The Mohs Surgeon
The highly trained surgeons that perform Mohs surgery are specialists both in dermatology and pathology. With their extensive knowledge of the skin and unique pathological skills, they are able to remove only diseased tissue, preserving healthy tissue and minimizing the cosmetic impact of the surgery.
Dr. David Judy is fellowship trained in Micrographic Surgery & Dermatologic Oncology (Mohs Surgery) He completed his Mohs Surgery and Procedural Dermatology fellowship at University of Massachusetts Medical School, a program recognized and approved by the American College of Mohs Surgery (ACMS) and The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).
The Mohs College currently recognizes more than 50 training centers where qualified applicants receive comprehensive training in Mohs surgery. The minimum training period is one year during which the dermatologist acquires extensive experience in all aspects of Mohs surgery, pathology and training in reconstructive surgery.
** For more information about Mohs micrographic surgery visit the Mohs Surgery Patient Education website at http://www.skincancermohssurgery.org by the American College of Mohs Surgery. http://www.mohscollege.org/