We found 5 providers with an interest in skin issues and who accept Private Healthcare Systems near Willoughby, OH.

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

Dr. Lydia Parker, who practices in Beachwood, OH and Willoughby, OH, is a medical specialist in surgical dermatology. Dr. Parker's areas of expertise include the following: facial problems, rosacea, and dermabrasion. She is affiliated with Hillcrest Hospital, West Hospital, and Lake Health. She attended medical school at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. For her residency, Dr. Parker trained at Cleveland Clinic. Patients gave her an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Coresource, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Parker honors.

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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 is a physician who specializes in surgical dermatology. His clinical interests include cancer, laser skin surgery, and spider veins. Dr. Benjamin's hospital/clinic affiliations include West Hospital, Lake Health, and Cleveland VA Medical Center. He attended the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Cleveland Clinic for residency. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Benjamin honors several insurance carriers, including Coresource, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield.

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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 sees patients in Willoughby, OH. Dr. Marinela Turc-Convery's medical specialty is general internal medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Turc-Convery include menopause, thyroid problems, and depression. Dr. Turc-Convery's hospital/clinic affiliations include Hillcrest Hospital, Euclid Hospital, and Lake Health. Before completing Dr. Turc-Convery's residency at Huron Hospital, Dr. Turc-Convery attended medical school at Victor Babes University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Timisoara. Dr. Turc-Convery accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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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)

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

Dr. Gladys Deleon's areas of specialization are podiatry (foot & ankle medicine) and foot & ankle surgery. For her professional training, Dr. Deleon completed residency programs 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). Areas of expertise for Dr. Deleon include sports health, varicose veins, and neuropathy (nerve dysfunction). Patients rated her highly, giving her an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. She is in-network for Coresource, Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. 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)

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

Dr. Stephen Frania practices podiatry (foot & ankle medicine) and foot & ankle surgery. His training includes residency programs at Mount Sinai Medical Center and St. Francis Hospital. Dr. Frania's clinical interests include foot reconstruction, sports health, and neuropathy (nerve dysfunction). He has a 2.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Frania accepts Coresource, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. His hospital/clinic 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)

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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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