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Dr. Seth Kates, MD

Dermatology ·  Male · Age 58

Dr. Kates

Worcester Dermatology Associates

3 Village Sq Chelmsford, MA 01824

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Dr. Seth Kates, MD is a dermatologist in Chelmsford, MA and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med in 1988 and specializes in dermatology.


Dr. Kates' Reviews

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3.4

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Biography

Dr. Seth Kates, MD is a dermatologist in Chelmsford, MA and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med in 1988 and specializes in dermatology.

Specialties

  • Dermatology

Board Certifications

Education

Perelman School Of Medicine University Of Pennsylvania
Residency Hospital
Dartmouth
Internship Hospital
1988
Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med
Medical School
Haverford College
Undergraduate School
1988

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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(978) 256-4151

Dr. Kates accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union WC
AvMed
Open Access
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Blue Care Elect PPO
CHAMPVA
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
Fallon Community Health Plan
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
Group Health Cooperative
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MedHealthInsurance
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
MVP Health Care
National Elevator
Planned Administration Inc
POMCO Group
Simplifi
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts PPO
UniCare
UniCare PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
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. Kates' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Excessive Sweating
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kates treats Excessive Sweating more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Kates treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Tinea Versicolor
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kates treats Tinea Versicolor more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Kates treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Fungal Infections
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kates treats Fungal Infections more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Kates treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Kates' 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
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bedsores
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biopsy
  • Birthmark
  • Boil
  • Botox® Injection
  • Breast Diseases
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Canker Sore
  • Collagen Injection
  • CoolSculpting®
  • Dermal Filler
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Penile Lesion
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Cosmetics
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Metals
  • Erythema Multiforme
  • Excessive Sweating
  • 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
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Genital Herpes
  • Genital Warts
  • Granuloma of Skin
  • Hair Loss
  • Hair Removal
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hives
  • Impetigo
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • Kaposi's Sarcoma
  • Keloid Scar
  • Laser Skin Resurfacing
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Lice
  • Lichen Planus
  • Lipomas
  • Lymphangioma
  • Melanoma
  • Mole Removal
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Molluscum Contagiosum Infection
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Parapsoriasis
  • Pemphigoid
  • Pityriasis Rosea
  • Plantar Wart
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Psoriasis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Rash
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Scabies
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Shingles
  • Skin Aging
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Diseases
  • Skin Infections
  • Skin Lesion
  • Skin Resurfacing
  • Skin Surgery
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Telogen Effluvium
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Ulcer
  • Varicose Veins
  • Wart Removal
  • Warts
  • Wrinkles

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70% Patient experience rating, 1% higher than the national average

66% Patient experience rating, 3% lower than the national average

  • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)