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Dr. Matthew Woods

Dermatology
Gilbert, AZ
17 years experience male

Locations

Southwest Skin Laboratory

Gilbert, AZ

Address

1684 E. Boston St #105, Gilbert, AZ
Directions

My office hours

Tuesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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Practice website

Fax

4808550086

Insurances accepted

BlueCross BlueShield

Medicare

UnitedHealthcare

Aetna Life Insurance Company

Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Arizona

Cigna

Golden Rule Insurance Company

Health Net of Arizona

Humana Insurance Company

Medicaid

Three Rivers Holdings

Desert Sky Dermatology

Gilbert, AZ

About

Bio

Dr. Woods is a board certified, fellowship-trained dermatologist with expertise in medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology. He also specializes in dermatopathology and is the medical director of a dermatopathology laboratory offering a full range of special and immunoperoxidase stains. Dr. Woods offers the most advanced treatments and treats patients of all ages.

Specialties
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Dermatology

Aesthetic Medicine

Pathology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

6 Answers
0 Agrees
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Woods
Dermatology 17 years experience
Antiviral medication: New evidence shows that pityriasis rosea is caused by a reactivation of the human herpes viruses 6/7. This virus causes roseola, a common rash associ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Woods
Dermatology 17 years experience
They aren't: Babies often develop seborrheic dermatitis shortly after birth, which can look like eczema. However, true atopic dermatitis is extremely rare in neon... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Matthew Woods
Dermatology 17 years experience
Yes (with a catch): The bumps on your skin and the itching are due to your immune system's reaction to the presence of the mite--not directly due to the mite itself. It ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Woods
Dermatology 17 years experience
Benzoyl peroxide : Bpo is a good place to start--there are many good over the counter preparations that you can leave on overnight and it will control mild acne. If you... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Woods
Dermatology 17 years experience
Plugged follicles: The vast majority of all acne lesions begin as a comedone, which is a small plugged hair follicle. Contrary to popular belief, the cause of these plu... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Woods
Dermatology 17 years experience
Quite unlikely: With hair transplantation the donor site is typically the posterior scalp, which is almost never affected to the degree that the crown/frontal scalp a... Read More

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Testimonials
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Thank you notes
Dr. Jennifer Cafardi
Nov 27, 2012
I highly endorse this doctor. Dr. Woods is a board-certified dermatologist and dermatopathologist who is very caring towards patients and very knowledgeable in the field. He has a broad background, ...Read More
Nov 27, 2012
I highly endorse this doctor. Dr Woods is a board-certified dermatologist with subspecialty in dermatopathology. Dr Woods has a broad knowledge base and is an outstanding physician with expertise in t...Read More
Nov 27, 2012
I endorse this doctor. He is ethical, kind, caring and extremely intelligent.
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Arizona College of Medicine, AZ
Graduated 2005MD

Residency

Oregon Health & Science University Hospitals

Residency

University of Arizona Medical Center

Residency

University of Arizona Medical Center

Awards

Outstanding Academic Acheivement, University of Arizona College of Medicine
Honor medical society, Alpha Omega Alpha
Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America

Affiliations

Alabama Dermatology Society
American Academy of Dermatology
American Board of Dermatology

Publications

Effects of a novel formulation of fluocinonide 0.1% cream on skin barrier function in atopic dermatitis.
Transcriptonal Activity of Two Xenopus laevis Pax-6 Genes: An In Vitro Analysis.
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