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 ofMedicine 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

3 Reasons to Use Cyst Aspiration for Cyst Removal

A cyst is a sac-like pocket that can grow almost anywhere in your body or under your skin. They’re typically benign and filled with fluid, air, or dead skin cells. However, cysts in certain locations can be uncomfortable. A ruptured cyst can even cause lasting damage, especially if it’s located on an ovary or in …

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Top 4 Scar Removal Treatments

It’s rare to reach adulthood without a few scars. However, even though they’re common, you might not love how they look. While many scars fade over time, they can remain noticeable throughout your life. Fortunately, there are several effective scar removal treatments. People with raised and discolored keloids or hypertrophic scars, which form when your body overproduces collagen …

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Beautiful Legs for Valentine’s Day! Spider Vein Removal

Spider veins, or telangiectasias, are tiny visible blood vessels beneath the skin that typically branch out on your legs or face. If you have spider veins, you’re not alone. This common condition affects nearly half of the United States population. Fortunately, spider vein removal is more effective than ever. At Plantation Dermatology (formerly known as Altman Dermatology), our highly …

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What Vitamins Help With Dry Skin?

Your skin is subjected to the elements every day — and it reacts accordingly. Our team at Plantation Dermatology sees many patients who are struggling to keep their skin hydrated in the face of environmental influences, harsh soaps, overbathing, aging, and other factors. Dry, itchy, and red skin are common concerns that can be easily …

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What are the early signs of skin cancer?

A diagnosis of skin cancer can be a concerning moment for most. Fortunately, there are ways you can be proactive in detecting cancer for a more effective treatment. What are the early signs of skin cancer? Most skin cancers — including melanoma, basal cell carcinoma, and squamous cell carcinoma — start as changes to the …

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Are keloids a serious condition?

Keloids are one of many types of skin conditions that can develop. The doctors at Plantation Dermatology in Plantation, FL, work routinely with patients who have these and can provide treatment options. Many patients are concerned about their keloids and whether or not they are serious. Let’s learn more about keloids, or “keloid scars.” What …

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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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