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Dr. Lacartia Best specializes in dermatology in Columbia, Maryland.
Dr. Lacartia Best has been compared 747 times. Details of Dr. Best's 19 years experience as an MD, her hospital affiliation and education at Georgetown University are available on your free doctor report.
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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..
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Dr. Best attended medical school at Georgetown University School of Medicine and graduated in 1995 having 19 years experience.
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