The Benefits of Seeing a Board-Certified Dermatologist for Skin Issues

If you have issues with your skin that are impacting your appearance or threatening your health, you will obviously want the best care available in order to get your problems resolved. The tricky part for many individuals comes in choosing a healthcare provider that meets all of the necessary criteria. Seeing a board-certified dermatologist for your skin issues is your best bet in making sure the provider is up to speed on the latest advances and is well-qualified to take care of you.

Board certification does not come easy for physicians. Consequently, you can be assured that our board-certified doctor at Adams Dermatology has met all of the criteria that put her at the top of the field when it comes to qualifications.

Board certification begins with minimum educational requirements that the doctor must meet. There must also be a commitment to continuing education on an ongoing basis to ensure that she stays current amidst a constantly changing and developing field of study. Board-certified doctors must also pass a rigorous examination to demonstrate competency and must show a commitment to exceptional patient care.

When it comes to dermatology issues, there is too much at stake to take it lightly. The last thing you want is to have a treatment done to improve your appearance only to be disappointed with the results. If you are seeing a dermatologist for skin-related issues that are threatening your health, you want to be assured that the problems are behind you after you finish your therapy.

Our board-certified dermatologist can be your best resource for the prevention of skin cancer as well as for detecting potential signs of it. It is one of those diseases that is much easier dealt with when it is caught and treated in the early stages. Allowing it to progress only makes it harder to treat and allows it to become more life-threatening.

It is wise for you to schedule periodic skin exams with our dermatologist. That is the most effective way for you to be screened for signs of problems before they become serious. Our dermatologist’s trained eye can detect things that may be early indicators even though they look like normal moles or spots to you.

The next time you need care from a dermatologist, you should look for one who is board-certified. Look no further than Dr. Melanie Adams at Adams Dermatology in Columbia. Contact us today to schedule a consultation for your skin issues.

Author
Melanie Adams, MD, PA Melanie L. Adams, M.D. is a board-certified dermatologist who has been in private, solo practice since September 2005. She is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology and American Society of Dermatologic Surgery. Her areas of expertise include skin cancer, dermatology of ethnic skin, general dermatology, and cosmetic dermatology.

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