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We found 45 providers with an interest in skin issues and who accept Humana Silver HMO near Saint Petersburg, FL.

Dr. James Brian Connors, MD
Specializes in MOHS-Micrographic Surgery
620 10th Street N.
St Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. James Connors' area of specialization is MOHS-micrographic surgery. He graduated from Medical College of Wisconsin. His training includes a residency program at Yale-New Haven Hospital. Dr. Connors is rated highly by his patients. He 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. Dr. Connors speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Suncoast Medical Clinic and James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital (JAHVH).

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Relevant Interests: , skin issues

All Interests: Skin Issues, Cancer Screening

Dr. Gisela Torres-Bonilla, MD
Specializes in Dermatology
620 10th Street N
St Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Gisela Torres-Bonilla works as a dermatologist in Saint Petersburg, FL. She is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. Dr. Torres-Bonilla's areas of expertise include skin issues. She 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. Dr. Torres-Bonilla obtained her medical school training at Harvard Medical School and performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Case Western Reserve University. She speaks Spanish. She is professionally affiliated with Suncoast Medical Clinic.

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Relevant Interests: , skin issues

All Interests: Skin Issues

Dr. Margaret Ann Kelleher, MD
Specializes in Dermatology
560 Jackson Street N; Suite 304
St Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Margaret Kelleher works as a dermatologist in Saint Petersburg, FL. She has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Kelleher's clinical interests encompass skin issues and cosmetic procedures. She is affiliated with St. Anthony's Hospital. She takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. She obtained her medical school training at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine and performed her residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center, Cleveland Clinic, and a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF).

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Relevant Interests: , skin issues

All Interests: Skin Issues, Cosmetic Procedures

Dr. Nuttapong Tangsinmankong, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology
333 Dr Martin Luther King Jr Street N
Saint Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Nathan Tang is a specialist in pediatric allergy & immunology. He works in Saint Petersburg, FL. Dr. Tang's areas of expertise include the following: sinusitis (sinus infection), asthma, and rashes. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Anthony's Hospital, All Children's Hospital, and the University of South Florida (USF) Health. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has an open panel. He obtained his medical school training at Chulalongkorn University Faculty of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University. In addition to English, Dr. Tang speaks Thai.

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Relevant Interests: , rashes, eczema, hives (uritcaria)

All Interests: Eczema, Immunodeficiency, Rhinitis, Rashes, Bone Marrow Transplant, Sinusitis, Asthma, Vasculitis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Ernest Curt Rehnke, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Bariatric Surgery
1615 Pasadena Avenue South; Suite 460
Saint Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Ernest Rehnke's medical specialty is general surgery, vascular surgery, and bariatric surgery. His areas of expertise include bowel resection, tube thoracostomy (chest tube insertion), and hemorrhoid banding. Dr. Rehnke has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of St. George's University School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at New York Methodist Hospital. Dr. Rehnke's hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Petersburg General Hospital, Palms of Pasadena Hospital, and Largo Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , pressure ulcers (bedsores)

All Interests: Bypass Surgery, Paracentesis, Breast Biopsy, Hemorrhoidectomy, Bowel Resection, Ileostomy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Vijaya Lakshmi Cherukuri, MD
Specializes in Adult Hospital Medicine, Geriatrics
218 Pasadena Avenue S
Saint Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Vijaya Cherukuri, who practices in Saint Petersburg, FL and Gulfport, FL, is a medical specialist in adult hospital medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). Dr. Cherukuri (or staff) speaks Telugu, Tamil, and Hindi. Her areas of expertise include depression, heart problems, and hernia. Dr. Cherukuri's hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Anthony's Hospital, St. Petersburg General Hospital, and Palms of Pasadena Hospital. Before completing her residency at Long Island College Hospital, Dr. Cherukuri attended medical school at Andhra Medical College and Rangaraya Medical College. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , skin lesions (growths or marks)

All Interests: Depression, Flu Shot, Bone Marrow Aspiration, Abdominal Paracentesis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Burns, ... (Read more)

Dr. Ralph Angelo De Matteis, MD
Specializes in Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine, General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
2191 9th Avenue North; Suite 110
St Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Ralph Dematteis is a physician who specializes in undersea and hyperbaric medicine, general surgery, and vascular surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Dematteis include esophageal varices, fine needle aspiration (FNA), and inguinal hernia. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Dematteis completed a residency program at Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Dematteis is affiliated with St. Anthony's Hospital, St. Petersburg General Hospital, and Northside Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , perianal abscess

All Interests: Inguinal Hernia, Umbilical Hernia, Appendicitis, Breast Biopsy, Hemorrhoidectomy, Bowel Resection, ... (Read more)

Dr. Mohamed Ibrahim Ali, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
5454 Central Avenue; Suite A
Saint Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Mohamed Ali's specialties are adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. Dr. Ali's hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Anthony's Hospital, St. Petersburg General Hospital, and Palms of Pasadena Hospital. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Khartoum Faculty of Medicine. His training includes residency programs at The Brooklyn Hospital Center and New York Methodist Hospital. He is conversant in Arabic.

