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Facts and Questions What is Mohs Surgery? Mohs surgery is a highly specialized treatment for the total removal of skin cancer. This method differs from all other methods of treating skin cancer by the use of Complete Microscopic Examination of all the tissues removed...

On The Day Of Surgery

On The Day Of Surgery Your appointment will be scheduled in the early morning. The area around the skin cancer will be anesthetized. This will feel like a pinch but will not be painful because we use both refined micro-injectors and a local anesthetic solution that...

Preparing for MOHS Surgery

Preparing for MOHS Surgery Continue any medications prescribed by your doctor. If you are taking any blood thinners (Coumadin) or aspirin products (including Anacin, Bufferin, Excedrin, Alka Seltzer, Percodan, Motrin, Advil and Naprosyn) please call our office before...

What Is MOHS?

What is MOHS? The History of Mohs Surgery Mohs Surgery is the most effective, precise and tissue-sparing technique for treating most types of skin cancers. It is named for Frederic Mohs, MD, who pioneered this form of cancer treatment over 60 years ago. Over the...
Ame Phitwong

Ame Phitwong

Ame Phitwong   Ame is a board certified Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner who has worked entirely in the field of dermatology as an ARNP. She graduated from the University of Portland with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing. As a nurse, she...