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Mohs Surgery: A Highly Specialized Surgery

Mohs micrographic surgery, also known as Mohs chemosurgery, is a highly specialized procedure for the total removal of skin cancers. Mohs surgery is named in honor of Dr. Frederic Mohs, the physician who developed [...]

2018-03-28T16:21:15+00:00 January 31st, 2018|Mohs Surgery|

CBS Morning News Discusses Skin Cancer

When Dr. Diamondis Papdopoulus discussed skin cancer with CBS Morning News we learned that his patients at MetroDerm, P.C.  have come to expect a wonderful greeting from Dr. Papadopoulos, affectionately known as “Dr. P,” because he is [...]

2018-05-11T14:18:46+00:00 December 11th, 2017|Mohs Surgery|

Should Mohs surgery be used to treat all skin cancers?

Should surgeons use Mohs Surgery to treat all skin cancers? The answer to this question is no. Mohs surgery is used to treat mostly basal cell carcinomas and squamous cell carcinomas on cosmetically sensitive areas [...]

2018-05-11T15:21:36+00:00 December 4th, 2017|Mohs Surgery|

Why should you use an ACMS surgeon for Mohs surgery?

Any board certified dermatologist can perform Mohs surgery. However, without the ACMS (American College of Mohs Surgery) certification, they may lack in the extensive training required to pass this exclusive membership. An ACMS [...]

2018-05-11T14:48:27+00:00 July 20th, 2016|Mohs Surgery|