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Dermatologists are medical doctors who specialize in diagnosing and
treating diseases and conditions of the skin, hair, or nails, such as acne,
psoriasis, warts, or skin cancer.
Dermatologists may prescribe medicines as well as perform surgery
for skin disorders. They may specialize in treating specific age groups, such
as a pediatric dermatologist, who only treats children.
Dermatologists can be board-certified through the Board of
Dermatology, which is recognized by the American Board of Medical
Current as of:
August 17, 2012
Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine & E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
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