The Department of Dermatology offers a comprehensive range of diagnostic tests and treatments, which includes all available topical, oral and injection therapies, as well as:
Dermatologic surgery and excisions, including Mohs surgery. Mohs surgery is the most tissue-sparing method available for skin cancer and melanomas and the department has surgeons fellowship-trained in the technique.
Patch and photo patch testing. As a member of the North America Contact Dermatitis Group, the department is one of 14 centers in North America specializing in these diagnostic procedures to determine causes of allergic contact dermatitis and photosensitivity.
Pediatric dermatology services for infants, children and adolescents for the full range of childhood dermatological conditions.
Immunodermatology for such immunological based conditions as bullous diseases and lupus. A special immunodermatological clinic is held once a month.
A multidisciplinary approach to psychocutaneous conditions (conditions that have both dermatological and psychological components).
Dermatopathology with specially trained physicians who are board certified both in dermatology and pathology and are uniquely qualified to read skin biopsies.
Skin of Color Center, a first-of-its kind center that focuses on patient care, education and research of conditions in patients of color.
Laser therapies, including pulsed dye and excimer.
Phototherapy and photodynamic therapy, including UV, UVA, PUVA and narrow band UVB therapy.
Punch grafting therapy, a technique that replaces targeted areas of skin, and is often used to treat acne scars and in small areas of skin affected by vitiligo.
Cosmetic dermatology for aging skin, injury and scarring, with an expertise in treating all skin types and shades, including such procedures as chemical peels, lasers, Botox, fillers. The department also offers laser hair removal, laser skin rejuvenation, skin tightening with lasers, tattoo removal and hair transplantation.
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