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We found 3 surgical dermatologists who accept Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida near Vero Beach, FL.

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Specializes in Pediatric Dermatology, MOHS-Micrographic Surgery
1850 43rd Avenue; Suites 4 & 5 C
Vero Beach, FL
 

Dr. Theodor Rudolph is a specialist in pediatric dermatology and MOHS-micrographic surgery. He works in Vero Beach, FL. He studied medicine at the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine. His average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Rudolph is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in MOHS-Micrographic Surgery
49 Royal Palm Point; Suite 100
Vero Beach, FL
 

Dr. Robert Loewinger's medical specialty is MOHS-micrographic surgery. Patient reviews placed Dr. Loewinger at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Loewinger takes. He completed his residency training at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Hartford Hospital.

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Specializes in Surgical Dermatology
49 Royal Palm Point; Suite 100
Vero Beach, FL
 

Dr. Colene Calo is a physician who specializes in surgical dermatology. Dr. Calo has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by her patients. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. She studied medicine at Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic 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.