The Face Of Mohs Surgery
Dr. Maral Kibarian Skelsey, The Dermatologic Surgery Center of Washington
Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer and Mohs surgery is the most effective treatment. Dr. Maral K. Skelsey is one of the nation’s leading Mohs micrographic surgeons. She is fellowship-trained in cancer surgery, pathology and reconstruction. The Mohs technique is unique as it involves surgically removing skin cancer layer by layer and examining the tissue under a microscope until healthy, cancer-free tissue around the tumor is reached. The outcome is a cure rate of 99%, along with the most cosmetically favorable result possible. Dr. Skelsey’s practice, The Dermatologic Surgery Center of Washington, is known for its emphasis on skin cancer research, early detection and the introduction of the most effective and advanced skin health technology to the region. In addition to cancer treatment, the practice is a referral center for general dermatology and the latest cosmetic treatments. As the Face of Mohs Surgery in Washington, DC, Dr. Skelsey is known not just for surgical expertise, but for her compassion for her patients.