We found 9 providers with an interest in skin issues and who accept Tufts Health Plan near Westford, MA.

Dr. Rafael A Pupo, MD
Specializes in Dermatology
228 Billerica Road
Chelmsford, MA
 

Dr. Rafael Pupo specializes in dermatology (skin disorders). Patient reviews placed Dr. Pupo at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He has a special interest in skin issues and cosmetic skin treatment. Neighborhood Health Plan, Cigna, and Aetna are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Pupo honors. He graduated from the University of Florida College of Medicine. Dr. Pupo's residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. He has received the following distinctions: Harvard Community Health Plan Peer Recognition Award; Diamond Award; and Chelmsford Health Center. Dr. Pupo (or staff) is conversant in Sign Language and Spanish. He also offers interpreting services for his patients. Dr. Pupo's professional affiliations include Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) and Atrius Health. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , skin issues

All Interests: Cosmetic Skin Treatment, Skin Issues

Dr. Kathleen Mary Joyce, MD
Specializes in Dermatology
133 Littleton Road; Suite 206
Westford, MA
 

Dr. Kathleen Joyce's specialty is dermatology (skin disorders). Dr. Joyce's areas of expertise consist of laser resurfacing, mole removal, and tattoo removal. Her average rating from her patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. She accepts Cigna, Aetna, and Medicare, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Joyce graduated from the University of Virginia School of Medicine. She trained at Wilford Hall Medical Center and San Antonio Military Medical Center for residency. She has received professional recognition including the following: Internal Medicine; Hospital; and Archie Hoffman Award for Excellence. She is affiliated with Adult & Pediatric Dermatology, PC (Concord, Westford, Marlborough, Ayer, Wellesley, and Leominster, MA, and Wolfeboro and Manchester, NH), Emerson Hospital, and Lowell General Hospital. Dr. Joyce is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , skin cancer

All Interests: Botox Injection, Laser Resurfacing, Acne Surgery, Skin Cancer, Tattoo Removal, Mole Removal, Skin ... (Read more)

Dr. Jeffrey Dean Smith, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Other
15 Village Square
Chelmsford, MA
 

Dr. Jeffrey Smith is a medical specialist in plastic surgery. He attended Michigan State University College of Human Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Brigham and Women's Hospital. His areas of expertise include dermabrasion, mini tummy tuck, and botox injection. Patients gave Dr. Smith an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Fallon Community Health Plan (FCHP), Cigna, and Aetna, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Smith has received the following distinction: Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. Dr. Smith (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and Portuguese. Dr. Smith's hospital/clinic affiliations include Emerson Hospital, Lowell General Hospital, and Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH). He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , skin cancer

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Labiaplasty, Blepharoptosis Repair, Ptosis Repair, Pec Implants, ... (Read more)

Dr. Laura Z Zaccaro, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
228 Billerica Road
Chelmsford, MA
 

Dr. Laura Lee practices general pediatrics in Chelmsford, MA. These areas are among her clinical interests: attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD) and skin issues. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Neighborhood Health Plan, Aetna, and Medicaid. Dr. Lee studied medicine at the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine. She completed her residency training at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York. She has received professional recognition including the following: Paul Salomon Peer Recognition Award. Dr. Lee is professionally affiliated with Boston Children's Hospital, Lowell General Hospital, and Atrius Health. She has an open panel.

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All Interests: Skin Issues, Attention Deficit Disorder

Dr. Dina Areti Eliopoulos, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
9 North Road; Suite 202
Chelmsford, MA
 

Dr. Dina Eliopoulos works as a plastic surgeon. Her areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and tummy tuck revision. The average patient rating for Dr. Eliopoulos is 5.0 stars out of 5. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medicaid, Medicare, and more. Before completing her residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Upstate Medical University and a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Georgia, Dr. Eliopoulos attended medical school at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Dr. Eliopoulos is affiliated with Lowell General Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , skin cancer

All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Mini Tummy Tuck, Botox Injection, Botulinum Toxin Injection, Breast Augmentation, ... (Read more)

Dr. Deborah B Kovacs, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
592 King Street
Littleton, MA
 

Dr. Deborah Kovacs specializes in general internal medicine. She attended medical school at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Dr. Kovacs trained at UMass Memorial Medical Center for her residency. She is especially interested in skin issues and women's health issues. Dr. Kovacs is rated highly by her patients. She takes several insurance carriers, including Fallon Community Health Plan (FCHP), Cigna, and Aetna. She has received distinctions including American Medical Women'S Association Award John A. Hartford American Federation On Aging; the University Of Massachusetts Medical School Senior Scholar; and Research Award. She is affiliated with Acton Medical Associates, P.C. and Emerson Hospital. Her practice is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Skin Issues, Women's Health Issues

Dr. Priyal A Amin, DO
Specializes in Adult Allergy & Immunology
133 Littleton Road; Suite 103
Westford, MA
 

Dr. Priyal Amin practices adult allergy & immunology. Dr. Amin takes Fallon Community Health Plan (FCHP), Neighborhood Health Plan, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. Her training includes a residency program at North Shore University Hospital. She is affiliated with Emerson Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , eczema, hives (uritcaria)

All Interests: Drug Allergy, Eczema, Seasonal Allergies, Angioedema, Hives, Asthma, Food Allergy

Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology
133 Littleton Road; Suite 103
Westford, MA
 

Dr. Sara Narayan practices pediatric allergy & immunology. Clinical interests for Dr. Narayan include seasonal allergies, asthma, and food allergy. Dr. Narayan honors several insurance carriers, including Neighborhood Health Plan, Cigna, and Aetna. She studied medicine at St. George's University School of Medicine. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Emerson Hospital and Lowell General Hospital. She has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , eczema, hives (uritcaria)

All Interests: Eczema, Seasonal Allergies, Hives, Asthma, Food Allergy

Specializes in General Pediatrics
133 Littleton Road; Suite 101
Westford, MA
 

Dr. James Sheehy works as a pediatrician. Dr. Sheehy (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and Portuguese. Dr. Sheehy's professional affiliations include Emerson Hospital and Lowell General Hospital. Before completing his residency at Baystate Medical Center, Dr. Sheehy attended medical school at Drexel University College of Medicine. Dr. Sheehy honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medicaid, Tufts Health Plan, and more. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , skin issues

All Interests: Musculoskeletal Problems, Skin Issues

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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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