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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

At MetroDerm, P.C. patients have come to expect a wonderful greeting from Dr. Diamondis Papadopoulos, affectionately known as “Dr. P,” because he is so personable. Dr. P is a dermatologist and a specialist in the detection [...]

2017-12-12T16:02:23+00:00 December 11th, 2017|Mohs Surgery|

Should Mohs surgery be used 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 such as the face, head, neck and ears, [...]

2017-12-12T15:48:56+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 [...]

2017-12-12T15:48:12+00:00 July 20th, 2016|Mohs Surgery|