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    What is a dermatologic surgeon?

    Part of a progressive medical subspecialty, ASDS member dermatologists perform medically necessary and cosmetic procedures to improve the health, function and beauty of skin through every stage of life.

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    From forehead furrows to frown lines…

    Performing more than 5 million cosmetic procedures each year, ASDS member dermatologists offer many treatments that are less intense, safer and have quicker recovery times than ever before.

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    1.5 million Americans are diagnosed with skin cancer every year

    Any suspicious new growths or changes should be examined by a dermatologist immediately. ASDS member dermatologists are trained to select the best treatment choice based on the individual patient.

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    From excess fat to wrinkles…

    Offering a range of office-based cosmetic procedures, ASDS member dermatologists can select the appropriate treatment choice to meet your individual goals.

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Study Guide for the ABD Exam and MOC-D

Primer in Dermatologic Surgery: A Study Companion, 2nd Edition
 

Primer in Dermatologic Surgery 

Kavita Mariwalla, MD and David J. Leffell, MD

 

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Completely updated, 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.

  • New Wound Care Management and Microbiology chapters
  • New answer key and index
  • 24 chapters, including the latest updates in cutaneous oncology, fillers and neurotoxins
  • Bibliographies for additional study options
  • Questions to test your knowledge
  • Notes section lets you highlight or add information

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

$89 ASDS member
$125 Non-member dermatologist

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