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Dr. Adam Scott Plotkin MD, FAAD
Specializes in Dermatopathology, MOHS-Micrographic Surgery, Pediatric Dermatology
5210 Linton Boulevard; Suite 307
Delray Beach, FL
(561) 499-0660; (561) 499-4094

Dr. Adam Plotkin is a physician who specializes in pediatric dermatology, dermatopathology, and MOHS-micrographic surgery. Patient ratings for Dr. Plotkin average 5.0 stars out of 5. He has a special interest in nail issues, hair problems, and psoriasis. He honors Medicare insurance. Before performing his residency at Rhode Island Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Wright State University, Dr. Plotkin attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Dr. Plotkin's distinctions include: South Florida Super Doctors and Boca Raton Super Doctors. Dr. Plotkin (or staff) is conversant in Hebrew and Spanish.

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Clinical interests: Cosmetic Dermatology, Hair Disorders, Medical Dermatology, Nail Disorders, Psoriasis, Skin of Color

Dr. Jeffrey Stuart Fromowitz MD, FAAD
Specializes in Pediatric Dermatology, MOHS-Micrographic Surgery, Dermatopathology
4601 North Federal Highway
Boca Raton, FL
(561) 362-8000

Dr. Jeffrey Fromowitz is a pediatric dermatologist, dermatopathologist, and mohs skin cancer surgeon. The average patient rating for Dr. Fromowitz is 5.0 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include phototherapy (light therapy), contact dermatitis, and hair problems. He honors Medicare insurance. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center, Dr. Fromowitz attended medical school at the University of Florida College of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Fromowitz (or staff) speaks Spanish, French, and Polish.

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Clinical interests: Cosmetic Dermatology, Academic Dermatology, Birthmarks, Contact Dermatitis, Cutaneous T-Cell ... (Read more)

Dr. John Michael Strasswimmer MD, PhD, FAAD
Specializes in MOHS-Micrographic Surgery
2605 W Atlantic Avenue; Suite D204
Delray Beach, FL
(561) 819-5822

Dr. John Strasswimmer's medical specialty is MOHS-micrographic surgery. His areas of expertise include skin cancer. He is in-network for Medicare insurance. Dr. Strasswimmer attended Tufts University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital and Cambridge Hospital. In addition to English, Dr. Strasswimmer (or staff) speaks Spanish, German, and French.

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Clinical interests: Skin Cancer

Dr. Brian Jeffrey Feinstein DO, FAOCD
Specializes in MOHS-Micrographic Surgery, Dermatopathology, Dermatological Immunology, Pediatric Dermatology
4205 W Atlantic Avenue; Suite B201
Delray Beach, FL
(561) 498-4407

Dr. Brian Feinstein specializes in pediatric dermatology, dermatological immunology, and dermatopathology. His clinical interests encompass cosmetic skin treatment, laser treatment, and skin cancer. The average patient rating for Dr. Feinstein is 5.0 stars out of 5. He takes Medicare insurance. He graduated from Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine and then he performed his residency at Broward Health. Dr. Feinstein is affiliated with Delray Medical Center and Bethesda Memorial Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Cosmetic Dermatology, Laser Procedures, Medical Dermatology, Skin Cancer

Dr. Robyn Dale Siperstein MD, FAAD
Specializes in MOHS-Micrographic Surgery, Pediatric Dermatology
1700 W Woolbright Road; Suite 5
Boynton Beach, FL
(561) 364-7774; (561) 955-8885

Dr. Robyn Siperstein practices pediatric dermatology and MOHS-micrographic surgery. Dr. Siperstein attended medical school at Yale School of Medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Siperstein include nail issues, contact dermatitis, and hair problems. She is in-network for Medicare insurance.

