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We found 3 surgical dermatologists who accept Coventry Bronze HMO near Fort Lauderdale, FL.

Dr. Merrick David Elias, DO
Specializes in Pediatric Dermatology, Surgical Dermatology
4610 N Federal Highway
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Dr. Merrick Elias specializes in pediatric dermatology and surgical dermatology and practices in Fort Lauderdale, FL, Lauderdale, FL, and Pembroke Pines, FL. He studied medicine at Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Elias is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and more. His professional affiliations include Memorial Hospital Miramar and Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood.

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Specializes in MOHS-Micrographic Surgery
1600 S Andrews Ave; Fort
Lauderdale, FL

Dr. Shauntell Solomon specializes in MOHS-micrographic surgery and practices in Plantation, FL and Lauderdale, FL. Dr. Solomon studied medicine at Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Solomon honors.

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Dr. Khongruk Wongkittiroch, DO
Specializes in Dermatological Immunology, Pediatric Dermatology, Dermatopathology, MOHS-Micrographic Surgery
2838 E Oakland Park Boulevard; Suite 201
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Dr. Khongruk Wongkittiroch practices pediatric dermatology, dermatological immunology, and dermatopathology in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Dr. Wongkittiroch takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more.

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What is Surgical Dermatology?

Dermatologic surgery is skin surgery to correct medical issues or improve appearance. Specialists in dermatologic surgery are called surgical dermatologists.

One of the most important procedures performed by surgical dermatologists is called Mohs surgery. Mohs surgery is an extremely precise type of cancer removal that leaves healthy tissue behind. It has the highest success rate of all skin cancer surgeries.

Beyond Mohs surgery, dermatologic surgeons may perform reconstructive surgery to restore function and appearance to skin damaged by trauma or a previous surgery. They can treat or remove growths and marks on the surface of the skin, including scars, moles, skin tags, and birthmarks. Most dermatologic surgeons also offer cosmetic treatments, which may include:
  • Hair transplants
  • Laser hair removal
  • Laser resurfacing to treat sun damage, age spots, or wrinkles
  • Tattoo removal
  • Sclerotherapy to treat varicose veins
  • Liposuction to remove unwanted fat
  • Anti-aging treatments such as Botox, injectable fillers, or chemical peels

There is a great deal of overlap between surgical dermatology, medical dermatology, and cosmetic dermatology. Some procedures apply to more than one subspecialty. For instance, mole removal can be medically necessary to lower the risk of skin cancer, but it also may improve appearance, especially if the mole is large or in a prominent position. Most dermatologists offer services in all areas.