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We found 5 surgical dermatologists who accept First Health near New York, NY.

Dr. Fredric Haberman, DO
Specializes in Surgical Dermatology
871 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY
 

Dr. Fredric Haberman practices surgical dermatology. He has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Haberman is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine, the University of Kansas School of Medicine, and Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine for residency. He is professionally affiliated with Montefiore Medical Center.

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Dr. Lori A Brightman, MD
Specializes in Surgical Dermatology
317 East 34th Street; 11th Floor
New York, NY
 

Dr. Lori Brightman is a physician who specializes in surgical dermatology. Before performing her residency at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Dr. Brightman attended Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. Brightman has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. She accepts Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), Coventry, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers. She has received the following distinctions: Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society . and Alpha Epsilon Lombda Honor Society .. Dr. Brightman (or staff) speaks the following languages: Hebrew, Spanish, and Greek. She has an open panel.

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Dr. Laura Buccheri-Zappi, MD
Specializes in Surgical Dermatology
21 East 8th Street; #1b
New York, NY
 

Dr. Laura Buccheri-Zappi is a surgical dermatology specialist in New York, NY. Dr. Buccheri-Zappi is professionally affiliated with Montefiore Medical Center. She is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. She graduated from Pontifical Catholic University of Campinas and Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and then she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Buccheri-Zappi has received the following distinction: New York Super Doctors. Dr. Buccheri-Zappi (or staff) is conversant in Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese.

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Dr. Jay Alan Dennett, DO
Specializes in Surgical Dermatology
10 East 85th Street; Suite 1a
New York, NY
 

Dr. Jay Dennett is a surgical dermatology specialist in New York, NY. Dr. Dennett is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is professionally affiliated with The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, as well as other insurance carriers. He has an open panel. He attended medical school at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Dennett is conversant in Spanish.

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Dr. Michelle Fern Henry, MD
Specializes in Internal Medicine, Surgical Dermatology
317 East 34th Street
New York, NY
 

Dr. Michelle Henry, who practices in New York, NY and Southampton, NY, is a medical specialist in surgical dermatology. Dr. Henry is rated highly by her patients. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Before performing her residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center, Dr. Henry attended Baylor College of Medicine for medical school. She has received the distinction of New York Rising Stars.

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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.