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We found 5 surgical dermatologists who accept Aetna Bronze $15 Copay Savings Plus HMO near Sarasota, FL.

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Specializes in Plastic Surgery, MOHS-Micrographic Surgery
2750 Bahia Vista Street; Suite 250
Sarasota, FL
 

Dr. Croce Patti's medical specialty is plastic surgery and MOHS-micrographic surgery. Dr. Patti is a graduate of New York Medical College. Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for 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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Dr. Jennifer Tiffany Trent, MD
Specializes in MOHS-Micrographic Surgery
5741 Bee Ridge Road; Suite 450
Sarasota, FL
 

Dr. Jennifer Trent is a specialist in MOHS-micrographic surgery. She attended medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Trent has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Trent honors.

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Specializes in Dermatopathology, MOHS-Micrographic Surgery
1849 S Osprey Avenue
Sarasota, FL
 

Dr. Alfred Hernandez specializes in dermatopathology and MOHS-micrographic surgery. Patients rated Dr. Hernandez highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and more. He is a graduate of the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine.

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Specializes in MOHS-Micrographic Surgery
8430 Cooper Creek Boulevard; Suite 102
University Park, FL
 

Dr. David Bracciano is a specialist in MOHS-micrographic surgery. He attended medical school at Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. On average, patients gave Dr. Bracciano a rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. He 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.

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Specializes in Pediatric Dermatology, Dermatopathology, MOHS-Micrographic Surgery
2426 S Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL
 

Dr. Alfredo Fernandez's areas of specialization are pediatric dermatology, dermatopathology, and MOHS-micrographic surgery; he sees patients in Sarasota, FL. He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Fernandez is in-network for 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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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.