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Dr. Catherine Biren, MD

Dermatology ·  Female · Age 65

Dr. Biren

Dermatology Affiliates Medical Group

1324 Nelson Ave Ste B Modesto, CA 95350

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Dr. Catherine Biren, MD is a dermatologist in Modesto, CA and has been practicing for 36 years. She graduated from Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine in 1980 and specializes in dermatology.


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My experiences with Dr. Biren were excellent. She was thorough, competent and fun. She is very quick to spot sun damage that may turn cancerous and her staff is very friendly.
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I have been to many dermatologists throughout my life, and I can safely say Dr. Biren and her assistant Donna provided the worst experience. Unfortunately, this was one of the only options available through my insurance upon moving to the area. I'm excited to move on to another doctor after seeing Dr. Biren for 2 years. Many of my questions were unanswered and my experience with previous dermatologist's unsuccessful prescriptions ignored. I do not recommend going to this office.
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Terrible doctor. I had her for years every time I would go see her I saw her assistant who would make me spend $50 each time on different face products that made me break, I adviced her I had use 5 different products she recommended and my face was worse she said my face would never get better and took me off my prescription medicine. I left that TERRIBLE TERRIBLE doctor and now I am seeing a great one in Fresno. Do not let this doctor take your money absolutely rude and terrible.
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This doctor and her PA are very rude. They are always running late. If you ever want to ask additional questions - they say "Make another appointment". I feel if they are 10 to 20 minutes behind schedule - they can sit with me for that time and answer my questions or concerns. I am taking my business elsewhere.
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Oakdale office staff is rude. I have never actually met Dr. Biren, just her PA Donna.
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Biography

Dr. Catherine Biren, MD is a dermatologist in Modesto, CA and has been practicing for 36 years. She graduated from Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine in 1980 and specializes in dermatology.

Specialties

  • Dermatology

Board Certifications

Education

1987
Uc Irvine Orange/Long Beach
Residency Hospital
1983
University Calif
Fellowship Hospital
1982
Mt Zion Hospital Med Center
Residency Hospital
1981
University Calif Davis
Internship Hospital
1980
Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
Medical School
1987
1983
1982
1981
1980

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

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(209) 524-9481

Dr. Biren accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Biren's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Dermatitis
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Biren treats Dermatitis more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Biren treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Seborrheic Dermatitis
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Biren treats Seborrheic Dermatitis more than 97% of her peers

Dr. Biren treats this condition more than 97% of her peers

Skin Infections
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Biren treats Skin Infections more than 95% of her peers

Dr. Biren treats this condition more than 95% of her peers

Dr. Biren's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acanthosis Nigricans
  • Acne
  • Acne Surgery
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bedsores
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Boil
  • Breast Diseases
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Cellulitis
  • Cold Sore
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Dermatitis Due to Food
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Penile Lesion
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Cosmetics
  • Erythema Multiforme
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Genital Warts
  • Granuloma of Skin
  • Hair Loss
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hives
  • Impetigo
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • Keloid Scar
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Lichen Planus
  • Lipomas
  • Melanoma
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Molluscum Contagiosum Infection
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Paracentesis
  • Pemphigoid
  • Pityriasis Rosea
  • Plantar Wart
  • Psoriasis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Scabies
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Shingles
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Sunburn
  • Telogen Effluvium
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Ulcer
  • Varicose Veins
  • Warts