American Mohs: A Critical Review

Authors: Brett M. Will1, David J. Elpern2 MD; Roy Grekin3, MD; Douglas W. Johnson4, MD Affiliations: 1 Medical Student, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC; 2Practicing Clinical Dermatologist, Williamstown, Massachusetts; 3Department of Dermatology, Clinical Professor, University of California San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco, California; 4Department of Dermatology, The Queen’s Medical Center, Honolulu, HI Keywords: Mohs Surgery, Health Care Costs, History of Medicine, Practice Guidelines as a Topic, Skin Neoplasms Abstract Over 80 years ago, a medical student conceived of a novel approach to remove difficult-to-treat nonmelanoma skin cancers. The procedure, called Mohs Micrographic Surgery (MMS), has been refined over the ensuing years and now large numbers of … Continue reading

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