Dr. Robert Bader

Dermatology
Deerfield Beach, FL
29 years experience male

Locations

Office

Deerfield Beach

Address

1500 E. Hillsboro Blvd, Suite 204, Deerfield Beach
Directions

My office hours

Thursday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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Insurances accepted

BlueCross BlueShield

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RSB Dermatology Inc

Deerfield Beach, FL

About

Bio

Robert S. Bader, M.D. is an Ivy-League trained physician and surgeon who is a board-certified Dermatologist Mohs' Surgeon. Aside from having training in Internal Medicine and Dermatology, Dr. Bader completed a fully accredited fellowship in Cosmetic Surgery under the auspices of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery. Dr. Bader has written several book chapters on cosmetic procedures and has authored numerous articles in well-respected medical journals. Dr. Bader has been an invited speaker at several national medical meetings and has shown his remarkable procedures on major television networks. In 2005, Dr. Bader was invited to be the official team Dermatologist and Dermatologic Surgeon for the Florida Panthers NHL Hockey Team. Recently, Dr. Bader was named "One of America's Best Physicians" for 2004 through 2011.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Dermatology

Cosmetic Surgery

Pediatric Dermatology

Licenses

United States: Florida

Doctor Q&A

215 Answers
27 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Bader
Dermatology 29 years experience
Is ringworm a worm: No. Ringworm is caused by a fungus that affects the top, outermost layer of skin.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Bader
Dermatology 29 years experience
Eczema: There are many different kinds of eczema and dermatitis. 1. Contact dermatitis--an allergy, such as poison ivy. Typically, there are red bumps or bl... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Robert Bader
Dermatology 29 years experience
Bruising under skin: The most common cause of easy bruising is senile purpura. This usually occurs in middle-aged or elderly, fair-skinned persons who have had a lot of su... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Bader
Dermatology 29 years experience
Lamisil (terbinafine) Cream: Tinea cruris, or "jock itch", is a common condition that is caused by a fungus that affects the skin. Lamisil (terbinafine) cream is a common treatmen... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Bader
Dermatology 29 years experience
OTC Acne Treatment: If one is getting scarring (not staining, but depressed or pitted scars), one should seek a medical opinion for prescription treatment. The following ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Bader
Dermatology 29 years experience
Acne treatments: There are several forms of acne and treatments are specific for different types of acne. Here are the mainstays of prescription treatment: clogged ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Bader
Dermatology 29 years experience
Ringworm bruise: It would be most uncommn to get a bruise after ringworm. Why? The fungus affects the outermost portion of the skin where there is no blood. The ski... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Bader
Dermatology 29 years experience
Acne treatments: There are several forms of acne and treatments are specific for different types of acne. Here are the mainstays of prescription treatment: clogged ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Bader
Dermatology 29 years experience
Benzoyl: Benzoyl peroxide may be the most effective otc treatment for mild to moderate inflammatory acne.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Bader
Dermatology 29 years experience
Folliculitis: Folliculitis is inflammation of the hair follicles. Often, this is caused by staphylococcus aureus rrequiring topical or occasionally oral antibiotic... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Bader
Dermatology 29 years experience
Benzoyl peroxide: IT is a great medicine for acne. It is extremely effective at killing the bacteria that causes acne. It generally takes 6-8 weeks to see significant i... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Robert Bader
Dermatology 29 years experience
MRSA: MRSA is a common skin infection that is treated with oral antibiotics. If an abscess is present, surgical drainage is required. In nearly all cases, ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Bader
Dermatology 29 years experience
Acne treatments: There are several forms of acne and treatments are specific for different types of acne. Here are the mainstays of prescription treatment: clogged ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Bader
Dermatology 29 years experience
Ink poisening: I have never seen a case of 'ink poisoning'.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Bader
Dermatology 29 years experience
Dry skin : Dandruff like flakes can come from dry skin.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Bader
Dermatology 29 years experience
Dark Spot Treatment: First of all, there are several causes for dark spots. Dark spots caused from skin injury, post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation, can be treated with th... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Bader
Dermatology 29 years experience
Boils: A boil is a localized collection of pus and bacteria. This requires drainage and, often, antibiotics. As staph is extremely common, delay in treatm... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Bader
Dermatology 29 years experience
More info needed: Need more information to accurately answer your question. How long do the spots last? How do they start? How do they change with time? How large... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Bader
Dermatology 29 years experience
Bumps after peel: It is nearly impossible to tell what the bumps are without photographs. It is not uncommon for one to get a break-out of rosacea (adult acne) or ev... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Bader
Dermatology 29 years experience
Insect bites: Everyone is affected differently by insect bites, such as mosquitos. Some have little if any reaction. Others have strong reactions resulting in sever... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Bader
Dermatology 29 years experience
Shampoo: Most people use the same shampoo, but one can certainly use different ones. For some skin conditions, such as seborrhea, i often have patients alterna... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Bader
Dermatology 29 years experience
Sensitive skin: It is nearly impossible to develop "extreme skin sensitivity" from something used many years ago. The two may be related--you may have sensitive skin ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Bader
Dermatology 29 years experience
Hair loss in women: First, one must identify what type of hair loss they have: famale pattern, alopecia areata, telogen efluvium, etc. Get the diagnosis first. Female ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Bader
Dermatology 29 years experience
Depends : There are several different treatments available. Freezing typically takes 7-10 days to heal acid-type treatments takes 7-10 days as well. Top... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Bader
Dermatology 29 years experience
Yes: Ketoconazole is commonly used for skin fungus. It treats most fungal infections of the skin and some yeast infections as well.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Bader
