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We found 6 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's medical specialty is dermatopathology. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Aronson include academic dermatology, phototherapy (light therapy), and contact dermatitis. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Hutzel Women's Hospital, Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), and Children's Hospital of Michigan. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, United Healthcare Plans, and more. He graduated from the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, the University of Chicago Medical Center, and a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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

All Interests: Contact Dermatitis, Skin Issues, Psoriasis, Allergic Contact Dermatitis, Acne, Academic ... (Read more)

Dr. Steven Daniel Daveluy, MD
Specializes in Dermatology
3058 Metropolitan Parkway; Suite 208
Sterling Heights, MI
 

Dr. Steven Daveluy specializes in dermatology (skin disorders) and practices in Dearborn, MI, Detroit, MI, and Sterling Heights, MI. He attended medical school at Wayne State University School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Daveluy completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University. Dr. Daveluy has a special interest in academic dermatology, contact dermatitis, and skin of color. Dr. Daveluy is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, United Healthcare Plans, and more. He is affiliated with Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), Children's Hospital of Michigan, and Harper University Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , contact dermatitis, skin issues, tropical skin diseases

All Interests: Contact Dermatitis, Academic Dermatology, Skin Issues, Skin of Color, Tropical Skin Diseases

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

Dr. Murali Guthikonda is a specialist in neurosurgery. He works in Detroit, MI, Novi, MI, and Clinton Township, MI. Patient ratings for Dr. Guthikonda average 3.0 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include disc problems, gamma knife radiosurgery, and skull base surgery. Dr. Guthikonda is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans. He graduated from Guntur Medical College and then he performed his residency at St. Elizabeth Medical Center, Youngstown and Medical Center Hospital of Vermont. Dr. Guthikonda has received professional recognition including the following: Detroit Super Doctors. In addition to English, Dr. Guthikonda (or staff) speaks Telugu and Hindi. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, and Children's Hospital of Michigan.

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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 physician who specializes in facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Dr. Carron's patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. His clinical interests include eyelid surgery, neck reconstructive surgery, and botox injection. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended the University of Michigan Medical School and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University for residency. He has received the following distinction: Detroit Super Doctors. Dr. Carron is affiliated with McLaren Health Care, Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), and Children's Hospital of Michigan.

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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 area of specialization is family medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Khater (or staff) speaks Arabic and German. Areas of expertise for Dr. Khater include gynecological problems, warts, and cryotherapy. Dr. Khater is affiliated with St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital. Her education and training includes medical school at Cairo University, Kasr Al-Ainy Faculty of Medicine and residency at Doctors' Hospital of Michigan. She is an in-network provider for Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Alliance Plan (HAP), and more.

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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, who practices in Warren, MI, is a medical specialist in adolescent medicine. He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He has a special interest in warts, asthma, and allergies. Dr. Arastu is affiliated with St. John's Hospital, St. John Hospital and Medical Center, and St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital. He is in-network for McLaren Health Plan, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended Kakatiya Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital and St. Louis City Hospital for residency. Dr. Arastu (or staff) speaks the following languages: Urdu, Gujarati, and Hindi.

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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.