Provided by Dr. Bierman and Dr. Shokeen

We evaluate and treat all medical dermatology conditions. These include:

Skin Cancer

  • Skin Exams: As per the American Academy of Dermatology, we believe that annual skin exams are strongly advised for everyone. For those with more extensive sun damage, we may recommend more frequent checks. Skin cancers are often curable if diagnosed and treated early.

  • High-Risk Skin Cancer Patients: If you’ve had a skin cancer, a long history of sun exposure, sunburns or are immunocompromised, it’s especially important to have close follow up by a board-certified dermatologist

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Skin Conditions

Eczema: Eczema is a general term used to describe itchy, red, scaly skin. Atopic dermatitis is a skin condition that often presents in childhood, usually in the first year of life. The skin’s barrier is compromised and it becomes extremely itchy. Scratching and rubbing result in a red rash that may flake, blister, or even bleed. Keeping your eczema under good control is important to minimize itch and to prevent skin infections, which are more common on eczematous skin.

Rashes: A general term used to describe any new eruption that develops in one area of the body or becomes generalized. It is important to get medical advice to determine the possible cause.

Rosacea: Rosacea is a common inflammatory condition that results in redness and flushing on the malar cheeks and nose. Treatments may include oral, topical and laser treatments.

Psoriasis: Psoriasis is a very common skin condition that results in an inflammatory red, scaly patches over the body. There can be many triggers including stress, strep throat, medications, change in weather or cold environment. Medical treatments such as medications, oral, injectable and Light therapies can help.

Melasma: Melasma is a common skin condition that results in brown/tan pigmentation on the forehead, cheeks, chin, upper lip and nose. Sun exposure and hormonal imbalance can contribute to its development. Treatment can range from chemical peels, to topical medications, oral medications, bleaching creams and light treatments.

Acne

  • Cystic

  • Hormonal

  • Scarring

Allergies

  • Allergic Reactions

  • Hives

Hair and Nails

Skin Infections

  • Warts

  • Bacterial Infections

  • Fungal Infections

  • Tinea Versicolor

  • Herpes

  • Herpes Zoster

Skin Growths

  • Moles

  • Cysts

  • Fatty tumors/Lipomas

  • Skin tags

  • Angiomas

  • Seborrheic keratosis

  • Keloids

Skin of Color

All skin types are at risk for varying conditions and diseases, including skin cancer.

Photodynamic Therapy (PDT)

For the treatment and prevention of pre-skin cancers and superficial skin cancers.

Pediatric Dermatology

We can diagnosis and treat most medical conditions in pediatric patients. Dependents under the age of 18 years old should be accompanied by a legal guardian.


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