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Meet Our Doctors

  • Gilberto Alvarez del Manzano MD

    A rare combination of dermatologist and internist, Dr. Alvarez treats adults and pediatric patients. Dr. Alvarez graduated Magna Cum Laude and is a member of the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. 

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  • Shari Marchbein
    MD

    Dr. Shari Marchbein is a board-certified dermatologist and a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology. Dr. Marchbein’s academic and clinical interests include the treatment of acne, in particular adult female acne, acne scarring, and rosacea.

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  • Moles

    Moles are common. In fact, light-skinned adults typically have 10 to 40 “common” or “normal” moles on their skin. When you talk to your dermatologist about your moles, he or she may use the word “nevus.” Nevus is the medical term for mole. When your dermatologist is talking about two or more ...

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  • Skin Cancer

    Skin cancer is the most common cancer. Current estimates are that 1 in 5 Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime. When detected early, skin cancer is highly treatable. The most common warning signs of skin cancer include changes in size, shape, or color of a mole or other skin lesion or ...

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  • Lupus and Your Skin

    Lupus is an autoimmune disease, a condition in which your body’s immune system attacks healthy cells. Lupus can affect many organs in your body, including your skin. The skin is affected in approximately two-thirds of people who have lupus. Discoid lupus erythematosus (DLE) flare WHAT IS LUPUS? There ...

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  • Lichen Planus

    Lichen planus is a skin disease that also is common inside the mouth. It also can affect your genitals, scalp, fingernails and toenails. WHAT DOES LICHEN PLANUS LOOK LIKE? On each part of the body, lichen planus looks somewhat different. The following describes what you can see on each part of the body. Skin On ...

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  • Laser Hair Reduction

    Unwanted hair is a concern for many people. If unwanted hair bothers you, you may want to discuss this with your dermatologist. Many dermatologists offer treatment for unwanted hair. One treatment option is laser hair removal. Laser hair removal reduces the amount of unwanted hair. A laser sends beams ...

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  • Hyperhidrosis (Excessive Sweating)

    Hyperhidrosis is excess sweating. We all need to sweat to keep our bodies cool. However, people with hyperhidrosis seem to have overactive sweat glands. They may sweat even when their body does not need cooling. Many people who have hyperhidrosis sweat from one or more areas of the body. Most often, ...

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  • How to Protect Yourself from the Sun

    Anyone can get skin cancer, regardless of skin color. Avoiding overexposure to the sun is the most preventable way to reduce your risk for all skin cancers, including melanoma, the deadliest form. Seeking shade, wearing protective clothing and applying sunscreen are important ways to protect your skin ...

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  • Hidradenitis Suppurativa

    Hidradenitis suppurativa, also known as acne inversa, is an inflammatory disease that causes bumps to appear on the skin. While these bumps may resemble pimples or boils, they typically appear in places where acne does not, such as the underarms and groin. Many people have HS for life. When the condition ...

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  • Herpes Simplex

    Herpes simplex is a common viral infection. If you’ve ever had a cold sore, you’ve been infected with the herpes simplex virus. Most cold sores are caused by herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1), which is why HSV-1 is also called “oral herpes.” A different yet closely related herpes simplex virus, ...

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  • Hand Rashes

    Hand rashes are common. Our hands touch so many things that can cause a rash. WHY DO HAND RASHES DEVELOP? A hand rash can occur because of something you touched or something going on inside your body. Some rashes appear almost immediately. Others develop over time. Many people get a hand rash from substances ...

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What Our Clients Say

  • "Super fast, super friendly, super professional. Was a new patient and it was the easiest sign-up, check-in process, and most efficient appointment I’ve experienced. Definitely recommend!"
    Jan-patrick A. - Verified Patient
  • "Dr. Alvarez was professional, charming and engaged. He did not rush through the appointment but took time to answer questions carefully and thoughtfully. I have already recommended Dr. Alvarez to several of my friends who are looking for a dermatologist."
    Vicki S. - Verified Patient
  • "Awesome visit! Very informative, pleasant and made my 11 year old son feel very comfortable!! Answered all our questions and concerns. Thanks for all your help doc!"
    Edgardo O. - Verified patient
  • "He was very attentive and took the time to get to know me and my history. He informed me of all my options on how to treat my psoriasis and picked the best option for me."
    Sarah F. - Verified Patient

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