Dr. Ally-Khan Somani

Dermatology
Indianapolis, IN
18 years experience male

Locations

Office

Indianapolis, IN

Address

Department of Dermatology, Indiana university Hospital, 550 North. University Blvd., Indianapolis, IN
Directions

My office hours

Saturday: Closed
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Insurances accepted

Anthem BC Life & Health Insurance Company

CIGNA Health Care

United HealthCare Insurance Company

Humana Insurance Company

Aetna Life Insurance Company

Sagamore Health Network, Inc

Great-West Healthcare

Golden Rule Insurance Company

Coventry Health Care

About

Bio

Ally-Khan Somani , BSc, MD, PhD, FAAD is a board certified dermatologist and physician-surgeon/scientist. He is an Assistant Professor of Dermatology and the Director of Dermatologic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology in the Department of Dermatology at the Indiana University School of Medicine. His clinical practice is focused on treating skin cancers using Mohs micrographic surgery followed by reconstructive surgery. He also performs cosmetic procedures including laser surgery. His research is focused on skin cancers, wound healing and aging. He has also authored numerous peer-reviewed scientific articles and book chapters and serves as an ad-hoc reviewer for several scientific and dermatology journals including Dermatologic Surgery, Journal of Investigative Dermatology, the Archives of Dermatology, and the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.

Specialties
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Dermatology

Doctor Q&A

445 Answers
597 Agrees
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ally-Khan Somani
18 years experience Dermatology
Yes. Avoid Friction: What you describe is a frictional blister. Best way to heal this is to avoid direct friction or rubbing of the area. Protecting the area with a band-A ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ally-Khan Somani
18 years experience Dermatology
Need to be seen!: Best thing to do is to have it checked by a dermatologist. If the small bumps are dome shaped with a central dimple, it could be molluscum contagiosu ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Ally-Khan Somani
18 years experience Dermatology
Have it checked!: If the lesion is changing in size or has been getting bigger have it checked sooner. There are many benign growths on the skin, but no way to tell wit ... Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thanks I never knew that my sister told me certain types of skin cancer was contagious through physical contact sexual or non sexual but I was always
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you so much for a detailed diagnosis. I'm disappointed that I did this. If you want to hear the whole story, please email me [email protected]
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This week my son had pink eye and after to drops of oflaxin and ten minutes....hives! This one seemed to be a direct result of the antibiotic drops. Would love your thoughts

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine, ON
Graduated 2002MD

Medical/Graduate school

University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine, ON
Graduated 2000MD

Residency

University Hospitals Case Medical Center

Awards

Listed in "America's Top Dermatologists" by the Consumers Research Council of America (CRCA) (2009)
Listed in Marquis Who's Who in America (2012-present).
Richard B. Stoughton Memorial Fellowship (2006)

Affiliations

Indiana University Health Physicians
Indiana University Health Dermatology
Indiana University Health
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