Dr. Johnny Gurgen, DO

Dr. Johnny Gurgen, DO

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Age 45
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Dr. Johnny Gurgen, DO is a dermatologist in Lady Lake, FL and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from Nova Southeastern University College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 2006 and specializes in dermatology, mohs micrographic surgery, and more.Read his story

920 Rolling Acres Rd Unit 203

Lady Lake, FL 32159

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
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Top Care Areas

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

Adjacent Tissue Transfer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
very high
more than 98% of peers
Cancer
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Dr. Gurgen's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Gurgen "Dr. Johnny Gurgen graduated with honors from Kean University in New Jersey before getting a medical degree from Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. He did his internship with a special emphasis in internal medicine before finishing his dermatology residency at Suncoast Hospital in Largo, Florida while serving as a co-chief resident. He was awarded the Intendis Research Award and the Fifth annual North American Clinical Dermatologic Society Research Award in 2008. He was the winner of the Koprince Lecturer of the Year Award in 2009. Dr. Gurgen was also awarded the WDS Mentorship Grant in 2010 and the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Fellowship, where he worked closely with experts in dermatology in Sydney, Australia and Monterrey, Mexico. Dr. Gurgen has been published in multiple world-renowned dermatologists journals including the J of the American Academy of Dermatology, J of the European Academy of Dermatology, British Journal of Dermatology, Dermatologic Surgery and Cutis. He has given various poster presentations and lectures at national meetings, including the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Osteopathic College of Dermatology's annual meetings. Apart from his scholar experience, he has been involved in giving back to the community by volunteering for various Melanoma Monday skin exams through the American Academy of Dermatology, as well as lecturing to high school students at the Progress Energy Great American Teach-in."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Gurgen "Dermatologist Dr Johnny Gurgen and his professional staff want you to know that you will be treated in the best possible way – like a member of the family! We provide caring and attentive services for various skin care needs! Trust your skin health and skin care to the professionals -  So you can feel and look better faster.

Whether you need your skin checked, or have a mole removed by a dermatologists - there's no better or more reliable clinic to go to than Dr. Gurgen Dermatology."

3  Specialties

  • Dermatology
  • Mohs Micrographic Surgery
  • Occupational Skin Diseases

2  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*
  • MOHS Micrographic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Dermatology**

37  Conditions Treated

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9  Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Cryosurgery for Skin Lesions
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Scar Revision Surgery

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

  • Kean University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2000
  • Nova Southeastern University College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • Suncoast Hospital/Nova Southeastern University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Largo Medical/Nova Southeastern University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • St George Hospital
    Other Education | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Women's dermatologic Society Preceptorship Award, 2010
  • American Society of Dermatologic Surgery Preceptorship Award, 2008
  • Board Certificate of added qualification MOHS Micrographic Surgery, 2012
  • North American Clinical Dermatologic Society Annual Research Paper Award, 2009
  • American Osteopathic Board of Dermatology Intendis Award, 2008
  • American Osteopathic Board of Dermatology Koprance Award, 2009
Media & Publications
  • An alternative approach for Mohs surgery using a combination of a flexible blade and the traditional scalpel, Nov 2011
  • Nitazoxanide in the Treatment of Chronic Cutaneous Leishmaniasis Resistant to Traditional Sodium Stibogluconate, Jan 2011
  • CD4+ CD56+ TdT+ Haematodermic Neoplasm (previously called: Blastic Natural Killer Cell Lymphoma) in a patient with chronic HTLV-1 infection: A previously unreported association, June 2010
  • Unusual Case of P. Vulgaris Mimicking Localized Pustular Psoriasis of the Hands and Feet, Sept 2010
  • Epiluminescence Microscopy (Dermoscopy) vs. Visual Inspection during Mohs Microscopic Surgery of Infiltrative Basal Cell Carcinomas Dermatologic Surgery., July 2012
  • Patients Choice Award, 2012

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gurgen's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gurgen to family and friends
25 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

  • 5
    (20)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Gurgen's 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

Patient Comments (6)

Dr. Gurgen is the best! He took care of all my concerns and my nerves. Everything was completely painless, explained everything and to this day none of my cancers came back! And no scarring! I will be coming here for all future appts. The office staff was very nice as well.
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Ive had many surgeries but i can honestly say ive never had a better expérience. Dr. Gurgen an his staff went far beyond what i expected. Just wanted to say thanks to each of them.
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Thank you for the kind words! I love what I can do to help others live a better and happier life! -Dr Gurgen

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Would NEVER go back to that office. On 1st visit, had to wait for about 10 minutes just to check in because the Lady Lake office only has 1 person to handle check ins and check outs. Over the past 10 years, I have probably had almost 100 surgeries for skin cancer with other doctors so I know what...more
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We unfortunately were never notified of any these complaints, this being the 1st one of this nature in over 10 years in practice. We would have immediately addressed any concerns you may have had.

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One of the worse experiences I have ever experienced at a doctors office! The front staff seemed to have attitudes. Had problems with billing and called numerous times to speak to someone and keep getting "the billing manager is busy I will take a message and have her call you back" and this has...more
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Thank you for the positive review on our providers! I am sorry for your bad experience with the billing side of the practice. We were transitioning our billing companies during this month and caused a minor delay.

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My wife and I had were new patients. We feel we received a very thorough examination. The staff was very good. They had to a biopsy on one of my areas and I had to have the MOHS. Dr Gurgen did a good job.
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Thank you so much for your kind words!

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