Dr. Andrew Kontos, MD

Dr. Andrew Kontos, MD

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Age 45
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Dr. Andrew Kontos, MD is a dermatologist in Lehigh Acres, FL and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from Wayne State University in 2000 and specializes in dermatology, pediatric dermatology, and more.Read his story

3507 Lee Blvd Ste 107

Lehigh Acres, FL 33971

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • HealthSmart
  • 6 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Kontos performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Skin Infections
high
more than 88% of peers
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
normal
more than 80% of peers
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
normal
more than 79% of peers

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Dr. Kontos' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kontos "Dr. Andrew Kontos is a highly regarded board-certified dermatologist and fellowship-trained Mohs micrographic and cutaneous oncology surgeon. He received his bachelor's degree from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, and master's and medical degrees from Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan with an internship at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan. Thereafter, he completed residency and extensive training with fellowships in clinical research and phototherapy and epidermolysis bullosa within the Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, Michigan. Advancing his skills and credentials, Dr. Kontos obtained fellowship-training in Mohs micrographic surgery and cutaneous oncology in Tampa, Florida. Following his education and training, Dr. Kontos moved to Southwest Florida in 2007 to devote his training and expertise in advanced dermatology to the Greater Fort Myers and Naples communities. An esteemed physician and surgeon, he began Innovative Dermatology and Mohs Surgery in 2015 to provide attentive and indivualized medical care; specializing in general and complex skin conditions with a primary focus on detecting and preventing skin cancer. A fellowship-trained expert in Mohs micrographic surgery and cutaneous oncology, Dr. Kontos precisely identifies and removes skin cancer with minimal potential for scarring and the lowest chance of re-growth. This technique is considered the most effective skin cancer treatment with a 99% cure rate and performed in the office for comfort and convenience. Committed to providing high-quality skin care, Dr. Kontos remains up to date in medical advancements to continue offering the best care available for his patients. The values that guide his patient-centered model of delivering positive outcomes are compassion, accountability, respect, and excellence. He is fluent in Greek and a dedicated husband and father of three children. His personal interests include traveling, astronomy, classical studies and scuba diving."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kontos "Mission Statement

Dr. Kontos and his team at Innovative Dermatology and Mohs Surgery are committed to providing high-quality skin care with concurrent advanced treatment options. Combining exceptional skills and knowledge with the patient-centered core values; compassion, accountability, respect and excellence, delivers a positive amiable experience to each and every patient."

7  Specialties

  • Dermatology
  • Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Dermatologic Surgery
  • Mohs Micrographic Surgery
  • Occupational Skin Diseases
  • Pediatric Dermatology
  • Procedural Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

20  Conditions Treated

14  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Biopsy
  • Botox® Injection
  • Dermal Filler
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Mole Removal
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Wart Removal

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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 Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • Wayne State University
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Beaumont Hospital-Royal Oak Campus
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Henry Ford Hlth System
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Center For Dermatology and Skin Surgery, Inc.
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Wayne State University
    Other Education | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kontos has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Greek
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kontos' Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kontos to family and friends
36 total reviews (15 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (36)

  • 5
    (33)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Kontos' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Kontos Says:
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Patients need a doctor who listens and responds … an experienced doctor who knows the field and can effectively diagnose and treat your needs … a friendly physician who counsels you on the best ways to maintain and improve your health. I strive to meet all these criteria with the assistance of a dedicated team of trained professionals who give you the individualized attention you deserve.

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Patient Comments (15)

Having been in the care of nearly as dozen different doctors in two states in over 40 years, I can appreciate the subtle and welcome differences in Innovative Dermatology. A survivor of multiple melanomas, I certainly appreciate the aggressiveness in treating all the possible sites as a threat.
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Dr. Kontos was wonderful. He is very knowledgeable and took the time to explain different treatment options to me.
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I am a senior citizen and have seen many dermatologists but Dr Kontos stands out above the others. He treated me for skin cancer and his care and my results were excellent. His office and staff are all pleasant. I immediately felt confident with his care and the way he explained everything. ...more
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Professional, kind, and easy to talk to. Was very informative.
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He is definitely a 5 star!! There is NO ONE IN SW florida to compare to him and his staff!! Scott is awesome , gentle, & caring! ! His staff and Him are the best around!! God bless you and your AWESOME staff !! You are a 1 in a million Dr!! Thank you for being a blessing to all!!
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