We found 6 providers with an interest in skin issues and who accept United Healthcare Gold EPO near Galveston, TX.

Dr. Linda Goluch Phillips, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
1005 Harborside Drive
Galveston, TX
 

Dr. Linda Phillips specializes in plastic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Phillips include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Patient ratings for Dr. Phillips average 5.0 stars out of 5. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. She attended the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Chicago and a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University. Dr. Phillips has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. She is professionally affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health).

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Dr. Andrew Yuan Zhang, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
301 6th Street
Galveston, TX
 

Dr. Andrew Zhang is a specialist in plastic surgery and hand surgery. He works in Dallas, TX and Galveston, TX. Before performing his residency at Stanford Hospital & Clinics, Dr. Zhang attended Stanford University School of Medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Zhang include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. Zhang is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Zhang has received the distinction of Texas Rising Stars. He speaks Chinese. He is affiliated with the University of Texas (UT) Southwestern Medical Center.

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Dr. Eric Lowry Cole, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Otolaryngology
301 University Boulevard
Galveston, TX
 

Dr. Eric Cole is a pediatric plastic surgeon and otolaryngologist. Dr. Cole has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Areas of expertise for Dr. Cole include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Before completing his residency at Duke University Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of North Carolina (UNC), Dr. Cole attended medical school at Duke University School of Medicine. Dr. Cole is professionally affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health).

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Dr. Robert Lee McCauley, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Pediatric Surgery
1005 Harborside Drive
Galveston, TX
 

Dr. Robert McCauley is a physician who specializes in plastic surgery and pediatric surgery. These areas are among his clinical interests: eyelid surgery, general reconstruction, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, Dr. McCauley completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Chicago. Dr. McCauley is affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health).

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Specializes in Plastic Surgery
301 University Boulevard
Galveston, TX
 

Dr. Kimberly Carpin's medical specialty is plastic surgery. Dr. Carpin graduated from the University of Nevada School of Medicine. She trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston for residency. Her areas of expertise include the following: tummy tuck (abdominoplasty), chemical peels, and skin surgery. She is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Carpin is affiliated with Houston Methodist. She welcomes new patients.

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Specializes in Plastic Surgery
301 University Boulevard
Galveston, TX
 

Dr. Steven Blackwell works as a plastic surgeon in Galveston, TX and Houston, TX. He attended Tulane University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at the University Hospital, Cincinnati and a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Clinical interests for Dr. Blackwell include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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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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