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About Dr. James E Ethington
Dr. James E Ethington, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Milwaukee, WI. He has 44 years of experience. His specialties include Dermatology and Dermatopathology. Dr. Ethington is affiliated with Aurora St Lukes Medical Center, Aurora West Allis Medical Center and St Marys Hospital. Dr. Ethington has received 1 award. He speaks English.
Dr. James E Ethington has the following 2 specialties
A dermatologist is a doctor who has extensive training and knowledge of the skin, scalp, hair and nails and treats conditions that affect those areas. These doctors will evaluate any abnormality, blemish or lesion on the skin in order to determine the cause and will determine a course of treatment.
Dermatologists provide patients with full body scans in order to identify any signs that are indicative of an illness that requires treatment, such as skin cancer. These specialists may also provide cosmetic services, such as mole removal, scar diminishing treatments and even botox and face lifts.
A dermatopathologist is an expert in both dermatology and pathology. They specialize in diseases related to the skin, but where a dermatologist would examine a potentially-cancerous mole by looking at it, a dermatopathologist would examine your skin cells in a lab, more like a pathologist.
Beyond just skin cancer, dermatopathologists also study a wide range of skin conditions, including everything from warts, moles, spider veins and herpes, to dermatitis, rashes, vitiligo and other conditions related to skin discoloration.
- Psoriatic Arthritis
- Skin Biopsy
- Actinic Keratosis
- Acne (Acne Vulgaris)
- Basal Cell
- Skin Cancer
See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.
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I Was a patient of his several years ago and will always remember the horrible way I was treated. The dr.cared less about the side affects I was suffering from the prednisone. Would not listen to me whenI tried to explain to him that the med was not only not helping but made the condition worse. would walk out of the room.Refused to discuss other options.Wouldn"t check me out when concerns regarding my conditions were brought up. total waste of time and money.I now am suffering the after affects from the prednisone use. The office lost my blood work at one point.Tests results were never discussed. just horrible. AND MEAN.After the meds messed me up that he put me on He just refused to deal with it. Is this really a doctor? Ended up in er at one point due to the side effects of the med and his refusal to deal with it. And so much more. BUYER BE WARE!!!!!!!
To the comment posted before mine-Isn't that what you want out of a Doctor, one that can diagnos the problem by looking at it.Since your case had baffled several other Dermatologists I would think you would be happy to know what the problem was so quickly, and perhaps he was right, that there wasn't much
Dr. Ethington didn't listen to what I told him, didn't do any tests, and acted like he didn't want to treat me. I have a skin condition that has baffled 2 other dermatologists and I was hoping Dr. Ethington would at least look at it.What he did do was offer a wild guess at what was causing my condition (and didn't back it up with any evidence other than his opinion). When I tried to dispute his opinion, he told me there was nothing he could do, offered me the same basic instructions that other dermatologists had, and then walked out.Dr. Ethington had good reviews from other patients. I made the appointment because he was listed as a dermatological immunologist, but he didn't do anything that a dermatological immunologist is supposed to do.I would describe him as competent except for his completely unsubstantiated opinion about my condition, which I have never seen nor heard anywhere outside his office (and I have researched this a lot).How a doctor can diagnose something that he's never seen before without even taking a close look at the condition is beyond me.
Dr. Ethington is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
44 Years Experience
Loyola University Chicago Stritch School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1974
University Of Chicago Medicine
Dr. James E Ethington accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
- Anthem Blue Access PPO
- Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
- Anthem Blue Preferred Plus POS
- Anthem WI Blue Priority X Indiv DirectAccess
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS IL PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- Common Ground Empower Trilogy
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Humana National HMO
- Humana Preferred PPO
- Multiplan PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
- WPS Group
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Locations & DirectionsLayton Avenue Dermatology Associates, 2923 W Layton Ave, Milwaukee, WI
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