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We found 68 providers with an interest in skin issues and who accept Medicare near Smithtown, NY.

Dr. Joshua L Fox, MD
Specializes in Dermatology
366 Veterans Highway
Commack, NY
 

Dr. Joshua Fox's specialty is dermatology (skin disorders). Clinical interests for Dr. Fox include rosacea, dermabrasion, and moles. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Fox takes. He graduated from Mount Sinai School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Fox completed a residency program at NYU Langone Medical Center. Dr. Fox (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Hebrew, Spanish, and Yiddish. His professional affiliations include NewYork-Presbyterian Queens, Huntington Hospital, and St. Francis Hospital. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , rosacea, moles, acne, psoriasis, melanoma, acne scars, eczema, keloids

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Eczema, Sclerotherapy, Injectable Fillers, Chemical Peels, Rosacea, Hyperhidrosis, ... (Read more)

Chih-Shan Jason Chen - Memorial Sloan Kettering
Specializes in Oncology, MOHS-Micrographic Surgery
800 Veterans Memorial Highway
Hauppauge, NY
 

Dr. Chih-Shan Chen is an oncologist and mohs skin cancer surgeon. Dr. Chen (or staff) is conversant in Mandarin and Spanish. Dr. Chen's clinical interests include cryotherapy, chemical peels, and photodynamic therapy (PDT). His hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Northport VA Medical Center, and Stony Brook University Hospital. He obtained his medical school training at Chung Shan Medical University and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and performed his residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center. He honors Medicare insurance. Dr. Chen's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , melanoma, skin cancer

All Interests: Cryosurgery, Hair Transplant, Chemical Peels, Skin Cancer, Laser Surgery, Mohs Surgery, Skin Cancer ... (Read more)

Ashfaq A. Marghoob - Memorial Sloan Kettering
Specializes in Oncology, Dermatology
800 Veterans Memorial Highway
Hauppauge, NY
 

Dr. Ashfaq Marghoob specializes in dermatology (skin disorders) and oncology (cancer care). Dr. Marghoob has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. His areas of expertise consist of congenital nevi, atypical moles (dysplastic nevi), and melanoma. He is an in-network provider for Aetna, QualCare, and Medicaid, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center for residency. Dr. Marghoob has received the following distinction: New York Super Doctors. Dr. Marghoob (or staff) speaks the following languages: Mandarin, Spanish, and Greek. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Dr. Marghoob is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , congenital nevi, atypical moles (dysplastic nevi), melanoma, skin cancer

All Interests: Skin Cancer, Congenital Nevi, Atypical Moles, Melanoma

Philip S. Spencer - Memorial Sloan Kettering
Specializes in Oncology, Dermatology
800 Veterans Memorial Highway
Hauppauge, NY
 

Dr. Philip Spencer is a specialist in dermatology (skin disorders) and oncology (cancer care). He attended La Salle University, Mexican Faculty of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at The Miriam Hospital and a hospital affiliated with SUNY, University at Buffalo. Clinical interests for Dr. Spencer include basal cell carcinoma and melanoma. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Spencer is affiliated with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , basal cell carcinoma, melanoma, skin cancer

All Interests: Basal Cell Carcinoma, Skin Cancer, Melanoma

Dr. Meryl Blecker Blecker Joerg, MD
Specializes in Dermatology
366 Veterans Memorial Highway
Commack, NY
 

Dr. Meryl Joerg is a specialist in dermatology (skin disorders). She works in Fresh Meadows, NY, New York, NY, and Albertson, NY. The average patient rating for Dr. Joerg is 3.5 stars out of 5. Her clinical interests include contact dermatitis, rosacea, and moles. Dr. Joerg takes Amerigroup, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Joerg attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine. She has received professional recognition including the following: New York Super Doctors. Dr. Joerg (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish, German, and French. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Joerg's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , contact dermatitis, rosacea, actinic keratosis, moles, acne, psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, melanoma, eczema

