We found 6 providers with an interest in skin issues and who accept CIGNA PPO near Spring, TX.

Dr. Mark Joseph Pidala, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery
800 Peakwood, 2c; Peakwood Professional Building
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Mark Pidala practices general surgery and colon & rectal surgery in Houston, TX and The Woodlands, TX. He is conversant in Spanish. His areas of expertise include the following: warts, colon cancer, and crohn's disease. Dr. Pidala's professional affiliations include Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital, Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, and Houston Methodist. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and Northeast Ohio Medical University and performed his residency at Summa Akron City Hospital. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Pidala has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , warts

All Interests: Warts, Incontinence, Flexible Sigmoidoscopy, Colon Cancer, Crohn's Disease, Hemorrhoids, Colon ... (Read more)

Dr. Donald Leon Leass, MD
Specializes in Other, Neonatology
17070 Red Oak Drive; Suite 105
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Donald Leass works as a neonatologist in The Woodlands, TX and Houston, TX. Dr. Leass's patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital and Houston Northwest Medical Center. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, United Healthcare Choice, and more. He attended medical school at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Dr. Leass's training includes a residency program at Meadowbrook Hospital. He has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , acne

All Interests: Sleep Problems, Allergies, Acne, Obesity, Attention Deficit Disorder, Asthma, Breastfeeding Issues

Dr. Erwin Charles Iii Winkel III, MD
Specializes in Urology, Other
1140 Cypress Station Drive; #303
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Erwin Winkel is an urologist. Dr. Winkel speaks Spanish. Clinical interests for Dr. Winkel include bladder cancer, warts, and ablation. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Houston Methodist and Houston Northwest Medical Center. He attended Baylor College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine for residency. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Winkel is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , warts

All Interests: Prostate Problems, Warts, Adolescent Issues, Incontinence, Circumcision, Erectile Dysfunction, ... (Read more)

Dr. Padmavati Kumashi, MD
Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
1125 Cypress Station Drive; Suite G1
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Padmavati Kumashi sees patients in Houston, TX. Her medical specialty is adult infectious disease. Dr. Kumashi is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. She graduated from L.T. Municipal Medical College and the University of Texas and then she performed her residency at Hurley Medical Center. She speaks Indonesian. Dr. Kumashi is affiliated with Houston Methodist, Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital, and Houston Northwest Medical Center. She has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , skin infection

All Interests: Skin Infection, Soft Tissue Problems, HIV/AIDS, Travel Medicine

Dr. Timothy Edward Irvine, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
21309 Foster Road; Suite 100
Spring, TX
 

Dr. Timothy Irvine specializes in family medicine. Patients gave him an average rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Irvine include menopause, migraine, and thyroid problems. He is affiliated with Houston Northwest Medical Center. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. Dr. Irvine (or staff) is conversant in Sign Language and Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , acne

All Interests: Incontinence, Family Planning, Hypertension, Sinus Problems, Migraine, Diabetes, Obesity, ... (Read more)

Dr. Doanh Nguyen, MD
Specializes in Adult Allergy & Immunology
800 Peakwood Drive; Suite 6h
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Doanh Nguyen is an adult allergy & immunology specialist in Houston, TX. Dr. Nguyen attended the University of Texas Medical School at Houston for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Case Western Reserve University and a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF) for residency. Clinical interests for Dr. Nguyen include sinusitis (sinus infection), contact dermatitis, and hay fever (allergic rhinitis). He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. His professional affiliations include Houston Methodist and Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital. Dr. Nguyen has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , contact dermatitis, hives (uritcaria)

All Interests: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Contact Dermatitis, Sinusitis, Asthma, Hives, Hay Fever

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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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