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.

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.

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Latest Blog Posts

Healthy Skin at Any Age: Skincare Tips for Older Adults

Dryness, thinning, and the breakdown of protective water and fat layers are common skin changes associated with aging. As a result, fine lines, wrinkles, and sagging may become more noticeable. Thankfully, there are ways to help keep your skin healthy and looking youthful for longer. Here are a few skincare tips to help you get started. Skincare […]

Finding the Right Dermatologist in Plantation

Finding the right plantation dermatologist who provides the perfect balance of expertise and compassionate care can be challenging. For patients in the greater Fort Lauderdale area, Plantation Dermatology could be perfect for you. Before booking your first appointment, here are the top things to look for in a dermatologist. Education and Specialization When searching for […]

Melasma: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

More prevalent among women, melasma is a skin condition that presents as dark brown, gray, or off-white blotches, freckles, and spots. It’s not uncommon for people to immediately assume that melasma is a more serious skin disorder. This is why it’s so important to visit a dermatologist the moment any skin discoloration appears. Dr. Steven Barilla at […]

Hair Loss: Can Alopecia Get Worse?

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 […]

How to Prevent Skin Cancer Recurrence

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 […]

Year-End Skin Exams: Take Advantage of Your Insurance Benefits

Have you had a skin cancer screening? This preventive procedure does not take more than a few minutes, but it can save your life. The cure rate for skin cancer is extremely high — 99% for first-time diagnoses and 94% for recurrent cases. Early intervention is key to preventing cancer from spreading. In most cases, health insurance providers […]

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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