Finding a Dermatologist in Long Island (Roslyn, East Setauket, Commack, Franklin Square)

Finding any kind of a physician can be a bit of a hassle, especially in Long Island. Between Nassau and Suffolk there are a great deal of dermatologists to choose from. So how do you got about finding the right dermatologist for your needs.

Seeing a dermatologist yearly to track the changes in your skin and skin conditions is very important. So how do you go about finding a dermatologist that you are comfortable seeing for years to follow?

Below are general characteristics patients typically look for when choosing a physician:

  • Board Certification
  • Range of Services
  • Insurance
  • Good Diagnostician
  • Customer Service
  • Experience
  • Facility
  • Physician’s Sex
  • Bedside Manner

Additional explanations of how to choose the right dermatologist:

Board Certification

A board certification is your guarantee to knowing that the dermatologist is qualified to be practicing medicine. Credentials are extremely important in the medical field, having this kind of certification shows that the physician went through rigorous education and training to get that accreditation. It is important to mention that board certified dermatologists are trained to treat patients of all ages and in a number of different fields including:

  • Medical Dermatology
  • Dermatopathology
  • Surgical Dermatology
  • Cosmetic Dermatology

To find what certification a physician has use websites like www.aad.org

Get a better sense of who they are

Visit the practice or doctor’s website to learn more about them. There you can learn where they are from, what schools they attended, places they’ve worked and sometimes even additional work they’ve done like seminars and teaching.

Get Recommendations

Many times people will rely on the reviews of people online that they do not know. To get a better sense of who you should see consider speaking to your primary care physician. Their office many times will be able to provide you with a list of dermatologists in the Long Island area. Another great way to find a dermatologist is asking friends and family in your area, what better way to find a reliable doctor in your area than talking to the people you know and trust.

Important to check insurances

Checking your insurance companies physician director finder not only helps you find a dermatologist in the Long Island area, but it also helps you know if that physician takes your insurance. Be aware that many insurance companies to not cover cosmetic treatments, so it is something to think about in your search.

Use all-in-one sites

Websites like ZocDoc are a great way to check physician availability, find location information, read reviews from former patients and even see if they take your insurance. It’s like a one-stop-shop for finding your Long Island dermatologist. Simply go to www.zocdoc.com, select your specialty as dermatologist, your location as Long Island, NY – or get more specific with your town, and list your insurance carrier.

Finding the right dermatologist for you will definitely take time and some research, we hope that the tips explained here will help that process a little bit easier. The goal is to find exceptional service with a physician you trust!

Advanced Dermatology Long Island Locations:

East Setauket
4 Technology Drive, Suite 180
East Setauket, NY 11733
For more about this location click here.

Commack
366 Veterans Memorial Highway
Commack, NY 11725
For more about this location click here.

West Islip
510 Montauk Hwy.
West Islip, NY 11795
For more about this location click here.

Roslyn
175 IU Willets Rd.
Albertson, NY 11507
Fore more about this location click here.

Franklin Square
1078 Oaks Drive, 2nd Floor
Franklin Square, NY 11010
For more about this location click here.

Our Long Island locations offer an array of medical and cosmetic dermatological services to Nassau and Suffolk County communities.