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Dr. Joseph H. Greenberg, MD

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Dr. Joseph H Greenberg MD is a top Dermatologist in San Rafael, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Joseph H Greenberg MD is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Joseph H Greenberg MD is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Joseph H Greenberg MD is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In San Rafael, CA, Dr. Joseph H Greenberg MD is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
52 years Experience
Dr. Joseph H. Greenberg, MD
  • San Rafael, CA
  • Univ of Mn Med Sch-Minneapolis, Minneapolis Mn
  • Accepting new patients

Is there a cure for darker pigmentation around my elbows and neck?

This needs to be evaluated to see if you have acanthosis nigracans or if this is just a hyperpigmentation problem. Neither can be cured, but they can be treated to improve the READ MORE
This needs to be evaluated to see if you have acanthosis nigracans or if this is just a hyperpigmentation problem. Neither can be cured, but they can be treated to improve the cosmetics.

I have severe acne and it's only getting worse. Can you suggest some medication for it?

Dermatologists are very good at treating severe acne. Accutane has been very safe and close to 100% effective

Is sun exposure a normal way to bring relief from Eczema?

This can be effective, but only if you live where outdoor sunlight is available. We often try treating with an in office lightbox. This is only effective in a small group of patients READ MORE
This can be effective, but only if you live where outdoor sunlight is available. We often try treating with an in office lightbox. This is only effective in a small group of patients so if not helpful then stop.

I have developed sudden rashes all over my hands and legs. What could it be?

For this problem you need to see your dermatologist in person

How effective is the Thermage treatment for skin tightening?

In its early use it was unpredictable on results and if you really have significant loose skin I think you will be disappointed

My mother has a carbuncle on her back. What is the course of treatment?

This is probably not a carbuncle, but an inflamed epidermal inclusion cyst. Treatment is drainage and hot compresses.

My psoriasis is starting to hurt. Is there something I can do?

You should definitely see a physician (dermatologist) who takes care of many psoriatic patients. He will have many modalities to treat you.
Psoriasis

Skin is itchy after sun exposure, what can I do?

Apply sunscreens with very high SPF values and broad spectrum. Wear very broad brimmed hats.
Facerash

Does sunscreen prevent me from absorbing vitamin D?

Yes Sun screens do block absorption of vitamin D. Sun screens are important so take vit d by mouth