Dr. Lee Bittenbender, MD

Dr. Lee Bittenbender, MD

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Dermatology  |  
Male  |  
71 y/o
162 reviews

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

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Care Philosophy

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.Read more

Personal Bio

Dr. Lee Bittenbender, a board-certified dermatologist and diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology, received his undergraduate degree in chemistry...Read more

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Dr. Bittenbender's Reviews

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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
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (2)
in Topeka, KS |
Great doctor, friendly staff! Dr B. Is very personable and I found his staff to be very efficient!
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 says...

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 

Dr. Bittenbender's Care Philosophy

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. 

Dr. Bittenbender's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Dermatology
  •  Board certified in Dermatology
  •  Malpractice claims in Kansas not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Board Certifications

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  • Dermatology

Conditions Treated

  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Boil
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Cellulitis
  • Dandruff
  • Dermatitis
  • Dry Skin
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Hidradenitis
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Keloid Scar
  • Lipomas
  • Melanoma
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Pemphigoid
  • Psoriasis
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Skin Aging
  • Skin Allergy
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Diseases
  • Skin Disorders
  • Skin Infections
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Warts

Education

  • Medical School
    University of Kansas / School of Medicine

    Graduated in 1972

  • Internship Hospital
    Via Christi Hospital - St Francis Campus
  • Residency Hospital
    University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Dermatology

Procedures Performed

  • 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