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The Mohs and Dermatologic Surgery Clinic at Stanford is a nationally recognized leader in skin cancer management, Mohs micrographic surgery and other dermatologic procedures. We feature the latest research and approaches, a proven track record of excellence and top doctors working together to provide the best possible care.
At Stanford Health Care, we have one of the leading Mohs micrographic surgery programs in the country. Mohs surgery is a specialized and effective treatment option for skin cancer, offering a very high cure rate while safely preserving healthy tissue.
Mohs micrographic surgery requires experienced surgeons with special training. The team at our dedicated program meets and exceeds those standards. You can trust that your care is in expert hands.
Features of our clinic
All of our surgeons have completed fellowships in Mohs surgery. That means they have undergone one or two additional years of specialized Mohs surgery training — preparing them to deal with a wide range of cases and challenges, including treatment for very rare cancer types.
World-class hospital setting
Our team works closely with other Stanford specialists such as medical oncologists, head and neck surgeons and radiation oncologists. We meet regularly to discuss and review complex skin cancer cases to create the most comprehensive, multidisciplinary treatment plans possible, tailored to your individual needs.
Our doctors regularly update their equipment and techniques, including those needed to analyze tissue samples and make sure you live cancer-free. Our program incorporates the latest advances and conducts research to develop better treatments for the future.
We want to make your treatment as easy and worry-free as possible. Before your scheduled Mohs surgery, you will receive a medical questionnaire and a call from one of our nurses to walk you through what to expect. Please ask us any questions you have — we want to make you comfortable and prepared.
SCHEDULING YOUR MOHS SURGERY
Depending on the urgency of your case, we recommend scheduling your surgery when you don’t have important social engagements soon after and plan to stay in town in case follow-up care is required. Please keep in mind that you need to refrain from heavy physical activity for a few days after surgery, including work, sports and exercising.
Stanford Health Care provides comprehensive services to refer and track patients, as well as the latest information and news for physicians and office staff. For help with all referral needs and questions, visit Referring Physicians.