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Dr. Tamara Poling, MD

Dermatology •  Female • Age 55

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Dr. Poling

The Skin Institute

2820 Mount Rushmore Rd Rapid City, SD 57701

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Dr. Tamara Poling, MD is a dermatologist in Rapid City, SD and has been practicing for 25 years. She graduated from University Of South Dakota in 1990 and specializes in dermatology.


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  • Explains conditions well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Trustworthy Patients said this doctor is trustworthy. See reviews
  • Friendly staff Patients said the staff was friendly. See reviews

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Dr. Poling accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna PPO
American Republic
Assurant Health
Avera
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health Care PPO
First Choice Health
First Choice Health PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA PPO
HealthPartners
Humana
Humana Choice Medicare Advantage PPO
Humana PPO
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
NGS CoreSource
Optima Health
Commercial PPO
Sanford Health Plan
Thrivent Financial
Tricare
Prime
Standard
TriCare for Life
Tricare PPO
Tricare South
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare PPO

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Dr. Poling's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Benign Tumor
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Poling treats Benign Tumor more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Poling treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Birthmark
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Poling treats Birthmark more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Poling treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Poling treats Moles (Benign Skin Lesions) more than 98% of her peers

Dr. Poling treats this condition more than 98% of her peers

Dr. Poling's conditions and procedures:

  • Acanthosis Nigricans
  • Acne
  • Acne Surgery
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Dermatitis
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Dry Skin
  • 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
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Hair Loss
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hives
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Keloid Scar
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Lichen Planus
  • Lipomas
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Molluscum Contagiosum Infection
  • Pemphigoid
  • Psoriasis
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Scabies
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Shingles
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Telogen Effluvium
  • Ulcer
  • Varicose Veins
  • Warts

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4.8

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I have been seeing Dr. Poling for approx 23 years, so I obviously feel confident about her abilities. She has also seen my family members. She explains things well and she has a good sense of humor. I highly recommend her.
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I love Dr. Poling. I truly believe she takes the time, listens to me, and is concerned about my health and well being.
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I've gone to Dr. Poling for years. She is professional, knowledgeable and very willing to listen to my concerns. She takes the time to get to know you as a patient and an individual. She explains procedures in a thorough manner and answers any questions I have. I highly recommend Dr. Poling.
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Friendly, incredibly conscientious and brimming with professional expertise, with the ability to personally remember you and your condition from year to year. What's not to love? Probably the premier dermatologist in this hemisphere, if not the world.
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About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Poling completed specialty training and joined The Skin Institute at Rapid City Medical Center in 1994.

Specialties

  • Dermatology

Board Certifications

Education

1994
University Of Colorado Health Sciences Center
Residency Hospital
1991
University Of Colorado Health Sciences Center
Internship Hospital
1990
University Of South Dakota
Medical School
1985
University Of South Dakota
Undergraduate School
1985
Oldenburg University
1994
1991
1990
1985
1985

Awards