MOHS Micrographic Surgery

Medical Dermatology - MOHS Micrographic Surgery

Mohs surgery is a highly effective treatment for certain types of skin cancer.  It is an exacting procedure in which the dermatologist performs both surgical excision of the skin cancer and microscopic examination of the surgical margins to ensure that all skin cancer cells have been removed.

Mohs Micrographic Surgery is an advanced treatment process for skin cancer that offers the highest possible cure rate for many skin cancers and simultaneously minimizes the sacrifice of normal tissue. The microscopic analysis of resected tissue allows the surgeon to track the removal of the cancer and ensure the complete elimination of all tumor roots. As tumors often extend below intact normal skin (like the roots of a tree) this procedure allows the surgeon to see beyond the visible tumor to ensure its complete removal.

The technique is most often used to remove the two most common forms of skin cancer: basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma.

The cure rates for Mohs Micrographic Surgery approach 99% for most primary (untreated) cancers with a slightly lower cure rate for secondary or recurrent (previously treated) cancers. While limiting the sacrifice of uninvolved tissue, this specialized procedure preserves the greatest amount of normal tissue. This benefit of the procedure provides the foundation for the best reconstructions and limits scarring or permanent disfigurement.

Testimonials

The process and treatment was painless, quick and effecctive. My hats off to Dr. Ghasri.

Xavier M., Yelp

I highly recommend him to anyone looking for a caring Dr who knows his stuff!

Lynne A., Yelp

Amazing! I had my first appt this past weekend and Dr. Ghasri was extremely professional, friendly and thorough.

~ Geoff T., Yelp

Dr. Ghasri is really as good as it gets. If there were a 10-star option, I'd pick that.

Meg S., Yelp

Subscribe and Save!
Subscribe to our newsletter to get the latest news about our office and stay up to date on our latest promotions and new services.
award

Contact Us

All services are personally performed by Dr. Peyman Ghasri and Dr. Pedram Ghasri, Board-Certified Dermatologist
For an appointment or more information, please contact us or call: 818 344-Derm (3376)



associates