Full Spectrum Dermatology Care

Welcome to Plantation Dermatology

Plantation Dermatology, formerly known as Altman Dermatology, offers the full spectrum of dermatologic services from medical to cosmetic. We are proud to offer the latest technology for our non-surgical and surgical procedures.





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Meet Dr. Scott Deckelbaum

Scott Deckelbaum, D.O., FAAD, FAOCD

Scott Deckelbaum, D.O., FAAD, FAOCD is a Board-Certified Dermatologist and Fellow of the American Osteopathic College of Dermatology highly trained in medical dermatology and Mohs surgery.

Dr. Deckelbaum has a special interest in skin cancer screenings, precancerous lesions, and the use of surgery to treat benign and malignant lesions of the skin. He has specialized training in Mohs Micrographic Surgery and advanced reconstruction techniques to treat high risk skin cancers on the head, neck and body.

Latest Blog Posts

What is actinic keratosis?

During annual skin cancer screenings at Plantation Dermatology, Dr. Scott Decklebaum and his team may evaluate the skin and look for lesions known as actinic keratosis. Actinic keratosis is a skin condition that can develop anywhere on the body, especially in areas where sun and tanning bed exposure has been prevalent. While the growth itself …

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What can be done about hypertrophic scars?

At Plantation Dermatology, we see patients in the Plantation, FL area who are dealing with a wide range of medical skin and body conditions. We know that it is important to look and feel your best. This is why our team is pleased to provide treatment options for patients struggling with a hypertrophic scar. What …

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What triggers a shingles outbreak?

Shingles is a viral infection that can cause a painful rash. Shingles outbreaks are most common in people over the age of 50, but anyone who has had chickenpox can get shingles. This is because the chickenpox virus, also known as the varicella zoster virus, can stay in your body and reactivate years later. This …

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Why you should see a dermatologist about rashes

Rashes are a common occurrence for many patients. They may develop due to an allergic response to a new skincare product, or show up when dealing with certain conditions such as fifth disease. Others may find themselves itching after getting a mosquito bite or coming in contact with poison ivy. Rashes are the body’s response …

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Common Psoriasis Triggers and What to Do About Them

Psoriasis is a skin disorder that often flares up due to certain triggers. Getting a diagnosis of psoriasis is just the start of a patient’s journey. This chronic problem can cause the formation of scaley patches on the skin that can be itchy and uncomfortable. By understanding one’s specific triggers, patients who have been diagnosed …

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How to Treat Acne

While acne is more commonly associated with teenagers and young adults, acne can still be a skin condition that impacts older patients and even babies. Acne may occur on the skin for a variety of reasons, and knowing the cause and the type of acne is the first step in finding the right solution to …

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Patient Reviews

I came in as a new patient, and had an excellent experience. Staff was friendly, and didn’t have to wait: highly recommend!


Dr. Altman is by far best dermatologist ever!! He was very kind and attentive, I recommend this office to anyone seeking dermatologic care!!!


Dr Altman is a great doctor, he will tell you what you need to do in order to fix your issues. I have been going for several years now and he has helped me with my cancer issues like a pro. He is the best.


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