Dr. Mark Amster, MD

Dr. Mark Amster, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
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Dr. Mark Amster, MD is a dermatologist in Brighton, MA and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in dermatology.

280 Washington St Ste 212

Brighton, MA 02135

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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

Skin Infections
very high
more than 96% of peers
Benign Tumor
very high
more than 96% of peers
Birthmark
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Amster's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

51  Conditions Treated

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8  Procedures

  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Penile Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Tag Removal

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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

  • SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Va Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Va Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • University At Buffalo State University Of New York
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Amster has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Amster's Reviews

2.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Amster to family and friends
37 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (37)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (19)

Dr. Amster's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Dr. Amster is thoughtful and professional in responding to questions and concerns. Good eye contact and 'bedside' manner. He has monitored and treated me for skin cancer for three years.
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Spent at most 2 minuets with me. Did not tried to figure out the cause of the problem. I feel like I would do a better job on my own.
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Spent maximum of 2 minutes with me. Incomplete physical assessment. Poor eye contact. Couldn't be bothered. Find a competent dermatologist. He is not one.
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Dr. Amster is by far the worst medical providers I have come across. He takes absolutely NO TIME to address your questions or concerns. Is very dismissive of what the course of action would be. He was supposed to do a Botox procedure for me (not cosmetic), he did not do half the things other...more
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Very negative experience. Went in for moderate acne. Spent at most 90 seconds with me (I'm being generous). Didn't take the time to ask my history or discuss questions/concerns. Also called my acne wild, which I found insensitive. I work in healthcare and understand the importance of efficiency....more
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