Finding Providers

We found 6 providers with an interest in skin issues and who accept Aetna Bronze HMO near Lansdale, PA.

Dr. Alyson Beth Simpson, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology, Adult Allergy
704 South Broad Street
Lansdale, PA

Dr. Alyson Simpson sees patients in Conshohocken, PA, Lansdale, PA, and Gladwyne, PA. Her medical specialties are pediatric allergy & immunology and adult allergy. Her areas of expertise include hay fever (allergic rhinitis), tests, and asthma. Dr. Simpson is affiliated with Abington Health, Lankenau Medical Center, and Crozer-Keystone Health System. She graduated from Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. Her medical residency was performed at Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children. She accepts Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more. Dr. Simpson welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , eczema, hives (uritcaria)

All Interests: Eczema, Allergies, Hives, Tests, Food Allergy, Allergen Immunotherapy, Skin Testing, Pulmonary ... (Read more)

Dr. Stephanie Marie Sweet, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
125 Medical Campus Drive; Suite 100
Lansdale, PA

Dr. Stephanie Sweet's specialties are hand surgery, physical therapy, and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. She practices in King of Prussia, PA, East Norriton, PA, and Philadelphia, PA. Her clinical interests include arthroscopic surgery, elbow pain, and osteomyelitis. The average patient rating for Dr. Sweet is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Sweet takes several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. Before completing her residency at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, Dr. Sweet attended medical school at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. Dr. Sweet's hospital/clinic affiliations include Einstein Healthcare Network, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, and Abington Health. She is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , skin cancer

All Interests: Elbow Pain, Sports Health, Dupuytren's Contracture, Bursitis, Wrist Surgery, Rheumatoid Arthritis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Richard Eugene Kirschner, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Route 202 & Schoolhouse Road; 500 W. Butler Avenue
Chalfont, PA

Dr. Richard Kirschner's area of specialization is plastic surgery. Dr. Kirschner's areas of expertise include general reconstruction, gynecomastia surgery (male breast reduction), and cleft lip and palate repair. He is an in-network provider for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, a hospital affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania, and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College, Dr. Kirschner attended medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. He is affiliated with Nationwide Children's Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , skin cancer

All Interests: Nose Surgery, Breast Reduction, Cleft Lip and Palate Repair, Vascular Malformations, Burn ... (Read more)

Dr. David Wei-Wen Low, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
500 West Butler Avenue
Chalfont, PA

Dr. David Low is a plastic surgery specialist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Low include neck reconstructive surgery, dermabrasion, and deviated septum. His professional affiliations include Pennsylvania Hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from Harvard Medical School and then he performed his residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Low include: Best Microsurgical Save of 2008, American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery Annual Meeting; The Don LaRossa, MD Annual Teaching Award, Division of Plastic Surgery; and Penn Pearls Teaching Award.

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Relevant Interests: , port-wine stains, moles, benign skin lesion, Hemangiomas, skin issues, melanoma, acne scars, squamous cell carcinoma, skin cancer, skin lesions (growths or marks)

All Interests: Neck Reconstructive Surgery, Dermabrasion, Deviated Septum, Breast Augmentation, Down Syndrome, ... (Read more)

Dr. Matthew Isaac Fogg, MD
Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
2031 N. Broad Street
Lansdale, PA

Dr. Matthew Fogg's specialty is allergy & immunology. His areas of expertise include asthma, medication, and food allergy. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Einstein Healthcare Network, St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, and Allergy & Asthma Specialists. Dr. Fogg graduated from New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Fogg takes. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , eczema

All Interests: Eczema, Allergies, Asthma, Medication, Food Allergy

Dr. Robert J Mirabile, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Other
1050 Dekalb Pike
Blue Bell, PA

Dr. Robert Mirabile's specialty is plastic surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Mirabile include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. Mirabile has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He takes several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry. Dr. Mirabile is a graduate of Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. He is professionally affiliated with Einstein Healthcare Network.

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Relevant Interests: , skin cancer

All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Dermabrasion, Botulinum Toxin Injection, Breast Augmentation, Microsurgery, Laser ... (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.