Dirk Elston

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Dirk Elston
Dirk Michael Elston, MD Office

(843) 792-3021

1600 Midtown Avenue Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

Dirk Elston

Dr. Dirk Elston is professor and chairman of the Department of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery at the Medical University of South Carolina, in Charleston. He is the editor of the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, and served as president of the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Society of Dermatopathology. He is an honorary professor at China Medical University in Shenyang, China and guest professor at the Xiangya School of Medicine, Central South University in Changsha, China. He is an honorary member of the German Society of Dermatology., Dr. Elston is a graduate of Jefferson Medical College, did his dermatology residency at Walter Reed Medical Center and a dermatopathology fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic. He is the author of over 400 peer reviewed publications, is one of three authors of Andrews Diseases of the Skin, the lead author of Dermatopathology (Elston and Ferringer) and editor in chief of the Requisites in Dermatology series of textbooks. Dr. Elston is also the associate editor in chief of eMedicine: Dermatology. He has received numerous American Academy of Dermatology Presidential Citations for his work on behalf of patients with skin diseases, the 2008 Walter Nickel Award for excellence in dermatopathology education and is the 2013 Founder’s Award of the American Society of Dermatopathology, the highest honor given by the society. He has served on the board of directors of the American Board of Dermatology, the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Society of Dermatopathology, International Society of Dermatopathology and the American Hair Research Society.
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Practice Dirk Michael Elston, MD
Gender Male
Education Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University
Training Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Certification SC, SC-35527, CO, CO-DR.0051857, CT, CT-53482, DC, DC-MD042443, AZ, AZ-46436, ID, ID-M-11961, IL, IL-036131313, KY, KY-41457, MD, MD-D62570-DNN, NC, NC-2005-00308, ND, ND-9924, NE, NE-32093, NH, NH-12572, NJ, NJ-25MA08608500, NY, NY-260871, OH, OH-35.120346, PA, PA-MD033258E, TN, TN-39294, VA, VA-0101044747, VT, VT-042.0012653, WA, WA-MD00044492, WV, WV-29254, CA, CA-89404, SC-BE7723376, NJ-FE4188113, SC-2035527, American Board of Dermatology, BLS
Payment Options American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Not Accepting New Patients
Insurances Accepted Aetna (PPO), Managed Choice, Open Choice and Exclusive Choice), Ambetter from Absolute Total Care (Marketplace) , BCBS Blue Essentials (Marketplace), Blue Choice Blue Option (Exchange Plan), Blue Choice MyChoice (Available as individual commercial product), Blue Cross Blue Shield Preferred Blue (PPC), Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Choice HealthCare (Group Health Plan), Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal (FEP), Blue Cross Blue Shield Planned Administrators, Blue Cross Blue Shield State Health Plan for South Carolina, Cigna, Coventry, Employers Health Network/SC Business Coalition on Health, First Health, Great West Healthcare (Part of Cigna now), Humana ChoiceCare PPO (Group Health Plan) , Medcost, Tricare, United HealthCare, AllWell by Absolute Total Care, Clover Health , Absolute Total Care (NEIC), Blue Choice Medicaid, First Choice/Select Health (NEIC), Molina Healthcare , WellCare, Absolute Total Care Healthy Connections Prime Dual Medicare/Medicaid Plan , First Choice VIP Care Plus Healthy Connections Prime Dual Medicare/Medicaid Plan, Molina Healthy Connections Prime Dual Medicare/Medicaid Plan
Degrees Medical Doctor
Languages English
Services Dirk Michael Elston, MD provides oncology services in Mount Pleasant, SC. Oncology includes the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer, skin cancer, prostate cancer, and many other forms of cancer.

Contact Dirk Elston at (843) 792-3021 for specific information about cancer treatment in Mount Pleasant, SC.
Additional Services Dermatologist, Doctor
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