Dr. John Cottam, MD

Dr. John Cottam, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
Dr. John Cottam, MD is a dermatologist in Tampa, FL and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from University Of South Florida / College Of Medicine in 1995 and specializes in dermatology.

14310 N Dale Mabry Hwy Ste 180

Tampa, FL 33618

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers
Skin Tag Removal
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

35  Conditions Treated

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9  Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Surgical Procedures

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.


  • University Of South Florida / College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Tampa General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • University Of S Fl College Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Tampa General Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Carol Petrucelli Dermatology Student of the Year, 1999
Media & Publications

Dr. Cottam has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cottam's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cottam to family and friends
61 total reviews (16 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (61)

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Dr. Cottam's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (16)

Charged xtra for the use of debit card to pay copay. Strange shares office with pain management my wife said it reminded her of an episode of claws. It creeped her out.
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He has no bedside manners, was told by him that he didn't have time for me and wanted me to comeback in an hour, walked out when I asked a question and told me to ask nurse, over an hour wait, unprofessional staff, very dirty office, had instruments laid on counter which is unsterile, and wouldn't...more
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if you want wham bam thank you mam this is the place to go. Went in for a routine skin screening. After 3 to 4 minutes of exam and minor nitrogen freeze treatments I was billed $ 250 and told to come back for followup in 3 months. This is a very busy - pack them in- fast paced revolving door money...more
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Very scary physician, I question his knowledge, expertise and ethics. Overzealous to biopsy skin marks which had never changed. Office is dirty. If you have another provider choice, avoid this physician.
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I was very happy with Dr. Cottam and his office and clinical staff. I go to a dermatologist on a regular basis because of my aging, fair skin. My previous dermatologist, whom I personally really liked, never, in five years, used liquid nitrogen to clean up my arms, chest, face, etc. Dr. Cottam...more
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