Body System Location: Skin, hair and nails

The Department of Dermatology provides a full range of services for skin conditions, including consultation for skin diseases and cosmetic problems, diagnostic studies, phototherapy and photochemotherapy, and surgery for benign and malignant skin conditions.

  • Diagnostic services
    • Skin biopsy for histopathology and immunopathology
    • KOH smears for fungus infections and infestations
    • Tzanck smears for herpes infections
    • Culture of skin for bacterial, fungal, and viral infections
    • Patch testing for contact allergies
  • Therapeutic services
    • Phototherapy (UVB) and photochemotherapy (PUVA)
    • Nail- and foot-care clinics
    • Glycolic-acid peels
  • Surgical services
    • Surgical excision of benign or malignant skin lesions
    • Mohs micrographic surgery for skin cancers
    • Laser surgery
    • Cryosurgery
    • Electrosurgery