An unexpected outcome of the pandemic is that the incidence of advanced skin cancer has significantly increased, as patients have delayed being seen by their dermatologist. Once diagnosed, Mohs surgery is the most effective way to treat skin cancer, with a cure rate of 99%.
Dr. Maral K. Skelsey is one of the nation’s leading Mohs micrographic surgeons and is fellowship-trained in cancer surgery, pathology and reconstruction. Her practice, The Dermatologic Surgery Center of Washington, is a regional referral center known for its emphasis on the early detection of skin cancer and the introduction of the most advanced skin health technology. The practice is using rigorous Covid-screening and prevention strategies to ensure the safety of patients and staff.
As the Face of Mohs Surgery in Washington, DC, Dr. Skelsey is known not just for surgical expertise, but for her concern for her patients’ holistic wellness.