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General Dermatology

Board-certified general dermatology services at Dermatology of Athens.

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General Dermatology

Board-certified general dermatology services at Dermatology of Athens.


What is General Dermatology?

General dermatology is the branch of medicine that deals with ailments of the skin, hair, nails, and, in most cases, the mucous membranes. A general dermatologist is highly-trained in evaluating, diagnosing, and treating various conditions and disorders through surgical and non-surgical methods. 

Additionally, our general dermatologists are experienced in helping patients maintain the health of their skin, hair, and nails through preventive care, which includes skin cancer screenings and regular check-ups.  


General Dermatology FAQs

Do you want to learn more about general dermatology, such as what a dermatologist is, what they do, and the type of skin conditions and diseases we treat with general dermatology in Athens, Georgia? Browse our FAQs section where our dermatologists answer those questions and more. 

A general dermatologist specializes in using various tools and techniques to evaluate, diagnose, and treat a wide range of conditions and disorders that affect the skin, hair, nails, and mucous membranes. 

From eczema and psoriasis to more serious conditions like skin cancer and alopecia, a general dermatologist can help you restore your health through personalized treatment plans. Contact Dermatology of Athens if you’re searching for professional dermatology services in Athens, Georgia.

Yes, a dermatologist is a type of doctor. Similar to doctors in other medical fields, a dermatologist has to complete around twelve years of education and training, and pass a variety of exams, to obtain their doctorate and become a board-certified physician. 

Within the dermatology field of medicine, you will find many providers are P.A.s, which stands for Physician Assistants. A physician assistant is a medical professional who practices under the direction of a licensed physician. 

At Dermatology of Athens, our physician assistant is the exceptional Jordan Ashford. She is board-certified, has a master’s degree in the Physician Assistant program, and has years of training and experience in diagnosing and treating most skin conditions, as well as performing many in-office procedures.

At Dermatology of Athens, the most common skin conditions and disorders we treat are: 

This list is by no means exhaustive. If you are struggling with a skin condition not mentioned here, please contact our clinic and schedule an appointment with one of our providers. We’re here to help you find relief by identifying and treating the issue. 

In most cases, preventive care or medically necessary dermatology visits and treatments are covered by insurance. This includes visits such as skin cancer screenings or skin cancer treatment. Elective treatments are generally not covered, which may include cosmetic dermatology treatments like Botox or dermal fillers. 

For more information on your particular healthcare coverage, we recommend that you consult with your insurance provider before scheduling a dermatology appointment at Dermatology of Athens. 


General Dermatology Photos

Get a better understanding of what occurs at a general dermatology appointment by viewing our helpful photo gallery below. When you’re ready to schedule a dermatology appointment in Athens, contact us


Schedule a Dermatology Appointment in Athens, Georgia

Are you ready to prioritize the health of your skin, hair, and nails? Schedule a dermatology appointment today with one of our board-certified providers. We’ll help you maintain and restore your health through professional skin, hair, and nail evaluations, diagnoses, and treatment plans. 

Schedule a dermatology appointment at Dermatology of Athens by requesting an appointment online or by calling our clinic at (706) 353-8220.

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Have questions or concerns? Please call us at 706.353.8220

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