We found 8 mohs skin cancer surgeons who accept Humana Open Access near Leawood, KS.

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Dr. Elizabeth Arnold Spenceri, MD
Specializes in MOHS-Micrographic Surgery
11550 Granada Lane
Leawood, KS
 

Dr. Elizabeth Spenceri is a physician who specializes in MOHS-micrographic surgery. After attending St. Louis University School of Medicine, she completed her residency training at St. John's Mercy Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with St. Louis University (SLU). Dr. Spenceri's areas of expertise include basal cell carcinoma, melanoma, and mohs surgery. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Spenceri has received the distinction of Kansas City Super Doctors. She is professionally affiliated with Overland Park Regional Medical Center. She welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Basal Cell Carcinoma, Surgical Procedures, Mohs Surgery, Skin Cancer Surgery, Melanoma

Dr. Holly Hare McCoppin, MD
Specializes in MOHS-Micrographic Surgery
College Park Family Care Center - Specialty Office; 10600 Mastin St Entrance A
Overland Park, KS
 

Dr. Holly McCoppin is a specialist in MOHS-micrographic surgery. Dr. McCoppin graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine. She trained at the University of Missouri Health System for residency. Areas of expertise for Dr. McCoppin include rosacea, jessner peel, and melasma. Patient reviews placed her at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. She takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. McCoppin is affiliated with Overland Park Regional Medical Center and The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Moles, Botox Injection, CO2 Laser Treatment, Laser Resurfacing, Hylaform, Sclerotherapy, Acne ... (Read more)

Dr. Mark Andrew Cohen, MD
Specializes in MOHS-Micrographic Surgery
9301 W 74th Street; Suite 230
Overland Park, KS
 

Dr. Mark Cohen practices MOHS-micrographic surgery. Dr. Cohen is especially interested in mole removal, tattoo removal, and mohs surgery. His average rating from his patients is 3.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, United Healthcare Bronze, and more. After completing medical school at the University of Kansas School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Miami. He is professionally affiliated with Shawnee Mission Health, Saint Luke's North Hospital-Smithville, and Saint Luke's North Hospital-Barry Road.

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Clinical interests: Tattoo Removal, Mohs Surgery, Mole Removal

Dr. Thomas Lewis Hamaguchi Hocker, MD
Specializes in Dermatopathology, MOHS-Micrographic Surgery
12140 Nall Avenue; Suite 200
Overland Park, KS
 

Dr. Thomas Hocker is a medical specialist in dermatopathology and MOHS-micrographic surgery. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Hocker include mohs surgery. His professional affiliations include Saint Luke's South Hospital and Menorah Medical Center. He attended Harvard Medical School and then went on to complete his residency at Mayo Clinic. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Clinical interests: Mohs Surgery

Specializes in MOHS-Micrographic Surgery
11550 Granada Lane
Leawood, KS
 

Dr. Mark Fleischman is a physician who specializes in MOHS-micrographic surgery. He is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Fleischman accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He attended medical school at Creighton University School of Medicine. Dr. Fleischman has received the following distinction: Kansas City Super Doctors.

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Dr. Timothy Lee Parker, MD
Specializes in MOHS-Micrographic Surgery
6901 West 121st Street
Overland Park, KS
 

Dr. Timothy Parker's medical specialty is MOHS-micrographic surgery. Patients rated Dr. Parker highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is professionally affiliated with Overland Park Regional Medical Center and Menorah Medical Center. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Parker honors. He graduated from the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Wisconsin.

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Dr. Glenn David Goldstein, MD
Specializes in MOHS-Micrographic Surgery
11550 Granada Lane
Leawood, KS
 

Dr. Glenn Goldstein works as a mohs skin cancer surgeon. He is a graduate of the University of Kansas School of Medicine. Dr. Goldstein is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of Kansas City Super Doctors.

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Specializes in MOHS-Micrographic Surgery
11550 Granada Lane
Leawood, KS
 

Dr. Shawn Sabin is a MOHS-micrographic surgery specialist. Patient ratings for Dr. Sabin average 4.0 stars out of 5. She is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. She studied medicine at the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine. She has received the following distinction: Kansas City Super Doctors.

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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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