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Clinical interests: Cosmetic Dermatology, Contact Dermatitis, Hair Disorders, Laser Procedures, Medical Dermatology, ... (Read more)

Dr. Howard Adam Bueller MD, FAAD
Specializes in Dermatopathology, MOHS-Micrographic Surgery, Pediatric Dermatology
5258 Linton Boulevard; Suite 306
Delray Beach, FL
(561) 498-2911

Dr. Howard Bueller specializes in pediatric dermatology, dermatopathology, and MOHS-micrographic surgery and practices in Delray Beach, FL. He has a special interest in nail issues, skin issues, and cosmetic skin treatment. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Bueller accepts Medicare insurance. He attended medical school at Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at UMass Memorial Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Emory University. Dr. Bueller is professionally affiliated with Delray Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Cosmetic Dermatology, Medical Dermatology, Nail Disorders, Skin of Color

Dr. Michael Lawrence Shelling MD, FAAD
Specializes in MOHS-Micrographic Surgery
10075 S Jog Road; Suite #206
Boynton Beach, FL
(561) 737-1100

Dr. Michael Shelling is a specialist in MOHS-micrographic surgery. Dr. Shelling is especially interested in academic dermatology, psoriasis, and cosmetic skin treatment. He takes Medicare insurance. He attended medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Shelling trained at Jackson Memorial Medical Center for his residency. He is conversant in Spanish.

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Clinical interests: Cosmetic Dermatology, Academic Dermatology, Medical Dermatology, Psoriasis, Skin Cancer

Steven Michael Hacker MD, FAAD
Specializes in Dermatopathology, MOHS-Micrographic Surgery
230 George Bush Boulevard
Delray Beach, FL
(561) 276-3111

Dr. Steven Hacker is a dermatopathologist and mohs skin cancer surgeon. Dr. Hacker's education and training includes medical school at the University of Florida College of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan and a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center. His areas of expertise include the following: cosmetic skin treatment, laser treatment, and skin cancer. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Medicare insurance. He is affiliated with West Boca Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Cosmetic Dermatology, Laser Procedures, Skin Cancer

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Specializes in MOHS-Micrographic Surgery
10075 S Jog Road; Suite 206
Boynton Beach, FL
(561) 731-4900

Dr. William Roth practices MOHS-micrographic surgery in Boynton Beach, FL. He is a graduate of the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Roth trained at Jackson Memorial Medical Center for his residency. His areas of clinical interest consist of cosmetic skin treatment and skin cancer. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes Medicare insurance. Dr. Roth has received professional recognition including the following: Boca Raton Super Doctors; South Florida Super Doctors; and Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition.

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Clinical interests: Cosmetic Dermatology, Skin Cancer

Dr. Nancy Lynn Marchell MD
Specializes in MOHS-Micrographic Surgery
5210 Linton Boulevard; Suite 307
Delray Beach, FL
(561) 499-0660

Dr. Nancy Marchell is a specialist in MOHS-micrographic surgery. Before completing her residency at George Washington University Medical Center and Washington Hospital Center, Dr. Marchell attended medical school at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, John A. Burns School of Medicine. Dr. Marchell takes Medicare insurance.

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Scott Mark Podnos MD, FAAD
Specializes in MOHS-Micrographic Surgery
1905 Clint Moore Road; Suite 103
Boca Raton, FL
(561) 241-5858

Dr. Scott Podnos specializes in MOHS-micrographic surgery. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Florida College of Medicine and performed his residency at Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Podnos is in-network for Medicaid and Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in MOHS-Micrographic Surgery, Pediatric Dermatology
13550 Jog Road; S. D201
Delray Beach, FL
(561) 637-2516

Dr. Larissa Scanlan practices pediatric dermatology and MOHS-micrographic surgery in Delray Beach, FL and Margate, FL. Dr. Scanlan's areas of expertise include academic dermatology, nail issues, and hair problems. She accepts Medicaid and Medicare insurance. She attended the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Jackson Memorial Medical Center for residency.

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Clinical interests: Cosmetic Dermatology, Academic Dermatology, Hair Disorders, Medical Dermatology, Nail Disorders, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in MOHS-Micrographic Surgery
1905 Clint Moore Road; Suite 103
Boca Raton, FL
(561) 241-9667

Dr. Larry Garland specializes in MOHS-micrographic surgery and practices in Boca Raton, FL. He attended the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. Dr. Garland is conversant in Spanish.

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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.
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