Skin cancer is very common and the incidence is growing every year as our population ages. Basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma account for 96 percent of all skin cancers diagnosed yearly. These cancers are often removed using a procedure knows as Mohs surgery. This technique allows the cancer to be completely removed while sparing as much normal tissue as possible. The cure rate following Mohs surgery is between 97 and 99 percent. Dr. Bader works with the top fellowship-trained, board-certified Mohs surgeons in the area and can refer you one of these surgeons for your Mohs procedure.
If you already have a Mohs surgeon to perform the skin cancer removal then ask to be referred to Bradford A Bader, MD , for repair of the defect. Dr. Bader will perform skin cancer reconstruction following your Mohs surgery to restore normal form and function to the area removed. Dr. Bader has been trained by some of the world’s leading reconstructive surgery experts and has extensive experience in repairing facial defects of all sizes and complexity following Mohs surgery.
Skin cancer reconstruction is fully covered by health insurance plans.
Your skin cancer reconstruction can often be safely and comfortably performed in the office under local anesthesia on the same day of your Mohs surgery. Alternatively, your skin cancer reconstruction can be performed in a fully accredited surgery center with anesthesia provided by a board-certified anesthesia doctor.