Achieve healthier skin with the doctors at King-Maceyko Dermatology.
What is General Dermatology?
Within medicine, there are a multitude of different branches that focus on the diagnosis and treatment of specific conditions. Dermatology is a unique branch of medicine that deals with evaluating, diagnosing, and treating conditions and diseases of the skin, hair, nails, and mucous membranes.
Our board-certified general dermatologist and physician assistants at King-Maceyko Dermatology have the knowledge and training to identify over 3,000 different conditions and can recommend personalized treatment plans to help patients find relief.
General Dermatology FAQs
Do you want to learn more about general dermatology? Read through our comprehensive FAQs section, where our providers answer common dermatology questions. We provide helpful information regarding what a dermatologist does, when you should visit a dermatologist, and the most common skin conditions we treat at King-Maceyko Dermatology.
Yes, a dermatologist is a type of doctor. To become a dermatologist, an individual must obtain a bachelor’s degree, attend medical school, complete their residency, and acquire their board certification. Altogether, this journey takes approximately 12 years.
In some cases, they may also undergo additional training to become specialized in a particular dermatology subspecialty, such as Mohs surgery or cosmetic dermatology.
At King-Maceyko Dermatology, our board-certified general dermatologists and skin care specialists evaluate, diagnose, and treat a wide range of skin, hair, and nail conditions and diseases. This could be anything from something minor, like acne, to a more serious skin condition, such as melanoma skin cancer.
Our providers work closely with you to create the most effective treatment plan for your skin concern and unique skin type. With years of dermatology experience, we deeply understand how to help our patients restore the health of their skin, hair, and nails through industry-leading treatment methods.
You should visit a board-certified dermatologist anytime you have a concern regarding your skin, hair, nails, or mucous membranes. No matter how big or small the concern is, a dermatologist can help you understand what it is and how you can address it.
Yes, a general dermatologist is highly-trained in diagnosing and treating a wide range of nail conditions and diseases. This includes fungal infections, nail psoriasis, paronychia, hangnails, and more.
If you are struggling with a troublesome nail condition, please make an appointment with the board-certified dermatologists and experienced providers at King-Maceyko Dermatology. Contact us to learn more.
In many cases, routine check-ups, screenings, and medically-necessary treatments are covered by insurance companies. However, this depends on your specific insurance plan and individual coverage.
Before scheduling your general dermatology appointment at King-Maceyko Dermatology in Johnstown, Somerset, or Indiana, we recommend that you contact your insurance provider for more information regarding the extent of your healthcare coverage.
General Dermatology Photos
If you are anxious about your next general dermatology appointment, browse the photo gallery below to get a better idea of what happens at a dermatology visit with our providers. If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact our practice.
Schedule a Dermatology Appointment in Western Pennsylvania
If you’re ready to prioritize the health of your skin or need to have a skin concern examined by a board-certified physician, contact the team at King-Maceyko Dermatology. We are experienced in evaluating, diagnosing, and treating all types of skin, hair, and nail conditions that may be bringing you discomfort.