Dr. Susan Decoste, MD

Dr. Susan Decoste, MD

Dermatology  |  
Female  |  
Age 57
(77)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Susan Decoste, MD is a dermatologist in Weymouth, MA and has been practicing for 28 years. She graduated from Univ Of Ct Sch Of Med in 1986 and specializes in dermatology and cosmetic dermatology.Read her story

90 Libbey Pkwy Ste 200

Weymouth, MA 02189

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
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Top Care Areas

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Ringworm
very high
more than 99% of peers
Itchy Skin
very high
more than 99% of peers
Acne
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Decoste's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Decoste "Dr. DeCoste is a board certified dermatologist and fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology. She graduated summa cum laude from Mount Holyoke College prior to attending medical school at the University of Connecticut. Dr. DeCoste did medical internship at Boston University then did her dermatology residency at Harvard Medical School based at MGH and the Longwood Hospitals. She completed a laser and photo medicine fellowship at Massachusetts General and Beth Israel Hospitals. She has numerous laser and other research publications. Dr. DeCoste has been teaching laser and cosmetic dermatology at her academic practice at Massachusetts General Hospital for over 20 years. Dr. DeCoste is a clinical assistant professor in Dermatology at Harvard Medical School. She is a longtime fellow of the American Society of Lasers in Medicine and Surgery. She is on the Board of Directors for the Massachusetts Academy of Dermatology. She also serves as the Dermatology Division co-chief at South Shore Hospital. Dr. DeCoste practices general medical and surgical dermatology with a strong background and interest in laser and cosmetic dermatology."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Decoste "The mission of South Coast Dermatology (SCD) is to offer all our patients the highest quality and compassionate dermatology care including your medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology needs.

SCD physicians, nurse practitioners, medical aesthetician, and office staff are in the business of helping our patients achieve the best results and total satisfaction in their dermatology care. Our dedicated team of providers make every effort to have you feel most important and comfortable while in our hands.

SCD welcomes you to browse our website, and learn more about our practice and dedication to serving your needs. Please feel free to call our office if you have any questions at 781-335-9700."

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Specialties

  • Dermatology
  • Cosmetic Dermatology
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Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne Surgery
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Penile Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Hair Removal
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Laser Hair Removal
  • Lash Enhancer
  • Mole Evaluation
  • Mole Removal
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Resurfacing
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
  • Wart Removal
  • Wart Treatment
  • Wrinkle Reduction by Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Mt Holyoke College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Univ Of Ct Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Harvard Mass Genl Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Mass Genl/Beth Israel Hosps
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Decoste has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Decoste's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Decoste to family and friends
4.6
based on 77 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (77)

  • 5
    (59)
  • 4
    (10)
  • 3
    (4)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Decoste's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Hyde PaEast Falmouth Ma.
Dr. DeCoste is the #1 dermatologist. She has done wonders on me with Sculptra. I'm so happy with the results. Going to book another appointment.
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