At Surgical Specialists, we routinely treat various benign and malignant skin and soft tissue conditions. Our board-certified surgeons are highly trained and very experienced in providing our patients with the most personalized, comprehensive and expert care for all these diseases.
We frequently see patients with the following benign skin and soft tissue diseases:
- Sebaceous cysts
Most procedures are done under local anesthesia in our office procedure room. Patients are able to return to normal activities immediately.
We are also able to accommodate patients with same day appointments when they have an infected cyst or abscess that needs immediate surgical attention and an incision and drainage procedure.
At Surgical Specialists, patients diagnosed with Cancer can be assured of superior and comprehensive care. Our Surgeons have extensive experience treating patients with various types of skin and soft tissue cancers. They work closely with a multi-disciplinary team of physicians including dermatologists, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, radiologists, pathologist and other specialists, enabling them to provide superior cancer care. We are happy to see you for any of the following skin and soft tissue cancer-related conditions:
- Skin Cancer (squamous cell cancer, basal cell cancer)
- Enlarged lymph nodes
Although some skin cancer surgery is done in our office under local anesthesia, most procedures are done in the operating room. We operate exclusively at Virginia Hospital Center, a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network. Our Cancer Center is a winner of the Outstanding Achievement Award from the Commission on Cancer, a program of the American College of Surgeons.
Surgical Specialists and the multidisciplinary clinical team at Virginia Hospital Center provide you with a personalized, comprehensive and expert treatment for all the stages of melanoma and other skin and soft tissue cancers. Our surgeons are board-certified with years of experience in melanoma and other skin and soft tissue cancer surgery. They are committed to providing the highest quality and most comprehensive therapy for patients diagnosed with all types of skin and soft tissue cancers.