Medical Dermatology Specialist

Hawaii Dermatology & Surgery, Inc.

Dermatology located in Aiea, HI & Honolulu, HI

When struggling with a medical condition that affects your skin, hair, or nails, you need experts in medical dermatology. At Hawaii Dermatology & Surgery, Inc., with a main office in Aiea and a satellite office in Honolulu, Hawaii, William Wong Sr., MD, and the professional team pride themselves on their holistic approach to medical dermatology. They not only diagnose and treat skin, hair, and nail conditions, but they spend time educating you about your health issue and treatment options. To schedule your medical dermatology appointment, call the office nearest you or book online today.

Medical Dermatology Q&A

What is medical dermatology?

Medical dermatology focuses on the health and wellness of your skin, hair, and nails. This includes diagnosing and treating various diseases and conditions that affect these body parts.

The team of practitioners at Hawaii Dermatology & Surgery, Inc. takes a holistic and patient-centered approach to medical dermatology. They take the time to listen to your concerns so they can be responsive to your needs.

They also educate you about your condition and the treatment options. The team believes that well-informed patients are better prepared to make decisions about their health and well-being. 

What conditions benefit from medical dermatology?

Any condition that affects your skin, hair, or nails benefits from a medical dermatology evaluation. The knowledgeable and professional team at Hawaii Dermatology & Surgery, Inc. can diagnose and treat a wide range of conditions, including:

  • Eczema
  • Psoriasis
  • Acne
  • Rosacea
  • Warts
  • Moles
  • Skin cancer
  • Tinea versicolor
  • Vitiligo
  • Herpes
  • Cold sores
  • Dry or sweaty skin
  • Itchy skin and rashes
  • Hair loss
  • Nail fungus

Hawaii Dermatology & Surgery, Inc. provides medical dermatology services for all ages, including infants, teens, and adults. 

What can I expect during a medical dermatology appointment?

You can expect a patient-focused exam during your medical dermatology appointment at Hawaii Dermatology & Surgery, Inc. The team takes a holistic approach to care, which means they focus on your whole-body health and not just your skin concern. 

During your appointment, they ask detailed questions about your concerns. They also review your personal medical and family history and the types of medications and supplements you take.

Your provider then examines your skin. To confirm or rule out a diagnosis, they may run blood work or take a sample of your skin or nail and send it to a pathology lab for an evaluation. 

What happens after my medical dermatology evaluation?

After your examination, the team at Hawaii Dermatology & Surgery, Inc. talks to you about your diagnosis and treatment options. Your treatment plan may include:

  • A skin care regimen
  • Over-the-counter creams or lotions
  • Prescription medication
  • Phototherapy
  • Surgical excision

They schedule regular follow-up appointments to monitor your condition and adjust your plan as needed.

For expert medical dermatology care from an experienced and knowledgeable team, call Hawaii Dermatology & Surgery, Inc. or book an appointment online today.