All Interests: Moles, Psoriasis, Eczema, Botox Injection, Botulinum Toxin Injection, Laser Resurfacing, Atopic ... (Read more)

Jennifer L. DeFazio - Memorial Sloan Kettering
Specializes in Oncology, Dermatology
800 Veterans Highway
Hauppauge, NY
 

Dr. Jennifer Defazio's areas of specialization are dermatology (skin disorders) and oncology (cancer care); she sees patients in Hauppauge, NY and New York, NY. She has a special interest in melanoma. Dr. Defazio is professionally affiliated with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. She is in-network for Medicare insurance. She is open to new patients. Dr. Defazio attended medical school at SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences. Her training includes residency programs at a hospital affiliated with SUNY, University at Buffalo and a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , melanoma, skin cancer

All Interests: Melanoma, Skin Cancer

Dr. Jordan Barry Slutsky, MD
Specializes in MOHS-Micrographic Surgery
3 Edmund Pellegrino Road
Stony Brook, NY
 

Dr. Jordan Slutsky's specialty is MOHS-micrographic surgery. Dr. Slutsky's areas of expertise include warts, contact dermatitis, and rosacea. He is affiliated with Northport VA Medical Center. He obtained his medical school training at Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center. Dr. Slutsky's average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. He accepts several insurance carriers, including HealthSmart, Viant, and Healthfirst. He has received the following distinction: New York Rising Stars.

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Relevant Interests: , warts, contact dermatitis, rosacea, acne, skin issues, atopic dermatitis, melanoma, eczema, hives (uritcaria), vitiligo, skin cancer, impetigo

All Interests: Warts, Eczema, Vitiligo, Atopic Dermatitis, Contact Dermatitis, Hives, Skin Cancer, Rosacea, Acne, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Dermatology
207 Hallock Road; Suite 210
Stony Brook, NY
 

Dr. Jack Tom is a specialist in dermatology (skin disorders). He works in Stony Brook, NY and New York, NY. Dr. Tom is rated highly by his patients. His areas of expertise include the following: basal cell carcinoma, actinic keratosis, and acne. MagnaCare, Cigna, and Aetna are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Tom honors. He attended New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Bellevue Hospital Center for residency. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , basal cell carcinoma, actinic keratosis, acne, squamous cell carcinoma

All Interests: Basal Cell Carcinoma, Squamous Cell Carcinoma, Acne, Actinic Keratosis

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Specializes in Dermatology
Stony Brook Technology Park; 181 Belle Meade Road, Suite 5
East Setauket, NY
 

Dr. Peter Klein practices dermatology (skin disorders) in Port Jefferson Station, NY, Patchogue, NY, and Point Jeff Station, NY. His average patient rating is 2.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include basal cell carcinoma, nail fungus, and actinic keratosis. Dr. Klein is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, and CIGNA Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center, Dr. Klein attended medical school at Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , basal cell carcinoma, rosacea, actinic keratosis, acne, skin issues, skin cancer

All Interests: Basal Cell Carcinoma, Nail Fungus, Skin Cancer, Rosacea, Acne, Nail Issues, Skin Biopsy, Skin ... (Read more)

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Dr. Adrienne Moore Haughton, MD
Specializes in Dermatology
181 N. Belle Mead Road; Suite 5
East Setauket, NY
 

Dr. Adrienne Haughton is a physician who specializes in dermatology (skin disorders). Dr. Haughton graduated from the University of Michigan Medical School and then she performed her residency at the University of Kansas Medical Center. Her clinical interests encompass skin issues and botox injection. The average patient rating for Dr. Haughton is 3.5 stars out of 5. She honors Viant, Healthfirst, CIGNA Plans, and more. She has received the distinction of New York Rising Stars. Dr. Haughton is affiliated with Northport VA Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , skin issues

All Interests: Botox Injection, Skin Issues

Dr. Evan Christopher Jones, MD
Specializes in MOHS-Micrographic Surgery
181 N Belle Mead Road
East Setauket, NY
 

