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

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

Dr. Aaron Cetner is a medical specialist in MOHS-micrographic surgery. In his practice, he is particularly interested in skin surgery and skin cancer. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. After attending the University of Michigan Medical School, Dr. Cetner completed his residency training at Rush University Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Cetner's hospital/clinic affiliations include Detroit Medical Center (DMC) and St. John Providence Health System.

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Relevant Interests: , skin issues, skin cancer

All Interests: Skin Cancer, Skin Issues, Skin Surgery

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

Dr. William Oppat's specialties are general surgery and vascular surgery. He practices in Southfield, MI, Detroit, MI, and Commerce Township, MI. Dr. Oppat's areas of expertise include chronic kidney failure, renal angioplasty, and amputees. His professional affiliations include Detroit Medical Center (DMC), St. John Providence Health System, and Detroit VA Medical Center. He is a graduate of Wayne State University School of Medicine. His residency was performed at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Royal North Shore Hospital. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Oppat accepts several insurance carriers, including Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Dr. Oppat has received professional recognition including the following: 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)

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

Dr. George Blum's area of specialization is general pediatrics. His clinical interests include newborn care, bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, and acne. Dr. Blum's average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. He honors Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending the University of Michigan Medical School, he completed his residency training at Children's Hospital of Michigan and a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan. Dr. Blum is conversant in Hungarian. He is professionally 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, Newborn Care, General ... (Read more)

Dr. Marshall J Blondy, MD
Specializes in Other, General Pediatrics
7416 Haggerty Road
West Bloomfield, MI
 

Dr. Marshall Blondy is a general pediatrician in Bingham Farms, MI, Novi, MI, and West Bloomfield, MI. His areas of expertise consist of newborn care, acne, and asthma. Dr. Blondy takes several insurance carriers, including Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He studied medicine at Wayne State University School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at Children's Hospital of Michigan and Detroit Receiving Hospital. Dr. Blondy has received professional recognition including the following: Detroit Super Doctors. 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: Acne, Skin Issues, Newborn Care, General Care, Asthma

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

Dr. Kastytis Buitkus, who practices in West Bloomfield, MI and Oak Park, MI, is a medical specialist in addiction medicine and allergy & immunology. These areas are among his clinical interests: bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, asthma, and sinus problems. He is in-network for Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at Mount Carmel Health System, Dr. Buitkus attended medical school at Autonomous University of Santo Domingo Faculty of Medicine and Technical University of Santiago (UTESA). Dr. Buitkus is conversant in Lithuanian. He is professionally 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. He practices in Ferndale, MI, Milford, MI, and Commerce Township, MI. Clinical interests for Dr. Lefkowitz include bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, foot reconstruction, and growth plate injuries. Dr. Lefkowitz's average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and HealthSmart, as well as other insurance carriers. He trained at Detroit Receiving Hospital for his residency. Dr. Lefkowitz (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Hebrew, German, and Yiddish. Dr. Lefkowitz's 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. Robert M Blum, DO
Specializes in General Pediatrics
7416 Haggerty Road
West Bloomfield, MI
 

Dr. Robert Blum works as a pediatrician in Bingham Farms, MI, Novi, MI, and West Bloomfield, MI. Dr. Blum's clinical interests include newborn care, bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, and acne. He is professionally affiliated with Detroit Medical Center (DMC), St. John Providence Health System, and Henry Ford Health System. He obtained his medical school training at Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine and performed his residency at Beaumont Hospitals. Dr. Blum honors several insurance carriers, including Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry.

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Relevant Interests: , acne, skin issues

All Interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Acne, Physical Exams, Skin Issues, Newborn Care, ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Anthony Mastrogiacomo's areas of specialization are podiatry (foot & ankle medicine) and foot & ankle surgery; he sees patients in South Lyon, MI, Commerce Township, MI, and Milford, MI. Dr. Mastrogiacomo's areas of expertise include arthroscopic surgery, contact dermatitis, and amputees. He is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He accepts Amerigroup, Cofinity, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. He speaks Italian. He is affiliated with Detroit Medical Center (DMC), St. John's Hospital, and St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital.

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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)

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

Dr. Rita Khaneja-Sharow's medical specialty is family medicine. On average, patients gave her a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Khaneja-Sharow include chronic kidney failure, diabetes, and heart failure. Dr. Khaneja-Sharow is affiliated with Detroit Medical Center (DMC), Botsford Hospital, and St. John Providence Health System. She honors several insurance carriers, including Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Before performing her residency at Botsford Hospital, Dr. Khaneja-Sharow attended Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school.

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Relevant Interests: , acne

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

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

Dr. Arnold Gross' areas of specialization are podiatry (foot & ankle medicine) and foot & ankle surgery. Dr. Gross's areas of expertise include the following: diabetic foot ulcers, bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, and foot surgery. He is affiliated with St. John Providence Health System. He accepts 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)

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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. His clinical interests encompass diabetic foot ulcers, bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, and sports health. He is professionally affiliated with St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital. Dr. Feinman accepts Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Dr. Feinman trained at St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital for his residency.

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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.