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Generally, the Dermatology specialty is fairly evenly split between males and females with 52% of providers reporting their gender as male and 47% reporting as female. People living in California, New York, Florida, Texas, and Pennsylvania enjoy living in one of the 5 most popular states/territories where Dermatology providers practice. In all, there are 19,548 registered Dermatology providers in the United States with over 2,122 of those located in California alone while around 1,520 chose to practice in New York. Dermatology providers have been assigned the 207N00000X taxonomy code in the NPI registry, which is a Level II Classification. Click here for more information about medical specialty types.
Overall, Dermatology specialists practice in 54 different states/territories and can be categorized into 5 different Dermatology sub-specialties: Clinical & Laboratory Dermatological Immunology, Dermatopathology (Dermatology), MOHS-Micrographic Surgery, Pediatric Dermatology, and Procedural Dermatology.
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A dermatologist is trained to diagnose and treat pediatric and adult patients with benign and malignant disorders of the skin, mouth, external genitalia, hair and nails, as well as a number of sexually transmitted diseases. The dermatologist has had additional training and experience in the diagnosis and treatment of skin cancers, melanomas, moles and other tumors of the skin, the management of contact dermatitis and other allergic and nonallergic skin disorders, and in the recognition of the skin manifestations of systemic (including internal malignancy) and infectious diseases. Dermatologists have special training in dermatopathology and in the surgical techniques used in dermatology. They also have expertise in the management of cosmetic disorders of the skin such as hair loss and scars and the skin changes associated with aging.
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