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Hannaford Chooses Make Big Change as Recipient of the "Hannaford Helps Reusable Bag Program"


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We are excited to announce that the nonprofit we founded in 2014, Make Big Change, an organization dedicated to promoting the awareness and strategic prevention of skin cancer, has been selected as the recipient of the Hannaford Helps Reusable Bag Program for the month of April.

This exciting fundraising program has been designed to support local nonprofits doing impactful, productive work in the community. Throughout the month of April, every blue Hannaford Helps Reusable Bag with the good karma messaging purchased at the Hannaford supermarket located at 30 Grapevine Drive in Dover, will see $1 donated to Make Big Change in an effort to help facilitate the non-profit organization’s mission of fostering progressive steps towards reducing the incidence of skin cancers here on the eastern seaboard of New Hampshire, as well as abroad through education, activism, and strategic prevention initiatives.

So, please, if you can, make your way over to the Dover Hannaford (which is on 108 as you head towards Durham), and buy one of these bags. What’s more is, any monies stuffed in the “book trade” station of the grocery store will also be donated to us. Good karma all around!

We’re ecstatic that Hannaford has selected us as their latest recipient of this fantastic reusable bag fundraising effort. It’s a wonderful program, and the fact that Hannaford chooses to give back to community driven organizations like Make Big Change is a testament to their dedication of bolstering strong communal bonds.

For more information on the Hannaford Helps Reusable Bag Program, visit hannaford.bags4mycause.com or facebook.com/hhbagprogram.

To learn more about Make Big Change, please visit www.makebigchange.org.

Mar 24 // 2016

We are excited to announce that the nonprofit we founded in 2014, Make Big Change, an organization dedicated to promoting the awareness and strategic prevention of skin cancer, has been selected as the recipient of the Hannaford Helps Reusable Bag Program for the month of April.

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Dermatology's Response to Surgeon General's Call to Action


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We recently came across an article posted in Dermatology Times that really resonated with us. The article, titled “ASDS Responds to Surgeon General’s Skin Cancer Prevention Call to Action” espouses the importance of bringing this national initiative into our day-to-day actions at the community level.

The article quotes dermatologist Ian Maher, M.D., assistant professor and associate director of Mohs surgery at St. Louis University:

“I think it’s up to us to be on top of the skin cancer epidemic. Right now, one in five Americans will have a skin cancer in their lifetime. It’s incumbent that we as dermatologists respond to this call to action to educate the public and to help drive policies to contribute to the skin health of our nation.”

We couldn’t agree more.

After reading this article, we felt compelled to share our own story of how those of us here at Dermatology and Skin Health have responded to this important call to action.

If you aren’t familiar with the call to action, here’s a quick synopsis.

 In 2014, Deputy Surgeon General Boris Lushniak, M.D., M.P.H., made a pronouncement establishing skin cancer prevention as a national priority. In this call to action, he outlined five major goals aimed at combating skin cancer. These were:

1.       Increase opportunities for sun protection in outdoor settings.

2.       Provide individuals with the information they need to make informed, healthy choices about UV exposure.

3.       Promote policies that advance the national goal of preventing skin cancer.

4.       Reduce harms from indoor tanning.

5.       Strengthen research, surveillance, monitoring and evaluation related to skin cancer prevention.

The aim of these goals was to extend prevention work beyond the clinic. As Dr. Maher comments in the article, “Dermatologists are good at spreading the word about the need for sun protection to their patients day in and day out, but the ASDS takes that a step further, encouraging dermatologists to take their messages to the community and to local lawmakers.”

So, let’s go ahead and look at these goals a little closer, and see how they relate to the work we’ve been doing within our organization.

Goal #1: Increasing opportunities for sun protection in outdoor settings

In coordination with our non-profit Make Big Change, we have launched a program titled the “Global Sunscreen Initiative.” Through this program, we have installed dozens of sunscreen dispensers throughout the area, from Boston to Maine, to provide increased opportunities for sun protection. Strategically located in high-exposure areas such as beaches, city hall, parks, and outdoor performance venues, these dispensers are completely free to use, and are filled with our own organic, chemical-free sunscreen that is safe for use on people as young as six-months old. This program is quickly spreading, bringing increased community awareness with each dispenser that gets installed.

