I have a sebaceous cyst on top of my head. Where can I go to get it removed and how much will it cost? Would insurance cover it?

Doctor Answers 2

Scalp cysts are easily removed .

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Cysts on the scalp are usually pilar cysts and your derm surgeon can remove them easily and almost painlessly and yes insurance does cover them. cost is roughly $250-350. Sincerely,

David Hansen,MD

Beverly Hills Dermatologic Surgeon
4.7 out of 5 stars 46 reviews

Cyst scalp

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You can see your plastic surgeon if you want the cyst removed. This is done in the office under local anesthesia.

Samir Shureih MD


Samir Shureih, MD
Baltimore Plastic Surgeon

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