We found 9 providers with an interest in skin issues and who accept Beech Street near Kansas City, KS.

Dr. Meggan Rose Newland, MD
Specializes in Dermatology
4320 Wornall Road; Medical Plaza I Suite 728
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Meggan Newland's area of specialization is dermatology (skin disorders). She is professionally affiliated with Anderson County Hospital, Dermatology Specialists, and Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City. Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Miami, Dr. Newland attended the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Newland's average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. She accepts Coventry, TRICARE, and Aetna Elect Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Newland has received the following distinction: Kansas City Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , moles, skin issues

All Interests: Laser Treatment, Skin Issues, Skin Cancer Excision, Cancer Screening, Moles, Cosmetic Procedures

Dr. Matthew C Fink, MD
Specializes in Dermatology
4320 Wornall Road; Medical Plaza 1 Suite 728
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Matthew Fink is a physician who specializes in dermatology (skin disorders). Dr. Fink has indicated that his clinical interests include chemical peels, psoriasis, and melanoma. He honors Coventry, TRICARE, Aetna Elect Choice, and more. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Emory University. He is professionally affiliated with Dermatology Specialists and Saint Luke's South Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , psoriasis, skin issues, melanoma, skin cancer

All Interests: Psoriasis, Chemical Peels, Skin Cancer, Injections, Skin Issues, Melanoma

Dr. Yelizaveta L Shnayder, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Plastic Surgery
3901 Rainbow Boulevard; Ms 3010
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Yelizaveta Shnayder works as an otolaryngologist and head and neck plastic surgeon. Her clinical interests include ablation, fine needle aspiration (FNA), and skull base surgery. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, TRICARE, and Aetna Elect Choice. Dr. Shnayder attended New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with New York University (NYU). In addition to English, Dr. Shnayder (or staff) speaks Mandarin, Sign Language, and Spanish. She is affiliated with Kansas City VA Medical Center, Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City, and The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , melanoma, skin cancer

All Interests: Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy, Nose Reconstruction, Nasal Polyps, Skin Cancer, Oral Cancer, Skull Base ... (Read more)

Dr. Clinton D Humphrey, MD
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
3901 Rainbow Boulevard; Ms 3010, The University of Kansas Physicians Medical Office Building
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Clinton Humphrey is a medical specialist in facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). His areas of expertise include fine needle aspiration (FNA), restylane, and laser ablation. Dr. Humphrey's average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Coventry, TRICARE, and Aetna Elect Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at the University of Kansas Medical Center. He is professionally affiliated with Kansas City VA Medical Center, Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City, and The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , skin issues, melanoma, skin cancer

All Interests: Deviated Septum, Nose Reconstruction, Facial Paralysis, Juvederm, Chemical Peels, Sinus Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Christopher Gene Larsen, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Christopher Larsen specializes in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Clinical interests for Dr. Larsen include graves disease, thyroid cancer, and thyroid surgery. Patient ratings for Dr. Larsen average 2.5 stars out of 5. Coventry, TRICARE, and Aetna Elect Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Larsen accepts. Dr. Larsen obtained his medical school training at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine and performed his residency at the University of Kansas Medical Center. He is affiliated with Kansas City VA Medical Center, Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City, and The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , skin issues, melanoma, skin cancer, impetigo

All Interests: Dizziness, Stenosis, Sinus Headache, Facial Paralysis, Sinus Problems, Nasal Polyps, Sinus Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Geoffrey Carl Slayden, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery
4320 Wornall Road; Suite 530
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Geoffrey Slayden is a general surgeon and bariatric surgeon. Dr. Slayden's average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. He is professionally affiliated with Anderson County Hospital, Saint Luke's East Hospital, and Saint Luke's South Hospital. He honors several insurance carriers, including Coventry, TRICARE, and Aetna Elect Choice. Dr. Slayden studied medicine at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Slayden completed a residency program at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.

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Relevant Interests: , skin lesions (growths or marks)

All Interests: Gallbladder Problems, Soft Tissue Tumor, Hernia, Skin Lesions, Gastric Bypass Surgery, Colon ... (Read more)

Dr. Megan Elizabeth Thompson, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
4320 Wornall Road; Medical Plaza 1 Suite 530
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Megan McNally is a general surgery specialist. Her areas of expertise consist of gastrointestinal cancer surgery and da vinci surgery. Dr. McNally is professionally affiliated with Saint Luke's East Hospital, Saint Luke's South Hospital, and Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, TRICARE, and Aetna Elect Choice. Before completing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC), Dr. McNally attended medical school at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , melanoma

All Interests: Sarcoma, Da Vinci Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Melanoma, Gastrointestinal Cancer Surgery

Dr. John M Price, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery
4320 Wornall Road; Suite 530
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. John Price is a specialist in general surgery and bariatric surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Price include gastric bypass surgery, sleeve gastrectomy, and bariatric revision surgery. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Saint Luke's North Hospital-Smithville, Saint Luke's South Hospital, and Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City. Dr. Price obtained his medical school training at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport and performed his residency at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center and Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - Shreveport. Dr. Price is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, TRICARE, and Aetna Elect Choice.

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Relevant Interests: , skin issues

All Interests: Sleeve Gastrectomy, Surgical Procedures, Weight Loss Surgery, Skin Issues, Bariatric Revision ... (Read more)

Dr. Thomas William McEwan, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
4320 Wornall Road; Suite 530
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Thomas McEwan is a plastic surgery specialist. In his practice, he is particularly interested in tummy tuck (abdominoplasty), breast reconstruction, and skin cancer. His professional affiliations include Liberty Hospital, Saint Luke's East Hospital, and Saint Luke's South Hospital. Dr. McEwan's education and training includes medical school at the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and residency at the University of Missouri Health System. Dr. McEwan accepts Coventry, TRICARE, Aetna Elect Choice, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , skin cancer

All Interests: Skin Cancer, Tummy Tuck, Breast Reconstruction

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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.