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. Steven Barilla

Steven Barilla, M.D.

Steven Barilla, MD is a Dermatologist. He earned his medical degree from Wake Forest School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. While in medical school, Dr. Barilla conducted research on patient education and the use of technology inpatient-centered care.

While at Wake Forest, Dr. Barilla was awarded the Charles M. Howell Memorial Excellence in dermatology Award. Furthermore, while in medical school he published a textbook chapter, numerous peer-reviewed publications and presented at both local and national dermatology conferences.

Latest Blog Posts

Alopecia Areata: What Causes Patchy Hair Loss in Women?

Alopecia areata is an autoimmune disease that causes circular patches of hair loss. It’s caused by the body’s immune system incorrectly identifying the hair follicles as a foreign body and attacking them. For most people, alopecia areata begins as quarter-sized patches of hair loss on the head. Although it may initially affect a small region …

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Psoriasis Awareness Month: What You Should Know

August is Psoriasis Awareness Month. This month is dedicated to shedding light on this chronic skin condition that affects millions of people worldwide. In this blog, we will explore what psoriasis is, its causes, symptoms, available treatments, and the importance of raising awareness about this misunderstood condition. Understanding Psoriasis Psoriasis is a non-contagious autoimmune skin disorder …

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Top 5 Causes Of Female Hair Loss

Hair loss can be embarrassing, troubling, and downright scary. Most people do know that men experience balding (you have probably heard the term ‘male pattern baldness’), but did you know that ‘female pattern baldness’ exists? When it comes to female hair loss, most people would rather pull out their hair than talk about it. However, …

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Your Summer Guide To Preventing Photoaging

Summer is finally here, but it’s not all beach balls and family vacations. The summer sun can harm your skin with its dangerous ultraviolet rays. In fact, this season is when you’re most likely to experience photoaging. If you’re interested in learning how you can prevent photoaging while still enjoying your summer, then continue reading below. What …

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Say Goodbye To Spider Veins Before Summer

Summer is just around the corner, which means warmer weather and shorter hemlines. And while many look forward to the summer season, this time of year can also cast a shadow of self-doubt if you’re living with a condition like spider veins. Telangiectasia, the medical term for spider veins, is a condition in which small, …

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3 Ways to Clear Up Rosacea Fast

From skin redness and broken capillaries to swollen bumps and pustules, there’s nothing fun about a rosacea flare-up. This irritating skin condition may be chronic, but there are still effective ways to manage it. At Plantation Dermatology, dermatologist Dr. Steven Barilla and our team of skincare specialists have helped countless patients with rosacea achieve more calm skin …

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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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