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We found 6 providers with an interest in skin issues and who accept Blue Cross/Blue Shield near Rochester, MI.

Dr. Mohammad Azhar Ali, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, General Surgery
4550 Investment Drive
Troy, MI
 

Dr. Mohammad Ali is a plastic surgery and general surgery specialist in Bloomfield Township, MI, Bloomfield Hills, MI, and Troy, MI. His areas of expertise include thigh lift, general reconstruction, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). Dr. Ali is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medicaid, and Health Alliance Plan (HAP), in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended Nishtar Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at Doctors' Hospital of Michigan for residency. He has received the following distinction: Detroit Super Doctors. Dr. Ali (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Urdu and Punjabi. Dr. Ali is professionally affiliated with St. Joseph Mercy Oakland.

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Relevant Interests: , skin cancer

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Blepharoptosis Repair, Endoscopic Surgery, Injectable Fillers, ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael Adelard Carron, MD
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
1135 W University Drive; Suite 440
Rochester, MI
 

Dr. Michael Carron is a facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) specialist. His clinical interests include eyelid surgery, neck reconstructive surgery, and botox injection. Dr. Carron is affiliated with Hutzel Women's Hospital, McLaren Health Care, and Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG). He is a graduate of the University of Michigan Medical School. Dr. Carron's medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University. Patient ratings for Dr. Carron average 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, United Healthcare Plans, and more. He has received professional recognition including the following: Detroit Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , melanoma, skin cancer, skin lesions (growths or marks)

All Interests: Neck Reconstructive Surgery, Dermabrasion, Implant Surgery, Injectable Fillers, Chemical Peels, ... (Read more)

Dr. Richard Hainer, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
1349 S Rochester Road; Suite 205
Rochester Hills, MI
 

Dr. Richard Hainer is a specialist in plastic surgery and hand surgery. He works in Rochester, MI. Clinical interests for Dr. Hainer include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He is a graduate of the University of Michigan Medical School. He trained at Henry Ford Hospital for his residency. Dr. Hainer has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield and Medicare insurance. He has received the distinction of Detroit Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , skin cancer

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

Dr. Jefrey Ralph Alan Fishman, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
26850 Providence Parkway; Suite 250
Troy, MI
 

Dr. Jefrey Fishman, who practices in Troy, MI and Novi, MI, is a medical specialist in plastic surgery and hand surgery. Dr. Fishman's average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Fishman include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Michigan, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Fishman completed a residency program at Summa Akron City Hospital. Dr. Fishman is affiliated with St. John Providence Health System.

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Relevant Interests: , skin cancer

All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Dermabrasion, Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Botox Injection, ... (Read more)

Lawrence Stephen Brown
Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
43330 Mound Road
Sterling Heights, MI
 

Dr. Lawrence Brown works as a foot doctor and foot and ankle surgeon in Center Line, MI and Sterling Heights, MI. He has a special interest in diabetes, holistic medicine, and diabetic foot ulcers. Dr. Brown takes several insurance carriers, including Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He trained at Brent General Hospital for his residency. Dr. Brown is conversant in Hebrew. He is professionally affiliated with St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , diabetic foot ulcers

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

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Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
17894 Mack Avenue
Rochester Hills, MI
 

Dr. James Black specializes in podiatry (foot & ankle medicine) and foot & ankle surgery. Dr. Black's areas of expertise include diabetic foot ulcers, bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, and foot surgery. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is in-network for Aetna Medicare, Cofinity, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. He trained at Hospital for Special Surgery for residency. He is professionally affiliated with St. John's Hospital and St. John Hospital and Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , diabetic foot ulcers

All Interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Foot Surgery, Diabetic Foot Ulcers, X-Rays

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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.