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We found 3 surgical dermatologists who accept HIP Access I near Bethpage, NY.

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Dr. Domenico Valente, MD
Specializes in MOHS-Micrographic Surgery
875 Old Country Road; Suite 300
Plainview, NY
 

Dr. Domenico Valente's area of specialization is MOHS-micrographic surgery. His education and training includes medical school at Sapienza University of Rome and residency at NYU Langone Medical Center and St. Barnabas Hospital, Bronx. On average, patients gave Dr. Valente a rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers. In addition to English, Dr. Valente (or staff) speaks Italian, Russian, and Ukrainian. He is affiliated with NYU Langone Medical Center.

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Specializes in MOHS-Micrographic Surgery
4277 Hempstead Turnpike; Suite 206
Bethpage, NY
 

Dr. Wendy Lou specializes in MOHS-micrographic surgery. She is professionally affiliated with VA NY Harbor Healthcare System and NYU Langone Medical Center. Dr. Lou is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, Viant, and more. Her education and training includes medical school at Yale School of Medicine and residency at NYU Langone Medical Center.

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Specializes in MOHS-Micrographic Surgery
2900 Hempstead Turnpike
Levittown, NY
 

Dr. Michael Cohen practices MOHS-micrographic surgery in Oceanside, NY, Long Beach, NY, and Levittown, NY. He is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Cohen is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna Medicare, and United Healthcare Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from Boston University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). His hospital/clinic affiliations include South Nassau Communities Hospital and NYU Langone Medical Center.

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What is Surgical Dermatology?

Dermatologic surgery is skin surgery to correct medical issues or improve appearance. Specialists in dermatologic surgery are called surgical dermatologists.

One of the most important procedures performed by surgical dermatologists is called Mohs surgery. Mohs surgery is an extremely precise type of cancer removal that leaves healthy tissue behind. It has the highest success rate of all skin cancer surgeries.

Beyond Mohs surgery, dermatologic surgeons may perform reconstructive surgery to restore function and appearance to skin damaged by trauma or a previous surgery. They can treat or remove growths and marks on the surface of the skin, including scars, moles, skin tags, and birthmarks. Most dermatologic surgeons also offer cosmetic treatments, which may include:
  • Hair transplants
  • Laser hair removal
  • Laser resurfacing to treat sun damage, age spots, or wrinkles
  • Tattoo removal
  • Sclerotherapy to treat varicose veins
  • Liposuction to remove unwanted fat
  • Anti-aging treatments such as Botox, injectable fillers, or chemical peels

There is a great deal of overlap between surgical dermatology, medical dermatology, and cosmetic dermatology. Some procedures apply to more than one subspecialty. For instance, mole removal can be medically necessary to lower the risk of skin cancer, but it also may improve appearance, especially if the mole is large or in a prominent position. Most dermatologists offer services in all areas.