Pittsburgh Skin provides comprehensive dermatologic care and specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of all skin conditions.


skin exams

Regular skin exams are recommended for patients at risk for skin cancer, this includes patients with a history of skin cancer, family history of melanoma, tanning bed use, high number of moles or history of abnormal moles. Studies show that skin exams by a board certified dermatologist detect skin cancer at an earlier stage.

acne and rosacea

These are common skin conditions that can appear in various forms at any stage in life. At Pittsburgh Skin, Dr. Vélez will create an individualized treatment plan for you that may combine topical and/or oral medications.

rashes

Dr. Vélez evaluates and treats a wide variety of rashes including eczema, psoriasis, allergic reactions and other inflammatory skin conditions.

nail disease

Dr. Vélez trained with a leader in the field of nail disease and has a particular interest in nail conditions. She has significant experience in nail surgery for both the diagnosis and treatment of nail disorders.

hair loss

The pattern of hair loss, history of presentation and associated symptoms can help determine the cause of hair loss and how best to treat it. Dr. Vélez will perform a thorough exam and consider your medical history in order to help identify the cause of hair loss. In some cases, a scalp biopsy may be necessary. Treatment for hair loss can be challenging but we offer a range of topical, oral and injected medications, including platelet rich plasma.

actinic keratoses

These are precancerous growths caused by years of sun damage. They often appear as a persistent scaly or rough patch on a sun exposed area (ie: face, hands) that can be sore or easily irritated. Actinic keratoses can be treated with liquid nitrogen, topical prescription medication or in-office treatments including chemical peels and photodynamic therapy (PDT).

warts

An often frustrating condition, warts that do not respond to over the counter treatments should be evaluated by a dermatologist. Pittsburgh Skin has a variety of treatment options for warts.