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We found 6 providers with an interest in skin issues and who accept Blue Choice Gold PPO 001 near Killeen, TX.

Dr. Cary Leo Dunn, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Dermatology, MOHS-Micrographic Surgery
2405 S. Clear Creek Road; #104
Killeen, TX
 

Dr. Cary Dunn's medical specialty is pediatric dermatology and MOHS-micrographic surgery. Dr. Dunn's areas of expertise include nail issues, contact dermatitis, and hair problems. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Dr. Dunn attended Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons for medical school.

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Relevant Interests: , contact dermatitis, skin issues, psoriasis, birthmark, skin cancer, tropical skin diseases

All Interests: Contact Dermatitis, Nail Surgery, Skin Cancer, Hair Problems, Birthmark, Cosmetic Skin Treatment, ... (Read more)

Dr. Susan Mary Pike, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
2405 S. Clear Creek Road
Killeen, TX
 

Dr. Susan Pike specializes in plastic surgery. Patients gave her an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Her areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Pike honors. Before completing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Cincinnati, Dr. Pike attended medical school at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. Dr. Pike has received distinctions including Super Docs, US; Texas Super Doctors; and "Super Doctor," Texas Monthly, 2012, 2014. She is professionally affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare.

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Relevant Interests: , skin cancer

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Endoscopic Surgery, Injectable Fillers, Cosmetic Surgery, Breast ... (Read more)

Dr. Mohit Bansal, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2207 South Clear Creek Road; Suite 101, Ledger and Smith Professional Building
Killeen, TX
 

Dr. Mohit Bansal is a specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He works in Temple, TX and Killeen, TX. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He attended SMS Medical College, Jaipur for medical school and subsequently trained at Scott and White Healthcare for residency. Dr. Bansal has received the distinction of Third prize for oral presentation at the Internal Medicine Research Day, Scott & White Hospital. In addition to English, Dr. Bansal (or staff) speaks Hindi. Dr. Bansal is professionally affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare.

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Relevant Interests: , melanoma

All Interests: Pancreatic Cancer, Sarcoma, Hepatobiliary Disorders, Lung Cancer, Anemia, Colorectal Cancer, ... (Read more)

Dr. Christopher Himmelheber, MD
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
2405 S Clear Creek Road; Suite 350
Killeen, TX
 

Dr. Christopher Himmelheber is a specialist in facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Patient ratings for Dr. Himmelheber average 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He attended the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Tripler Army Medical Center. He is professionally affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare.

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Relevant Interests: , skin cancer

All Interests: Septoplasty, Rhinoplasty, Ear Infection, Allergies, Eardrum Repair, Hoarseness, Sinus Surgery, Skin ... (Read more)

Christopher Glenn Browning
Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery, Wound Care
1002 Wales Drive; Suite 8
Killeen, TX
 

Dr. Christopher Browning specializes in podiatry (foot & ankle medicine), foot & ankle surgery, and wound care. He is professionally affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Browning takes. Dr. Browning completed his residency training at Botsford Hospital. Dr. Browning's distinctions include: Paul Harris Fellow, Rotary International; Chief Resident Award - Botsford Hospital; and Outstanding Profiency in Podiatric Medicine, Scholl College.

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Relevant Interests: , diabetic foot ulcers

All Interests: Foot Surgery, Ingrown Toenails, Reconstructive Surgery, Surgical Repair, Ankle Problems, Diabetic ... (Read more)

Dr. Charles Ryon Day, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, General Surgery
800 West Central Texas Expressway; Suite 100
Harker Heights, TX
 

Dr. Charles Day practices plastic surgery and general surgery in Killeen, TX and Harker Heights, TX. Dr. Day is rated highly by his patients. His clinical interests include eyelid surgery, general reconstruction, and dermabrasion. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Day is a graduate of the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , skin cancer

All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Microsurgery, Hair Transplant, Nose Surgery, ... (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.