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    What is a dermatologic surgeon?

    One of the most innovative and progressive medical subspecialties, these ASDS experts perform medically necessary and cosmetic treatment and procedures to improve skin health and beauty.

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    From aging skin to skin cancer...

    No one is more qualified to help than an ASDS member dermatologist. Each year, these skilled doctors perform 5 million cosmetic procedures and 2.6 million skin cancer treatments.

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    One American dies of melanoma almost every hour

    The good news: With early detection, melanoma has an almost 100 percent five-year survival rate. Schedule a free skin cancer screening today.

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    From crow's feet to spider veins...

    You'll look and feel your best when ASDS member dermatologists combine their training and expertise with the widest range of options available.

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Primer in Dermatologic Surgery: A Study Companion 2nd Edition

Kavita Mariwalla, MD and David J. Leffell, MD 

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This title is the perfect resource for quick reference and rapid review in dermatologic surgery.  It concisely presents the most essential knowledge you need for certification, recertification, or practice. An extremely user-friendly format, replete with Q&A, notes area, and bibliographies make this book an essential tool.

This book is not only helpful for residents taking the certifying exam but is also a comprehensive study guide for physicians sitting for the re-certification examination, preparing for MOC modules and for residents taking the in-service exam.  The layout of the book can serve as a backbone for a surgical curriculum as several chapters are linked to the Dermatologic Surgery Fundamentals online presentations.

Whether you're new to the field or you've been practicing dermatologic surgery for years, you'll consider this book one of your most valuable resources.  Softbound, 8 ½ x 11, 188 pages. 

Must-read chapters include: 

  • Cutaneous Anatomy
  • Local Anesthetics
  • Surgical Instruments
  • Suture Materials / Techniques
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Melanoma
  • Electrosurgery
  • Cryosurgery
  • Elliptical Excision
  • Grafts
  • Flaps
  • Mohs Micrographic Surgery
  • Nail Anatomy
  • Nail Surgery
  • Chemical Peels and Dermabrasion
  • Neurotoxins
  • Soft-tissue Fillers
  • Laser and Light-based Devices
  • Sclerotherapy
  • Liposuction
  • Hair Transplant
  • Wound Care Management
  • Microbiology
  • Answer key and index
  • Bibliographies for additional study options

$89 ASDS member
$125 Non-member dermatologist

U.S. shipping and handling included. Sales tax for Illinois residents and international shipping will be added to applicable orders. 

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