“It’s a great day at work when…. you can provide a patient a 98-99% cure rate of their skin cancer and perform their reconstruction within a few hours.” We are excited to welcome Fellowship-Trained Mohs Surgeon and Board-Certified Dermatologist, Michael Zumwalt, MD. Dr. Zumwalt studied medicine and completed his Dermatology residency at Loma Linda University.
Brandie Oros, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC, talks to us about the sun safety habits that we can start early on with our families to help prevent skin cancer. The Skin Cancer Foundation stresses that daily protection from the sun is very important in addition to protection on the big sun days such as a beach day
“I have lived in a lot of exciting places – New York City, Chicago, San Francisco, Berkeley, Mexico City,” says Dr. Leger. “I’m super excited to be living in Reno now and to be near beauty and nature and family.” We are thrilled to introduce you to Marie Leger, MD, PhD, who began seeing patients
“Treat people like you want to be treated.” – Dr. Adam Wallach We are pleased to welcome Board-Certified Dermatologist, Dr. Adam Wallach to the Skin Cancer & Dermatology Institute team. He cares for patients at our location in Truckee, California. His specialties include Medical and Surgical Dermatology for both adult and pediatric patients as well
Our newest team member literally wrote the book on Dermatology. Please join us in welcoming Samantha Schneider, M.D., Fellowship-Trained Mohs Surgeon and Board-Certified Dermatologist. She specializes in Mohs surgery, which is a technique that removes a skin cancer with the smallest possible margin. Dr. Schneider is also trained in facial reconstruction to repair the area
Skin tags aren’t a medical emergency, but they are often annoying or unsightly and can get caught on things so you probably want to get them removed. Here’s some information on what they are, what causes them, where they commonly occur, and how to remove them: What are skin tags? A skin tag is a
Every year many Americans make New Year’s resolutions, set goals, and plan budgets to handle expenses big and small. If you’re not making an annual skin exam part of your routine each year, you may be putting your skin, health, and even bottom line at risk. Here’s what you need to know about an annual