We found 3 surgical dermatologists who accept Humana Platinum 500/HMO Premier near College Station, TX.

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Specializes in MOHS-Micrographic Surgery
1605 Rock Prairie Road; Suite 300
College Station, TX
 

Dr. Brent Shook is a mohs skin cancer surgeon in The Woodlands, TX, Houston, TX, and Kingwood, TX. He is affiliated with Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital. Dr. Shook obtained his medical school training at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine and performed his residency at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more.

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Specializes in MOHS-Micrographic Surgery
1605 Rock Prairie Road; Suite 300
College Station, TX
 

Dr. Robert Cook-Norris is a physician who specializes in MOHS-micrographic surgery. Dr. Cook-Norris is affiliated with Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Surgical Dermatology
3632 Coppercrest Drive
Bryan, TX
 

Dr. Jason Weaver practices surgical dermatology in Bryan, TX and College Station, TX. Dr. Weaver's average patient rating is 2.5 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine.

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What is Surgical Dermatology?

Dermatologic surgery is skin surgery to correct medical issues or improve appearance. Specialists in dermatologic surgery are called surgical dermatologists.

One of the most important procedures performed by surgical dermatologists is called Mohs surgery. Mohs surgery is an extremely precise type of cancer removal that leaves healthy tissue behind. It has the highest success rate of all skin cancer surgeries.

Beyond Mohs surgery, dermatologic surgeons may perform reconstructive surgery to restore function and appearance to skin damaged by trauma or a previous surgery. They can treat or remove growths and marks on the surface of the skin, including scars, moles, skin tags, and birthmarks. Most dermatologic surgeons also offer cosmetic treatments, which may include:
  • Hair transplants
  • Laser hair removal
  • Laser resurfacing to treat sun damage, age spots, or wrinkles
  • Tattoo removal
  • Sclerotherapy to treat varicose veins
  • Liposuction to remove unwanted fat
  • Anti-aging treatments such as Botox, injectable fillers, or chemical peels

There is a great deal of overlap between surgical dermatology, medical dermatology, and cosmetic dermatology. Some procedures apply to more than one subspecialty. For instance, mole removal can be medically necessary to lower the risk of skin cancer, but it also may improve appearance, especially if the mole is large or in a prominent position. Most dermatologists offer services in all areas.
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