Brett Coldiron MD

Dermatologists honored as ‘Leaders of Distinction’Doctors recognized by JDD for their contributions to the specialty during The Orlando Dermatology Aesthetic and Clinical Conference
AAD issues Choosing Wisely recommendationsThe American Academy of Dermatology has joined the Choosing Wisely campaign, recently releasing its list of five specific tests or procedures that are commonly performed but are not always necessary and might even cause harm.
To improve outsiders’ view of specialty, derms must police own ranksOther physicians’ negative perceptions of dermatologists won’t change unless dermatologists police their own ranks more aggressively and step up in their communities, an expert says.
Dermatologists take 'hammering' with cuts to three reimbursement codesFederal regulators are more closely scrutinizing some dermatologic surgery codes, including those that are considered the “bread and butter” for skin cancer repairs. And codes that are deemed misvalued could be cut by as much as one-third by Medicare. Commercial carriers could follow suit.