Our dedicated board-certified dermatologists are experts in the diagnosis and treatment of all conditions affecting the skin, hair and nails.
Darkened patches of skin as a result of hormones, genetics and/or prolonged sun exposure. It can be difficult to treat and necessitates combination and maintenance therapy.
In-depth evaluation to uncover the cause of hair loss, which at times involves labwork, trichoscopy (magnified evaluation of scalp and hair), trichogram (microscopic evaluation of hair follicles), and/or scalp biopsy. Based on that data, treatment is initiated to address causative factors and can include nutraceuticals, topical agents, oral tablets, or platelet-rich plasma (PRP) treatments.
The skin is a natural reservoir for many friendly bacteria and yeast, but at times our skin can become overloaded by certain foreign invaders causing skin infections or infestations.
We can provide treatment to help manage:
• athlete’s foot • boils • cellulitis • chickenpox
• cold sores • folliculitis • genital herpes • genital warts
• hand-foot-and-mouth disease • head lice • herpes simplex
• insect bites • lyme disease • molluscum contagiosum • nail fungus
• ringworm • shingles • tinea versicolor • warts
Individually designed treatment strategy that is driven by the type of acne you have, your medical history and your preferences. Treatments range from prescription-strength topical medications, oral antibiotics, hormonal agents, oral isotretinoin and anti-inflammatory injections, to complementary in-office procedures such as chemical peels and lasers.
Rosacea is a skin condition in which patients may experience flushing, blushing, persistent facial redness, sandpapery skin texture, broken blood vessels, pimples and eye irritation. Treatments are selected based on the specific type of rosacea present and may include topical prescriptions, oral anti-inflammatory medications, isotretinoin, as well as in-office treatments such as IPL or VBeam.
Evaluation and management of this chronic, immune-mediated systemic disease which affects the skin, nails, joints and circulatory system using the latest evidence-based topical or systemic (pill or biologic) therapies. Care may involve collaboration with a rheumatologist to manage psoriatic arthritis and with one’s primary care physician to optimize comorbidities. Our board-certified dermatologists are trained and qualified to manage the most cutting edge biologic therapies.
Eczema / Dermatitis
Eczema can present in patients of all ages and there are numerous types of eczema: atopic dermatitis, contact dermatitis, nummular eczema, dyshidrotic eczema, seborrheic dermatitis, stasis dermatitis, just to name a few. We will diagnosis the type of eczema at play and direct a treatment plan to achieve optimal control or clearance. We offer immunomodulatory therapies (pills and injections) for those with severe uncontrolled eczema.
Actinic keratoses (AKs) are common skin precancers that with timely identification and management can be easily and successfully removed. When left untreated, a small subset may progress to squamous cell carcinoma (SCC). Treatment may involve cryotherapy (freezing), photodynamic therapy (PDT), topical chemotherapy or advanced chemical peels.
Our dermatologists are expertly-trained to identify and treat the most common types of skin cancers including basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and melanoma, as well as rare forms such as merkel cell carcinoma and cutaneous lymphomas. Management involves an evidenced-based selection of the most appropriate treatment option for an individual’s particular skin cancer, which may include curettage and electrodessication, excision, photodynamic therapy, topical chemotherapy, cryosurgery, radiation, Mohs surgery, immunotherapy or chemotherapy.
Full Body Skin Examination / Skin Cancer Screening
A meticulous, head-to-toe visual scan of the body with the dermatologist’s aid of a handheld dermatoscope to inspect the skin for abnormal moles and detection of skin cancers such as melanoma. A mapping of selected moles’ location, size and appearance is documented in the electronic medical chart for long-term monitoring.