Goal #2: Provide individuals with the information they need to make informed, healthy choices about UV exposure

Education is a huge component of what we do here at Dermatology and Skin Health. Not only do we incorporate this into our patient’s office visits, but we are passionate about working with area schools to educate students, teachers, and nurses about the dangers of UV exposure. We understand that education starts with our youth and instilling these lessons is a vital part of this call to action’s long-term success.

Goal #3:  Promoting policies that advance the national goal of preventing skin cancer

Last year, Governor Maggie Hassan presented a proclamation at the State House in Concord to identify May as “Melanoma Awareness Month” in New Hampshire. The proclamation was originated by our non-profit Make Big Change to bring additional awareness to statewide education and prevention of skin cancer. Since NH has one of the highest rates of new skin cancer diagnoses each year, we knew it would be vital to take the lead in propelling the awareness of this disease into the daily consciousness of the citizens of our state. Beginning this spring, we are proud to say that melanoma awareness will be one major step forward to becoming a household phrase.

Goal #4: Reduce harm from indoor tanning

A major victory in the fight against the danger of indoor tanning came when the NH state senate passed house bill 136, making it illegal for New Hampshire citizens under the age of 18 to tan in tanning beds. As passionate advocates of this bill, Laurie Seavey and Michelle Roy fought diligently to help this important public policy issue become law, testifying before the state senate on behalf of Dermatology and Skin Health. Read more on this here.

Goal #5: Strengthen research, surveillance, monitoring and evaluation related to skin cancer prevention

Each May we offer a series of free skin cancer screenings at Frisbee Memorial and Douglass Wentworth hospitals. These are open to the public and we encourage anyone who may not be able to make use of our regular clinical screenings to attend.

In short, we’ve been busy.

But it’s been tremendously rewarding.

Just as this article suggests, we must act now. We must help to prevent the spread of this deadly disease. It’s critical to our wellbeing as dermatologists, and as humans.

 

Feb 10 // 2016

We recently came across an article posted in Dermatology Times that really resonated with us. The article, titled “ASDS Responds to Surgeon General’s Skin Cancer Prevention Call to Action” espouses the importance of bringing this national initiative into our day-to-day actions at the community level.

The article quotes dermatologist Ian Maher, M.D., assistant professor and associate director of Mohs surgery at St. Louis University:

“I think it’s up to us to be on top of the skin cancer epidemic. Right now, one in five Americans will have a skin cancer in their lifetime. It’s incumbent that we as dermatologists respond to this call to action to educate the public and to help drive policies to contribute to the skin health of our nation.”

We couldn’t agree more.

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Employee Spotlight: Michelle Roy


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Dermatology & Skin Health's Certified Physician Assistant extraordinaire, Michelle Roy, leads a colorful existence. When she’s not busy working with patients and improving lives, she can be out in the wilderness (or participating in the Boston Marathon!) chewing up the trail with her feet, or upon her bicycle. Or in the kitchen wielding a torch. Look out!

Read on to learn a bit more about her.

What makes you want to head to work every day? Ever since I was a kid, my parents encouraged me to find something that I loved to do so that work would be inherently enjoyable. I am fortunate to have found that as a Dermatology PA. I have been at it for 20 years, and I continue to love it every single day.

What got you interested in medical studies/work? Medicine offers you the ability to put your thinking cap on everyday while helping people – two things I love.

You’re also a hardcore runner/cyclist. Let’s trace the roots. Why? I have always been active, (but so much of my teens and early 20s were spent studying). I love being outside. There’s no better way to enjoy the great outdoors than catching up on running and cycling. The woods are so beautiful and peaceful; they always help reinvigorate me and help me feel a sense of balance.

Some people enjoy a good “mud” facial from the spa. You seem to like mud on the face as a mere by-product from the trail. For you, what are the rejuvenating elements of such an experience? We should never forget what it felt like to be a kid, flying down a trail on your bike, or running in the woods; jumping logs and running through streams… life is too short.

What is your specialty when you step into the kitchen to whip up some dinner (or breakfast, or dessert…)? Food! My husband (Sweet Pete) loves his sweets, so we love desserts. Crème brûlée is one of his favorites, so I make it a lot, plus it gives me reason to break out a torch…

Favorite place to visit? I’m a big fan of Vermont and Hawaii. There are lots of mountains and hills to run and bike. What can I say? I’m an outdoors junky.

Favorite color? Red. I wear red clogs at work, and red Sidi cycling shoes when I’m on the trail.