Dr. Evan Jones specializes in MOHS-micrographic surgery. Dr. Jones has indicated that his clinical interests include melanoma and mohs surgery. He is an in-network provider for Viant, Healthfirst, and CIGNA Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center, Dr. Jones attended medical school at Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , skin issues, squamous cell carcinoma, melanoma, skin cancer

All Interests: Squamous Cell Carcinoma, Skin Cancer, Mohs Surgery, Skin Issues, Cancer, Melanoma

Dr. Lawrence Martin Lieblich, MD
Specializes in Dermatology
181 N. Belle Meade Road; Suite 5
East Setauket, NY
 

Dr. Lawrence Lieblich is a specialist in dermatology (skin disorders). These areas are among Dr. Lieblich's clinical interests: nail fungus, cryotherapy, and acne. He graduated from Stanford University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with New York University (NYU). His average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. He takes Viant, Healthfirst, and CIGNA Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , acne, psoriasis, skin issues, skin cancer, impetigo

All Interests: Cryosurgery, Psoriasis, Nail Fungus, Skin Cancer, Acne, Impetigo, Skin Biopsy, Skin Issues, Hair ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Dermatology
2500 Route 347; Building 5
Stony Brook, NY
 

Dr. Amy Steinberg works as a dermatologist in Stony Brook, NY. Dr. Steinberg is rated highly by her patients. These areas are among her clinical interests: nail fungus, chemical peels, and PUVA therapy. She takes Amerigroup, Vytra, MagnaCare, and more. After attending Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, she completed her residency training at Kings County Hospital Center.

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Relevant Interests: , acne, psoriasis, skin issues, skin cancer

All Interests: Psoriasis, Nail Fungus, Chemical Peels, Skin Cancer, Acne, Cosmetic Skin Treatment, Skin Cancer ... (Read more)

Dr. David Ian Silverstein, MD
Specializes in Dermatology
500 Portion Road; Suite 11
Ronkonkoma, NY
 

Dr. David Silverstein is a dermatologist in East Setauket, NY, Ronkonkoma, NY, and Patchogue, NY. Dr. Silverstein's areas of clinical interest consist of contact dermatitis, laser hair removal, and acne. He obtained his medical school training at Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center. The average patient rating for Dr. Silverstein is 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, and Healthfirst, as well as other insurance carriers.

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

All Interests: Psoriasis, Botox Injection, Contact Dermatitis, Laser Hair Removal, Skin Cancer, Acne, ... (Read more)

Dr. Tara Lynn Kaufmann, MD
Specializes in Dermatology
181 N. Belle Mead Road; Suite #5
East Setauket, NY
 

Dr. Tara Kaufmann's specialty is dermatology (skin disorders). Her clinical interests include cryotherapy, dermabrasion, and PUVA therapy. She takes Viant, Healthfirst, and CIGNA Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing her residency at a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center, Dr. Kaufmann attended medical school at Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , acne, psoriasis, skin issues, melanoma, skin cancer, impetigo

All Interests: Cryosurgery, Dermabrasion, Psoriasis, Wounds, Allergies, Cosmetic Surgery, Nail Fungus, Burns, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology, General Internal Medicine, Adult Allergy & Immunology
79 Middleville Road
Northport, NY
 

Dr. Michael Richheimer specializes in pediatric allergy & immunology, general internal medicine, and adult allergy & immunology and practices in Brooklyn, NY, Bay Shore, NY, and Long Beach, NY. Dr. Richheimer (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Hebrew, Spanish, and German. His areas of expertise include the following: sinusitis (sinus infection), drug allergy, and allergy testing. Dr. Richheimer's professional affiliations include New York Methodist (NYM) Hospital, Northport VA Medical Center, and South Nassau Communities Hospital. After attending St. George's, University of London and St. George's University School of Medicine, Dr. Richheimer completed his residency training at St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center, Paterson. He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Healthfirst, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , skin issues, eczema, hives (uritcaria)

All Interests: Drug Allergy, Eczema, Influenza, Sinus Problems, Food Allergy, Skin Issues, Sinusitis, Allergy ... (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.