Enhancing Your Beauty Both Inside and Out

In addition to the latest medical and surgical dermatology services, Vanguard also offers the most current cosmetic procedures designed to make you look and feel your very best. After all, your skin reflects the beauty of your health both inside and out, and we want to help you share that!

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Medical

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 today, what can be better tomorrow!

Why We’re the Dermatologist of Choice

Vanguard is proud to be your trusted dermatology practice. We specialize in dermatology: general, surgical, and cosmetic. 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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Our Patients Love Us

The treatment was good. The wait time was to long. I waited an hour and 20mins after my appointment time to see the doctor. The doctor was able to diagnose my issue in about 10 mins. Once again doctor was great the wait time was to long.

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Jaqueline T.

Doctor was very professional, but remained friendly

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Ernest C.

Excellent doctor

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Cont C.

The experience was amazing, the treatment I received was a success and the service was very helpful. I would highly recommend

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Ashley B.

Excellent care

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Dawn W.

PROFESSIONAL AND PATIENT FRIENDLY

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Carmen R.

Dr. Shapiro was caring and very attentive. Could not have asked for a better health professional in a time of need. Thank you!

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Andrzej B.

Great!

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Viktoriia S.

Hardly any waiting pa was knowledgeable and pleasant

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Donna E.

I had seen complaints about long waits and office staff. We did not find that at all. The office staff was helpful. Our wait was short. Dr. Shapiro took care of my daughter's needs and explained everything clearly. We were very happy with our experience.

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Leia K.

Dr. Igor accessed all of my issues and seemed to be knowledgeable of what could be the problem. Warm and friendly demeanor. Funny. Great bedside manner. I’m looking forward to my follow up visit.

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Terry C.

They were on time

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Lovely J.

Perfect

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Magdalena G.

Despite the long wait I was happy to see doctor Shapiro...he’s very nice and very knowledgeable...I went to a dermatologist that was closer to where I lived and was treated for a skin fungus which was the peeling and cracking of my skin which started in February the medication given made it worst and I decided to visit vanguard once again where I was told it was actually an allergic reaction two weeks later and my chin Is much better and there is relief

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Crystal B.

Very polite staff and excellent MD

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Jone P.

Greate

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Roman S.

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