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Healthcare at a Glance in Boston, MA

Boston is home to a medical landscape of top-ranked hospitals and medical centers. Massachusetts General Hospital ranks at #1 in the regional area. Boston has 3 VA campuses located in Jamaica Plains, West Roxbury, and Brockton. It also has 6 outpatient clinics. For women’s healthcare, Brigham and Women’s hospital ranks #2 in Boston overall and has a specific sector dedicated to women’s health issues with 4 facilities.

Boston's Top Rated Hospitals

Ranking #1 in Boston is Massachusetts General Hospital. It ranks nationally in 14 Adult specialities, including:

  • #2 in: Diabetes & Endocrinology
  • #3 in: Psychiatry
  • #7 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Offering some of the nation’s best pediatric care is Boston Children's Hospital. It ranks #1 in the U.S. News Best Children's Hospitals Honor Roll and nationally ranks in 10 children’s specialities, including:

  • #1 in Pediatric Neurology & Neurosurgery and Pediatric Urology
  • #2 in Pediatric Cancer and Pediatric Orthopedics
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Dermatologist Frequently Asked Questions

Medically reviewed by Sara Perkins, MD – Written by Megan Lentz
What is a dermatologist?

Dermatologists are specifically trained to help diagnose and treat common disorders, such as acne, psoriasis, eczema, hair loss, and skin cancers.

Common procedures performed by dermatologists are skin grafts, wart removals, Mohs surgery, and ultraviolet light therapy.

You can also see a dermatologist for cosmetic procedures and injections such as Botox injections, chemical peels, removal of varicose veins, laser resurfacing or other laser procedures, and microdermabrasion.

What procedures do dermatologists perform?

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Dermatologists can perform the following procedures:

What conditions do dermatologists treat?

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Dermatologists can treat more than 3,000 conditions. Here are some common conditions they can treat:

Types of dermatologists

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The following are specific types of dermatologists:

  • cosmetic dermatologist
  • dermatopathologist
  • immunodermatologist, who specializes in skin conditions caused by immune disorders
  • pediatric dermatologist, who specializes in caring for children
  • Mohs surgeon, who specializes in Mohs surgery

What should I ask a dermatologist?

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Top questions to ask a dermatologist during your appointment:

  • Do I need a full skin exam? How often should I have one?
  • Do you recommend any skin care products to slow the signs of aging?
  • What steps should I take to protect my skin?
  • What can I do to lower my risk of skin cancer?
  • Should I be concerned about this new growth?
  • Will this procedure cause scarring? Are there side effects or complications?
  • What are my minimally invasive options for a procedure?
  • Are there diet or environmental changes that may trigger a flare-up of my condition?
  • How often have you performed this procedure?