ttcqeayetrwczwezdueawsrsbdyr

Quick Facts

Binge Eating Disorder

Binge Eating Disorder

Get the facts about binge eating disorder, including symptoms, causes and related conditions.

  • Awards

    6 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award Patients' Choice Award
  • Regional Top Doctors Regional Top Doctors
  • America's Top Doctors America's Top Doctors
  • America's Top Doctors for Cancer America's Top Doctors for Cancer
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition Compassionate Doctor Recognition
  • On-Time Doctor Award On-Time Doctor Award
  • Accepted Insurance

  • Aetna
  • First Health
  • BCBS Massachusetts
  • Harvard Pilgrim
  • Tufts Health Plan

Doctors in Brigham Dermatology Associates

View all physicians that belong to Brigham Dermatology Associates.

Ratings & Comments

156 ratings with 40 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Brigham Dermatology Associates when asked is excellent. Brigham Dermatology Associates has been reviewed by 156 patients. The rating is 4.3 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Brigham Dermatology Associates as provided by patient reviews is 9 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Specialties

7 specialties

  • Clinical and Laboratory Immunology
  • 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.

  • Psychology
  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • Pediatric Dermatology
  • Psychiatry

    A psychiatrist is a doctor with specific training in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness.
    He or she can not only provide the counseling necessary to both diagnose and treat a patient, but can also prescribe medication when needed. In some cases, a psychiatrist will only provide the medication and the counseling will be provided by another healthcare specialist, like a certified counselor or psychologist.
    Like other doctors, psychiatrists employ diagnostic tools like CT scans and MRI in order to observe the structure and function of a patient's brain.
    Once a diagnosis is made, these specialists may use behavior or cognitive therapy in order to address the patient's condition, or a multitude of other types of therapy, in conjunction with or in place of medication.

  • 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.

  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • University Of California San Francisco School Of Medicine
  • Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine
  • State University Of New York Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine
  • University Of Virginia School Of Medicine
  • University Of Medicine And Dentistry Of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine
  • University Of Maryland School Of Medicine
  • Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
  • Yale University School Of Medicine
  • Mcgill University

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.

The Vitals website is provided for your informational use only. Nothing contained or offered by, on or through Vitals should be construed as medical advice or relied upon for medical diagnosis or treatment. Vitals does not recommend or endorse any particular healthcare provider whose information or ratings appear on this website. We encourage you to read our full Terms of Service.