Dermatology

Dermatology Services

From the most common to the very complex, UTMB Health’s dermatologists have the training and expertise to treat a broad range of skin conditions from acne and psoriasis, to bacterial skin infections and skin cancers in adult, pediatric and geriatric patients.

We offer a variety of treatment options for conditions including, but not limited to; skin cancers, psoriasis, infections, rashes, moles, warts, acne, atopic dermatitis (eczema), keloids, molluscum contagiosum, alopecia, hemangiomas, excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis), lupus and dermatomyositis. We also offer skin cancer surveillance and avoidance education. Our physicians and clinical staff are skilled in using the most current diagnostic methods and treatments available.

Medical Services

Mohs – Micrographic Surgery and Repair considered the most effective technique for treating many basal cell carcinomas and squamous cell carcinomas, the two most common types of skin cancer. Surgery performed in the clinic in stages, including lab work, while the patient waits. This allows the removal of all cancerous cells for the highest cure rate while sparing healthy tissue and leaving the smallest possible scar. **Offered in Galveston only**

Dermatopathology – specializes in the study of skin biopsies at a microscopic and molecular level for a conclusive diagnosis and treatment plan, currently three Board Certified Dermatopathology Providers on staff.

Allergy patch testing – diagnostic tool used to identify the specific agent that triggers contact dermatitis. **Offered in League City only**

Light treatments or phototherapy – Narrow band UVB, Hand and Foot PUVA, and Photodynamic therapy (PDT) – for the treatment of numerous skin diseases such as psoriasis, vitiligo, actinic keratosis, sun damage, and T-cell lymphomas.

Botox® – injection for excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis), when not responsive to conventional treatment.

Biologic and systemic medication management – for treatment of plaque psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, allergic reactions, alopecia areata, connective tissue diseases, autoimmune diseases, contact dermatitis and acne.

Cosmetic Services

Chemical peels – rejuvenates the skin or treats stubborn acne while giving the skin a radiant glow.

Micro needling – skin resurfacing, rejuvenation, tightening and scar remodeling, regardless of skin type.

Injectables – 

  • Botox® – improves the look of moderate-to-severe frown lines on the forehead and between the eyebrows and/or crow’s feet lines.
  • Cosmetic Fillers – replaces facial volume and correction of moderate-to-severe facial wrinkles and folds - Radiesse®, Restylane®, Restylane® Lyft, Belotero®, Vollure™, Voluma® XC, Volbella® XC, and Sculptra®
  • Kybella® – destroys fat cells under the chin to reduce the appearance of a double chin.
  • Sclerotherapy – hypertonic saline injections for the treatment of spider veins.

Galveston clinic specific procedures

  • Fraxel® laser – improvement in the appearance of aging skin and treatment of scars.
  • Cutera XEO® laser – hair reduction, vascular therapy (telangiectasia, spider veins, port wine stains, deep reticular veins).
  • Diode laser – treatment of superficial pigmented and vascular lesions.
  • Coolsculpting® – Non-Invasive FDA-cleared alternative to liposuction. Treatment provides body contouring by using cold therapy to freeze unwanted fat away.

Bay Colony clinic specific procedures

  • Cutera Excel V™ laser – hair reduction, treatment for vascular concerns (redness, unsightly veins) and benign pigmented lesions (age spots, sun spots, discoloration) on the face and body. Also, treats many common skin concerns including rosacea and acne scars.
    • Laser Genesis™– the use of micro-pulses of laser energy to activate collagen remodeling to improve the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, and diminish the signs of aging such as facial redness and brown spots.
  • Ultherapy®– the only non-invasive FDA-cleared procedure that lifts and tightens your neck, chin and brow, and improves fine lines and wrinkles on the chest.

Product lines available for purchase – SkinCeuticals® and Elta MD®.

Our Locations

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