- The Business of Dermatology (2020; 1st Edition)
The ultimate guide to managing the multifaceted business aspects of a dermatology practice
Although board-certified dermatologists provide the best care for their patients, managing a practice and optimizing every facet of the business is a daunting endeavor. Business acumen is not taught in residency and is the most overlooked aspect of any given practice. The Business of Dermatology, written by esteemed dermatologists Jeffrey S. Dover, Kavita Mariwalla, and an impressive group of experts, provides a rare opportunity to learn about the operations side of practices across the country. Written in an informal tone, this unique book enables readers to be privy to a "40-way chat" with dermatologists whose practices are flourishing.
With a vast wealth of information relevant to the business side of a dermatology practice, this remarkable resource fills the gap between the training phase and acquisition of professional confidence. Fifty-five chapters offer insightful, highly practical pearls for everyone—from early-career dermatologists and those in solo-practice to employed physicians in large groups. Even the most seasoned practitioners will benefit from firsthand knowledge and real-world tips shared by physicians who have made their own mistakes trying to get practices off the ground and maintain them.
Written by top dermatologists from the perspective of "if we knew then what we know now…"
Organized in a format and style conducive to easy reading, with practical tips to implement immediately
Covers all practice-relevant topics, including office space and equipment, managing financials, diverse practice models, human resources, employment considerations, patient issues, pricing, essential surgical tools/supplies, marketing, and much more
Top ten lists in each chapter highlighting the key take-home points
The Business of Dermatology is an indispensable, one-stop source for all trainee and practicing dermatologists who need insightful guidance on setting up, organizing, managing, or optimizing their practice.
- Thieme Clinical Companions - Dermatology (2006; 1st Edition)
Dermatology, the first book in the new Thieme Clinical Companions series, presents the essential information on how to diagnose and treat the full range of dermatologic diseases. Compiled by expert physicians, this pocket guide describes the diagnostic approach and therapeutic options for a wide range of skin diseases. More than 300 full-color illustrations, diagrams, checklists, charts, and clinical tips illuminate all concepts and techniques described in the text. Basic aspects of skin biology and disease pathophysiology are also covered.
To aid quick reference and review, the book is organized into the following color-coded sections:
Introduction and Diagnosis: A concise overview of the biology and anatomy of the skin, followed by a step-by-step guide to the dermatologic evaluation.
Dermatologic Diseases: Extensive coverage of skin and hair disorders, with illustrations and essential information for each, including pathogenesis, clinical features, diagnostic approach, differential diagnosis, therapy, and more.
Therapy: Review of the current information on establishing a treatment plan, including topical, systemic, and radiation therapy, as well as operative dermatology, wound healing, and emergency treatment.
Useful Appendices: Common systemic medications and commonly used compounding recipes.
Dermatologic Differential Diagnosis: Comprehensive charts (with numerous cross-references) designed to help the reader recognize and fully understand the patient's signs and symptoms.
All dermatologists, residents, and trainees will benefit from keeping this compact portable guide on hand in the clinical setting.