Dr. Craig A Elmets MD Dermatologist

Dr. Craig Elmets is a dermatologist in Birmingham, Alabama. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center and University of Alabama Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine and has been in practice for 39 years. Dr. Elmets accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 9 doctors at Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center and one of 3 at University of Alabama Hospital who specialize in Dermatology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Dermatologist: General Dermatology

Education & Medical Training

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Residency, Dermatology, 1979 - 1980

University of Kansas School of Medicine
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1975 - 1978

University Texas Sw Medical Center Affil Hospitals
Residency, Dermatology, 1980 - 1981

University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
Class of 1975

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Dermatology
Certified 34 years in Dermatology

American Board of Dermatology
Certified 25 years in Dermatological Immunology/Diagnostic & Laboratory Immunology

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 36 years in Internal Medicine

IA State Medical License
Active through 2015

OH State Medical License
Active through 2015

AL State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Overview of cutaneous photosensitivity: Photobiology, patient evaluation, and photoprotection
Elmets CA

Photosensitivity disorders (photodermatoses): Clinical manifestations, diagnosis, and treatment
Elmets CA

Polymorphous light eruption
Elmets CA

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Insurances Accepted

  • BCBS Alabama PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Horizon BCBS Direct Access
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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