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We found 9 mohs skin cancer surgeons who accept Humana Catastrophic near Greenwood Village, CO.

Dr. Richard Gordon Asarch, MD
Specializes in Dermatopathology, MOHS-Micrographic Surgery
3701 S Clarkson Street; Suite 400
Englewood, CO
 

Dr. Richard Asarch's areas of specialization are dermatopathology and MOHS-micrographic surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Asarch include cosmetic skin treatment, laser treatment, and skin cancer. His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Asarch takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics and a hospital affiliated with the University of Colorado Denver. Dr. Asarch's 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. Joel Lee Cohen, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Dermatology, MOHS-Micrographic Surgery
5340 South Quebec Street; Suite #300
Greenwood Village, CO
 

Dr. Joel Cohen's specialties are pediatric dermatology and MOHS-micrographic surgery. He practices in Englewood, CO, Greenwood Village, CO, and Lone Tree, CO. On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Cohen include nail issues, hair problems, and psoriasis. He is professionally affiliated with Littleton Adventist Hospital, Swedish Medical Center, and Porter Adventist Hospital. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Henry Ford Hospital.

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

Dr. Misha Danielle Miller, MD
Specializes in MOHS-Micrographic Surgery, Obstetrics & Gynecology
6285 S Iola Court
Englewood, CO
 

Dr. Misha Miller, who practices in Denver, CO, Aurora, CO, and Englewood, CO, is a medical specialist in obstetrics & gynecology and MOHS-micrographic surgery. Her professional affiliations include the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH) and the University Physicians. Dr. Miller accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. She studied medicine at Mayo Medical School.

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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 specialist in pediatric dermatology and MOHS-micrographic surgery. These areas are among his clinical interests: nail issues, psoriasis, and nail surgery. Dr. Asarch is professionally affiliated with Centura Health. Before performing his residency at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Dr. Asarch attended Tufts University School of Medicine. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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

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Specializes in MOHS-Micrographic Surgery
206 W County Line Road; Suite 340
Hghlnds Ranch, CO
 

Dr. Bradley Draper is a mohs skin cancer surgeon in Englewood, CO, Castle Rock, CO, and Hghlnds Ranch, CO. Before performing his residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Dr. Draper attended St. Louis University School of Medicine. He is especially interested in cosmetic skin treatment and skin cancer. Dr. Draper takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Draper (or staff) speaks the following languages: Hungarian and German. Dr. Draper is affiliated with The Medical Center of Aurora and Sky Ridge Medical Center.

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

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

Dr. Judy Chiang is a pediatric dermatologist and mohs skin cancer surgeon. She is a graduate of Baylor College of Medicine. She completed her residency training at John Stroger Hospital of Cook County. Dr. Chiang is especially interested in nail issues, hair problems, and psoriasis. Patients gave her an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. She is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. 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 works as a pediatric dermatologist, dermatopathologist, and mohs skin cancer surgeon in Denver, CO and Greenwood Village, CO. Dr. Lemon's average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. Her areas of expertise include nail issues, phototherapy (light therapy), and contact dermatitis. She is affiliated with Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center, Rose Medical Center, and Exempla Saint Joseph Hospital. She honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Lemon is a graduate of the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine.

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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 works as a mohs skin cancer surgeon in Denver, CO and Greenwood Village, CO. In his practice, he is particularly interested in skin cancer. He is professionally affiliated with Exempla Lutheran Medical Center, Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center, and Rose Medical Center. Dr. Schleve is a graduate of the University of South Dakota, Sanford School of Medicine and the University of Louisville School of Medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Schleve average 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Schleve accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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Clinical interests: Skin Cancer, Skin Issues

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

Dr. Shayla Francis specializes in MOHS-micrographic surgery. Dr. Francis studied medicine at the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Francis include nail surgery, cosmetic skin treatment, and laser treatment. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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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.