Favorite number? Any odd race number is my favorite… I always seem to have a good race when wearing an odd number.

What do you do on a day off? Head for the woods (mountains).

Okay, back to work. You’re one of the founders of Make Big Change, a non-profit organization calling attention to the education and prevention of damaging UV rays. Makes sense as an extension of a dermatology practice. What was the catalyst that led you to act on forming this non-profit? I was sitting in my office, reviewing New Hampshire statistics on skin cancer and was overwhelmed by the fact that 40 New Hampshire residents die from Melanoma each year. I thought, ‘this is something that we can change… something we have to change.’

What have you learned through your work with Make Big Change? I have learned that a small, determined group of people can indeed Make Big Change. Each and every one of us has the power of influence.

What have you learned through your work with Dermatology and Skin Health? Each day working with each patient you have an opportunity to make an impact, teach a lesson, and maybe save a life.

“When I think of the people I work with at Dermatology & Skin Health, I think of ______________.” Positivity.

What are you most proud of in regard to Dermatology & Skin Health? Forming Make Big Change and watching it grow – making an impact in the community outside of the daily practice.

Jan 27 // 2016

Dermatology & Skin Health's Certified Physician Assistant extraordinaire, Michelle Roy, leads a colorful existence. When she’s not busy working with patients and improving lives, she can be out in the wilderness (or participating in the Boston Marathon!) chewing up the trail with her feet, or upon her bicycle. Or in the kitchen wielding a torch. Look out!

Read on to learn a bit more about her.

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Calling in a New Year with Expanded Growth at Dermatology and Skin Health


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As 2015 comes to a close, Dermatology and Skin Health celebrates the year that is about to pass, and is excited to announce what’s to come in the New Year. In the year that was, our own Dr. James Campbell was the recipient of the coveted Amanda Dempsey Award which is given to a cancer survivor who has shown extraordinary dedication to helping others navigate the challenges associated with this disease.

2015 also saw increased service offerings at the practice, which included the addition of Mohs surgeon Dr. Gary Mendese to the team. As demand has risen across the board for the practice’s services, 2016 will see a significant expansion unfold.

As of January 1st, Dermatology and Skin Health will start the new development of the practice, which includes the purchase of the property directly behind the current office location. Administrative offices will be moved into the new building, making more room for procedural practices in the existing facility. The timeline for completion is estimated at six-months.

Included in the expansion is the addition of Dr. Alissa Lamoureux who will start at the practice on April 1st. Dr. Lamoureux is a member of the American Osteopathic Board of Dermatology. She graduated from the University of New England where she received her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine and comes to Dermatology and Skin Health from the Broward Health Medical Center located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Prior to that Wellington Regional Medical Center where she was named Resident of the Year twice during her tenure there.

“We are so excited for the expansion of our physical facility, as well as the addition Dr. Lamoureux to our family,” said practice manager Laurie Seavey. “Alissa is a dedicated, well-respected physician that will help bolster our team and enable us to offer expanded services – which will include pediatric and general dermatology – and reduce the wait time to get an appointment. 2015 was an outstanding year for us, and 2016 is shaping up to build on those positive energies. Thank you to everyone who has helped us along the way and we’ll see you in the New Year!”

Dec 30 // 2015

Looking back at a fantastic 2015, and forward to an exciting 2016.

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Seasons change but healthy skin is always in style


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It is a common and understandable misconception that the dangers of the sun substantially minimize during the colder months of fall and winter. With more clothing coverage and minimal temperatures it is easy to misconstrue the dangers of the sun when we are immersed in cold weather. The sun is a mere illusion in the sky, and the cold takes over.

As the seasons fade into one another, one thing must stay constant: sun protection. Whether you are lying out on the beach, or frolicking in the fall leaves, you need to take proper precautions when exposed to the sun. Because your entire body is not fully exposed to harmful UV rays, it may not be necessary to lather your entire body in SPF 50 sunscreen every hour. However, there are certain things that you should do when being exposed to the sun in the winter. Although UVB radiation decreases in the winter, UVA radiation does not. UVB radiation is stronger than UVA radiation, and it mainly affects the outer layers of the skin, being the main contributor to sunburns, premature aging, and skin cancer. UVA radiation penetrates deep into the skin and is solely responsible for premature aging and skin cancer, so even a few minutes exposed can do marginal damage overtime. These rays are highly reflective, making them extremely dangerous when surrounded by snow, as well as more potent at higher altitudes. This describes why skiers can get such nasty sunburns while on the slopes.

