Dr. Bhatia believes that it is very important for early detection of skin cancer to optimize treatment that it can be treated earlier and decrease the opportunity for it to spread. He is skilled in identifying the precancerous and cancerous lesions. He can customize treatment plans for each individual based on the stage of the mole/lesion and hope to get San Diego, CA, patients the best results based on their unique needs.
The most common early signs (what you see) of melanoma are:
The following ABCDEs are important signs of moles that could be skin cancer. If a mole displays any of the signs listed below, have it checked immediately. Dr. Bhatia will then examine the mole and take a skin biopsy (if appropriate) to determine if it is cancerous.
There are many treatments for skin cancer such as surgical treatment (excisions and mohs surgery), immunotherapy, cryosurgery, chemotherapy applied to the skin, photodynamic therapy and radiation therapy.
Moles can be removed in different ways depending on the location, size, patient preference and other characteristics. Such way include: excision, laser removal, electro-cauterization, and cryotherapy.
As a courtesy to our patients, we will bill your insurance company on your behalf for all covered medical procedures. Please review your specific insurance plan for co-pay, deductible and other benefit information prior to your office visit.
If you have questions about our payment requirements or changes to the insurance plans we accept, please call our office.
Please note - We do not accept Covered California
All patients will be responsible for determining their eligibility status prior to their office visit or upon any changes to their insurance plan. If you are not sure Therapeutics is in your network, please call the number on the back of your insurance card.
***A current insurance card and photo ID are required at your initial visit and upon any changes to your plan.***
"I absolutely love Dr. Bhatia. I originally came for an extreme case of eczema. Not only did he solve this but him and his nurse are always incredibly sweet."
"I've been going to Therapeutics for quite a few years, and they are like a family to me now. The staff is always courteous and caring. "
"I've been going to Therapeutics for six years and have nothing but great things to say. I have psoriasis and as a leading research clinic they have been very helpful"
Amazing doctor, friendly staff and very cooperative. I have been Dr. Bhatia's patient for more that two years now. Highly recommend!
Absolutely superb service at Therapeutics Clinical Research! Dr. Neal Bhatia is one of the most caring physicians I have ever received care from.
Dr. Bhatia is passionate about his work and is dedicated to remaining educated and staying at the forefront of his field.
Both the PA and doc were very cordial, professional, knowledgeable and capable. They are also big on patient education, which I appreciated.
Dr. Neal Bhatis is great. I felt him to be very knowledgeable and extremely easy to discuss my concerns with. I would never hesitate to go back to see him again
Dr. Bhatia was very knowledgeable and pleasant to talk to. His staff is very professional as well and answered all of my questions.
Very friendly and easy going doctor! He was knowledgeable and explained my skin condition very well!
Dr Bahtia is very knowledgeable, patient, respectful, informative and easy going. He gave me lots of new suggestions for protecting myself from the sun!
Dr. Bhatia is funny and knowledgable. His staff was kind. He was able to answer all of my questions and gave me lots of stuff and advice.