We found 8 providers with an interest in skin issues and who accept First Health near Willoughby, OH.

Specializes in Dermatology, Other
4212 State Route 306; Building 2, Suite 200-a
Willoughby, OH
 

Dr. Meredith Reimer's area of specialization is dermatology (skin disorders). Dr. Reimer has a special interest in laser skin surgery and skin issues. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include West Hospital and Lake Health. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Coresource, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. She studied medicine at Ohio State University College of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , skin issues

All Interests: Laser Skin Surgery, Skin Issues

Dr. Lydia U Parker, MD
Specializes in Surgical Dermatology
4212 State Route 306; Building 2, Suite 200-a
Willoughby, OH
 

Dr. Lydia Parker works as a surgical dermatologist in Beachwood, OH and Willoughby, OH. She has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. These areas are among Dr. Parker's clinical interests: facial problems, rosacea, and dermabrasion. Her professional affiliations include Hillcrest Hospital, West Hospital, and Lake Health. Coresource, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Parker accepts. Dr. Parker graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at Cleveland Clinic.

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Relevant Interests: , rosacea, acne, skin issues, acne scars

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Laser Skin Surgery, Botox Injection, Dysport Injection, CO2 Laser Treatment, Laser ... (Read more)

Specializes in Surgical Dermatology
36060 Euclid Avenue; Suite 202
Willoughby, OH
 

Dr. Jaye Benjamin practices surgical dermatology in Willoughby, OH. Clinical interests for Dr. Benjamin include cancer, laser skin surgery, and spider veins. He is affiliated with West Hospital, Lake Health, and Cleveland VA Medical Center. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and residency at Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Benjamin's average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. He takes Coresource, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , dermatitis (skin inflammation), skin issues, eczema

All Interests: Laser Skin Surgery, Eczema, Botox Injection, Wounds, Sclerotherapy, Allergies, Dermatitis, Spider ... (Read more)

Dr. Marinela L Turc Convery, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
36001 Euclid Avenue; Suite B11
Willoughby, OH
 

Dr. Marinela Turc-Convery's area of specialization is general internal medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Turc-Convery include menopause, thyroid problems, and depression. Dr. Turc-Convery honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Turc-Convery's education and training includes medical school at Victor Babes University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Timisoara and residency at Huron Hospital. Dr. Turc-Convery is professionally affiliated with Hillcrest Hospital, Euclid Hospital, and Lake Health.

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Relevant Interests: , diabetic foot ulcers, skin issues

All Interests: Depression, Female Incontinence, Men's Health Issues, Immunization, Down Syndrome, Neck Pain, ... (Read more)

Stephen John Frania
Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
36060 Euclid Avenue; Suite 109
Willoughby, OH
 

Dr. Stephen Frania works as a foot doctor and foot and ankle surgeon. His areas of expertise include foot reconstruction, sports health, and neuropathy (nerve dysfunction). He is rated 2.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Frania is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Coresource, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. His training includes residency programs at Mount Sinai Medical Center and St. Francis Hospital. His professional affiliations include West Hospital and TriPoint Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , diabetic foot ulcers

All Interests: Sports Health, Foot Surgery, Fractures, Ankle Problems, Neuropathy, Ankle Surgery, Ankle ... (Read more)

Robert D Weaver
Specializes in Podiatry, Wound Care
6551 Wilson Mills Road; #104
Mayfield Village, OH
 

Dr. Robert Weaver's areas of specialization are podiatry (foot & ankle medicine) and wound care. His clinical interests include newborn care, sports health, and laser surgery. Dr. Weaver is an in-network provider for Coresource, Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. His professional affiliations include Hillcrest Hospital, West Hospital, and TriPoint Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , diabetic foot ulcers

All Interests: Sports Health, Foot Surgery, Wounds, Fractures, Laser Surgery, Ankle Problems, Ankle Surgery, ... (Read more)

Gladys Geraldine De Leon
Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
7482 Center Street; Suite 100
Mentor, OH
 

Dr. Gladys Deleon is a podiatrist and foot and ankle surgeon. Clinical interests for Dr. Deleon include sports health, varicose veins, and neuropathy (nerve dysfunction). Dr. Deleon has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. She is in-network for Coresource, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Deleon completed her residency training at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center, Hartford, and a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). She is affiliated with West Hospital and TriPoint Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , diabetic foot ulcers

All Interests: Sports Health, Foot Surgery, Wounds, Varicose Veins, Fractures, Ankle Problems, Neuropathy, Ankle ... (Read more)

Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
36060 Euclid Avenue; Suite 104
Willoughby, OH
 

Dr. Jeffrey Lupica is a foot doctor and foot and ankle surgeon in Willoughby, OH and Mentor, OH. These areas are among his clinical interests: diabetes, bunion surgery, and hammer toe surgery. Dr. Lupica is an in-network provider for Coresource, Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. He is professionally affiliated with West Hospital and TriPoint Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , diabetic foot ulcers

All Interests: Foot Surgery, Bunion Surgery, Fractures, Ankle Problems, Ankle Surgery, Ankle Reconstruction, ... (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.
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