A Medical Dermatologist is a doctor who specializes in the treatment of the skin. However, in the larger scope of dermatology, there are specialist categories that address skin treatment in many different ways, such as cosmetic, medical and surgical dermatology. You may have encountered all three but may not be certain which is right for you. What are medical, cosmetic, and surgical dermatology, and how are they different? Most importantly, which form of dermatology is the one that can best benefit you and your needs?
Medical dermatology mostly involves the diagnosis and treatment of medical dermatological conditions involving the skin. Some of the most common conditions that are addressed by a medical dermatologist include eczema, acne and psoriasis. A medical dermatologist also screens patients for pre-cancerous and cancerous growths. Since medical dermatology involves medical treatment, more often than not medical dermatology is covered by insurance
Summit View Dermatology prides itself on providing excellent medical care across a range of conditions including but not limited to: