Dr. Amber Atwater, MD

Dr. Amber Atwater, MD

Dermatology  |  
Female  |  
Age 41
(2)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Amber Atwater, MD is a dermatologist in Durham, NC and has been practicing for 13 years. She graduated from University Of Illinois College Of Medicine in 2002 and specializes in dermatology.

5324 McFarland Rd Ste 210

Durham, NC 27707

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 13 More

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Top Care Areas

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Dermatitis
very high
more than 95% of peers
Itchy Skin
high
more than 89% of peers
Skin Infections
high
more than 87% of peers

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Specialties

  • Dermatology
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Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*
49

Conditions Treated

  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Cellulitis
  • Cold Sore
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Dry Skin
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Genital Herpes
  • Hair Loss
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hives
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Keloid Scar
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Lichen Planus
  • Melanoma
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Plantar Wart
  • Psoriasis
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Shingles
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Telogen Effluvium
  • Ulcer
  • Varicose Veins
  • Warts

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Procedures

  • Acne Surgery
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of Illinois College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Duke University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • University Of Wisconsin
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Atwater has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Atwater's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Atwater to family and friends
3.0
based on 2 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
    (1)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Atwater's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
FAIR
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Durham, NC |
a very caring and professional approach. takes the time needed to do a complete exam
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Atwater accepts 22 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
  • American Republic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Locals (any local)
  • MedCost
    MedCost PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Planned Administration Inc
  • Providence Health Plans
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • Universal American
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • Wells Fargo Insurance

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Hospitals where Dr. Atwater has admitting privileges

Duke University Hospital
2301 Erwin Rd
Durham, NC 27705
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