Best Huntsville Dermatologists



15 doctors found for 'Dermatologist in Huntsville, Alabama and surrounding areas.

1
John Kenneth Sowell, MD
Dermatologist
Huntsville, Alabama 35801
(256) 539-2741
7.7
 mi.
2
Ruth Ann Yates, MD
Dermatologist
Huntsville, Alabama 35801
(256) 536-4401
7.7
 mi.
3
Lon Franklin Raby Jr, MD
Dermatologist
Huntsville, Alabama 35801
(256) 539-2741
7.7
 mi.
4
Melinda Musick
Dermatologist
Huntsville, Alabama 35801
256-533-6603
7.7
 mi.
5
Patrick Marshall Kilgo, MD
Dermatologist
Huntsville, Alabama 35801
(256) 533-1160
7.7
 mi.
6
Sharon Gardepe
Dermatologist
Huntsville, Alabama 35801
256-536-0992
7.7
 mi.
7
Patricia L Wilson, MD
Dermatologist
Huntsville, Alabama 35801
(256) 539-2741
7.7
 mi.
8
Samantha Wyatt
Dermatologist
Decatur, Alabama 35601
256-353-7775
20.7
 mi.
9
James Reeder
Dermatologist
Decatur, Alabama 35601
256-350-2550
20.7
 mi.
10
Joseph Backe
Dermatologist
Decatur, Alabama 35601
256-350-2875
20.7
 mi.
1- 10 of 15 Dermatologist in Huntsville, Alabama





Dermatology Information:

Dermatology is the study of skin and its diseases. A dermatologist helps with the diagnosis and treatment of skin diseases, and sometimes helps with cosmetic problems involving the skin, scalp, hair and hails.

Common skin conditions include rashes, eczema, psoriasis, while severe conditions include cancers such as melanoma or basal cell cancer. sub-specialties include cosmetic dermatology, dermatopathology, immunodermatology, Mohs surgery, pediatric dermatology, and teledermatology.

Dermatologist Frequently Asked Questions


What Conditions does a Dermatologist Treat?

A dermatologist may treat a wide range of conditions including acne, psoriasis, rosacea, skin cancer, wrinkles, sun spots, warts, rashes, pigmentation problems, bacterial or fungal infections of the skin and nails, spider and varicose veins, sun damage, and more. Whether you have a condition that is aggravating or inflaming your skin, a skin condition caused by an allergy, acne, or other serious conditions like cancer, you should seek a good dermatologist near you.

What Procedures do Dermatologists Perform?

Depending on the diagnosis, a dermatologist may perform a shave biopsy, punch biopsy, blister grafting, grenz rays, UVB phototherapy, PUVA phototherapy, electrodesiccation and curettage, intralesional injections, cryosurgery (cryotherapy), acne surgery, chemical peels, eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, laser hair removal, tattoo removal, lip augmentation, neck liposuction, hair removal, hair transplantation, tumescent liposuction, topical therapies, blepharoplasty, botulinum toxin (Botox) injections, sclerotherapy, Mohs' micrographic surgery, skin cancer surgery, and minimally-invasive facelift surgery (S-lift).

When Should I See a Dermatologist?

It is recommended that you see a dermatologist in the following scenarios. If you notice a change in the size, shape, or color of any moles on your body. If a cut seems like it should've healed but has yet to improve, it could be an indication of something more serious. If you're not seeing any improvement with a rash or psoriasis after using over-the-counter (OTC) medications. If your acne has become worse or has begun scarring and changing the texture of your skin. If you have acne, atopic dermatitis, rosacea, pemphigus, porphyria, cutaneous lupus, or skin cancer you should consult with a dermatologist.

What Should I Consider When Choosing a Dermatologist?

When selecting a local dermatologist, here are a few questions to ask:

  • Does your office accept my insurance?
  • Are you Board Certified?
  • Do you use electronic medical records?
  • If I notice a problem, how quickly can I get an appointment?
  • Do you offer evening or weekend hours?
  • Will I be seeing you or an assistant when I visit?
  • Does the doctor specialize in any specific area?
  • How many times have you performed this specific procedure?
  • Do you have patient references available?
  • How often should I be evaluated for skin cancer?
  • What can I do to improve the appearance of my skin?

Finding a Dermatologist

Start your search right here on ThirdAge.com. Find local dermatologists near you, read reviews from other users, view ratings, or compare other important information. You can also ask friends, colleagues, or other people you know for a recommendation. You may also call your state's board to see if the dermatologist is certified or has any complaints against them.