A dermatologist specializes in the medical and surgical care of the skin, hair and nails for people of all ages. A dermatologist diagnoses and treats many diseases, including acne, eczema, psoriasis, rosacea, nail infections, hair loss, and skin cancer. Dermatologists may also perform cosmetic procedures to improve the appearance of the skin.
A dermatologist typically:
Dermatologists may also be known as a skin doctor, skin specialist, or skin cancer doctor.
There are 18893 specialists practicing Dermatology in the United States with an overall average rating of 4.1 stars. There are 2366 hospitals in the United States with affiliated Dermatology specialists, including Mount Sinai Hospital, NYU Langone Health Tisch Hospital and Northwestern Memorial Hospital.