Skin problems can be a hassle, especially finding time to go visit a dermatologist. Fortunately, DirectDermatology.com has made the hassle of making an appointment, waiting in a room and essentially taking time out from your busy day, a lot simpler.
Directdermatology.com is an online dermatology clinic that offers consultations at any time to help diagnose and manage your skin issues. The website is not only for patients, but also for primary care providers, giving them consultations and assistance with their patients as well. All you have to do is follow three simple steps: 1) Describe your problem; 2) Upload pictures (which will be kept private); and, 3) Get your answer within 2 business days. Rest assured the online clinic is run by U.S. board certified dermatologists from leading U.S. medical centers. They also use technology to insure your security and comply with government digital records regulations.
DirectDermatology can also write your prescriptions, if you would like them too, and have them faxed or sent electronically to your nearest pharmacy. Afterwards, you can continue to ask follow up questions, the line of communication is always open. Even if you don’t have a particular skin concern DirectDermatology can still benefit you. They post tips on matters such as sunscreen, how you can stay protected under the sun, skin cancer and more.
The CEO of DirectDermatology is Dr. David Wong, a practicing dermatologist in Northern California. Dr. Wong received his MD from University of Washington School of Medicine. He also has a Bachelors of Science with honors from Brown University, and a Ph.D. from University of Washington and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Dr. Wong co-founded DirectDermatology with Dr. Rajnish Gupta, who is also a practicing dermatologist in Northern California. Dr. Gupta completed his dermatology residency at the Stanford University Hospital and received his MD and Ph.D from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. DirectDermatology is supported by California HealthCare Foundation Innovation Fund and is among the first members of the Startup Health Academy for Health and Wellness Entrepreneurship class, founded in 2011 by health tech entrepreneurs Steven Krein and Unity Stoakes and is Chaired by former Time Warner CEO Gerald Levin.
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