Caring Across Generations

During your visit to any one of our many locations, you'll know right away why families have been using our services for years. Vanguard provides a variety of medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology services that will help maintain optimum skin health for every member of your family.

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Your skin, hair and nails are the messenger for what is happening with your overall health. Paying special attention to changes is essential. At Vanguard, our broad range of medical dermatology services provide treatments for rashes, spider veins, hair loss (alopecia) and more.

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Surgical

The majority of dermatologic surgeries are now minimally invasive and require only local or regional anesthesia. What this means for you is minimal downtime, so you can get back to doing the things in life that you love the most.

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Cosmetic

At Vanguard, we have numerous cosmetic treatments for both the face and body to help you look your best. Let our experts give you a boost of self-confidence and an improved sense of well-being.

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Conditions

It is our goal at Vanguard to help all our patients achieve optimum skin health. Our dermatologists are some of the best in the country and are experts at treating common skin conditions. Why tolerate tomorrow, what can be better today!

Why We’re the Dermatologist of Choice

Vanguard is proud to be your trusted dermatology practice. We specialize in general, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology. Our goal is to provide quality care and service that optimizes outcomes and patient satisfaction.

We offer the most effective treatment methods and technologies available in our specialty, as well as a variety of services to enhance the appearance and improve self-image and a sense of well being.

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The wait was about 1 hour, but the doctor and service was very good.

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Staff was very kind, and very knowledgeable. I was able to get an appointment within the week that i called, and the wait at the office wasn’t bad at all.

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Deanna D.

I’ve been seeing Dr Rodriquez for several months and she is always on point with my care. Office personnel polite and professional

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Ronnie H.

On time and quick

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Frank D.

Good job

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Roman S.

I was seen pretty much near my appt. time. The doctor was very nice and explained what had to be done since a biopsy was needed. Appointment in two weeks for biopsy report. The front desk staff were also very nice

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Easy to use.

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Maximilian T.

Dr. Shapiro is an amazing doctor who takes time to listen to his patients.

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Best doctor

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my visited ran very smoothly,and was very satisfied

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Ann N.

My visit was excellent

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Yaslyn T.

Quaint abs clean. Doctor was very knowledgeable and understanding to my concerns.

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Indira P.

The wait was long but the Dr. and staff are very pleasant.

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Judy D.

I was seen very quickly yet efficiently and had all of my concerns addressed. The doctor was amazing and super informative! Showed genuine concern and desire to help

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Ellma D.

Everything was great , and quickly.

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Emily F.

Always clean and nice. Very polite staff. Just the wait times are ridiculous. Wait about 2&1/2 hours every time.

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You’ve done your research. You know that injectable dermal fillers can help restore volume and smoothness to your skin and facial features. And you know that getting a...

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Moles have been made famous as beauty marks by wearers such as Marylin Monroe and Mrs. Pac-Man. Chances are you also have moles. By adulthood, the average person...

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You’ve heard of shingles and maybe have seen the shingles vaccine advertised at your local pharmacy. And you wonder, “How do you get the shingles virus?” Now is...

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