Blog

Dermatologist examines child patient birthmark with dermatoscope.

Are You (or Your Doctor) Using Dermoscopy in Skin Cancer Screenings?

Approximately one-third of the cancer diagnoses that are made each year are some form of skin cancer. It is no secret in the medical community that skin cancer is the leading form of cancer in the United States. This knowledge is an incentive for every practitioner who performs skin cancer screenings to do so with […]

  • Posted on: Jan 15 2022
  • By:

Doctor during an onlinecall with a female patient showing a large mole

Are Virtual Skin Cancer Screenings the New Norm?

Telehealth has become much more common in the past 18 months. Initially, doctors began offering virtual visits to patients to reduce the spread of COVID-19. The practice has continued largely because both doctors and their patients have learned that it is more convenient and, with due diligence, does not diminish the effectiveness of the care […]

  • Posted on: Dec 15 2021
  • By:

New Skin Cancer Diagnoses Deserve to Include Talk of Mohs Surgery

Any person or loved one of someone diagnosed with skin cancer is bound to have many questions. At first, it can be difficult to take in all of the information provided by a doctor, which could, in some cases, impede the consideration of various treatment options. Mohs trained dermatologists are excellent resources for patients, knowing […]

  • Posted on: Nov 15 2021
  • By:


Dermatologist looking at patients skin on hands with magnifying glass top view. Eczema treatment concept

Getting Back to Routine Healthcare

If we’re completely honest, we have to admit that these past 18 months have been anything but routine. We’ve faced more uncertainty and stress than many of us ever have, and we’re not completely out of the woods just yet. As difficult as it may be for us to start engaging in life as normally […]

  • Posted on: Sep 15 2021
  • By:

Removal of benign tumors in Cosmetic salon. The use of liquid nitrogen in dermatology.

Patients Are Seeking Mohs Specialists for Expert Care

It does not take long for a practicing dermatologist to realize how frightened patients feel when they receive a skin cancer diagnosis. Most discover this emotional aspect of clinical practice while still performing residency work or other clinicals. The fear a patient feels is related to the words “skin cancer” more than anything because, at […]


Brooke Shields Talks Skin Cancer

Actor Brooke Shields has had quite the year. Not only did the 55-year-old suffer a broken femur in a freak accident using a balance board, but she was also told by her doctor that her skin held the signs of sun damage. These were not cosmetic concerns, they were spots that indicated a higher potential […]


More Sunscreen Facts that Consumers Need to Know

Summertime is upon us here in the United States and, in light of recent vaccine developments, many people are feeling more confident about enjoying some time outdoors. Seeing that outdoor time equals sun exposure, we want to revisit the topic of sunscreen. As they say, prevention is the best medicine. If we can help doctors […]


Should Men Worry about Skin Cancer?

Men and women face different risks as they age. Among the various men’s health issues we talk about today, skin cancer usually isn’t at the top of the list. It needs to be. With skin cancer rates rising among adults of all ages, men need to be just as aware and concerned about how they […]



Get In Touch With Us

Quick Contact

  • * All indicated fields must be completed.
    Please include non-medical questions and correspondence only.
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.



Education & Resources


Office Information

American Society for Mohs Surgery
6475 East Pacific Coast Highway, Box 700
Long Beach, CA 90803-4201
 
Telephone: (714) 379-6262 or
(800) 616-2767
 
Facsimile: (714) 362-9540

5.0 stars from 3 reviews
starstarstarstarstar