We found 11 providers with an interest in skin issues and who accept Health Alliance Plan near Commerce Township, MI.

Specializes in MOHS-Micrographic Surgery
9640 Commerce Road; Suite 100
Commerce Township, MI
 

Dr. Aaron Cetner is a specialist in MOHS-micrographic surgery. His clinical interests encompass skin surgery and skin cancer. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Detroit Medical Center (DMC) and St. John Providence Health System. Before performing his residency at Rush University Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago, Dr. Cetner attended the University of Michigan Medical School. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , skin cancer

All Interests: Skin Cancer, Skin Surgery

Dr. George L Blum, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
39525 14 Mile Road; Suite 200a
Novi, MI
 

Dr. George Blum is a pediatrician. His areas of expertise consist of bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, acne, and asthma. The average patient rating for Dr. Blum is 5.0 stars out of 5. Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Blum honors. Dr. Blum's education and training includes medical school at the University of Michigan Medical School and residency at Children's Hospital of Michigan and a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan. He is conversant in Hungarian. He is affiliated with Detroit Medical Center (DMC), St. John Providence Health System, and Henry Ford Health System.

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Relevant Interests: , acne, skin issues

All Interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Acne, Skin Issues, Spirometry, General Care, Asthma

Dr. William Frank Oppat, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
1 William Carls Drive; Suite 230
Commerce Township, MI
 

Dr. William Oppat is a physician who specializes in general surgery and vascular surgery. His clinical interests include chronic kidney failure, renal angioplasty, and amputees. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Detroit Medical Center (DMC), St. John Providence Health System, and Detroit VA Medical Center. Before performing his residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Royal North Shore Hospital, Dr. Oppat attended Wayne State University School of Medicine. He has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Oppat is in-network for Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of Detroit Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , diabetic foot ulcers, leg ulcers

All Interests: Renal Angioplasty, Thoracic Problems, Sclerotherapy, Vascular Surgery Procedures, Laser Treatment, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Other, General Pediatrics
39525 14 Mile Road; Suite 200a
Novi, MI
 

Dr. Marshall Blondy is a pediatrician in Bingham Farms, MI and Novi, MI. He has indicated that his clinical interests include acne, asthma, and general care. Dr. Blondy is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He attended medical school at Wayne State University School of Medicine. Dr. Blondy completed his residency training at Children's Hospital of Michigan and Detroit Receiving Hospital. He has received professional recognition including the following: Detroit Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Detroit Medical Center (DMC) and St. John Providence Health System.

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Relevant Interests: , acne, skin issues

All Interests: Acne, Skin Issues, General Care, Asthma

Specializes in Addiction Medicine, Internal Medicine, Allergy & Immunology
2300 Haggerty Road; Suite 1010
West Bloomfield, MI
 

Dr. Kastytis Buitkus sees patients in West Bloomfield, MI and Oak Park, MI. His medical specialties are addiction medicine and allergy & immunology. His education and training includes medical school at Autonomous University of Santo Domingo Faculty of Medicine and Technical University of Santiago (UTESA) and residency at Mount Carmel Health System. His clinical interests include bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, asthma, and sinus problems. Dr. Buitkus takes several insurance carriers, including Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. In addition to English, Dr. Buitkus speaks Lithuanian. He is affiliated with St. John Providence Health System.

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Relevant Interests: , hives (uritcaria)

All Interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Allergies, Hives, Sinus Problems, Rhinitis, Asthma

Harvey Mark Lefkowitz
Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
3050 Union Lake Road; Suite 8-b
Commerce Township, MI
 

Dr. Harvey Lefkowitz's specialties are podiatry (foot & ankle medicine) and foot & ankle surgery. Patients rated Dr. Lefkowitz highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Lefkowitz include bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, foot reconstruction, and growth plate injuries. He is in-network for Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, HealthSmart, and more. For his professional training, Dr. Lefkowitz completed a residency program at Detroit Receiving Hospital. In addition to English, Dr. Lefkowitz (or staff) speaks Hebrew, German, and Yiddish. His professional affiliations include Detroit Medical Center (DMC), Botsford Hospital, and St. John Providence Health System.

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Relevant Interests: , diabetic foot ulcers, skin cancer

All Interests: Foot Surgery, Skin Cancer, Fractures, Surgical Procedures, Ankle Surgery, Ankle Reconstruction, ... (Read more)

Dr. Rita Rani Khaneja Sharrow, MD, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
Wixom, MI
 

Dr. Rita Khaneja-Sharow is a Wixom, MI physician who specializes in family medicine. Patients rated Dr. Khaneja-Sharow highly, giving her an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Khaneja-Sharow include chronic kidney failure, diabetes, and heart failure. Her professional affiliations include Detroit Medical Center (DMC), Botsford Hospital, and St. John Providence Health System. Dr. Khaneja-Sharow honors several insurance carriers, including Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. She graduated from Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. For her professional training, Dr. Khaneja-Sharow completed a residency program at Botsford Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , acne

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Osteopathic Manipulation, Heart Problems, Acne, Diabetes, Chronic Kidney ... (Read more)

Specializes in General Pediatrics
39525 14 Mile Road; Suite 200a
Novi, MI
 

Dr. Robert Blum practices general pediatrics in Bingham Farms, MI and Novi, MI. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Blum include bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, acne, and asthma. His professional affiliations include Detroit Medical Center (DMC), St. John Providence Health System, and Henry Ford Health System. After completing medical school at Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Blum performed his residency at Henry Ford Macomb Hospitals and Beaumont Hospitals. Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Blum takes.

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Relevant Interests: , acne, skin issues

All Interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Acne, Physical Exams, Skin Issues, General Care, Asthma

Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
2300 Haggerty Road; Suite 1175
West Bloomfield, MI
 

Dr. Arnold Gross' specialties are podiatry (foot & ankle medicine) and foot & ankle surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Gross include diabetic foot ulcers, bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, and foot surgery. Dr. Gross is professionally affiliated with St. John Providence Health System. He honors Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , diabetic foot ulcers

All Interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Foot Surgery, Reconstructive Surgery, Laser Surgery, ... (Read more)

Anthony Marc Mastrogiacomo
Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
3050 Union Lake Road; Suite 8-b
Commerce Township, MI
 

Dr. Anthony Mastrogiacomo works as a foot doctor and foot and ankle surgeon in South Lyon, MI, Commerce Township, MI, and Milford, MI. Dr. Mastrogiacomo is conversant in Italian. His areas of expertise include the following: arthroscopic surgery, contact dermatitis, and amputees. He is affiliated with Detroit Medical Center (DMC), St. John's Hospital, and St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Mastrogiacomo takes several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Cofinity, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield.

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Relevant Interests: , contact dermatitis, diabetic foot ulcers, skin issues, skin cancer, skin lesions (growths or marks)

All Interests: Sports Health, Foot Surgery, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Implant Surgery, Contact Dermatitis, Skin ... (Read more)

Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
Hazel Park Medical Center 23411 John R
Walled Lake, MI
 

Dr. Ross Feinman works as a foot doctor and foot and ankle surgeon. Dr. Feinman trained at St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital for residency. In his practice, Dr. Feinman focuses on diabetic foot ulcers, bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, and sports health. He is an in-network provider for Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Feinman is affiliated with St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , diabetic foot ulcers

All Interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Sports Health, Laser Treatment, Diabetic Foot Ulcers, ... (Read more)

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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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