General Dermatology Services

Board-Certified Dermatology for Common Skin Conditions

Our board-certified dermatologists specialize in the diagnosis, management, and treatment of skin, hair, and nail conditions. The physicians and staff at the Center for Surgical Dermatology & Dermatology Associates provide the highest quality skin care for all ages. 


Common skin conditions we routinely care for include: 



These are just a few of the conditions that we see daily. Our general dermatologists also perform outpatient surgical procedures and provide cosmetic treatments.

General Dermatology FAQs

What does a dermatologist do?

A dermatologist is uniquely trained to spot potential problems in your skin, hair, and nails. They can diagnose a multitude of conditions, which can be minor things or life-threatening. Once a diagnosis is made, dermatologists work with you to find the best treatment options.


Dermatologists also help people look and feel their best by providing treatments for cosmetic purposes. They can help turn back the clock on wrinkles, offer solutions for reducing scars caused by acne or trauma, and so much more.

What is the meaning of dermatology?

Dermatology refers to the branch of medicine concerned with the skin and its structure, functions, and diseases.

Do dermatologists treat skin infections?

Dermatologists are specially trained to treat any skin condition, including infections. If you have a skin infection, a dermatologist can treat the skin condition and prevent any potential complications.

Does insurance cover dermatology?

Most comprehensive insurance plans will cover health-related skin problems. Conditions that are likely covered by your insurance include: 


  • Allergies
  • Eczema
  • Psoriasis
  • Infections
  • Keloid scars
  • Poison ivy reactions
  • Hives
  • Hemangiomas
  • Severe acne
  • Shingles
  • Warts


Your insurance will likely cover annual skin screenings as well. This screening is an essential preventive care checkup that we recommend for every individual.

Does Medicare cover dermatology?

Medicare covers dermatological services that provide active treatment for health-related conditions, including diagnostic services and treatment. If you have Medicare, you will have to receive care from a dermatologist who accepts this form of insurance. The Center for Surgical Dermatology & Dermatology Associates accepts Medicare.

Does Medicaid cover dermatology?

If you have a skin problem, your primary care physician can help you find a dermatologist contracted with Medicaid.

Schedule an Appointment with a Board-Certified Dermatologist in Gahanna & Westerville, Ohio



The general dermatologists at the Center for Surgical Dermatology & Dermatology Associates always have your best skin care interests in mind. If you have a skin problem or need information about keeping your skin healthy, schedule an appointment today. Request an appointment online or call our Westerville office at 614-714-5746 or our Gahanna office at 614-441-4434.

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