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We found 1 surgical dermatologists who accepts Humana Basic 6850/HMO Premier near Golden, CO.

Dr. Theresa Ann Scholz, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Dermatology, Dermatopathology, Surgical Dermatology
7680 Windy Court
Arvada, CO
 

Dr. Theresa Scholz is a pediatric dermatologist, dermatopathologist, and surgical dermatologist in Fort Collins, CO and Arvada, CO. After completing medical school at the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, Dr. Scholz performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Utah. Patients gave her an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Scholz is professionally affiliated with Centura Health.

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What is Surgical Dermatology?

Dermatologic surgery is skin surgery to correct medical issues or improve appearance. Specialists in dermatologic surgery are called surgical dermatologists.

One of the most important procedures performed by surgical dermatologists is called Mohs surgery. Mohs surgery is an extremely precise type of cancer removal that leaves healthy tissue behind. It has the highest success rate of all skin cancer surgeries.

Beyond Mohs surgery, dermatologic surgeons may perform reconstructive surgery to restore function and appearance to skin damaged by trauma or a previous surgery. They can treat or remove growths and marks on the surface of the skin, including scars, moles, skin tags, and birthmarks. Most dermatologic surgeons also offer cosmetic treatments, which may include:
  • Hair transplants
  • Laser hair removal
  • Laser resurfacing to treat sun damage, age spots, or wrinkles
  • Tattoo removal
  • Sclerotherapy to treat varicose veins
  • Liposuction to remove unwanted fat
  • Anti-aging treatments such as Botox, injectable fillers, or chemical peels

There is a great deal of overlap between surgical dermatology, medical dermatology, and cosmetic dermatology. Some procedures apply to more than one subspecialty. For instance, mole removal can be medically necessary to lower the risk of skin cancer, but it also may improve appearance, especially if the mole is large or in a prominent position. Most dermatologists offer services in all areas.