We found 3 surgical dermatologists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO 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 practices pediatric dermatology and MOHS-micrographic surgery. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Rudolph honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine.

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

Dr. Robert Loewinger sees patients in Vero Beach, FL. His medical specialty is MOHS-micrographic surgery. For his professional training, Dr. Loewinger completed residency programs at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Hartford Hospital. Patient ratings for Dr. Loewinger average 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Loewinger is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and more.

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

Dr. Colene Calo is a specialist in surgical dermatology. Dr. Calo graduated from Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. Her average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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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.