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We found 11 mohs skin cancer surgeons who accept Humana HMO Open Access Copay 100/1000 near Englewood, CO.

Dr. Richard Gordon Asarch, MD
Specializes in Dermatopathology, MOHS-Micrographic Surgery
3701 S Clarkson Street; 4th Floor
Englewood, CO
 

Dr. Richard Asarch specializes in dermatopathology and MOHS-micrographic surgery. Before performing his residency at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics and a hospital affiliated with the University of Colorado Denver, Dr. Asarch attended the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine for medical school. His areas of expertise consist of cosmetic skin treatment, laser treatment, and skin cancer. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Asarch is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. His professional affiliations include Craig Hospital, Swedish Medical Center, and Porter Adventist Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Skin Cancer, Laser Treatment, Cosmetic Skin Treatment, Skin Issues

Dr. David Lynn Hurt, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Dermatology, Dermatopathology, MOHS-Micrographic Surgery
3455 S Yarrow Street
Lakewood, CO
 

Dr. David Hurt is a pediatric dermatology, dermatopathology, and MOHS-micrographic surgery specialist in Lakewood, CO. Areas of expertise for Dr. Hurt include nail issues, contact dermatitis, and hair problems. He is professionally affiliated with Centura Health, Exempla Lutheran Medical Center, and Swedish Medical Center. He is a graduate of the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Iowa for his residency. Patients gave Dr. Hurt an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Psoriasis, Contact Dermatitis, Skin Cancer, Hair Problems, Laser Treatment, Cosmetic Skin ... (Read more)

Dr. Joel Lee Cohen, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Dermatology, MOHS-Micrographic Surgery
499 E. Hampden Avenue; Suite 450
Englewood, CO
 

Dr. Joel Cohen specializes in pediatric dermatology and MOHS-micrographic surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Cohen include nail issues, hair problems, and psoriasis. Dr. Cohen is rated highly by his patients. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. He is a graduate of Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Dr. Cohen trained at Henry Ford Hospital for residency. He is professionally affiliated with Littleton Adventist Hospital, Swedish Medical Center, and Porter Adventist Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Nail Surgery, Skin Cancer, Hair Problems, Birthmark, Laser Treatment, Cosmetic Skin Treatment, Nail ... (Read more)

Dr. Adam Daniel Asarch, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Dermatology, MOHS-Micrographic Surgery
3701 S Clarkson Street; Suite 400
Englewood, CO
 

Dr. Adam Asarch is a pediatric dermatologist and mohs skin cancer surgeon in Englewood, CO and Denver, CO. His education and training includes medical school at Tufts University School of Medicine and residency at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics. These areas are among his clinical interests: nail issues, psoriasis, and nail surgery. Dr. Asarch takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Centura Health.

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Clinical interests: Psoriasis, Nail Surgery, Skin Cancer, Laser Treatment, Cosmetic Skin Treatment, Nail Issues, Skin ... (Read more)

Dr. James Michael Maloney III, MD
Specializes in Other, MOHS-Micrographic Surgery
3773 Cherry Creek North Drive; Suite 970
Denver, CO
 

Dr. James Maloney practices MOHS-micrographic surgery in Denver, CO. He studied medicine at Tulane University School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Tulane University. Areas of expertise for Dr. Maloney include nail issues, contact dermatitis, and hair problems. Dr. Maloney is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. His professional affiliations include Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center, Rose Medical Center, and Exempla Saint Joseph Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Psoriasis, Contact Dermatitis, Skin Cancer, Hair Problems, Cosmetic Skin Treatment, Nail Issues, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Dermatopathology, MOHS-Micrographic Surgery
3455 S Yarrow Street
Lakewood, CO
 

Dr. Michaela McDonnell is a dermatopathologist and mohs skin cancer surgeon. She graduated from the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine. For her residency, Dr. McDonnell trained at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics. These areas are among her clinical interests: skin issues and cosmetic skin treatment. The average patient rating for Dr. McDonnell is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. McDonnell is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Exempla Lutheran Medical Center, Littleton Adventist Hospital, and Porter Adventist Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Cosmetic Skin Treatment, Skin Issues

Dr. Judith Kay Chiang, MD
Specializes in Other, Pediatric Dermatology, MOHS-Micrographic Surgery
601 E Hampden Avenue; #350
Englewood, CO
 