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Relevant Interests: , skin issues

All Interests: Restless Leg Syndrome, Bone Marrow Aspiration, Abdominal Paracentesis, Research, Tracheal ... (Read more)

Dr. George Anthony Figueroa, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
1201 5th Avenue No; Suite 300
Saint Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Jorge Figueroa practices family medicine in Saint Petersburg, FL. He attended Loma Linda University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Bayfront Medical Center. Dr. Figueroa's areas of expertise include diabetes, alcohol abuse, and biofeedback. His average rating from his patients is 3.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and more. He is affiliated with St. Anthony's Hospital. Dr. Figueroa's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , skin issues

All Interests: Alcohol Abuse, Auto Injuries, Incontinence, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Biofeedback, Fibromyalgia, ... (Read more)

Dr. Hemant Ratilal Desai, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
7047 66th Street
Pinellas Park, FL
 

Dr. Hemant Desai specializes in general internal medicine and practices in Pinellas Park, FL. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and more. After completing medical school at Government Medical College, Surat, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. Dr. Desai (or staff) speaks Hindi. Dr. Desai is affiliated with St. Petersburg General Hospital and Northside Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , skin issues

All Interests: Bone Marrow Aspiration, Abdominal Paracentesis, Blood Tests, Tracheal Suctioning, Burns, Joint ... (Read more)

Dr. David Earl Jones Jr., MD
Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
620 10th Street N.
St Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. David Jones' areas of specialization are adult oncology and medical oncology; he sees patients in Saint Petersburg, FL. He is a graduate of the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Alabama. Dr. Jones has indicated that his clinical interests include melanoma. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Jones takes. He is professionally affiliated with Suncoast Medical Clinic.

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Relevant Interests: , melanoma

All Interests: Melanoma

Dr. Nino Otto Kurtsikidze, MD
Specializes in Adult Hospital Medicine
1839 Central Avenue
St. Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Nino Kurtsikidze sees patients in Saint Petersburg, FL. Her medical specialty is adult hospital medicine. She attended Tbilisi State Medical University for medical school and subsequently trained at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center for residency. In her practice, Dr. Kurtsikidze focuses on hospital care. Dr. Kurtsikidze is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by her patients. She takes Coventry, TRICARE, and United Healthcare HSA, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is conversant in Russian. Dr. Kurtsikidze is affiliated with St. Petersburg General Hospital, Palms of Pasadena Hospital, and Northside Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , skin issues

All Interests: Bone Marrow Aspiration, Abdominal Paracentesis, Tracheal Suctioning, Burns, Musculoskeletal ... (Read more)

Dr. Thomas John Robison, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
560 Jackson Street N; Suite 302
Saint Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Thomas Robison's specialty is family medicine. His areas of expertise include diabetes, herpes, and alcohol abuse. Dr. Robison is affiliated with BayCare Medical Group. He studied medicine at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Alachua General Hospital. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Robison is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , skin issues

All Interests: Alcohol Abuse, Incontinence, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Herpes, Fibromyalgia, Diabetes, Skin Issues, ... (Read more)

Dr. Bhagwat Dahyabhai Patel, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
5781 49th Street North
St Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Bhagwat Patel sees patients in Saint Petersburg, FL. His medical specialty is adult nephrology. After completing medical school at Medical College Baroda, he performed his residency at Georgetown University Medical Center and D.C. General Hospital. His clinical interests encompass hypertension (high blood pressure). Dr. Patel is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. His professional affiliations include St. Anthony's Hospital, St. Petersburg General Hospital, and Largo Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , skin issues

All Interests: Bone Marrow Aspiration, Abdominal Paracentesis, Tracheal Suctioning, Burns, Hypertension, Joint ... (Read more)

Dr. Panida Sriaroon, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology
601 5th Street South
St. Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Panida Sriaroon sees patients in Saint Petersburg, FL. Her medical specialty is pediatric allergy & immunology. She graduated from Chulalongkorn University Faculty of Medicine. She completed her residency training at Mount Sinai Hospital, Chicago. Areas of expertise for Dr. Sriaroon include immunodeficiency, sinusitis (sinus infection), and asthma. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Sriaroon accepts. She is professionally affiliated with All Children's Hospital and the University of South Florida (USF) Health. Dr. Sriaroon's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , eczema, hives (uritcaria)

All Interests: Eczema, Immunodeficiency, Rhinitis, Bone Marrow Transplant, Sinusitis, Asthma, Medication, ... (Read more)

Dr. Kavita Bakthavatsalam Rao, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
4957 38th Avenue North; Suite C
Saint Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Kavita Rao practices general internal medicine in Saint Petersburg, FL. Dr. Rao (or staff) speaks the following languages: Tamil, Hindi, and Indonesian. She is affiliated with St. Petersburg General Hospital, Largo Medical Center, and Northside Hospital. Her residency was performed at Hurley Medical Center. She is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Rao honors.

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Relevant Interests: , skin cancer

All Interests: Cryosurgery, Depression, Hypertension, Skin Cancer, Heart Problems, Diabetes, Obesity, Asthma, ... (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.