Dr. Michael Caruso, MD

DermatologyMaleAge 79

Dermatology

Dr. Michael Caruso, MD is a Dermatologist in Sun City Center, FL and has over 49 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Caruso has extensive experience in Skin Cancer & Excision and Cosmetic Skin Procedures. He graduated from Suny Downstate Medical Center in 1973. He is affiliated with HCA Florida South Shore Hospital. His office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments.

Dr. Michael Caruso, MD

Riverchase Dermatology

4002 Sun City Center Blvd Unit 102 Sun City Center, FL 33573
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available
Telehealth services available

Accepting new patients

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  • Offers Telehealth
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Caruso

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Caruso treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Caruso treats other conditions, please contact the office at (813) 634-1455.

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. Caruso 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. Caruso
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Actinic Keratosis
Skin Cancer
Shaving of Skin Lesion
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
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. Caruso 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
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Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
Skin Discoloration
Shaving of Skin Lesion
Hair Loss
Normal
Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
Frequency

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Dr. Caruso's conditions and procedures:

  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Birthmark
  • Boil
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Cellulitis
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Dry Skin
  • Dyshydrotic Eczema
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Folliculitis
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Granuloma of Skin
  • Hair Loss
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hives
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Keloid Scar
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Lichen Planus
  • Lipomas
  • Melanoma
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Psoriasis
  • Rash
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Aging
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Diseases
  • Skin Disorders
  • Skin Lesion
  • Spider Veins
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Varicose Eczema
  • Varicose Veins
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Warts

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(813) 634-1455

Dr. Caruso accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
AvMed
Open Access
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
Blue Care HMO
Blue Preferred Patient Care PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Commercial Insurance Company
CoreSource
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
Select HMO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
POMCO Group
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare

Dr. Caruso's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Caruso

2.9

Based on 9 ratings

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I was treated by Dr Caruso in Quincy MA when I was 20 yrs old. He was the nicest caring doctor and addressed my needs. I had bad acne on my chin area from always sitting with my chin leaning into my hand. He prescribed for me medication and advised me not to put my hands to my face. HE CLEARED MY SKIN and to this day, 66 yrs old, hv remained acne free! Wish he never left Boston cuz I wld see him now to make me look younger! I wld trust Dr. Caruso with all my dermatological needs!
What went well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Marian Mastrogiovanni – Mar 29, 2021
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Not so much about Dr. Caruso, but about Riverchase Dermatology in general. I had a skin biopsy done on 6/11/20. I waited for 2 weeks to hear results and never heard anything. I called on 6/25/20 but had to leave a message. Someone called back on 6/26 and left a message to call their office. I called immediately, got put in a que and there were 9 callers ahead of me. Waited a half hour listening to all the bs of their recording and finally got a person. Again told her why I was calling. She put me on hold and after a minute or so, the called got dropped. I'm betting they've billed my insurance company and will get reimbursed before I ever get my results. Looking for a different dermatologist ASAP.
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Jun 26, 2020
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I arrived 10 minutes before my appointment time and was greeted at the front desk quickly and efficiently. In the exam room the Doctor's assistant was compassionate and knowledgable. My visit was extremely comfortable and Dr Caruso addressed every one of my concerns, putting me at ease. The office has a very comfortable vibe and I would recommend this practice without hesitation to anyone in need of a Dermatologist!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Maureen S in Bradenton, FL – Feb 10, 2016
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Care Philosophy

The physicians and staff at The Skin Cancer Centers are committed to providing the most advanced, comprehensive, and ethical care possible for all of our...Read more

Specialties

  • Dermatology

Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1973
Harvard Medical School
Residency Hospital
1973
Massachusetts Gen Hosp
Internship Hospital
1973
Suny Downstate Medical Center
Medical School

Awards

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

Dr. Caruso frequently treats Skin Cancer & Excision and Cosmetic Skin Procedures. See all practice areas where Dr. Caruso specializes.

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

Dr. Caruso's office is located at 4002 Sun City Center Blvd Unit 102, Sun City Center, FL 33573. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Riverchase Dermatology

Riverchase Dermatology4002 Sun City Center Blvd Unit 102 Sun City Center, FL 33573
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The Skin Cancer Centers

Michael G. Caruso, M.D. P.A. - Parrish Office8959 Us Highway 301 N Parrish, FL 34219
2

The Skin Cancer Centers

Michael G. Caruso, M.D.P.A. - Zephyrhills Office38162 Medical Center Ave Zephyrhills, FL 33540
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

HCA Florida South Shore Hospital

Sun City Center, FL

54% Patients that would definitely recommend, 16% lower than the national average

3 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)