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Surgical Dermatology

A highly specialized form of dermatology, surgical dermatology addresses advanced and oftentimes complicated forms of skin conditions. Learn more about surgical dermatology and how we use it to help our patients by reading the short guide below.


What is Surgical Dermatology?

Surgical dermatology involves the diagnosis and treatment of various conditions of the skin and surrounding tissues by several surgical, cosmetic and non-invasive surgical methods. The purpose of skin surgery is to repair and/or improve the function and cosmetic appearance of skin tissue.

The various procedures within surgical dermatology may involve the superficial layers of the skin or extend through to the underlying layers of muscle or fat below, depending on the condition being treated.


FAQ Section

A surgical dermatologist is a doctor who specializes in or has received advanced training for several different dermatologic surgeries, such as Mohs surgery.

Yes, there are different types of surgical dermatology procedures. As mentioned above, surgical dermatology, in a broad term, encompasses several different invasive and non-invasive procedures that aim to repair or improve the function/appearance of the skin.

Some of the surgical dermatology procedures we perform at Brentwood Dermatology include:

To learn more about these procedures and the type of skin conditions we treat with them, please get in touch with one of our friendly dermatologists at Brentwood Dermatology. We’re happy to answer any questions you may have!

At Brentwood Dermatology, our board-certified dermatologists perform the surgical dermatology procedures at our Brentwood clinic! Our team of doctors has advanced training in Mohs surgery and other types of dermatologic surgeries. Furthermore, we regularly perform these surgeries for our clients, so feel assured you’re receiving competent, compassionate care you can trust.

Skin conditions that may require dermatologic surgery, such as surgical excision, may include:

  • Birthmarks
  • Certain types of moles
  • Cysts
  • Fatty tumors
  • Skin cancers (including malignant melanomas)

For more information on the types of skin conditions and disorders we treat with dermatologic surgery, please contact us.

Surgical dermatology is often used as a method for treating skin cancer, among other forms of treatment. For instance, surgical excision is often used to treat superficial basal cell carcinomas, while Mohs surgery may be used to treat melanoma skin cancer.


Surgical Dermatology

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Brentwood Dermatology
Schedule a Surgical Dermatology Treatment at Brentwood Dermatology

Do you have a troublesome skin condition that may be treatable with dermatologic surgery? The experienced board-certified dermatologists at Brentwood Dermatology are here to help you determine the best treatment options! Learn more about surgical dermatology by requesting an appointment online or by calling us today at (615) 377-3448.

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