A good dermatologist?

dry winter skin knucklesAlison asks:

Any recommendations on a local dermatologist?

We hear that, in addition to trying to find a good dermatologist, Alison is also looking for one who might do well with kids.

So, got a suggestion? Please share! As usual for these types of questions, non-redeemable bonus points for a quick explanation about why that doctor is good -- thorough, good listener, whatever.

Comments

Dr Teddy Pan came highly recommended to me.

Dr Joel Spiro is good and the nurse practitioner who works with him (I think her name is Nancy) is excellent. Dermatologists can be very difficult to get an appointment with, so start early.

I can 2nd the recommendation for Dr. Pan. His office is near Harriman Campus. Great doc.

I agree that Nancy, Joel Spiro's nurse practitioner, is excellent. Spiro, however, is a dinosaur of the old school so be prepared for him to pat you on the knee and call you "honey." I prefer to avoid the old coot and if I had a serious medical issue (skin cancer instead of adult acne), I'd find another dermatologist.

I have been going to Dr. Jerome Hill in Glenmont for years. Sometimes you wait awhile to be seen but he spends quality time with you, listening and answering questions. Love him.

Dr. Jerome Hill is excellent. His Physician's Assistant (PA) is also wonderful.
450 Rte 9W, Glenmont, NY 12077
(518) 434-8121

Went to Dr. Spiro to get a mole removed. He is old school and doesn't have the nicest bedside manner but overall the experience was good. He told me if my insurance didn't cover it he would charge me $100. He sent me a bill for $275 but when I called they dropped it to the $100 agreed upon price.

I second Dr. Jerome Hill and his practice. I have seen both Dr. Hill and his nurse practitioner. Excellent. Good with kids as well.

Say Something!

We'd really like you to take part in the conversation here at All Over Albany. But we do have a few rules here. Don't worry, they're easy. The first: be kind. The second: treat everyone else with the same respect you'd like to see in return. Cool? Great, post away. Comments are moderated so it might take a little while for your comment to show up. Thanks for being patient.

The Scoop

Ever wish you had a smart, savvy friend with the inside line on what's happening around the Capital Region? You know, the kind of stuff that makes your life just a little bit better? Yeah, we do, too. That's why we created All Over Albany. Find out more.

Recently on All Over Albany

The Northeast, upper Midwest, and the South... uh, really?

The map above is via Quartz. And it's based on the work of a linguistic researcher who sifted through millions of Twitter posts looking for... (more)

Green power

Farther afield: The power company for Burlington, Vermont -- a city of 42,000 residents -- says it now gets 100 percent of its electrical power... (more)

In-between places: Waterford

The Capital Region is full of cities, towns, villages, and hamlets. And some of these places -- like Albany or Saratoga Springs or Troy or... (more)

GMO apple

The company that created the "Arctic Apple," the genetically-modified apple variety that's said to resist browning, has been field testing the variety on trees in... (more)

Found Footage Festival at Proctors

Could be (cringe-inducing) fun: The Found Footage Festival tour, a film and live comedy show, will be at Proctors this Wednesday. Blurbage: The Found Footage... (more)

Recent Comments

I think *not* composting sounds odd. Especially when we constantly hear about our ever growing landfill.

The week ahead

...has 2 comments, most recently from Lana

GMO apple

...has 2 comments, most recently from Daniel B.

The Northeast, upper Midwest, and the South... uh, really?

...has 1 comment, most recently from Bob

City Line Bar and Grill

...has 8 comments, most recently from Ron

In-between places: Waterford

...has 1 comment, most recently from J