Dr. Judy Chiang is a specialist in pediatric dermatology and MOHS-micrographic surgery. She works in Englewood, CO. She graduated from Baylor College of Medicine and then she performed her residency at John Stroger Hospital of Cook County. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Chiang include nail issues, hair problems, and psoriasis. The average patient rating for Dr. Chiang is 3.5 stars out of 5. She is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Chiang is affiliated with Swedish Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Psoriasis, Hair Problems, Cosmetic Skin Treatment, Nail Issues, Skin Issues, Skin of Color

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Specializes in Pediatric Dermatology, Dermatopathology, MOHS-Micrographic Surgery
7000 E Belleview Avenue; Suite 209
Greenwood Village, CO
 

Dr. Meg Lemon sees patients in Denver, CO and Greenwood Village, CO. Her medical specialties are pediatric dermatology, dermatopathology, and MOHS-micrographic surgery. She graduated from the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine. Her areas of expertise include the following: nail issues, phototherapy (light therapy), and contact dermatitis. On average, patients gave Dr. Lemon a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. She is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. She is affiliated with Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center, Rose Medical Center, and Exempla Saint Joseph Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Psoriasis, Contact Dermatitis, Nail Surgery, Skin Cancer, Hair Problems, Birthmark, Cosmetic Skin ... (Read more)

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Specializes in MOHS-Micrographic Surgery
7000 E Belleview Avenue; Suite 209
Greenwood Village, CO
 

Dr. Milton Schleve's area of specialization is MOHS-micrographic surgery. Patients rated Dr. Schleve highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include skin cancer. He is affiliated with Exempla Lutheran Medical Center, Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center, and Rose Medical Center. He takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Schleve attended medical school at the University of South Dakota, Sanford School of Medicine and the University of Louisville School of Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Skin Cancer, Skin Issues

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Specializes in MOHS-Micrographic Surgery
Denver, CO
 

Dr. Melanie Wong practices MOHS-micrographic surgery. Dr. Wong's areas of expertise include the following: academic dermatology, nail surgery, and skin cancer. She takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. She graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Academic Dermatology, Skin Issues, Nail Surgery, Skin Cancer

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Specializes in MOHS-Micrographic Surgery
7336 S Yosemite Street; Suite 100
Centennial, CO
 

Dr. Shayla Francis works as a mohs skin cancer surgeon. She has indicated that her clinical interests include nail surgery, cosmetic skin treatment, and laser treatment. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Francis attended medical school at the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Nail Surgery, Skin Cancer, Laser Treatment, Cosmetic Skin Treatment

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What is MOHS-Micrographic Surgery?

Mohs micrographic surgery is a surgical treatment for skin cancer that was developed by Dr. Frederick Mohs in the 1930’s. It is the most effective technique for removing the most common types of skin cancer. For the two most common types of skin cancer, basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma, Mohs has a 98-99% cure rate. The remarkable thing about Mohs is that it manages to be extremely good at removing all of the cancer cells while at the same time leaving behind most of the healthy tissue, so there is a smaller wound. This makes the procedure safer, speeds up the the recovery time, and minimizes scarring.

During Mohs surgery, skin around the cancer site is mapped out and removed in thin layers. Then each layer is examined under a microscope for cancer cells, while the surgery is in progress. If cancer cells are detected, the surgery continues and another layer is removed. If the skin is clear, the surgery can be stopped. This eliminates the guesswork for surgeons. There is no need to estimate the borders or roots of the cancer and no need to remove a margin of healthy tissue to ensure that all of the cancer is removed.

Even though Mohs has a high cure rate, is safer than other treatments, and takes less tissue, not every skin cancer is treated with Mohs. First, Mohs takes quite a bit longer than traditional surgery because each layer of skin must be carefully cut, prepped, and examined. It is also more expensive and may not always be covered by insurance. In addition, for smaller or less aggressive cancers that are easier to treat, the cure rate for non-Mohs treatments is close to that of Mohs; thus, the extra time and cost of Mohs might not be justified. Other kinds of skin cancer, such as melanoma, are hard to see under a microscope. Since melanoma is so dangerous, Mohs has traditionally not been used to treat it, as there is too much risk for missed cancer cells being left behind in the body. However, recent developments in stains (which make cancer cells more visible under a microscope) may change the role of Mohs in melanoma treatment.

Mohs microsurgery has changed the way doctors treat skin cancer in the past 80 years, and it continues to gain in popularity as it increases the effectiveness and safety of skin cancer treatment.