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Dermatologists study, diagnose, and treat diseases and ailments of the skin, hair, mucous membranes, nails, and related tissues or structures. They may also perform cosmetic services, such as scar removal or hair transplants. There are approximately 611,650 physicians and surgeons of all types working in the United States. According to the American Medical Association, approximately 1.5 percent specialize in dermatology.