Dr. Melanie Costa, MD is a dermatologist in Wexford, PA and has been practicing for 25 years. She specializes in dermatology.


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(724) 201-2692

Dr. Costa accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Amerihealth
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Centene
Cigna
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Gateway Health Plan
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Humana
Intergroup
Liberty
Dental
Medicaid of Pennsylvania
Medicare
MultiPlan
HealthEOS Plus+
PHCS Network
Railroad Medicare
Three Rivers Provider Network
Tricare
Triwest
United Mine Workers Health & Retirement Fund
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
UPMC

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Dr. Costa's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Dermatitis
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Costa treats Dermatitis more than 95% of her peers

Dr. Costa treats this condition more than 95% of her peers

Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Costa treats Moles (Benign Skin Lesions) more than 93% of her peers

Dr. Costa treats this condition more than 93% of her peers

Fungal Nail Infection
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Costa treats Fungal Nail Infection more than 92% of her peers

Dr. Costa treats this condition more than 92% of her peers

Dr. Costa's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Boil
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Cellulitis
  • Cold Sore
  • Dermatitis
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Dry Skin
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Metals
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • 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
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hives
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Lichen Planus
  • Lipomas
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Pemphigoid
  • Plantar Wart
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Psoriasis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Scabies
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Shingles
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Sunburn
  • Telogen Effluvium
  • Ulcer
  • Varicose Veins
  • Warts

About Me

Keeping your skin healthy with advanced, compassionate care.

Specialties

  • Dermatology

Board Certifications

Education

1994
University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1991
University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1990
University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine
Medical School
1994
1991
1990

Awards

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Allegheny County Medical Society, Member
  • American Academy of Dermatology, Member
  • American Medical Association, Member
  • Pennsylvania Medical Society, Member
  • Pittsburgh Academy of Dermatology, Member

Dr. Costa's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Costa

4.7

Based on 163 reviews

5 Stars
87.11656441717791%
(142)
4 Stars
6.134969325153374%
(10)
3 Stars
0.6134969325153374%
(1)
2 Stars
0.6134969325153374%
(1)
1 Star
5.521472392638037%
(9)

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Always a long wait because so many love her. She is so kind and patient. I wouldn’t go anywhere else.
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First time seeing this physician, 3rd time in this office. I am really satisfied with her expertise, demeanor, professionalism and focus. I highly recommend.
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Professional physician. On time for appointment. Pleasant to interact with during examination.
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Dr Costa explained my options and the pros/cons with each. She was very patient.
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Dr. Costa was professional, efficient, yet personable.
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Dr Costa always makes time to discuss things. But she’s very efficient & moves the appt along quickly. It’s nice that there is hardly any downtime in her office.
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Dr. Costa is conscientious and methodical in her approach to medicine. I trust her implicitly and appreciate her straightforward nature and friendly manner. I would recommend her to anyone.
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She addressed all of my issues and didn't rush me out to get to her next appointment. I have been going here for years. She's very trustworthy and professional. I highly recommend!
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Dr. Costa is extremely professional and provided excellent guidance on all of my concerns and questions. She addressed every issue candidly,, gave great advice and recommendations. I will definitely be booking my next dermatology appointment with Dr. Costa.
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