|What is a Dermatologist?
A dermatologist is a
physician who specializes in the study of the skin, diseases of the skin and
the relationship of cutaneous lesions to systemic disease. As a Board Certified
Dermatologist, Dr, Jennifer Palmer is trained to evaluate and manage pediatric
and adult patients with benign and malignant disorders of the skin, hair, nails
and adjacent mucous membranes. Dr. Palmer has had additional training and
experience in the following:
The diagnosis and treatment of skin cancers,
melanomas, moles, and other tumors of the skin.
The management of contact
dermatitis and other inflammatory skin disorders.
The recognition of the
skin manifestations of systemic and infectious diseases.
techniques used in dermatology.
Board Certified Dermatologists can also
manage cosmetic disorders of the skin, including hair loss, scars, and the skin
changes associated with aging.
Common skin disorders include:
Bacterial or Fungal infections
Dermatitis, irritation, infection or allergic reaction
Scabies and lice infestations
What does Board Certified mean?
The certification process is designed to assure the public that
a certified medical specialist has successfully completed an approved
educational program and an evaluation, including an examination process
designed to assess the knowledge, experience and skills requisite to the
provision of high quality patient care in that specialty. Dr. Jennifer Palmer
on our staff is a Board Certified Dermatologist.
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