a physician who has expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric and adult patients with benign and malignant disorders of the skin, mouth, external genitalia, hair and nails, as well as a number of sexually transmitted diseases
A physician whose practice focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of skin disorders and diseases. Because of their familiarity with the skin's supportive structure and the nature and responsiveness of the underlying tissue, some dermatologists position themselves as specialists in cosmetic procedures such as lipoplasty.
A certification by the Board of Dermatology; practitioners treat pediatric and adult patients with disorders of the skin, mouth, hair and nails as well as a number of sexually transmitted diseases. They also have expertise in the care of normal skin, the prevention of skin diseases and cancers, and in the management of cosmetic disorders of the skin such as hair loss and scars. Specialty: Dermatology Common Name: Skin Doctor
a medical doctor who specializes in diseases and disorders of the skin. DERMIS: the second layer of the skin, which contains elastins (elastic protein) to provide skin tone and suppleness; collagen (architectural protein) for strength and structure; blood vessels for the delivery of essential nutrients and the removal of wastes; nerves, making the skin one of the most sensitive organs: in the body; oil glands to lubricate the skin; and sweat glands to regulate fluctuations in body temperature.