Finding Providers

We found 1 surgical dermatologists who accepts Humana HMO Open Access Copay 50/5000 near Saint Charles, IL.

Dr. Karen Lynn Maloney, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Surgical Dermatology
317 W Illinois; Suite A
St Charles, IL

Dr. Karen Maloney's specialty is surgical dermatology. Dr. Maloney's average rating from her patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. She is affiliated with Delnor Hospital. She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, and Great-West Healthcare. Dr. Maloney has an open panel. After completing medical school at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. She has received the following distinction: Chicago Super Doctors.

Read more


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.