Mohs Micrographic Surgery is the most advanced and effective procedure available today to treat skin cancer. This state-of-the-art treatment is performed by dermatologists who are trained in the specialized technique. Dr. Ellerbroek is specially trained in surgery, pathology, and reconstruction and is highly skilled in this procedure. He has successfully performed thousands of cases. No other physician in the region offers this procedure. With the Mohs technique, Dr. Ellerbroek is able to see beyond the visible disease under the microscope to precisely identify and remove the entire tumor, layer by layer, while leaving the surrounding healthy tissue intact and unharmed. This is the most precise method of tumor removal, minimizing the chance of cancerous re-growth while leaving the smallest scar. Mohs surgery has the highest success rate of all treatments for skin cancer – over a 99 percent cure rate. The Mohs procedure is the treatment of choice for cancers of the face and other sensitive areas because the accuracy of the microscopic surgical procedure. Mohs surgery has become the gold standard of treatment of skin cancer.
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