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We found 8 providers with an interest in skin issues and who accept United Healthcare near Baltimore, MD.

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Specializes in Dermatology
4660 Wilkens Avenue; Suite 100
Baltimore, MD
 

Dr. Chesahna Kindred-Weaver practices dermatology (skin disorders). Dr. Kindred-Weaver graduated from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. She completed her residency training at Howard University Hospital. In her practice, she is particularly interested in skin cancer. She has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by her patients. Dr. Kindred-Weaver is in-network for several insurance carriers, including MAMSI, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. She is professionally affiliated with MedStar Health. She is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , skin issues, skin cancer

All Interests: Skin Cancer, Skin Issues, Skin of Color

Dr. Michael Radowsky, MD
Specializes in Dermatology
5601 Loch Raven Boulevard; Smyth Building Suite 206
Baltimore, MD
 

Dr. Michael Radowsky specializes in dermatology (skin disorders) and practices in Baltimore, MD. He is a graduate of the University of Cape Town Faculty of Health Sciences. For his residency, Dr. Radowsky trained at Groote Schuur Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. In his practice, Dr. Radowsky focuses on skin issues. Patient reviews placed Dr. Radowsky at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for MAMSI, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Good Samaritan Hospital of MD. He is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Skin Issues

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Specializes in Dermatopathology
1940 W Baltimore Street; 4th Floor
Baltimore, MD
 

Dr. Elizabeth Dugan is a medical specialist in dermatopathology. Her clinical interests encompass lymphoma, autoimmune disorders, and melanoma. She honors MAMSI, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Before completing her residency at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University, Dr. Dugan attended medical school at the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine. She is professionally affiliated with MedStar Health. She welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , melanoma, skin cancer

All Interests: Skin Cancer, Lymphoma, Autoimmune Disorders, Melanoma

Dr. Wen-Hsiang P Andrew Lee, PhD, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
601 North Caroline Street; Suite 8152f
Baltimore, MD
 

Dr. W. Lee's specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Lee's areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Lee accepts. After attending Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Dr. Lee completed Dr. Lee's residency training at Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, and Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Lee has received distinctions including Kappa Delta Award, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons; Sumner Koch Award, American Society for Surgery of the Hand; and Sterling Bunnell Traveling Fellowship, American Society for Surgery of the Hand. Dr. Lee speaks Mandarin. Dr. Lee is professionally affiliated with Miami VA Healthcare System and Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center.

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All Interests: Dermabrasion, Wrist Fracture, Hand Fracture, Breast Augmentation, Dupuytren's Contracture, ... (Read more)

Dr. Nassif Elias Soueid, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
3333 N Calvert Street; Johnston Prof Building Suite 585
Baltimore, MD
 

Dr. Nassif Soueid specializes in plastic surgery and practices in Lutherville Timonium, MD, Mount Airy, MD, and Bethesda, MD. These areas are among Dr. Soueid's clinical interests: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for MAMSI, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Soueid studied medicine at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans and Ross University School of Medicine. He trained at Union Memorial Hospital for residency. He has received the following distinction: Baltimore Magazine Top Doc. Dr. Soueid (or staff) is conversant in Arabic, Armenian, and French. He is affiliated with Greater Baltimore Medical Center, MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center, and Union Memorial Hospital & Extended Care Unit. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , skin cancer

All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Dermabrasion, Botulinum Toxin Injection, Breast Augmentation, Microsurgery, Nose ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
3001 S. Hanover Street
Baltimore, MD
 

Dr. Pallavi Kumar's medical specialty is adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Dr. Kumar is rated highly by her patients. Her clinical interests include gynecologic cancer, gastrointestinal cancer, and melanoma. Her professional affiliations include Sinai Hospital of Baltimore and MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center. Dr. Kumar takes MAMSI, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. She welcomes new patients. She attended medical school at East Tennessee State University, Quillen College of Medicine. For her residency, Dr. Kumar trained at Sinai Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , melanoma

All Interests: Gynecologic Cancer, Gastrointestinal Cancer, HIV/AIDS, Melanoma

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Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Wound Care
5601 Loch Raven Boulevard; Smyth Professional Building, Suite 200
Baltimore, MD
 

Dr. David Martin sees patients in Baltimore, MD. His medical specialties are plastic surgery and wound care. Dr. Martin's areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He is in-network for MAMSI, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna, in addition to other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and Georgetown University School of Medicine and performed his residency at Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis. Dr. Martin's hospital/clinic affiliations include Greater Baltimore Medical Center and Good Samaritan Hospital of MD. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , skin cancer

All Interests: Breast Augmentation, Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, Endoscopic Surgery, Injectable Fillers, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine, Anesthesiology, Wound Care, Preventive Medicine
5601 Loch Raven Boulevard
Baltimore, MD
 

Dr. Peter Allinson is a specialist in adult critical care, undersea and hyperbaric medicine, and anesthesiology. He works in Baltimore, MD. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Allinson include diabetic foot ulcers. Dr. Allinson is in-network for several insurance carriers, including MAMSI, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He graduated from the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. His residency was performed at Jackson Memorial Medical Center and Massachusetts General Hospital. He is affiliated with MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center, Good Samaritan Hospital of MD, and Union Memorial Hospital & Extended Care Unit. Dr. Allinson is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , diabetic foot ulcers

All Interests: Wounds, Diabetic Foot Ulcers

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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.