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Department of Dermatology

Department of Dermatology

Dermatologic Surgery - Conditions We Treat

Actinic Keratosis

Actinic keratosis (AK), or solar keratosis, is a common skin growth that represents the earliest stage in the development of skin cancer.

Basal Cell Carcinoma

Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is the world’s most common skin cancer and most commonly form on the head, neck, chest, back, arms, and legs.

Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC) is the 2nd most common skin cancer and may appear  as rough, crusted or scaling growths over a red, inflamed base. SCCs may also bleed or present as flat white patches on the lips or inside the mouth.  

Malignant Melanoma

Melanoma is one of the most aggressive skin cancers and can quickly spread to vital organs in the body so close monitoring for the development of abnormal moles and other signs of melanoma is essential.

Other Non-Melanoma Skin Cancers

Rare skin cancers include cutaneous lymphoma, Kaposi’s sarcoma, Merkel cell carcinoma, and others.