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We found 5 providers with an interest in skin issues and who accept Galaxy Health Network near New York, NY.

Dr. Norman Maurice Rowe, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
50 East 69th Street
New York, NY
 

Dr. Norman Rowe's areas of specialization are plastic surgery and hand surgery. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Rowe include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Delta Dental, and more. After attending Tulane University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Maimonides Medical Center. Dr. Rowe (or staff) is conversant in Hebrew, German, and French. Dr. Rowe's hospital/clinic affiliations include Lenox Hill Hospital and Monmouth Medical Center. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , skin cancer

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Endoscopic Surgery, Pec Implants, Injectable Fillers, Cosmetic ... (Read more)

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Dr. Paul Albert Thodiyil, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery
506 6th Street; Department of Surgery
New York, NY
 

Dr. Paul Thodiyil's specialties are general surgery and bariatric surgery. His clinical interests include achalasia, inguinal hernia repair, and diaphragmatic hernia. He is professionally affiliated with New York Methodist (NYM) Hospital. Coventry, CIGNA Plans, and Self-Pay/Uninsured are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Thodiyil accepts. His practice is open to new patients. After attending the University of Ibadan College of Medicine for medical school, Dr. Thodiyil completed his residency training at Hammersmith Hospital and New York Methodist Hospital. He has received distinctions including Most Outstanding Resident of the Year New York Methodist Hospital, Brooklyn; NY 2007 Innovator Award Cleveland Clinic Innovations; and Outstanding Service Award Department of Surgery, LAC+USC Medical Center. In addition to English, Dr. Thodiyil (or staff) speaks Spanish and Russian.

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All Interests: Achalasia, Esophageal Motility Disorders, Laparoscopic Gastric Banding, Rectal Problems, Small ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Obstetrics
50 West 77th Street
New York, NY
 

Dr. Mark Gray is an obstetrician in New York, NY. After attending the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Truman Medical Centers. Areas of expertise for Dr. Gray include atrophic vaginitis, colposcopy, and genital warts. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Gray takes. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , genital warts

All Interests: Colposcopy, Diabetes during Pregnancy, Loop Electrosurgical Excision, Miscarriage, Hysteroscopy, ... (Read more)

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Dr. Barry Sorrel Savits, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
Bedford Stuyvesant Family Health Center; 1456
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Barry Savits specializes in general surgery. In addition to English, Dr. Savits (or staff) speaks Spanish, French, and Yiddish. His clinical interests include breast surgery, gallbladder removal surgery (cholecystectomy), and rectal surgery. He is professionally affiliated with New York Methodist (NYM) Hospital. He attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry.

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Relevant Interests: , skin cancer

All Interests: Circumcision, Skin Cancer, Gallbladder Removal Surgery, Breast Surgery, Anal Cancer, Hernia ... (Read more)

Dr. Mitchell Y Chaar, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Trauma Surgery, Critical Care
59 Washington Street
Hoboken, NJ
 

Dr. Mitchell Chaar's areas of specialization are general surgery, trauma surgery, and critical care (intensive care medicine); he sees patients in Jersey City, NJ and Hoboken, NJ. He is affiliated with Jersey City Medical Center and Barnabas Health Medical Group. Amerigroup, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Chaar honors. Dr. Chaar graduated from the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Mount Sinai Hospital, Chicago and a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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All Interests: Breast Surgery, Hernia Surgery, Gallbladder Problems, Abdominal Surgery, Minimally Invasive ... (Read more)

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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.