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Dr. Michael Moats, MD

Dermatology ·  Male · Age 71

Dr. Moats

West Dermatology Moats Skin Institute

525 Plaza Dr Ste 200 Santa Maria, CA 93454

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Dr. Michael Moats, MD is a dermatologist in Santa Maria, CA and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles in 1974 and specializes in dermatology.


Dr. Moats' Reviews

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3.8

Based on 18 reviews

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Dr. Moats was very patient and thorough. I felt comfortable in the chair.
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Dr. Moats is a very knowledgeable physician. He has assisted my family with skin and related issues for over 30 years. He understands how skin issues can impact a person's life. His patience and understanding is very appreciated. I do not hesitate to recommend Dr. Moats to friends and acquaintances.
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Dr Moats knows his specialty well. He takes his time and answers questions, and never leaves me with the impression he is rushed. He makes a patient feel like a person and not a statistic or number.
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I have been seeing Dr. Michael Moats MD for 35 years. He is outstanding, very gifted in the exam room he has a terrific bedside manner and his skills are exceptional. He stays current with the latest techniques and is a very good communicator and a great listener. I have never had a finer physician or skilled professional.
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Dr Moats is kind and approaches you as a person and not a number. He was quick and thorough and I didn’t feel I had to wait a long time for my appointment.
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About Me

Care Philosophy

I strive to provide my patients with the best medical care possible.

Specialties

  • Dermatology

Board Certifications

Education

1978
La Co Usc Med Center
Residency Hospital
1975
Wadsworth Va Hosp/Va Center
Internship Hospital
1974
David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles
Medical School
1978
1975
1974

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

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(805) 922-3632

Dr. Moats accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select Plus HMO
Select PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Moats' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Moats performs Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Moats performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Dermatitis
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Moats treats Dermatitis more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Moats treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Actinic Keratosis
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Moats treats Actinic Keratosis more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Moats treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Moats' conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne
  • Acne Surgery
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Boil
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Cellulitis
  • Cold Sore
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • 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
  • Facial Peel
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Hair Loss
  • Hair Removal
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hives
  • Impetigo
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Keloid Scar
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Lichen Planus
  • Lipomas
  • Melanoma
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Pemphigoid
  • Plantar Wart
  • Psoriasis
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Scabies
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Shingles
  • Skin Aging
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Skin Resurfacing
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Ulcer
  • Varicose Veins
  • Warts
  • Wrinkles