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Attention: Returning Patient

A code will be sent via text or email that must be entered to complete and schedule this appointment.

Once you have scheduled your appointment you will receive a confirmation email or text with your appointment details.

If you don’t receive a code or confirmation, this means you do not have an appointment. Please call to schedule your appointment.


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Please read the following restrictions before continuing

For patients scheduling who are under 18 years of age (19 in Alabama) please make sure you have permission from your parent or legal guardian to schedule this appointment.  Your parent or legal guardian must accompany you on your initial visit and on certain subsequent visits to provide appropriate informed consent.

Please call the office at 614-754-8781 to schedule the following:

  • Botox
  • Cosmetic visits/procedures
  • Excision/Surgery
  • Appointments with Jacqueline Bates, Licensed Medical Aesthetician

Dr. Michael Chen does not accept Medicaid.

Dr. Michael Chen & Dr. Hershel Dobkin do not accept Aetna Better Health, UHC Community Plan, UHC Dual Plan, or Workers’ compensation.

Please call the office if you have Medicaid due to limited appointment slots.

Better dermatology care

Comprehensive dermatology care by board-certified dermatologists

At Forefront Dermatology, our team of board-certified medical, cosmetic, and surgical dermatologists offers a highly personalized approach to meeting all of your skin care needs. Our office in Columbus, OH is right around the corner when you need us. We provide comprehensive dermatology care, including both medical and cosmetic treatments with exceptional patient experience.

About this practice

Skin care services offered in Columbus, Ohio

  • Medical Dermatology
    • Acne
    • Birthmark
    • Eczema
    • Melanoma
    • Melasma
    • Moles
    • Psoriasis
    • Rashes
    • Rosacea
    • Skin Cancer Treatment
    • Warts
  • Cosmetic Dermatology
    • BOTOX® Cosmetic
    • Dermal Fillers
    • OmniLux™ Red and Blue Light
    • Clinical Customized Facial
    • Skin Tags
    • Brow Tinting
    • Eyelash Tinting
    • Waxing
    • Extractions
    • Microneedling®
    • Dermaplaning
    • Chemical Peel
    • Dermasweep
    • Blue Light Therapy
    • VI® Chemical Peel
    • CoolSculpting®
  • Skin Cancer Surgery
  • Laser Hair Removal

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Insurance Accepted

Anthem Blue Cross
Medical Mutual
United Healthcare

*We accept most major insurance carriers but not all of their products. We recommend you confirm your in-network status of your health plan with your insurance carrier. If you do not see your carrier, please contact our office at (614) 754-8781 or contact your carrier to confirm the network status of our practice.