As an expert dermatologist, Dr. Robert Griffith III, MD specializes in diagnosing and treating more than 3000 diseases pertaining to the skin, nails, and hair. Dermatologists also deal with cosmetic concerns of patients in these areas which can significantly lower the self worth of patients and cause discomfort, making it difficult to carry out daily tasks. He is qualified to deal with skin conditions such as warts, dermatitis, skin cancer, fungal infections, acne, psoriasis, eczema, cold sores, and more. In some cases, dermatologists can also perform skin surgery to remove skin cancer, discolourations and growths. They can also help in the prevention and early control of diseases, reduce any damage to the skin resulting from sunlight, aging, or disease, and diagnose skin condition following a biopsy.
Dermatologists need to have expertise in basic sciences which include pathology, physics, endocrinology, microbiology, physiology, as well as biochemistry. Medical specialities are necessary since so many skin diseases and other external issues are linked to several internal conditions. Early assessment and diagnosis allows for more successful implementation of a treatment plan so that the patient has the best chances of recovery.
Dr. Robert Griffith III, MD is rated as a top dermatologist in the Knoxville, TN area.
Dr. Robert Griffith III, MD is accepting new patients at his practice located at 6311 Kingston Pike Ste 22e, Knoxville, TN, 37919. To book an appointment, please call (865) 588-1361