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Dr. James Karkos, MD

Dermatology ·  Male · Age 66

Dr. Karkos

Mercy Dermatology Clinic

1421 4th St SW Ste 330 Mason City, IA 50401

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Dr. James Karkos, MD is a dermatologist in Mason City, IA and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois College Of Medicine in 1980 and specializes in dermatology.


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Biography

Dr. James Karkos, MD is a dermatologist in Mason City, IA and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois College Of Medicine in 1980 and specializes in dermatology.

Specialties

  • Dermatology

Board Certifications

Education

1985
University Of Illinois
Residency Hospital
1982
Evanston Hospital
Residency Hospital
1981
Evanston Hospital
Internship Hospital
1980
University Of Illinois College Of Medicine
Medical School
1985
1982
1981
1980

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(641) 428-2080

Dr. Karkos accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Alliance Select

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Dr. Karkos' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Dermatitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Karkos treats Dermatitis more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Karkos treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Skin Infections
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Karkos treats Skin Infections more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Karkos treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Herpes Simplex Infection
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Karkos treats Herpes Simplex Infection more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Karkos treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Congenital Herpes Simplex
  • Disseminated Neonatal Herpes
  • Genital Herpes
  • Herpes Infection of the Central Nervous System, Neonatal
  • Herpes Simplex Virus Antenatal Infection
  • Kaposi's Sarcoma-Associated Herpes Virus (KSHV)
  • Mucocutaneous and Ocular Herpes, Neonatal
  • Neonatal Herpes Simplex
  • Neonatal Herpes, Type 1 Virus
  • Neonatal Herpes, Type 2 Virus

Dr. Karkos' 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
  • Canker Sore
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Cellulitis
  • Chickenpox
  • Cold Sore
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Dermatitis Due to Food
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Dry Skin
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Cosmetics
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Metals
  • Erysipelas
  • 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
  • Granuloma of Skin
  • Hair Loss
  • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hives
  • Impetigo
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • Keloid Scar
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Lichen Planus
  • Lipomas
  • Lyme Disease
  • Melanoma
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Molluscum Contagiosum Infection
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Paracentesis
  • Parapsoriasis
  • Pemphigoid
  • Pemphigus
  • Pityriasis Rosea
  • Plantar Wart
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Psoriasis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Purpura
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Scabies
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Shingles
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Sunburn
  • Telogen Effluvium
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Ulcer
  • Varicose Veins
  • Warts

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71% Patient experience rating, 2% higher than the national average