Your skin sometimes requires surgical management of benign and malignant conditions. At Skin Dermatology in Shrewsbury, our Board-Certified Dermatologist is highly trained in the surgical management of skin conditions. As a specialist of the skin, she possesses unique surgical expertise and is always vigilant regarding how a surgical procedure can affect skin healing and appearance.

Dermatologic Surgery is the surgical management of benign and malignant conditions of the skin, hair, nails, mucous membranes, and associated veins and soft tissues. Dermatologic surgeons are dermatologists; experts of the skin, who further specialize in surgery of the skin offering both invasive and non-invasive techniques for treatment and rejuvenation. A wide range of patient services (both diagnostic and therapeutic) are available, such as biopsies, excisions, laser surgery, vein therapy, birthmark management, and rejuvenation of sun-damaged skin.

Skin Cancer

Many people develop skin cancer in their lifetimes. It is by far the most curable form of cancer though early detection is important for a positive outcome. Skin cancers often vary in appearance from person to person, making them difficult to identify to the untrained eye. Did you know… that skin

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Lipomas are soft, slow-growing lumps of fat that grow in the soft tissue between your skin and the underlying muscles. They usually do not cause any type of pain or discomfort and can be easily moved with a little bit of pressure. However, lipomas pressing against nerves or containing blood

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Keloids are raised scars that grow larger than the initial wound that caused the scar. They are most commonly found on the chest, shoulders, earlobes, and cheeks, but can ultimately be found anywhere on the body. Keloids do not negatively affect your health, however they can cause issues with mobility

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Cysts are benign pockets of tissue containing either fluid, air, pus, or other substances that can appear anywhere on your body. Generally, they are slow-growing, painless, and smooth to the touch when rolled under the skin.Cysts are classified by their location on the body, as well as their composition. There

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Abnormal Moles

Moles are very common among people of all ages and skin colors. Most are benign, causing no reason for alarm. However, some moles can be hiding skin cancer, which is the most common cancer in the U.S. Other moles, though previously benign, may evolve into cancerous lesions over time. It

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