Your skin: the largest organ of your body
Certain conditions such as skin cancer and severe burns can be life threatening, while even problems that are temporary or primarily cosmetic can have a significant effect on feelings of self-esteem.
Highly specialized experts from many areas of the hospital
At Hurley Medical Center, our board-certified dermatologists follow a patient- and family-centered care model, providing accurate diagnosis of and effective, personalized treatment plans for skin diseases and disorders in adults and children. Our primary goal is to help our patients identify problems early, get well quickly and stay healthy over the long term. Whether a patient comes to us for preventive treatment, an acute medical problem, or to address a chronic or life-threatening condition, we offer comprehensive treatment options that improve long-term outlook and overall quality of life.
We work closely with physicians and other medical specialists from throughout Hurley Medical Center, including oncologists for treatment of skin cancer, burn specialists (for treatment of burn injuries and rehabilitation), and plastic and reconstructive surgeons (to help correct congenital deformities and problems that result from accidents and trauma).
The most innovative treatments and surgical options
Our physicians utilize the most sophisticated dermatological treatment and outpatient surgical options available today, including minimally invasive technologies, laser therapies, dermabrasion and chemical peels, to treat skin conditions more effectively, reduce pain, shorten hospital stays and contribute to faster healing.
We diagnose and treat a broad range of skin diseases and conditions
They may be acute or chronic, life threatening or cosmetic, including the following:
- General dermatological conditions such as moles, rashes, eczema and psoriasis
- Skin cancer
- Cosmetic skin issues, including acne, varicose and spider veins
While our approach to a specific disease may vary, our commitment to our patients is unwavering. Our primary goal is to give patients every opportunity for healing and recovery, and to improve their overall quality of life.