He is professionally affiliated with Morton Plant Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , skin issues

All Interests: Shingles, Skin Issues, Biopsy

Dr. Roger Steven Golomb, MD
Specializes in Dermatopathology, Surgical Dermatology
1122 Druid Road East
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Roger Golomb's medical specialty is dermatopathology and surgical dermatology. He has indicated that his clinical interests include cryotherapy, collagen injections, and laser surgery. He is affiliated with Morton Plant Hospital. After attending the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Dr. Golomb completed his residency training at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). His patients gave him an average rating of 2.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Golomb honors TRICARE, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , port-wine stains, rosacea

All Interests: Cryosurgery, CO2 Laser Treatment, Port-Wine Stains, Retina Problems, Facial Problems, Rosacea, ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Thomas Sultenfuss is a surgical dermatologist. Before completing his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center, Dr. Sultenfuss attended medical school at Tulane University School of Medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Sultenfuss include skin issues. His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He is affiliated with Mease Countryside Hospital and Mease Dunedin Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , skin issues

All Interests: Skin Issues

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

Dr. Phyllis Murphy is a surgical dermatologist. She has a 2.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. These areas are among Dr. Murphy's clinical interests: chemical peels, laser hair removal, and skin issues. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. Her education and training includes medical school at the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine and Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF). Dr. Murphy is professionally affiliated with Mease Countryside Hospital, Mease Dunedin Hospital, and Morton Plant Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , skin issues

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. He is professionally affiliated with Largo Medical Center. Dr. Patel honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended Medical College Baroda for medical school and subsequently trained at John Stroger Hospital of Cook County for residency. Dr. Patel (or staff) is conversant in Hindi.

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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 practices general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). His clinical interests include back pain, diabetes, and geriatric health. Dr. Rosin is professionally affiliated with Diagnostic Clinic and Morton Plant Hospital. His education and training includes medical school at Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine and residency at U.S. Public Health Service Hospital. Dr. Rosin is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Relevant Interests: , skin issues

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 works as a plastic surgeon and hand surgeon in Clearwater, FL. Areas of expertise for Dr. Egozi include thigh lift, general reconstruction, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). He has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Virginia and a hospital affiliated with Loyola University, Dr. Egozi attended Emory University School of Medicine. He speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Morton Plant Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , skin cancer

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

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

Dr. Edison Tan practices general internal medicine in Clearwater, FL. His clinical interests include alcohol abuse, nutrition counseling, and hemorrhoid banding. On average, patients gave Dr. Tan a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at John Stroger Hospital of Cook County, Dr. Tan attended International for medical school. He speaks Filipino.

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Relevant Interests: , skin issues

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

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

Dr. Allen Finkelstein practices family medicine. Dr. Finkelstein (or staff) speaks the following languages: Hebrew and Spanish. Dr. Finkelstein is professionally affiliated with Largo Medical Center. After completing medical school at West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, he performed his residency at Largo Medical Center. Dr. Finkelstein is rated highly by his patients. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Relevant Interests: , skin cancer

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

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

Dr. Joseph Laguna's specialty is general internal medicine. His training includes a residency program at Conemaugh Health System. These areas are among Dr. Laguna's clinical interests: sexually transmitted diseases (STds), arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), and trigger point injections. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Laguna takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He is conversant in Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Mease Countryside Hospital and Mease Dunedin Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , skin issues

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

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

Dr. Marni Mentis' specialty is plastic surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Mentis include breast surgery and cosmetic procedures. Her professional affiliations include Largo Medical Center and Morton Plant Hospital. Dr. Mentis is a graduate of Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine and a graduate of Largo Medical Center's residency program. Her average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Mentis accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Relevant Interests: , skin cancer

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

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

Dr. Christopher Newman is a medical specialist in plastic surgery. Dr. Newman is conversant in Spanish. Areas of expertise for Dr. Newman include breast augmentation, tummy tuck (abdominoplasty), and dupuytren's contracture. He is affiliated with St. Anthony's Hospital, St. Petersburg General Hospital, and Largo Medical Center. After completing medical school at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine, he performed his residency at Doctors Hospital, South Pointe Hospital, and a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF). Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Newman accepts.

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Relevant Interests: , Hemangiomas, skin issues, skin cancer

All Interests: Breast Augmentation, Dupuytren's Contracture, Lymphadenectomy, Cosmetic Surgery, Burns, Facelift, ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Rajendra Pai's specialty is general pediatrics. Clinical interests for Dr. Pai include hay fever (allergic rhinitis), attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), and infections. Dr. Pai is professionally affiliated with Mease Countryside Hospital, Mease Dunedin Hospital, and Morton Plant Hospital. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Pai honors. He graduated from Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute. His residency was performed at Henry Ford Hospital. In addition to English, Dr. Pai (or staff) speaks Spanish, Kannada, and Hindi.

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Relevant Interests: , skin issues

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

Dr. Ana Belen Charles, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Hospital Medicine
612 Druid Road East; Suite B
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Ana May's areas of specialization are family medicine and hospital medicine (hospitalist). Her areas of expertise include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), and cryotherapy. She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. May studied medicine at the University of Salamanca Faculty of Medicine. Dr. May (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and Greek. Dr. May is professionally affiliated with Morton Plant Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , skin issues

All Interests: Cryosurgery, Endometrial Biopsy, Estrogen Replacement Therapy, Fibromyalgia, Sleep Apnea, Diabetes, ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Ralph Rophie specializes in family medicine and practices in Clearwater, FL. His average rating from his patients is 3.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Rophie include cryotherapy, nutrition counseling, and hepatitis. Dr. Rophie honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He graduated from Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine and the University of Guadalajara, University Center of Health Sciences and then he performed his residency at Mount Carmel Health System. Dr. Rophie speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Morton Plant Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , skin issues

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