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We found 5 providers with an interest in skin issues and who accept McLaren Health Plan near Sterling Heights, MI.

Dr. Peter Jerome Aronson, MD
Specializes in Dermatopathology
3058 Metropolitan Parkway; Suite 208
Sterling Heights, MI

Dr. Peter Aronson is a specialist in dermatopathology. He works in Troy, MI, Detroit, MI, and Dearborn, MI. He is especially interested in acne. Dr. Aronson accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans. Before completing his residency at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, the University of Chicago Medical Center, and a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago, Dr. Aronson attended medical school at the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine. His professional affiliations include Hutzel Women's Hospital, Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), and Children's Hospital of Michigan.

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Relevant Interests: , allergic contact dermatitis, acne, skin issues, psoriasis

All Interests: Skin Issues, Psoriasis, Allergic Contact Dermatitis, Acne

Dr. Murali Guthikonda, MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery
43650 Garfield Road; Neurosurgery Group Building
Clinton Twp, MI

Dr. Murali Guthikonda practices neurosurgery in Detroit, MI, Novi, MI, and Clinton Township, MI. Dr. Guthikonda (or staff) is conversant in Telugu and Hindi. These areas are among his clinical interests: disc problems, gamma knife radiosurgery, and skull base surgery. Dr. Guthikonda is professionally affiliated with Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, and Children's Hospital of Michigan. Before performing his residency at St. Elizabeth Medical Center, Youngstown and Medical Center Hospital of Vermont, Dr. Guthikonda attended Guntur Medical College for medical school. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.0 stars out of 5. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans. He has received professional recognition including the following: Detroit Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , Hemangiomas

All Interests: Disc Problems, Spine Reconstruction, Endoscopic Surgery, Back Problems, Skull Base Surgery, Gamma ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael Adelard Carron, MD
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
1560 E Maple Road; Suite 200
Troy, 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. Mona Khater, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
5555 Metropolitan Parkway; Suite 400
Sterling Heights, MI

Dr. Mona Khater's specialty is family medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Khater include gynecological problems, warts, and cryotherapy. She is affiliated with St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital. Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Health Alliance Plan (HAP) are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Khater honors. Before completing her residency at Doctors' Hospital of Michigan, Dr. Khater attended medical school at Cairo University, Kasr Al-Ainy Faculty of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Khater (or staff) speaks Arabic and German.

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Relevant Interests: , warts, skin issues

All Interests: Warts, Cryosurgery, Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Weight Loss, Colon Cancer, ... (Read more)

Dr. Husain Arastu, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
11446 E 13 Mile Road; Suite B
Warren, MI

Dr. Husain Arastu is an adolescent medicine specialist. Dr. Arastu (or staff) speaks Urdu, Gujarati, and Hindi. His clinical interests include warts, asthma, and allergies. He is affiliated with St. John's Hospital, St. John Hospital and Medical Center, and St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital. Before performing his residency at DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital and St. Louis City Hospital, Dr. Arastu attended Kakatiya Medical College for medical school. Patient reviews placed Dr. Arastu at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for McLaren Health Plan, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , warts

All Interests: Warts, Allergies, Asthma

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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.