Dr. Joseph Backe, MD

Dermatology ·  Male · Age 73

Dr. Backe

Joseph T Backe MD PA

1203 Medical Dr SE Decatur, AL 35601

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Dr. Joseph Backe, MD is a dermatologist in Decatur, AL and has been practicing for 48 years. He graduated from University Of Tennessee College Of Medicine in 1971 and specializes in dermatology.


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I wish I would have found this dermatologist years ago! From his knowledge to.his bedside manner, I couldn't have asked for a better experience. I would recommend him to anyone!
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Biography

Dr. Joseph Backe, MD is a dermatologist in Decatur, AL and has been practicing for 48 years. He graduated from University Of Tennessee College Of Medicine in 1971 and specializes in dermatology.

Specialties

  • Dermatology

Board Certifications

Education

Baptist Mem Hospital
Residency Hospital
1971
University Of Tennessee College Of Medicine
Medical School
1971

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(256) 350-2875

Dr. Backe accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Dental Blue 100/200/300
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
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Dr. Backe's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Actinic Keratosis
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Backe treats Actinic Keratosis more than 98% of his peers

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

Cold Sore
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Backe treats Cold Sore more than 97% of his peers

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

Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Backe performs Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Backe performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Backe's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne
  • Acne Surgery
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bedsores
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Boil
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Cellulitis
  • Cold Sore
  • Dermatitis
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • 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 Nail Infection
  • Hair Loss
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hives
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Keloid Scar
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Lichen Planus
  • Lipomas
  • Melanoma
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Psoriasis
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Shingles
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Infections
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Telogen Effluvium
  • Ulcer
  • Varicose Veins
  • Warts