Dr. Michael Bayer, MD

Dr. Michael Bayer, MD

DermatologyMaleAge 66

Dermatology

Dr. Michael Bayer, MD is a Dermatologist in Duluth, MN and has over 40 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Bayer has extensive experience in Mohs Surgery, Skin Cancer & Excision, and Cosmetic Skin Procedures. He graduated from University of Wisconsin School of Medicine in 1982. He is affiliated with Essentia Health St. Mary's Medical Center. His office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments.

Locations

Essentia Health-Duluth Clinic 3rd Street Building

Essentia Health-Duluth Clinic 3rd Street Building400 E 3rd St Fl 1 1 Duluth, MN 55805
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Bayer

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Bayer treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Bayer treats other conditions, please contact the office at (218) 206-6343.

Mohs Surgery

Mohs surgery is a procedure that treats some types of skin cancer by removing a precise amount of tissue in order to remove cancer cells while sparing as much healthy tissue as possible.Compare with other Mohs Surgery specialists.

Dr. Bayer is experienced in the area of Mohs Surgery. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Dr. Bayer
Similar Providers
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
Mohs Defect Reconstruction Surgery
Mohs Surgery
Normal
Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
Frequency

Skin Cancer & Excision

Oncologists diagnose and treat cancers of the skin, including melanoma, basal cell carcinoma, and squamous cell carcinoma.Compare with other Skin Cancer & Excision specialists.

Dr. Bayer is experienced in the area of Skin Cancer & Excision. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 16 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Dr. Bayer
Similar Providers
Skin Cancer
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Actinic Keratosis
Excision of Skin Lesion
Normal
Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
Frequency

Cosmetic Skin Procedures

Cosmetic dermatologists diagnose and treat condition of the skin that affect appearance, such as age spots, wrinkles, unwanted hair, and acne scars.Compare with other Cosmetic Skin Procedures specialists.

Dr. Bayer is experienced in the area of Cosmetic Skin Procedures. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 10 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Dr. Bayer
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Acne
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Excision of Skin Lesion
Skin Discoloration
Normal
Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
Frequency

Skin Conditions

Compare with other Skin Conditions specialists.

Dr. Bayer is experienced in the area of Skin Conditions. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 42 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Dr. Bayer
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Ringworm
Dermatitis
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
Seborrheic Dermatitis
Normal
Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
Frequency
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Dr. Bayer's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acanthosis Nigricans
  • Acne
  • Acne Surgery
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Birthmark
  • Boil
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Canker Sore
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Cellulitis
  • Cold Sore
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Herpetiformis
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Penile Lesion
  • Dry Skin
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Metals
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Excision
  • 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 Herpes
  • 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
  • Melanoma Screening
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Mohs Defect Reconstruction Surgery
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Mole Evaluation
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Pemphigoid
  • Pemphigus
  • Plantar Wart
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Psoriasis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Purpura
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Scabies
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Shingles
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Skin Ulcer
  • Spider Veins
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Varicose Eczema
  • Varicose Veins
  • Warts

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Dr. Bayer accepts the following insurance:

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National (BlueCard) PPO
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Cigna
Cigna PPO
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First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Alliance Select

About Me

Care Philosophy

As a physician, I have the privilege of caring for patients and their families and sharing in Essentia Health's mission of making a healthy difference in people's lives.

Specialties

  • Dermatology

Board Certifications

Education

1986
Mayo Clinic-Rochester
Residency Hospital
1983
Marshfield Clin
Internship Hospital
1982
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine
Medical School

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Michael Bayer, MD?

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Does Dr. Michael Bayer, MD offer telehealth services?

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Is Dr. Michael Bayer, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Michael Bayer, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Bayer frequently treats Mohs Surgery, Skin Cancer & Excision, and Cosmetic Skin Procedures. See all practice areas where Dr. Bayer specializes.

Where is Dr. Michael Bayer, MD's office located?

Dr. Bayer's office is located at 400 E 3rd St Fl 1 1, Duluth, MN 55805. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Affiliated Hospitals

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Essentia Health St. Mary's Medical Center

Duluth, MN

71% Patients that would definitely recommend, 1% higher than the national average

4 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2022)