There are precautions that you should be taking in the fall and winter that are different than what you would typically do in the summer.

Use the Appropriate SPF

Even if you are not applying sunscreen all over your entire body for maximum coverage, you still should apply SPF to any exposed areas. The important part of this is that you should be using an SPF of 30 or higher if you want to be protected. In addition to this level of SPF, the sunscreen should also contain zinc oxide or titanium oxide. This will ensure that your sunscreen is actually protecting you.

Dress Warm

You’re clothing is your first line of defense against damaging rays from the sun. Wear a hat, scarf and warm clothing not only to protect you from the cold, but also to protect your skin from the sun.

Keep Skin Healthy

Make sure your skin is hydrated and healthy. When your skin is damaged, it is more susceptible to UV damage. By washing your skin in lukewarm water you are keeping it’s natural oils, which will keep skin more moisturized.

Avoid Tanning Beds

It is tempting to use tanning beds as the weather gets colder. Luckily, everyone is in the same boat and lacks the pigment that is oh so desired. Rather than using a tanning bed, you could use a tinted lotion to give you the glow that you prefer. Tanning beds are just as damaging as the real sun, and studies show that people who use tanning beds before the age of 35 increases their chances of skin cancer by 75 percent.  It is our professional feeling that you should simply avoid tanning beds at all costs, at any time of the year…

Boost Internal Protection

By eating healthy foods, you are providing your skin with even more protection against winter conditions, further defending yourself from harmful UV rays.

Add some of the following foods to your diet, which have the ability to further aid and prevent skin damage caused by UV radiation:

  • Citrus Fruits
  • Green Tea
  • Carrots
  • Red Peppers
  • Spinach
  • Walnuts
  • Salmon

Wear Eye Protection

Sunglasses are always a good idea. Not only are they necessary to have to prevent a glare from the sun, but they also block 99-100 percent of the sun’s UV rays, which are still present in the colder months. Protect your eyes!

Protect your Lips

Use a lip balm with adequate SPF in order to protect your lips from UV rays. Not only are chapped lips uncomfortable, but also they are also prone to damage from the sun when unhealthy. Keep your lips hydrated and healthy.

By practicing good skincare behavior throughout these winter months, your skin will thank you for it later down the road.

Oct 30 // 2015

As the seasons fade into one another, one thing must stay constant: sun protection. Whether you are lying out on the beach, or frolicking in the fall leaves, you need to take proper precautions when exposed to the sun. Because your entire body is not fully exposed to harmful UV rays, it may not be necessary to lather your entire body in SPF 50 sunscreen every hour. However, there are certain things that you should do when being exposed to the sun in the winter.

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Thank You Dempsey Challenge - And Hello Today Show!


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As the weekend fast approaches, we want to want to take a quick look back for a moment. While it’s important to always be moving (and looking) forward, it’s equally as imperative to dwell on the moments in our lives that make a genuine impact.

We (members of Dermatology & Skin Health, and Make Big Change) spent the entirety of last weekend up in Lewiston, Maine participating in the festivities at the Dempsey Challenge. We were deeply moved by the professionalism and outward enthusiasm that permeated from all that made the weekend’s events possible. We were pleased to make some new friends, including Amgen Breakaway from Cancer, Mr. Patrick Dempsey himself, and, of course, our (new) good friend, the inimitable Joan Lunden.

Watch Joan interview Patrick right here on the Today Show, and, if you’re paying attention (lock in at the 1:53 mark…), you might even see a bunch of us marching behind the banner with both Joan and Patrick!
 

Outside of the fun we had, it was the moving stories of survival and hope that resonated most deeply. Cancer is likely to affect all of us in one way or another as we move on through life. It’s a scary proposition, but, with the right support and the right outlook, it’s a subject we can make strides to eradicate through motivated education and prevention methods – something we actively instill in our mission with Make Big Change.

Along those lines, we’d be remiss to omit mention of the beautiful presentation of this year’s Amanda Dempsey Award to our own, Dr. James Campbell. It was an extreme honor all around – from the award ceremony, to the wonderful stories shared throughout the weekend, and all the inspiring new friends we made along the way. There were a lot of folks motivated to Make Big Change last weekend. The movement is strong. Together, we can all make strides to reverse the diagnosis rates of cancer of all types. It starts with a spark, and moves along with a simple, motivated flame.

