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Quick Facts

  • Awards

    6 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition
  • On-Time Doctor Award
  • Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award
  • Top 10 Doctor - City
  • Regional Top Doctors
  • Accepted Insurance

  • Health Net
  • United Healthcare
  • Aetna
  • Multiplan
  • BCBS Blue Card

Doctors in Affiliated Dermatology

View all physicians that belong to Affiliated Dermatology.

Ratings & Comments

125 ratings with 31 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Affiliated Dermatology when asked is excellent. Affiliated Dermatology has been reviewed by 125 patients. The rating is 4.0 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Affiliated Dermatology as provided by patient reviews is 19 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Specialties

4 specialties

  • Dermatology

    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.

  • Dermatopathology

    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.

  • Pathology

    A pathologist is a physician who specializes in the causes and paths taken by different diseases in order to accurately diagnose an illness.
    Pathologists diagnose and determine the characteristics of a disease through the study of biopsies of diseased tissue or of bodily fluids. For example, a pathologist will look at a biopsy of a skin lesion in order to diagnose or rule out skin cancer. A pathologist will also look at a Pap smear in order to check for a gynecological cancer like cancer of the uterus.
    In addition to determining the cause and development of a disease, these specialists also study the changes a disease makes to a body and the consequences of those structural changes.

  • General Practice

    A general practitioner is similar to a family practitioner in that they treat patients of all ages with a variety of health concerns. These doctors treat everyday ailments, some acute and chronic diseases, and also provid health checkups, physicals, inoculations and preventative care.
    General practitioners differ from family practitioners because they are not required to complete an additional residency in family medicine after completing their medical school residency. Like family practitioners, general practitioners will also provide referrals to patients who are in need of a specialist.

  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • University Of Arizona College Of Medicine
  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
  • Des Moines University
  • Western University Of Health Sciences
  • University Of California Irvine School Of Medicine
  • Oklahoma State University College Of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Touro University College Of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Ohio State University College Of Medicine
  • Nearby Group Practices

    Affiliated Dermatology is similar to the following 3 Group Pracices near Scottsdale, AZ.

  • Endo, Diabetes & Longevity Center of Arizona

    Group Practice

    Scottsdale, AZ

  • Phoenix Skin

    Group Practice

    Scottsdale, AZ

  • Arizona Neurological Institute PC

    Group Practice

    Scottsdale, AZ

Information About Group Practices

What is a Group Practice?

According to The Medical Group Management Association, a group practice is any relationship between three or more physicians who share facilities, expenses, profits and other resources like support staff and equipment. Group practices tend to fall into two categories: those that organize around a particular medical specialty and those that encompass several specialties like East Boston Neighborhood Health that specializes in internal medicine

Why Group Practice?

As medicine became more complex in the twentieth century, the need for group practices made more sense. Physicians found it impossible to know everything about the emerging drugs and technologies on the medical landscape. In addition, the cost of providing a full range of diagnostic services, such as tests and X-rays, in one location became prohibitive to the individual practitioner. Hence, doctors from various disciplines began to team together in order to provide more comprehensive care to their community of patients.

Benefits of Group Practice

As medicine became more complex in the twentieth century, the need for group practices made more sense. Physicians found it impossible to know everything about the emerging drugs and technologies on the medical landscape. In addition, the cost of providing a full range of diagnostic services, such as tests and X-rays, in one location became prohibitive to the individual practitioner. Hence, doctors from various disciplines began to team together in order to provide more comprehensive care to their community of patients.