Diane Hoss, MD - a Physician Treating Hair Loss and Scalp Disorders Located at: 5 Forest Park Drive, Farmington, CT • Phone: 860-470-7160
Dr. Hoss' hair loss practice

Conditions Treated

The following is a list of hair loss and scalp disorders that Dr. Hoss routinely evaluates and treats:

Non-Scarring Hair Loss

  • female pattern hair loss
    (female androgenetic alopecia)
  • male androgenetic alopecia
    (male balding)
  • alopecia areata, alopecia totalis,
    alopecia universalis
  • acute telogen effluvium
  • chronic telogen effluvium
  • traction alopecia
  • other types of hair loss secondary to
    chemical or heat treatments

Hair Shaft Abnormalities

  • trichotillomania
  • loose anagen syndrome
  • trichorrhexis nodosa
  • other hair shaft abnormalities

Scarring Hair Loss

  • lichen planopilaris
  • frontal fibrosing alopecia
  • fibrosing alopecia in a patterned distribution
  • central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia
    (formerly called follicular degeneration syndrome)
  • discoid lupus erythematosus
  • folliculitis decalvans
  • dissecting cellulitis of the scalp
  • acne keloidalis

Other Conditions

  • scalp folliculitis
  • fungal infections of the scalp
  • scalp psoriasis
  • seborrheic dermatitis of the scalp
  • scalp dysesthesia (scalp pain or burning)
  • scalp pruritus (itch) and prurigo nodularis/
    lichen simplex chronicus

Insurance and Payment

Please be advised that payment is required at the time of your visit. You can pay Dr. Hoss with Cash, Checks, Mastercard, Visa, and Health Savings Account Cards. We don't take American Express cards, or debit-only cards of any kind.

We don't accept any insurance. Dr. Hoss does not particpate with any insurance companies, and is considered an out-of-network provider. Prior to your visit, you may wish to call your insurance company to find out whether you will be reimbursed for out-of-network services. Dr. Hoss will provide you with an insurance claim form for submission to your insurance company for possible reimbursement. Please let us know in advance if you have any questions about our charges.