Closure Course

2023 Advanced Closure Course

The Advanced Closure Course offers in depth presentations of select closure techniques and complex, challenging repairs. Videos and detailed discussion will clarify the subtleties and optimization of reconstructions.

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Alexander Miller, M.D. – Course Director
David Harvey M.D.
Jonathan Kantor M.D.
Simon Madorsky M.D.

Course Background

The Closure Course was First introduced in 2011, this course is designed for dermatologists who are already comfortable with basic dermatologic surgery closure, but wish to take their reconstruction skill to the next level of competency. The ASMS Closure Course is face-paced and the concepts presented may be assimilated immediately into practice. This course will help develop an increased confidence in selecting and executing optimal reconstruction approaches for various defect types and anatomic locations.

Course Overview & Objectives

The ASMS virtual Advanced Closure Course provides detailed lecture and photographic material, combined with engaging video presentations of reconstruction techniques. The challenges of facial reconstruction and the multitude of closure options are discussed in detail, with ample time allowed for faculty Q & A. Important considerations include the basic anatomy of the head and neck, the optimal use of transposition flaps, and reconstruction techniques specific to eyelid, nose, lip, and cheek defects.  This course is designed to help dermatologic surgeons take their closure techniques and decision-making confidence to the next level.


One day virtual course hosted via Zoom. On-demand replay will be available for 90 days following the conclusion of the course.

Accreditation and Designation

5.75 CME Credit Hours – Virtual meeting hosted by Zoom

The CME credits that physicians earn from this activity will be submitted to ACCME’s CME Passport, a free, centralized web application where you can create a personalized account to view, track and generate transcripts of your reported CME credit. Visit to create your account.

Physician Fees

ASMS Member Physician $300

Non-ASMS Member Physician $400

Resident Physician $100

Closure Lab Book $115

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The American Society for Mohs Surgery is proud to offer Closure training to dermatologist all across the United States. Contact us at (714) 379-6262 or fill out a Contact Form here to learn more about Mohs Surgery training.

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American Society for Mohs Surgery
6134 Poplar Bluff Circle, Ste. 101
Peachtree Corners, GA 30092
(785) 783-2070
Facsimile: (714) 362-9540

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