We found 4 providers with an interest in cryosurgery and who accept Aetna near Berkeley Heights, NJ.

Dr. Monib Ahmad Zirvi, PhD, MD
Specializes in Dermatology
1 Diamond Hill Road; Summit Medical Group
Berkeley Heights, NJ
 

Dr. Monib Zirvi's specialty is dermatology (skin disorders). He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Zirvi's areas of expertise include basal cell carcinoma, warts, and contact dermatitis. Coventry, Aetna, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Zirvi honors. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Zirvi attended Weill Cornell Medical College for medical school. Dr. Zirvi (or staff) is conversant in Urdu. Dr. Zirvi's professional affiliations include Summit Medical Group and Overlook Medical Center. Dr. Zirvi's practice is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Warts, Moles, Psoriasis, Cryosurgery, Eczema, Vitiligo, Atopic Dermatitis, Basal Cell Carcinoma, ... (Read more)

Dr. Gabriel G Gruber, MD
Specializes in Dermatology
1 Diamond Hill Road; Lawrence Bldg/fl 2
Berkeley Heights, NJ
 

Dr. Gabriel Gruber practices dermatology (skin disorders) in Berkeley Heights, NJ. He studied medicine at Harvard Medical School. He completed his residency training at Boston Medical Center and Massachusetts General Hospital. These areas are among Dr. Gruber's clinical interests: basal cell carcinoma, warts, and contact dermatitis. He has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Gruber is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Aetna, and Railroad Medicare. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Summit Medical Group and Overlook Medical Center. Dr. Gruber is open to new patients.

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Dr. Sam Kim, MD
Specializes in Dermatology
1 Diamond Hill Road; Lawrence Pavilion, 2nd Floor
Berkeley Heights, NJ
 

Dr. Sam Kim works as a dermatologist in Short Hills, NJ and Berkeley Heights, NJ. Clinical interests for Dr. Kim include basal cell carcinoma, warts, and contact dermatitis. Patient ratings for Dr. Kim average 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Kim takes Aetna, Aetna Bronze, and Aetna HSA, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Kim graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Summit Medical Group and Overlook Medical Center. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Dr. Eric Y Huang, PhD, MD
Specializes in Dermatology
1 Diamond Hill Road, Lawrence Pavilion; 2nd Floor
Berkeley Heights, NJ
 

Dr. Eric Huang's area of specialization is dermatology (skin disorders). He attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with New York University (NYU). Clinical interests for Dr. Huang include basal cell carcinoma, warts, and rosacea. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Cigna, and Aetna. He has received the following distinction: New York Rising Stars. Dr. Huang is affiliated with Summit Medical Group. He welcomes new patients.

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All Interests: Warts, Moles, Psoriasis, Cryosurgery, Eczema, Vitiligo, Basal Cell Carcinoma, Hemangiomas, Squamous ... (Read more)

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What is Cryotherapy?

Cryotherapy is the targeted use of extreme cold to destroy unhealthy or unwanted tissue. The doctor applies the cold on the skin or injects it through a needle to reach the inside of the body, where it freezes away the problem tissue. Cryotherapy is often used to remove minor skin problems such as warts or skin tags, and it is also used to treat some small tumors.

To achieve the cold temperatures needed for cryotherapy, liquid nitrogen or argon gas is passed through a tube, which becomes cold enough to freeze cells on contact. Alternatively, liquid nitrogen can be swabbed directly onto the skin or via a spray, which applies only a specific, small amount to the skin at a time.

Because the area treated is typically very small, cryotherapy is not usually painful. There may be a sensation of cold and possibly some slight discomfort. Cryotherapy is very fast and can easily be performed in a doctor’s office. It also doesn’t require stitches, because there is no cutting involved. These benefits make cryotherapy a good choice for many issues, including:
  • Common warts
  • Genital warts
  • Skin tags
  • Age spots
  • Some skin cancers
  • Cervical cancer
  • Prostate cancer
  • Retinoblastoma, cancer that occurs in the eye

Depending on the procedure, it usually takes three to four weeks to heal after cryotherapy. If it was done internally, you may feel sore or have a small amount of swelling the first day afterwards. If cryotherapy was performed on your skin, you will have a scab where your tissue was removed. Keep it clean and dry so it can heal.
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