Dr. Stephen A. Couture, MD

Dr. Stephen A. Couture, MD

Dermatology | Male | 54 years old

I try to provide the highest quality healthcare effectively and compassionately. Each patient is unique and their skin issues are also unique. Therefore, the focus of my practice is to individualize each patient's care with leading skin care technology. I want to empower each patient to make good skin care decisions and to offer education to prevent many common skin diseases. I want to help you look and feel your best with routine skin checks, mole evaluation and treatment for skin lesions if necessary. My goal is to meet all of your skin care needs.Read more

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I try to provide the highest quality healthcare effectively and compassionately. Each patient is unique and their skin issues are also unique. Therefore, the focus of my practice is to individualize each patient's care with leading skin care technology. I want to empower each patient to make good skin care decisions and to offer education to prevent many common skin diseases. I want to help you look and feel your best with routine skin checks, mole evaluation and treatment for skin lesions if necessary. My goal is to meet all of your skin care needs.Read more

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Specialties

  • Dermatology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

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  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Boil
  • Breast Diseases
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Canker Sore
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Cellulitis
  • Cold Sore
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Infections
  • 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
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Lichen Planus
  • Lipomas
  • Lyme Disease
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Molluscum Contagiosum Infection
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Psoriasis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Scabies
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Shingles
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Disorders
  • Skin Infections
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Ulcer
  • Varicose Veins
  • Warts

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne Surgery
  • Cryosurgery
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Hair Removal
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Laser Age Spot Removal
  • Mole Removal
  • Photorejuvenation
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Venous Sclerotherapy

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Medical University of South Carolina

    Graduated in 1988

  • Internship Hospital
    Lankenau Hospital

    Completed in 1989

  • Residency Hospital
    Lankenau Hospital

    Completed in 1991

  • Undergraduate School
    Furman University

    Graduated in 1983

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Specializes in Dermatology
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Couture's Office & Staff

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Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Couture's Care Philosophy

I try to provide the highest quality healthcare effectively and compassionately. Each patient is unique and their skin issues are also unique. Therefore, the focus of my practice is to individualize each patient's care with leading skin care technology. I want to empower each patient to make good skin care decisions and to offer education to prevent many common skin diseases. I want to help you look and feel your best with routine skin checks, mole evaluation and treatment for skin lesions if necessary. My goal is to meet all of your skin care needs.