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 years, it has been modified and refined to become
What are the Advantages of Mohs Surgery?
Mohs surgery has many advantages. Mohs is a one-day outpatient surgery and is the most
Why Does My Cancer Need Mohs Surgery?
Mohs Micrographic Surgery is primarily used to treat basal and squamous cell
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Mohs Surgery is appropriate when:
- the cancer is in an area where it is important to preserve healthy tissue for
maximumfunctional and cosmetic result, such as eyelids, nose, ears, lips, fingers, toes, genitals;
- the cancer was treated previously and recurred;
- scar tissue exists in the area of the cancer
- the cancer is large
- the edges of
the cancercannot be clearly defined
- the cancer is growing rapidly or uncontrollably
- Light treatments such as narrowband ultraviolet-B light (NB-UVB) can also help.
Meet Our Providers
Our providers continue to maintain the highest levels of accreditation and progressive ongoing education to learn and understand the latest developments in medical dermatology. Each provider's education and bio can be viewed below.
Melanie Kuechle, MD
Dr. Kuechle is a native of Texas and a graduate of Baylor University College of Medicine. She completed her dermatology residency at...
Janet M. Trowbridge, M.D., Ph.D.
Dr. Trowbridge is a native of upstate New York and a graduate of the New York University Schools of Medicine and...