Dr. Lee Bittenbender, MD

Dr. Lee Bittenbender, MD

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Dermatology  |  
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71 y/o
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Dr. Lee Bittenbender, MD is a dermatology doctor who practices in Lawrence, KS. He is 71 years old and has been practicing for 46 years.Read his story

U.S. Dermatology Partners of Lawrence

930 Iowa St # Hillcrestprofessionalbuildin

Lawrence, KS 66044
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Accepted insurance

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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Skin Infections
very high
more than 97% of peers
Athlete's Foot
very high
more than 93% of peers
Warts
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Dr. Bittenbender's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Bittenbender "Dr. Lee Bittenbender, a board-certified dermatologist and diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology, received his undergraduate degree in chemistry from the University of Kansas and his medical degree from the University of Kansas School of Medicine. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery and a member of the Kansas City Dermatological Society. He did his internship at St. Francis Hospital in Wichita and his dermatology residency at the University of Iowa. He is past president of the Kansas City Dermatological Society and the Kansas Dermatological Society. After operating a solo dermatology practice in Lawrence since 1976 he joined U.S. Dermatology Partners in 2013. Dr. Bittenbender specializes in general and cosmetic dermatology and has a full-time practice in Lawrence. Specialties and Affiliations American Board of Dermatology American Academy of Dermatology American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Kansas Dermatological Society, former president Kansas City Dermatological Society, former president "

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bittenbender "U.S. Dermatology Partners combines the personal level of care found in private dermatology practices with the benefits of a network of physicians working closely together. As the third largest physician-owned dermatology practice in the United States, we have more than 50 locations throughout Texas and the Midwest. As a result, we are able to provide you with premier medical and cosmetic dermatological care, along with the latest technology and treatment methods for diseases of the skin. "
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Specialties

  • Dermatology
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Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bedsores
  • Benign Tumor
  • Boil
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Cellulitis
  • Dandruff
  • Dermatitis
  • Dry Skin
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Hair Loss
  • Itchy Skin
  • Keloid Scar
  • Lichen Planus
  • Melanoma
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Pemphigoid
  • Psoriasis
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Skin Aging
  • Skin Allergy
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Diseases
  • Skin Infections
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Ulcer
  • Warts

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Facial Peel
  • Hair Removal
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Mole Evaluation
  • Mole Removal
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Screenings
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Wart Removal

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • University of Kansas / School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • Via Christi Hospital - St Francis Campus
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bittenbender has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bittenbender's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bittenbender to family and friends
4.3
based on 260 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (260)

  • 5
    (179)
  • 4
    (36)
  • 3
    (18)
  • 2
    (8)
  • 1
    (19)

Dr. Bittenbender'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 (2)

in Topeka, KS |
Great doctor, friendly staff! Dr B. Is very personable and I found his staff to be very efficient!
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in Lawrence, KS |
Staff was super nice. Dr. Bittenbender is very experienced and has helped me with multiple dermatologic conditions through my life, as well as my children. I can usually call and get an appointment the same day. Great experience.
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Dr. Bittenbender accepts 4 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Bittenbender has admitting privileges

Lawrence Memorial Hospital
325 Maine St
Lawrence, KS 66044
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