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We found 6 surgical dermatologists who accept Humana Simplicity HMO near Park Ridge, IL.

Dr. Clarence William Brown Jr., MD
Specializes in MOHS-Micrographic Surgery
4605 Golf Road
Skokie, IL
 

Dr. Clarence Brown's area of specialization is MOHS-micrographic surgery. His areas of expertise include warts, moles, and acne. The average patient rating for Dr. Brown is 3.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Brown accepts. Dr. Brown studied medicine at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. His residency was performed at Rush University Medical Center. Dr. Brown (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish, Greek, and Russian. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital. Dr. Brown's practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Warts, Eczema, Sclerotherapy, Chemical Peels, Skin Cancer, Cosmetic Skin Treatment, Mohs Surgery, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in MOHS-Micrographic Surgery
9933 Woods Drive; Suite 200
Skokie, IL
 

Dr. Ross Levy's area of specialization is MOHS-micrographic surgery. His areas of expertise include laser treatment. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Levy obtained his medical school training at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University. He is professionally affiliated with NorthShore Medical Group.

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Clinical interests: Cosmetic Surgery, Facial Problems, Laser Treatment

Dr. Vassilios Athanasios Dimitropoulos, MD
Specializes in MOHS-Micrographic Surgery
4605 Golf Road
Skokie, IL
 

Dr. Vassilios Dimitropoulos is a mohs skin cancer surgeon in Darien, IL and Skokie, IL. Dr. Dimitropoulos (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish, Greek, and Russian. These areas are among his clinical interests: warts, chemical peels, and moles. Dr. Dimitropoulos is affiliated with Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital. Dr. Dimitropoulos attended Rush Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE.

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Clinical interests: Warts, Eczema, Chemical Peels, Cosmetic Skin Treatment, Mohs Surgery, Skin Cancer Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Gregg Morgan Menaker, MD
Specializes in MOHS-Micrographic Surgery
9933 Woods Drive; Suite 200
Skokie, IL
 

Dr. Gregg Menaker is a medical specialist in MOHS-micrographic surgery. In his practice, Dr. Menaker focuses on laser treatment. He is affiliated with NorthShore Medical Group. He is a graduate of the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Wisconsin. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Laser Treatment

Dr. Amy Lynn Brodsky, MD
Specializes in Surgical Dermatology
6547 N Avondale Avenue; Suite 001
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Amy Brodsky specializes in surgical dermatology and practices in Chicago, IL. She is a graduate of the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Brodsky average 4.0 stars out of 5. She takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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Specializes in Surgical Dermatology
4849 N Milwaukee Avenue
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Sirirat Banuchi is a surgical dermatologist in Chicago, IL. Her average rating from her patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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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.