Dermatologists are physicians trained in the medical, surgical and cosmetic care of the skin. Dermatologists are also a great resource for learning how to prevent skin, hair, and nail concerns. They can teach you how to protect yourself from the sun to avoid skin cancer, caution you about hairstyles that can contribute to hair loss, and advise you on how to care for your nails to prevent common conditions such as nail fungus. They can spot potential problems and diagnose a multitude of conditions that range from minor to lifethreatening. Some common dermatologic conditions include: Acne, Rosacea, Spots (sun or age spots), Skin infections (bacterial, fungal, viral), Rashes, Hair loss and scalp disorders, Nail disorders, Dermatitis, Psoriasis, Eczema, Scars, Hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating), Skin cancer screening, Pre-skin cancer (Actinic Keratosis), Skin cancer (Basal cell, Squamous Cell, Melanoma).
Dermatology Department: (252) 413-6791
Russell Kilpatrick, MD