We found 5 providers with an interest in skin issues and who accept United Healthcare PPO near Orland Park, IL.

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Dr. Renuka H Bhatt, MD
Specializes in Other, Surgical Dermatology
10811 W 143rd Street; Suite 105
Orland Park, IL
 

Dr. Renuka Bhatt is a medical specialist in surgical dermatology. Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois, Dr. Bhatt attended the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago for medical school. Clinical interests for Dr. Bhatt include warts, birthmark removal, and rosacea. She has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by her patients. Dr. Bhatt honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Bhatt (or staff) speaks the following languages: Gujarati and Hindi. Her professional affiliations include Adventist Medical Center Hinsdale and Adventist Health Network (AHN).

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Relevant Interests: , warts, rosacea, moles, skin issues, acne scars

All Interests: Warts, Dermabrasion, Juvederm, Chemical Peels, Rosacea, Spider Veins, Tattoo Removal, Restylane, ... (Read more)

Dr. Samir Rajendra Shah, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
7460 W. College Drive; 2nd Floor
Palos Heights, IL
 

Dr. Samir Shah works as a plastic surgeon and hand surgeon. Dr. Shah's areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and mini tummy tuck. He is affiliated with Adventist Medical Center Bolingbrook, Adventist Medical Center Hinsdale, and Adventist Medical Center La Grange. He attended medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. For his professional training, Dr. Shah completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. The average patient rating for Dr. Shah is 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, Humana HMO, and more. Dr. Shah has received the distinction of Alpha Omega Alpha. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , skin cancer

All Interests: Breast Reconstruction Revision, Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Wrist Surgery, Butt ... (Read more)

Dr. Timothy J Brown, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology
10733 W. 165th Street
Orland Park, IL
 

Dr. Timothy Brown is a specialist in pediatric allergy & immunology. Dr. Brown is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and performed his residency at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Delnor Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , eczema

All Interests: Eczema, Immunotherapy, Food Allergy, Hay Fever

Brian James French
Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
15428 S. Harlem Avenue
Orland Park, IL
 

Dr. Brian French specializes in podiatry (foot & ankle medicine) and foot & ankle surgery. His clinical interests encompass diabetic foot ulcers and foot surgery. Dr. French is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and Workers' Compensation, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is conversant in Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Holy Cross Hospital, Little Company of Mary Hospital, and Palos Community Hospital. Dr. French welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , diabetic foot ulcers

All Interests: Foot Surgery, Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Dr. Lourdes D Floro, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology
18210 South Lagrange Road; Suite 102
Tinley Park, IL
 

Dr. Lourdes Floro is a pediatric allergist and immunologist. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, United Healthcare HMO, and more. Dr. Floro studied medicine at the University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery. For her residency, Dr. Floro trained at Rush University Medical Center. She is conversant in Filipino. Dr. Floro is professionally affiliated with Little Company of Mary Hospital and Little Company of Mary Health Providers Network. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , contact dermatitis

All Interests: Contact Dermatitis, Allergy Testing

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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.
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