Dr. Gary Carlson, MD

Dermatology •  Male • Age 68
  
Dr. Carlson
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Dermatology Associates Wlk Vlg

1240 S Westlake Blvd Ste 205 Westlake Village, CA 91361

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Dr. Gary Carlson, MD is a Dermatologist in Westlake Village, CA and has over 42 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Carlson has more experience with Mohs Surgery, Dermatologic Oncology, and Cosmetic Dermatology than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Oregon U, School of Medicine medical school in 1978. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Carlson to book an appointment.


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The easy way he treats patients and listens to you makes him a great provider. His nurse Jodie is always alert and a pleasure to be around. He has treated my family about 30 plus years.
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Art Bjornestad in Westlake Village – Nov 30, 2018
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Several skin cancers have been detected and treated over the years. He and his staff are wonderful in every way. I, and my family are 30 year patients.
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Biography

Dr. Gary Carlson, MD is a Dermatologist in Westlake Village, CA and has over 42 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Carlson has more experience with Mohs Surgery, Dermatologic Oncology, and Cosmetic Dermatology than other specialists in hi...Read more

Specialties

  • Dermatology

Board Certifications

Education

1982
University of California-Los Angeles
Residency Hospital
1979
Providence Hosp
Internship Hospital
1978
Oregon U, School of Medicine
Medical School

Awards

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(805) 495-0551

Dr. Carlson accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
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Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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MultiPlan
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PHCS Network PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
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Practice Areas

Mohs Surgery

Mohs surgery is a procedure that treats some types of skin cancer by removing a precise amount of tissue in order to remove cancer cells while sparing as much healthy tissue as possible.Compare with other Mohs Surgery specialists.

Typically treats 97% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carlson performs Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Carlson performs this procedure more than 98% of their peers

Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carlson performs Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Carlson performs this procedure more than 96% of their peers

Dermatologic Oncology

Oncologists diagnose and treat cancers of the skin, including melanoma, basal cell carcinoma, and squamous cell carcinoma.Compare with other Dermatologic Oncology specialists.

Typically treats 93% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 8 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carlson performs Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Carlson performs this procedure more than 98% of their peers

Actinic Keratosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carlson treats Actinic Keratosis more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Carlson treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

Shaving of Skin Lesion
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carlson performs Shaving of Skin Lesion more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Carlson performs this procedure more than 97% of their peers

Cosmetic Dermatology

Cosmetic dermatologists diagnose and treat condition of the skin that affect appearance, such as age spots, wrinkles, unwanted hair, and acne scars.Compare with other Cosmetic Dermatology specialists.

Typically treats 82% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 7 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Shaving of Skin Lesion
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carlson performs Shaving of Skin Lesion more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Carlson performs this procedure more than 97% of their peers

Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carlson performs Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Carlson performs this procedure more than 96% of their peers

Excision of Skin Lesion
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carlson performs Excision of Skin Lesion more than 93% of their peers

Dr. Carlson performs this procedure more than 93% of their peers

Dermatologic Care

Dermatologists diagnose, treat and screen for conditions affecting the skin, including skin cancer, psoriasis, eczema, acne, rosacea, and hair loss.Compare with other Dermatologic Care specialists.

Typically treats 67% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 20 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Actinic Keratosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carlson treats Actinic Keratosis more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Carlson treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

Shaving of Skin Lesion
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carlson performs Shaving of Skin Lesion more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Carlson performs this procedure more than 97% of their peers

Dermatitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carlson treats Dermatitis more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Carlson treats this condition more than 95% of their peers

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Dr. Carlson's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne
  • Acne Surgery
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Cold Sore
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Penile Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • 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
  • Granuloma of Skin
  • Hair Loss
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hives
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Lipomas
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Molluscum Contagiosum Infection
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Pityriasis Rosea
  • Plantar Wart
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Psoriasis
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Scabies
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Shingles
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Infections
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Warts

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Dermatology Associates Wlk Vlg

Dermatology Associates Wlk Vlg1240 S Westlake Blvd Ste 205 Westlake Village, CA 91361
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