Dr. James Poitras MD
Dermatologists — Clearwater, FLContact Dr. Poitras
Dr. James Poitras specializes in dermatology, general surgery, procedural dermatology in Clearwater, Florida. Details of Dr. Poitras' 34 years experience as an MD, his hospital affiliation and education at Georgetown University are available on your free doctor report.
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3131 N Mcmullen Booth Rd
Clearwater, FL 33761
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A dermatologist is trained to diagnose and treat pediatric and adult patients with benign and malignant disorders of the skin, mouth, external genitalia, hair and nails, as well as a number of sexually transmitted diseases. The dermatologist has had additional training and experience in the diagnosis and treatment of skin cancers, melanomas, moles, and other tumors of the skin, the management of contact dermatitis, and other allergic and nonallergic skin disorders, and in the recognition of the skin manifestations of systemic (including internal malignancy) and infectious diseases. Dermatologists have special training in dermatopathology and in the surgical techniques used in dermatology. They also have expertise in the management of cosmetic disorders of the skin such as hair loss and scars, and the skin changes associated with aging., General SurgeryGeneral Surgery
A surgeon manages a broad spectrum of surgical conditions affecting almost any area of the body. The surgeon established the diagnosis and provides the preoperative, operative, and postoperative care to surgical patients and is usually responsible for the comprehensive management of the trauma victim and the critically ill surgical patient. The surgeon uses a variety of diagnostic techniques, including endoscopy, for observing internal structures, and may use specialized instruments during operative procedures. A general surgeon is expected to be familiar with the salient features of other surgical specialties in order to recognize problems in those areas and to know when to refer a patient to another specialist. and Procedural Dermatology..
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Dr. Poitras is affiliated with 1 hospital:
2025 Indian Rocks Rd S
Largo, FL 33774
LicenseDr. James Poitras has been confirmed to have a license in Florida
EducationDr. Poitras attended medical school at Georgetown University School of Medicine and graduated in 1979 having 34 years experience. Additional Dermatology training was conducted at Fairview University Medical Center. Additional Dermatology training was conducted at Albany Medical Center Hospital.
While there is no proven correlation between the quality of one's educational institution and the quality of one's professional competence, it is often an indicator. Medical schools have various levels of selectivity (some are harder to get into than others), and both the quality of their clinical training and level of research are measured. Additional medical training in both residency and fellowships and the facilities they are conducted at also provide a history of the doctors' level of training and experience.
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