Board-Certified Dermatologic Surgery at The Dermatology & Skin Surgery Center of Wilmington
What is Surgical Dermatology?
Surgical dermatology, or the practice of dermatologic surgery, is a sub-specialisation within dermatology medicine that focuses on the management of conditions and diseases of the skin, hair, and nails through surgical treatments and procedures.
Surgical Dermatology FAQs
Read our comprehensive FAQs section to learn more about surgical dermatology and how the board-certified dermatologists at The Dermatology & Skin Surgery Center of Wilmington use dermatologic surgeries to treat a variety of skin conditions, including skin cancer.
The most common procedures included under surgical dermatology are Mohs surgery, surgical and shave excisions, curettage and electrical desiccation, cryotherapy, and laser treatments.
Dermatologic surgery addresses and treats a variety of skin conditions and diseases. This includes:
- Basal Cell Carcinoma
- Squamous Cell Carcinoma
- Actinic Keratosis
- Benign Skin Growths (i.e. Warts and Cysts)
- Moles & Dysplastic Nevi
This list is by no means exhaustive. For more information on how the board-certified dermatologists at The Dermatology & Skin Surgery Center of Wilmington utilize dermatologic surgeries to treat certain skin conditions and diseases, get in touch with our clinic.
This depends on a few factors: the extent of the skin condition, the size of the affected area, and the type of treatment.
For example, a cryotherapy procedure used to treat an actinic keratosis will take a shorter amount of time compared to Mohs surgery addressing and treating a basal cell carcinoma.
At The Dermatology & Skin Surgery Center of Wilmington, the dermatologic surgeries and procedures are performed by our two experienced surgeons: Dr. Landon E. Stigall, M.D. and Dr. Erin Stigall, M.D.
With regards to Mohs surgery, which is a highly-specialized skin cancer treatment, Dr. Landon Stigall is an experienced Mohs surgeon who is Fellowship-trained and has performed over 5,000 Mohs surgeries. This makes Dr. Stigall one of the most experienced Mohs surgeons in the Wilmington area.
This depends on the type of skin condition being treated, as well as the form of treatment. We recommend consulting with your insurance company to find out if a certain dermatology surgery is covered by your healthcare plan.
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Schedule a Surgical Dermatology Consultation in Westerville, OH
Have you been recommended for dermatologic surgery to treat a certain skin condition? Whether it’s Mohs surgery or surgical excision, the board-certified dermatologists at The Dermatology & Skin Surgery Center of Wilmington are here to help. We are exceptionally experienced in addressing and treating a variety of skin conditions with dermatologic surgery.
Schedule an appointment today by contacting our Wilmington, North Carolina, office at (910) 782-0028 or request an appointment online.