We found 3 surgical dermatologists who accept Humana Simplicity 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 is a specialist in MOHS-micrographic surgery. Dr. Connors is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. His professional affiliations include Suncoast Medical Clinic and James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital (JAHVH). He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from Medical College of Wisconsin. He trained at Yale-New Haven Hospital for his residency. Dr. Connors speaks Spanish.

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Clinical interests: Skin Issues, Cancer Screening

Dr. Andrew Anthony Nelson, MD
Specializes in Surgical Dermatology
350 6th Street S
Saint Petersburg, FL

Dr. Andrew Nelson's area of specialization is surgical dermatology. He attended Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Massachusetts General Hospital. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. Dr. Nelson is affiliated with St. Anthony's Hospital.

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Specializes in Surgical Dermatology
620 10th Street N.
St. Petersburg, FL

Dr. Harold Seder practices surgical dermatology. He takes United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

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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.