Dr. Laura Houk, MD

DermatopathologyFemaleAge 45

Dr. Houk
Accepting new patients

Hahnemann Campus

281 Lincoln St Worcester, MA 01605

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(508) 334-5979

Dr. Laura Houk, MD is a Dermatopathology Specialist in Worcester, MA and has over 17 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from Drexel University College of Medicine medical school in 2004. She is affiliated with Umass Memorial Medical Center. She is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Houk to book an appointment.

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  • Explains Conditions Well
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  • Low Wait Times
    Patients are usually seen in 10 minutes or less.

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No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Houk's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acanthosis Nigricans
  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bedsores
  • Birthmark
  • Boil
  • Burn Injuries
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Cellulitis
  • Cold Sore
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Penile Lesion
  • Dry Skin
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Cosmetics
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Detergents
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Metals
  • 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
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Genital Warts
  • Granuloma of Skin
  • Hair Loss
  • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hives
  • Impetigo
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • Keloid Scar
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Lichen Planus
  • Lipomas
  • Melanoma
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Parapsoriasis
  • Pemphigoid
  • Pemphigus
  • Pityriasis Rosea
  • Plantar Wart
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Psoriasis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Scabies
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Shingles
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Skin Ulcer
  • Spider Veins
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Sunburn
  • Telogen Effluvium
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Varicose Eczema
  • Varicose Veins
  • Warts

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Dr. Houk's Reviews

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Saw her for female hair loss. She was wonderful. Took the time and did more for me in that visit than 3 other Derms did in the past. At least I have a direction now.
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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Jennifer – Sep 10, 2020
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She is professional, smart, efficient, thorough, and personable..
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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  • Appointment was rushed
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Laura Houk, MD is a Dermatopathology Specialist in Worcester, MA and has over 17 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from Drexel...Read more

Specialties

  • Dermatopathology

Board Certifications

Education

Thomas Jefferson University De
Fellowship Hospital
Thomas Jefferson University De
Residency Hospital
Abington Memorial Hospital
Internship Hospital
2004
Drexel University College of Medicine
Medical School
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Awards

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What are Dr. Laura Houk, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Houk frequently treats Hair Loss, Ringworm, and Acne. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Houk treats.

Where is Dr. Laura Houk, MD's office located?

Dr. Houk's office is located at 281 Lincoln St, Worcester, MA 01605. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Practice

Hahnemann Campus281 Lincoln St Worcester, MA 01605
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Nordx - South Portland Clinical Laboratory265 WESTERN AVE South Portland, ME 04106
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Lawrence R Dellisola MD291 Lincoln St Worcester, MA 01605
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Houk is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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Umass Memorial Medical Center

Worcester, MA

69% Patient Experience Rating, Equal to the national average

11 Awards Received

Award Highlight: America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019)