We found 7 providers with an interest in skin issues and who accept Humana Catastrophic near Memphis, TN.

Dr. Robert D Wallace, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
1068 Cresthaven Road; Suite 500
Memphis, TN
 

Dr. Robert Wallace is a Memphis, TN physician who specializes in plastic surgery. Dr. Wallace's areas of expertise include the following: mini tummy tuck, botox injection, and septoplasty. The average patient rating for Dr. Wallace is 5.0 stars out of 5. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Wallace takes. He graduated from Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. Dr. Wallace's residency was performed at Naval Hospital and a hospital affiliated with the University of Tennessee. He is affiliated with Memphis VA Medical Center.

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All Interests: Breast Augmentation, Labiaplasty, Eyelid Retraction Repair, Endoscopic Surgery, Butt Augmentation, ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael M Van Vliet, MD, BA
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Critical Care
890 Madison Avenue; Suite Tg032
Memphis, TN
 

Dr. Michael Vanvliet works as a plastic surgeon and intensivist. His areas of expertise include thigh lift, general reconstruction, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Vanvliet accepts. He is a graduate of Albany Medical College. His medical residency was performed at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. Dr. Vanvliet is professionally affiliated with Memphis VA Medical Center.

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All Interests: Breast Augmentation, Blepharoptosis Repair, Injectable Fillers, Cosmetic Surgery, Breast Implant ... (Read more)

Dr. Edward A Luce, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
1068 Cresthaven Road; Suite 500
Memphis, TN
 

Dr. Edward Luce's specialty is plastic surgery. Dr. Luce's areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and tummy tuck revision. He is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. Dr. Luce is affiliated with Memphis VA Medical Center.

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All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Dermabrasion, Mini Tummy Tuck, Rhinoplasty, Breast Augmentation, Microsurgery, Down ... (Read more)

Dr. Uzoma Ben Gbulie, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
1068 Cresthaven Road; Suite 500
Memphis, TN
 

Dr. Uzoma Gbulie sees patients in Memphis, TN and Germantown, TN. His medical specialty is plastic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Gbulie include breast reconstruction revision, mini tummy tuck, and septoplasty. Patient ratings for Dr. Gbulie average 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Gbulie is a graduate of the University of Lagos College of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Memphis VA Medical Center.

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All Interests: Breast Reconstruction Revision, Breast Augmentation, Labiaplasty, Eyelid Retraction Repair, Ptosis ... (Read more)

Dr. Roberto D Lachica, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
1068 Cresthaven Road; Suite 500
Memphis, TN
 

Dr. Roberto Lachica works as a plastic surgeon. Clinical interests for Dr. Lachica include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and tummy tuck revision. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He studied medicine at the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine. Dr. Lachica is professionally affiliated with Memphis VA Medical Center.

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All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Botox Injection, Botulinum Toxin Injection, Rhinoplasty, Breast Augmentation, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Plastic Surgery, General Surgery, Critical Care
890 Madison Avenue; Tg032
Memphis, TN
 

Dr. William Hickerson is a plastic surgeon, general surgeon, and intensivist in Memphis, TN. His areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He is professionally affiliated with Memphis VA Medical Center. Dr. Hickerson studied medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Dermabrasion, Botulinum Toxin Injection, Breast Augmentation, Microsurgery, Down ... (Read more)

Specializes in Plastic Surgery
1068 Cresthaven Road; Suite #200
Memphis, TN
 

Dr. William Adams is a physician who specializes in plastic surgery. Patient reviews placed Dr. Adams at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Adams include eyelid surgery, general reconstruction, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Adams is a graduate of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine.

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All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Nose Surgery, Breast Reduction, Cleft Lip and ... (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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