Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the world. Fortunately, it is normally easily treatable with a very high cure rate when it is detected early. Dr. Schiavo preforms dermatologic surgery essential for the removal of skin cancers and suspected skin cancers such as basal cell and squamous cell carcinomas, melanomas and other skin tumors. Dr. Schiavo also surgically removes benign growths of unwanted skin growths such as moles or cysts.
All Surgical procedures done at Columbia Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery are performed under local anesthesia (numbing of the skin only). You will be able to drive home after your procedure.