Skin Cancer & Dermatology Institute specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of a wide array of skin conditions, diseases, and cancers.

Our team understands the concern often caused by skin-related ailments, and we are well-known in the area for a personalized level of full-service dermatological care that always puts your health and comfort first.

Because an accurate and timely diagnosis of any skin condition is vital for successful treatment, our Doctors take time to talk with you and ensure you understand all the details by answering your questions and addressing your concerns. We’re caring medical experts dedicated to the life of your skin.

Find a location near you throughout the Greater Reno-Tahoe area to make an appointment.

Some Skin Conditions We Treat at Skin Cancer & Dermatology Institute

We help patients with their medical dermatology needs including:


One of the most common skin conditions reported in the U.S., acne impacts people of all ages, genders, ethnicities, and skin tones. There are various acne treatments and skin care products available and our experienced Skin Care Providers will help you customize a solution for your acne. Read more about acne and acne treatments here.

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Actinic Keratosis

Actinic keratosis (AK) is a dry, scaly patch that forms on the skin resulting from years of sun exposure. AK lesions can take a variety of appearances, but they are typically scaly (with a sandpaper-like feel) and range in color from skin-toned to reddish-brown. Learn more about AKs and AK treatments here.

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Age Spots

These are known as age spots, sun spots, liver spots, or solar lentigines. They are small, flat, round spots on the skin that begin to appear later in life on sun-exposed areas. Read more about age spots here.

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Aging Skin

Collagen and elastin production decreases as you age, which leads to aging skin. This means the skin loses its shape and starts to sag. Skin Cancer and Dermatology Institute can help you treat aging skin. Read more about aging skin and what you can do for it here.

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Angiomas are benign growths made up of small blood vessels. They can appear anywhere on the body. The three most common types are spider angiomas, angiokeratomas, and cherry angiomas. Learn more about angiomas and how to remove them here.

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Athlete’s Foot

This is a common skin infection of the feet caused by fungus. The most common symptoms are cracked, flaking, peeling skin between the toes along with redness and itching. Read more about Athlete’s foot treatment here.

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Eczema (Dermatitis)

Eczema (also known as dermatitis) describes some different types of inflamed, irritated skin. Acute dermatitis usually appears as a red rash which may be blistered or swollen. Read more about eczema here.

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Hair Loss

Hair loss (also known as alopecia) is commonly considered a men’s health topic, but also impacts many women. There are various ways to treat or stop hair loss, which Skin Cancer & Dermatology Clinic Providers can discuss more with you at your next office visit. Read more about hair loss and hair loss treatment here.

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Keratosis Pilaris

Keratosis pilaris (KP) is when you have bumpy, dry skin caused by hair follicles becoming plugged by dry skin cells. It occurs in people of all ages and on various places on the body, but it is particularly common on the upper arms of teenagers and adults, and on the cheeks of infants. Learn more about KP and KP treatments here.

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Melanoma is known as the most dangerous form of skin cancer, so Skin Cancer & Dermatology Institute knows there are many questions throughout the various stages of dealing with it. Learn more about melanoma and melanoma treatment options here.

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Moles are very common with most people having between 10 and 40 on their body. Moles can be different colors such as pink, tan, brown or a color that is very close to the person’s normal skin tone. Read more about moles and mole removal here.

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Psoriasis is a skin disorder in which skin cells reproduce much faster than normal. It often is long-lasting and causes red, scaly patches on the limbs, scalp, and other parts of the body. Learn more about psoriasis and ways to treat it here.

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Rosacea is a chronic skin condition that causes facial redness and swelling. It can also affect the scalp, neck, and ears. One of the first symptoms you may notice from rosacea is a tendency to flush or blush easily. Learn more about it and how to treat or reduce the appearance of it here.

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Seborrheic Dermatitis

This is a very common, scaling rash that tends to occur in areas where the skin is oily. It commonly impacts areas including the scalp (dandruff), eyebrows, eyelids (blepharitis), ears, nasal folds, armpits, and groin. Read more about Seborrheic Dermatitis here.

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Seborrheic Keratosis

Seborrheic keratosis is a dark skin growth that appears in adulthood. They may be large and grow quickly but are benign. These are not caused by sun damage so can be found on areas that are also usually covered by clothing. Learn more about Seborrheic keratosis here.

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Vitiligo and Skin Discoloration

Vitiligo, melasma, and other skin discoloration result from the overproduction or underproduction of melanin, the pigment that gives skin its natural color. Learn more about these and how to treat them here.

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Warts are growths on the skin caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV). They are very common, particularly in children. Warts can spread by direct contact to other parts of the body, or to other people. Learn more about warts and treating them here.

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