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.
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.
Meet Dan Lebovits
Dan Lebovits, PA-C
Dan Lebovits is a board-certified Physician Assistant with over 20 years of experience in dermatology. Daniel graduated from The Pennsylvania State University with a B.A. in Communications prior to continuing his education at the highly acclaimed State University of New York at Stony Brook, where he earned his degree of Bachelor of Science in Physician Assistant Studies, graduating Cum Laude.
Dan is board certified by the National Commission for Certification of Physician Assistants and is licensed to practice in the state of Florida. His professional affiliations include the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants, where he has earned the designation of Diplomate Fellow.
Latest Blog Posts
Alopecia, a condition involving hair loss on the body and head, can be frustrating and have a serious impact on your self-esteem. If you have been diagnosed with alopecia or believe you have it, you might wonder whether it will get worse or even if the symptoms could improve over time. Can Alopecia Get Worse? Alopecia does […]
People who have had skin cancer removed are right to worry about the possibility of a recurrence. Even those who have never had skin cancer should know the risks. According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, one in five people in this country develop skin cancer at some point in their lives. After treatment, there is no guarantee […]
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Dermatology is a medical specialization that focuses on the health and appearance of the skin. You may decide to see one when you notice changes to your skin, such as new moles, discoloration, or a rash. You may also book an appointment with one if you have chronic skin issues, like dryness, redness, rosacea, and acne. […]
Halloween is a time of year when creativity knows no bounds. From spooky witches to gory zombies, the world of costume design and makeup artistry takes center stage. However, as we indulge in the fun of transforming ourselves into creatures of the night, one important question lingers: Is Halloween makeup safe for our skin? The Allure […]
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