Dermatology Conditions We Treat

MUSC Health is home to the only dermatology program in South Carolina offering comprehensive services, including detailed evaluations and the latest treatments. We deliver expert care for any condition affecting the skin, hair or nails.

Expert Care for Any Dermatologic Condition 

People from across South Carolina and in neighboring communities look to us to treat rare and complex problems, as do their doctors. For more common conditions, our deep expertise helps you achieve lasting relief from persistent symptoms.

Dermatology conditions we treat include:

Skin Cancer

We offer exceptional care for any skin cancer diagnosis. Our team includes renowned skin cancer surgeons who remove the disease with extremely high success rates. Find out more about surgical dermatology and Mohs surgery. 

  • Common forms of skin cancer we treat include:
  • Basal cell carcinoma
  • Squamous cell carcinoma 
  • Melanoma
  • Other less common types of skin cancer

Inflammatory Skin Disease

Inflammatory skin diseases include most rashes, hives, psoriasis, eczema, acne and blistering skin diseases. Some of these conditions can irritate your skin or cause itching that ranges from mild to severe. These conditions may also interfere with your sleep and daily activities.

Getting to the source of inflammatory skin conditions often requires special expertise, which you’ll find at MUSC Health. We are national leaders in both dermatology and dermatopathology, a specialty dedicated to diagnosing skin conditions at the microscopic level. Our expertise helps you get a precise diagnosis and much-needed relief. Learn more about medical dermatology.

We treat all forms of inflammatory skin disease. The most common conditions include:

  • Acne
  • Contact Allergy
  • Eczema
  • Hives
  • Psoriasis
  • Rosacea

Pediatric Dermatology

Children experience skin problems differently than adults do, as their skin is more sensitive and still developing. Also, many skin problems are unique to children. That’s why it’s important they receive care from a dermatologist who specializes in pediatric dermatology.

We are the only teaching program in South Carolina where children receive care from such specialists. Our pediatric dermatologists treat children of all ages, including newborns and teens. We deliver safe, effective care for any diagnosis. Find out more about pediatric dermatology at MUSC Children's Health.

Common pediatric skin disorders include:

  • Acne
  • Eczema
  • Inherited (genetic) skin disorders
  • Vascular malformations and hemangiomas

Environmental (Contact) Allergies

Contact allergies can occur with almost any product that touches the skin, including:

  • Cosmetics
  • Creams
  • Fabric Dyes and Softeners
  • Fragrances (Perfumes and Colognes)
  • Lotions
  • Metals
  • Preservatives
  • Rubber

Allergies may occur in the workplace as well as with common consumer products. We offer comprehensive allergy testing and the full range of environmental and occupational dermatology.

Experts at MUSC Health help you get the care you need as quickly as possible. Find out more about medical dermatology.

Hair & Nail Conditions

Hair and nail diseases range from excess hair growth to scarring, hair loss and skin cancers affecting the nails. Our team of experts gets to the source of the problem and recommends the treatments that best meet your needs. Learn more about medical dermatology.

Hair and nail conditions we treat include:

  • Excessive Hair (Hirsutism)
  • Hair Loss (Alopecia)
  • Nail Fungus
  • Nail Infections
  • Tumors (Fingers, Toes and Nails)