Many thanks to Amgen Breakaway from Cancer, The Dempsey Challenge, and EVERYONE that came up to say hello. Please, stay in touch.

Okay, it’s time to get back to the future… We’ll see you next year!

Oct 22 // 2015

As the weekend fast approaches, we want to want to take a quick look back for a moment. While it’s important to always be moving (and looking) forward, it’s equally imperative to dwell on the moments in our lives that make a genuine impact.

We (members of Dermatology & Skin Health, and Make Big Change) spent the entirety of last weekend up in Lewiston, Maine participating in the festivities at the Dempsey Challenge.

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Dermatology & Skin Health to Host Spa Event October 22nd


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We're hosting a free Spa Event on October 22nd from 5:30 – 7:00 P.M. in the Skin Health Medi-Spa located here at our offices.

The event will include product demonstrations, informational discussions regarding skin care, product giveaways, and a meet and greet with the clinic’s newest team member, Certified Mohs Surgeon Dr. Gary Mendese.

With the addition of Dr. Mendese, Dermatology and Skin Health becomes one of only a handful of centers in the state to offer the Mohs surgery method to patients. With a remarkable 98% success rate, Mohs is regarded as the single most effective treatment against the most common types of skin cancer.

“I’ve always been interested in procedurally oriented surgery, particularly with cancer and the painstakingly precise practice of taking it out and putting the patient back together again,” said Mendese. “The method of Mohs surgery appeals to me because all of the patients are awake during the procedure and I have the appreciated opportunity to learn their life story while we’re going through the procedure. We’re in it together, and all I want is great results to enable them to continue on with the next chapter of that story.”

Attendance to the event is completely free. Reservations can be made by calling the clinic at 603-742-5556, or through email at info@dermskinhealth.com.

Oct 21 // 2015

We're hosting a free Spa Event on October 22nd from 5:30 – 7:00 P.M. in the Skin Health Medi-Spa located here at our offices.

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Wave That Double Chin Goodbye: Introducing KYBELLA


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Dermatology and Skin Health is pleased to announce that it is now offering KYBELLATM, the first and only FDA approved non-surgical treatment to reduce unwanted fat beneath the chin.

The addition of this new, breakthrough treatment is particularly exciting for us because it provides a remarkably successful tool for addressing one of the most stubborn and persistent areas for unwanted fat on the body. 

According to experts, submental fullness, (known colloquially as “double chin”) is heavily problematic because of its genetic basis. Reports have shown that this particular area of the body is one of the most genetically resistant to fat loss and will often not respond to diet and exercise, making it a frustrating battle to those wishing to get rid of it. 

In fact, in a 2014 survey published by the American Society of Dermatological Surgeons, 68% of respondents reported being bothered by their “double chin.” That’s a pretty big number.

Prior to the development of KYBELLATM, many have knocked on the doors of plastic surgeons in the hope of relief. While potentially effective, surgical treatments can be risky, painful, and often include an uncomfortable healing period.

The beauty of KYBELLATM is that it is a targeted approach that is non-invasive, non-surgical, and can be performed right here in our office in as little as 10-15 minutes per session. Even better, it is a permanent remedy. Treatment generally consists of 4-6 quick sessions and then you’re done. No repeat visits. No extra fuss. And in clinical trials, KYBELLATM was proven to significantly improve facial contour even for those with moderate to severe submental fullness.

We’re pretty excited to have this new tool. If you’re one of the many that has struggled for years to overcome submental fullness, but haven’t wanted to undergo surgery, click the link below for more information or call to schedule an appointment with one of our healthcare professionals today.

Check out www.dermskinhealth.com for more details.

Sep 23 // 2015

Dermatology and Skin Health is pleased to announce that it is now offering KYBELLATM, the first and only FDA approved non-surgical treatment to reduce unwanted fat beneath the chin.

The addition of this new, breakthrough treatment is particularly exciting for us because it provides a remarkably successful tool for addressing one of the most stubborn and persistent areas for unwanted fat on the body.

