Dr. Teresa Degiacomo, MD

Dr. Teresa Degiacomo, MD

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Dermatology  |  
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58 y/o
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Dr. Teresa Degiacomo, MD is a dermatology doctor who practices in Weymouth, MA. She is 58 years old and has been practicing for 32 years. Read her story

South Coast Dermatology

90 Libbey Pkwy Ste 200

Weymouth, MA 02189
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Skin Infections
very high
more than 99% of peers
Benign Tumor
very high
more than 99% of peers
Dermatitis
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Degiacomo's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Degiacomo "Teresa DeGiacomo, M.D. Dr. DeGiacomo practices medical and surgical dermatology with a strong interest and experience in cosmetic dermatology. She is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Dermatology. Dr. DeGiacomo graduated summa cum laude from Washington University in St. Louis. Dr. DeGiacomo received her medical degree from Harvard Medical School. She trained in Internal Medicine at the Harvard Primary Care/Internal Medicine program at Mount Auburn Hospital and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dr. DeGiacomo then completed a residency in dermatology at the Harvard Medical School based at MGH and the Longwood Hospitals. After residency, Dr. DeGiacomo was on the Harvard Medical School Faculty. She trained students and residents for several years. She was on staff at Children's and Beth Israel Hospitals as a pediatric laser surgeon prior to devoting full time to practice on the South Shore. Dr. DeGiacomo also served as the Medical Director of the Laser Center of Quincy. Dr. DeGiacomo is a long time fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology. She is also a member of the American Society of Lasers in Medicine and Surgery, the Massachusetts Academy of Dermatology, and the New England Dermatology Society. She also serves on staff at South Shore Hospital."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Degiacomo "At South Coast Dermatology & Cosmetic Center, we believe that a doctor and patient become a team for treating an individual's dermatology needs. Our physicians spend most of their time listening to understand your concerns and responding with the best treatment options for you. With the help of our professional staff, they also follow up to make sure that general pain is relieved, problems are resolved and your health improves.We also want our patients to be informed about skin problems and treatments, because informed patients make better decisions about their health and well being. That is why we've included an extensive section on this web site covering the full array of topics associated with dermatology and dermatological diagnoses and treatments. Some of our diagnoses and treatments include: cosmetic dermatology, Botox, coolsculpting, laser skin treatments, skin cancer, and much more!  We encourage you to look through these pages whenever you have an interest or concern about your skin needs and care."

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Specialties

  • Dermatology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Adult Acne
  • Age Spots
  • Aging Face
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Anal Warts
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Atypical Mole
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bacterial Infections
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bedsores
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Black Hairy Tongue
  • Boil
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Canker Sore
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Cellulitis
  • Chemical Burn
  • Chickenpox
  • Chronic Urticaria
  • Cold Sore
  • Condyloma
  • Connective Tissue Disorders
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • Cyst
  • Dandruff
  • Dermal Melanoma
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Dermatitis Herpetiformis
  • Dermatofibroma
  • Dermoid Cyst
  • Discoid Lupus
  • Dry Skin
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Cosmetics
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Detergents
  • Epidermoid Carcinoma
  • Excessive Sweating
  • External Ear Disorders
  • Eyelid Eczema
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Genital Herpes
  • Genital Warts
  • Gorlin Syndrome
  • Granuloma Annulare
  • Granuloma of Skin
  • Hair Conditions
  • Hair Loss
  • Hand Eczema
  • Hemangioma
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hives
  • Impetigo
  • Insect Bites and Stings
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • Keloid Scar
  • Lesion
  • Lice
  • Lichen Planus
  • Lipomas
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Lyme Disease
  • Measles
  • Melanoma
  • Mole
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Molluscum Contagiosum Infection
  • Nail Diseases
  • Nail Psoriasis
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Oral Lichenoid Lesions
  • Pemphigoid
  • Photosensitivity
  • Pigmentation Disorders
  • Pityriasis Rosea
  • Plantar Wart
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Psoriasis
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Ringworm of the Beard
  • Rosacea
  • Roseola
  • Scabies
  • Scars
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Shingles
  • Skin Aging
  • Skin Allergy
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Diseases
  • Skin Infections
  • Skin Laxity
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stretch Marks
  • Sunburn
  • Sweaty Palms
  • Telogen Effluvium
  • Thinning of Skin
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Toxic Shock Syndrome
  • Ulcer
  • Urticaria Due to Cold
  • Varicose Veins
  • Warts
  • Xerosis

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne Scar Removal
  • Acne Surgery
  • Aged or Sun-Damaged Skin Treatment
  • Biopsy of Affected Tissue
  • Chemical Peel
  • Chemodenervation
  • Condyloma Destruction
  • Condyloma Fulguration
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Cryosurgery
  • Cryosurgery for Skin Lesions
  • Cryotherapy for Warts
  • Dermal Filler
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Penile Lesion
  • Dysport Injection
  • Electrocautery
  • Electrocoagulation
  • Electrosurgery
  • Excision
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Cyst
  • Excision of Lipoma
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Soft Tissue Lesion
  • Excisional Biopsy
  • Facial Peel
  • Facial Rejuvenation
  • Fractional Ablative Laser Treatment
  • Fractional Non-Ablative Laser Treatment
  • Glycolic Acid Skin Care Treatment
  • Hair Removal
  • In-Office Skin Procedure
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intense Pulse Light
  • LED Light Treatment for Acne
  • Laser Ablation
  • Laser Hair Removal
  • Laser Nail Treatment
  • Laser Office Procedure
  • Laser Spider Vein Treatment
  • Laser Surgery
  • Laser Surgery for Skin Conditions
  • Laser Tattoo Removal
  • Laser Vein Removal
  • Lip Augmentation
  • Lipomas Sebacious Cyst Removal
  • Melanoma Removal
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Mole Evaluation
  • Mole Removal
  • Narrow Band UVB Light for Psoriasis
  • Non-Ablative Laser Skin Rejuvenation
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Phlebectomy
  • Photodynamic Therapy (PDT)
  • Photorejuvenation
  • Phototherapy
  • Removal of Condyloma
  • Repair of Pigmentation Defect
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Tumor Treatment
  • Skin Lesion Biopsy
  • Skin Procedures
  • Skin Screenings
  • Skin Surgery
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Tattoo Removal
  • Wart Removal
  • Wrinkle Reduction by Injection

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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

  • Harvard Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Mt Auburn Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Mt Auburn Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Degiacomo has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Degiacomo's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Degiacomo to family and friends
4.7
based on 174 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (174)

  • 5
    (146)
  • 4
    (16)
  • 3
    (6)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Degiacomo'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

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Dr. Degiacomo accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan
    Tufts PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Degiacomo has admitting privileges

South Shore Hospital
55 Fogg Road at Route 18
South Weymouth, MA 02190
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