Dermatology 29 years experience
Acne treatments: There are several forms of acne and treatments are specific for different types of acne. Here are the mainstays of prescription treatment: clogged ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Bader
Dermatology 29 years experience
Fungus on palm: Amlactin cream and Lamisil (terbinafine) cream frequently the feet are affected.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Bader
Dermatology 29 years experience
Skin obstruction: Crazy glue or similar can obstruct skin.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Bader
Dermatology 29 years experience
Back and Chest Acne: If there is any scarring, seek immediate medical attention as it may get worse. Over-the-counter benzyl peroxide wash used once daily can be very e... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Bader
Dermatology 29 years experience
Eczema: There are many different kinds of eczema and dermatitis. 1. Contact dermatitis--an allergy, such as poison ivy. Typically, there are red bumps or bl... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Bader
Dermatology 29 years experience
Cold Sores: Cold sores are a herpes infection. You get such an infection from direct contact, such as kissing. Usually there is tingling of the skin followed b... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Bader
Dermatology 29 years experience
Tanning with eczema: Sun is often very helpful for eczema, although sometimes the involved skin does not tan as well as other areas, leaving mottled skin pigmentation.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Bader
Dermatology 29 years experience
Sore: There is no way to know what it is without being evaluated. Pilar cysts are very common on the scalp, are harmless, but generally do not hurt alhoug... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Bader
Dermatology 29 years experience
Ask: Ask about treatment cost. Get generic medications when possible.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Bader
Dermatology 29 years experience
Tinea versicolor: Tinea versicolor is caused by a yeast. Treatments are aimed at killing the yeast, which occurs in as little as 1-2 weeks. Unfortunately, if there is s... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Bader
Dermatology 29 years experience
Nystatin clotrimazol: Nystatin treats yeast, not fungus.
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Bader
Dermatology 29 years experience
No: Senile purpura is a common condition that affects middle-aged and elderly, fair skinned persons. Typically, the forearms and anterior legs are affecte... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Bader
Dermatology 29 years experience
Eczema: There are many different kinds of eczema and dermatitis. 1. Contact dermatitis--an allergy, such as poison ivy. Typically, there are red bumps or bl... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Bader
Dermatology 29 years experience
Bumps on the penis: The most common sexually transmitted disease is condyloma, which presents as flesh-colored or tan-brown bumps. These bumps can be anywhere on the peni... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Bader
Dermatology 29 years experience
Acne treatments: There are several forms of acne and treatments are specific for different types of acne. Here are the mainstays of prescription treatment: clogged ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Bader
Dermatology 29 years experience
Peeling lips: There are several reasons to have peeling lips. Irritation or allergy from lip balms or lipstick is common. Avoid these products until resolved. 1% Hy... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Bader
Dermatology 29 years experience
Skin Cancer Treatment: It really depends upon the treatment chosen. For excisions (when the cancer is cut out), a margin of normal appearing skin is removed as well and t... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Bader
Dermatology 29 years experience
Hydroquinone: One of the most effective treatments for "skin stains", or darkening of the skin after acne, is hydroquinone. It is available without a prescription i... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Bader
Dermatology 29 years experience
Dandruff: Dandruff, or seborrheic dermatitis, is a common disorder that is believed to be caused by a yeast. Most treatments are geared at reducing the yeast... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Bader
Dermatology 29 years experience
Acne Body Wash: The most commonly used body wash for acne is benzoyl peroxide 5-10%. It is readily available without a prescription and is used once daily. Once shoul... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Bader
Dermatology 29 years experience
Wart Treatments: Several wart treatments exist that are available without a prescription. 1. Salicylic acid. This is most effective against plantar warts (warts on ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Bader
Dermatology 29 years experience
Dandruff: Dandruff, or seborrheic dermatitis, is a common disorder that is believed to be caused by a yeast. Most treatments are geared at reducing the yeast... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Bader
Dermatology 29 years experience
Dandruff: Dandruff, or seborrheic dermatitis, is a common disorder that is believed to be caused by a yeast. Most treatments are geared at reducing the yeast... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Bader
Dermatology 29 years experience
Cause of warts: Hpv - human papillomavirus causes warts. It is a dna virus that once in the skin, it is there forever. That being said, they are never removed fore... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Bader
Dermatology 29 years experience
Acne treatments: There are several forms of acne and treatments are specific for different types of acne. Here are the mainstays of prescription treatment: clogged ... Read More
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Testimonials
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Jun 6, 2013
Dr Bader is providing an excellent service to the public through his contributions on HealthTap. He is clearly very knowledgable I recommend Dr. Bader.
Jun 6, 2013
Extremely knowledgable and accurate.
Jun 6, 2013
Extremely knowledgable and accurate.
HealthTap member
Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I have been battling his for many years. It comes and goes and usually goes before I make it to a doctor, but now I think I've had enough.
HealthTap member
This was very helpful. Thanks! Thanks! I have my first on my leg. Thought they only were on hands / arms. 64 and thin skinned, very light skin tone, too. Take aspirin daily. TY
HealthTap member
Thanks!I used benzoyle peroxide in my teenage years.i also tried proactiv.it will work but come back once I stop.not sure if it can be cured

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

George Washington University Medical School, DC
Graduated 1994MD

Medical/Graduate school

George Washington University, School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Graduated 1994MD

Residency

Hahnemann University Hospital

Residency

Yale New Haven Hospital

Awards

Best Dermatologists, Talk of the Town
Top Dermatologist , Second Place, Florida - Winter
2013
Top Dermatologist , Second Place, Florida - Summer
2013

Affiliations

American Academy of Dermatology
American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
American Society for Mohs Surgery
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