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Dr. James Campbell Named Recipient of the 2015 Amanda Dempsey Award


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It is with great pleasure that we announce our very own Dr. James Campbell as the recipient of the annual Amanda Dempsey Award. Named in honor of Amanda Dempsey, mother of the famous actor Patrick Dempsey, this award recognizes cancer survivors who have shown extraordinary dedication to helping others navigate the challenges associated with this disease. The award will be presented to Dr. Campbell at the annual Dempsey Challenge, the primary fundraising event for The Patrick Dempsey Center for Cancer Hope & Healing. Dr. Campbell will join Dempsey (formerly known as McDreamy from the hit sitcom “Grey’s Anatomy") for a quarter-mile walk following his acceptance of the award.

Said Dr. Campbell: “I am surprised, humbled and honored to be recognized by such a wonderful group who understands the full range of cancer care: prevention, detection and support.”

As a two-time melanoma survivor, Dr. Campbell understands the difficulties that this disease can bring to one’s life. With this experience, Dr. Campbell not only brings extraordinary dedication and compassion to his clinical practice, but seeks to extend his passion into the community, through involvement in numerous educational and prevention initiatives. In 2014, he helped to create the action-oriented non-profit organization “Make Big Change” which works to increase social awareness of skin cancer, including the education of school-age children. Dr. Campbell has also been fundamental in the creation of The Global Sunscreen Initiative, a program that has placed over 100 free sunscreen dispensers across New England. Many regard Dr. Campbell not only as a doctor, but also as a mentor and a friend.

We are happy to witness him receive this award, and even more proud to have him as the leader of our team. Congratulations Dr. Campbell!

 

Sep 22 // 2015

It is with great pleasure that we announce our very own Dr. James Campbell as the recipient of the annual Amanda Dempsey Award. Named in honor of Amanda Dempsey, mother of the famous actor Patrick Dempsey, this award recognizes cancer survivors who have shown extraordinary dedication to helping others navigate the challenges associated with this disease. The award will be presented to Dr. Campbell at the annual Dempsey Challenge, the primary fundraising event for The Patrick Dempsey Center for Cancer Hope & Healing. Dr. Campbell will join Dempsey (formerly known as McDreamy from the hit sitcom “Grey’s Anatomy") for a quarter-mile walk following his acceptance of the award.

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Welcome Dr. Gary Mendese - Our New Mohs Surgeon


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Dermatology & Skin Health has long been on the frontline of the education, prevention, and combative measures in the eradication of skin cancer. In order to maintain this combative stance, on September 1st, we are so pleased to welcome new Mohs surgeon, Gary Mendese to the team to further our service offerings in the surgical practices linked to ridding patients of diagnosed skin cancers.

Gary currently practices at Mystic Valley Dermatology and will continue to split time between the two. He’ll be one of the very few Mohs surgeons accessible to all of us here in the Seacoast New Hampshire area.

“I’m very excited to join the Dermatology & Skin Health team,” said Mendese. “Their reputation is great in the healthcare field, and the team is truly a well-oiled machine. Also, everyone gets along very well which is what attracted me to accept a position with the practice. I’m happy to add to the fantastic efforts and tradition they’ve been providing their patients for years.”

Developed by Dr. Frederick Mohs in the 1930s, Mohs micrographic surgery has, with a few refinements, come to be embraced over the past decade by an increasing number of surgeons for an ever-widening variety of skin cancers.

Today, Mohs surgery has come to be accepted as the single most effective technique for removing Basal Cell Carcinomas and Squamous Cell Carcinomas (BCCs and SCCs), the two most common skin cancers. It accomplishes the nifty trick of sparing the greatest amount of healthy tissue while also most completely expunging cancer cells; cure rates for BCC and SCC are an unparalleled 98 percent or higher with Mohs, significantly better than the rates for standard excision or any other accepted method. (www.skincancer.org)

“I’ve always been interested in procedurally oriented dermatology, particularly with cancer and the precise practice of taking it out and putting the patient back together again,” said Mendese. “The method of Mohs surgery appeals to me because all of the patients are awake during the procedure and I have the appreciated the opportunity to learn their life stories while we’re going through the procedure.

Aug 31 // 2015

Dermatology & Skin Health has long been on the frontline of the education, prevention, and combative measures in the eradication of skin cancer. In order to maintain this combative stance, of September 1st, we are so pleased to welcome new Mohs surgeon, Gary Mendese to the team to further our service offerings in the surgical practices linked to ridding patients of diagnosed skin cancers.

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