is the study of skin diseases and conditions. A dermatologist treats disorders
relating to the skin, hair, and nails. A dermatologist is a physician
who has completed medical school, at least one year of postdoctoral
training and three or more years of intensive residency training in dermatology.
After medical school, internship, and residency, a dermatologist is eligible
to take the board certification examination offered by the American Board
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