Dr. Thomas Cortese Jr, MD

Dermatology  |  
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Age 83
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Dr. Thomas Cortese Jr, MD
Dr. Cortese is a dermatologist who is knowledgeable in the latest treatment protocols for skin diseases and conditions. Professional areas of interest include comprehensive acne treatments to minimize scarring, early skin cancer detection and treatments of rosacea, eczema and atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, vitiligo, warts, molluscum, skin allergies, and rashes.

244 Westwood Blvd

Columbus, IN 47201

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Dr. Thomas Cortese Jr, MD

Dr. Thomas Cortese Jr, MD

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  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Fungal Infections
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more than 56% of peers
Ringworm
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more than 47% of peers
Dermatitis
normal
more than 46% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cortese Jr "Forefront Dermatology is committed to providing the most innovative, leading-edge and appropriate medical dermatology solutions for healthy and beautiful skin. Whether you're suffering from an unexplained chronic skin condition, are embarrassed by acne or want a thorough skin cancer screening, we help detect problems before they become critical, physically or emotionally, and treat all diseases involving the skin, hair and nails. Our patients come to us with medical problems they can see and feel. We respect their unique reactions to these conditions, and we understand the effect they have on their lives. We address each patient with empathy, and we design personalized treatment recommendations that respect the whole person, inside and out."

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Specialties

  • Dermatology
  • Family Medicine
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Board Certifications

Dr. Cortese Jr does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Birthmark
  • Canker Sore
  • Dermatitis
  • Dry Skin
  • Folliculitis
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Hives
  • Itchy Skin
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Molluscum Contagiosum Infection
  • Psoriasis
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Scabies
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Infections
  • Ulcer
  • Warts
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Procedures

  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Mole Removal
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Wart Removal

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Indiana University / School Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Indiana University / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1964
  • William N Wishard Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1965
  • Ind U Med Ctr/Ucsf
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1967
  • Letterman Army Rsch Inst
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Cortese Jr has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Cortese Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Dermatology, Member
  • American Academy of Family Practice, Member
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science, Member
  • American Medical Association, Member
  • American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, Member
  • Indiana Academy of Family Practice, Member
  • Indiana State Medical Association, Member
  • Indianapolis Medical Society, Member
  • International Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, Member
  • International Society for Dermatologic Surgery, Member
  • International Society of Topical Dermatology, Member
  • Pan American Medical Association, Member
  • Society of Investigative Dermatology, Member

Dr. Cortese Jr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cortese Jr to family and friends
3.8
based on 6 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Cortese Jr's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Indianapolis, IN |
great dr, thanks for the help
Hi Thank you for the 5 star rating. I appreciate it very much.
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