Dermatological Conditions

A dermatologist is a specialty-trained physician who focuses on treatments for the skin, hair, nails, and mucous membranes (the inside lining of the mouth, nose, and eyelids). Our dermatologists diagnose and treat over 3,000 different diseases, dermatological conditions, and skin reactions.

Some of the more common dermatologic conditions include:

Acne is the term for plugged pores (blackheads and whiteheads), pimples, and even deeper lumps (cysts or nodules) that occur on the face, neck, chest, back, shoulders and upper arms. Learn more

Actinic Keratoses (AKs) are rough, scaly patches on the skin caused by excessive exposure to the sun. AKs can sometimes progress into dangerous skin cancers Learn more

Athlete’s Foot (or tinea pedis) is a skin infection in the foot caused by a fungus, usually occurring between the toes. Common symptoms include itching and burning feet, dry skin, scaling, inflammation, and blisters. Learn more

Eczema is a long-term chronic skin disorder that produces scaly and itchy rashes on the skin. Eczema causes redness, scaly patches, blisters, inflammation, changes of skin color and swelling of the skin. Learn more

Hair Loss (alopecia) effects Millions of men and women across the United States. Fortunately there are many hair restoration treatments that can address hair loss or hair thinning. Learn more

Hives (also called urticarial) are welts on the skin. They can range in size from a small dot to large welts that cover a lot of skin area, often connecting to form larger hives. Learn more

Melasma is a skin disorder that occurs on areas of the face that are exposed to the sun, creating dark discolorations on the skin. Melasma typically occurs on the cheeks, forehead, nose, chin, or upper lip. Learn more

Moles are flesh colored, brown, or black skin growths that can occur anywhere on the skin. While most moles are not dangerous, they can be a medical concern if they change in color, shape or size. Learn more

Nail Fungus occurs when a fungus grows in or underneath your fingernail or toenail. Infected nails can change shape, become brittle or loose, overly thicken, or become discolored. Learn more

Rosacea is a chronic skin condition that causes redness of the skin or spider vein-like blood vessels, especially on the face,  skin sores that resemble acne, swelling, or stinging or burning sensations. Learn more

Skin Tags are benign skin growths that often look like small balls dangling from the skin. They can appear on areas like the eyelids, upper chest, buttocks, groin, neck, and arm pits. Learn more

Vitiligo is a skin condition that causes a loss of the brown pigmentation from areas of the skin, resulting in irregular white patches. Vitiligo can occur anywhere that pigmentation occurs, including hair and sometimes even eyes. Learn more

Warts are medically harmless but cosmetically undesirable skin growths caused by a virus. Warts can grow on any part of the body but common areas include the face, tops of hands, and soles of feet. Learn more