Mohs Surgery Reimagined
When you receive Mohs surgery at Arsenault Dermatology, excellent outcomes are just the beginning. We treat every patient like family and make it our mission to provide an exceptional experience from start to finish.
Full Cancer Removal
For Complete Peace of Mind
What is Mohs Surgery?
Mohs surgery is a specialized and highly effective technique to treat skin cancer. Unlike traditional surgical methods, which involve removing a larger portion of surrounding healthy tissue to ensure that all cancer cells are removed, Mohs surgery is much more precise.
Mohs surgery is performed in stages. The surgeon removes a thin layer of tissue and then immediately examines it under a microscope to determine whether all cancer cells have been removed. If any cancer cells remain, the surgeon removes another layer of tissue, continuing until all cancer cells have been eradicated.
Mohs surgery has a much higher success rate than other skin cancer treatments. This is due in part to the precision and accuracy of the procedure, as well as the expertise of the Mohs surgeon.
Why Choose Mohs Surgery?
Our Promise To You:
An Excellent Mohs Surgery Outcome
Our promise to you begins with excellent surgical outcomes. Our fellowship-trained Mohs surgeons are experts in their field, with exceptional skills in reconstructive repair. With a focus on fully removing the cancer at the microscopic level, our surgeons then use advanced reconstructive techniques to deliver the best possible closure and cosmetic results.
Throughout the Mohs surgery process, our team partners with patients to provide education, support, and foster a wonderful working relationship.
Relax, You're In Good Hands
Our Mohs Surgeons Consistently Deliver:
Complete Skin Cancer Removal
Our primary goal at Arsenault Dermatology is the same as our patients - to fully remove the cancerous tissue while preserving the appearance of the skin. Our expert Mohs surgeons consistently deliver on this promise, ensuring that the cancer is fully removed in order to minimize the chance or recurrence.
Natural Looking Cosmetic Reconstruction
Education, Empowerment & Support
Peace of Mind
Our Promise To You:
A Concierge Mohs Experience
Our vision is to consistently exceed patient expectations. We’ve created a concierge-model of healthcare to make everything as comfortable and efficient as possible. Our team of compassionate professionals is dedicated to providing the highest level of customer service, and our state-of-the-art facilities and specimen laboratory are designed to ensure accuracy and efficiency at every stage of the surgery.
When it comes to Mohs surgery, we are focused on delivering a second-to-none experience for every patient.
Surgical Care With a Human Touch
At Arsenault Dermatology, we understand that Mohs surgery can be stressful and overwhelming for patients. That’s why we’ve created a concierge-level experience that is personalized, attentive, and designed to exceed expectations.
From the moment you arrive, we provide you with a dedicated guide who will accompany you throughout the process, answering questions and providing support.
Our caring team meets you at the door and guides you through the entire Mohs surgery experience, providing personalized support and assistance every step of the way.
Our Mohs Lounge is a private and comfortable space where patients can relax before, during, and after their surgery, complete with cozy seating, reading material, blankets and a TV.
Beverage & Snack Bar
Our beverage and snack bar is stocked with a selection of complimentary drinks and snacks, allowing patients to indulge in a refreshment or three during their Mohs surgery experience.
Ask your doctor for a referral to Arsenault Dermatology for Mohs surgery
A Modern Mohs Lab
The Arsenault Dermatology state-of-the-art Mohs facility is streamlined to provide patients with a very efficient experience. Our cutting-edge technology, strict cleanliness protocols and advanced surgical instruments set us apart.
Our Promise To You:
We Care For You Like Family
We understand that receiving a skin cancer diagnosis can be overwhelming, and our goal is for you to leave surgery feeling confident and cared for. Our team of compassionate healthcare professionals take the time to listen and connect with you on a personal level so you feel comfortable and understood.
We approach you the same way that we approach our own family members. We are compassionate, we listen, and we care.
What Our Mohs Patients Say
I also want to give D’Wayne a 5-star for such compassionate pre-surgery care. He is a wonderful asset to your team. He went out of his way to make me feel comfortable also. Thank you to all your wonderful office staff too.
We are compassionate. We listen. We care.
Mohs Surgery FAQ
What is Mohs surgery?
Why is Mohs surgery performed?
What is the success rate of Mohs surgery?
Is Mohs surgery painful?
Mohs surgery is not typically painful, as local anesthesia is used to numb the area during the procedure. You may experience some discomfort or pressure, but it is usually minimal.
How long does the procedure take?
Are you put to sleep for Mohs surgery?
No, Mohs surgery is typically performed using local anesthesia and you remain awake during the procedure.
Is Mohs surgery covered by insurance?
Mohs surgery is typically covered by insurance, but the extent of coverage may vary depending on your plan. Please check with your insurance provider for specific details on coverage.
Does Medicare cover Mohs surgery?
How long does it take to recover from Mohs surgery?
Recovery time can vary, but typically you can return to normal activities within a few days to a week after the procedure. In some instances, you may experience swelling, redness, or tenderness in the area, but this typically resolves within a few days.
Is there a risk of scarring from Mohs surgery?
Do you need plastic surgery after Mohs surgery?
Plastic surgery may be recommended after Mohs surgery, depending on the size and location of the tissue that was removed, and your appearance and function goals.
Do you need stitches after Mohs surgery?
Will I need to take time off work after Mohs surgery?
The amount of time needed off work after Mohs surgery will varies depending on your job and the extent of the procedure. Typically you can return to normal activities within a few days to a week.
Are there any potential side effects from Mohs surgery?
How often will I need to return for follow-up appointments after Mohs surgery?
Follow-up appointments may be required after Mohs surgery to monitor the area for any changes or complications. The frequency of follow-up appointments will depend on your specific case.
Can Mohs surgery be performed on other parts of the body besides the face?
What Our Mohs Patients Say
I am a self-described skin cancer magnet... When I had a tedious Mohs surgery for melanoma three years ago, my wife was ushered in to a separate waiting room. There, she found comfortable recliners, blankets, and a fridge stocked with sandwiches and snacks. What other place thinks to do that?
Your Best Choice For Mohs Care
We offer the best Mohs experience you can find in the Lakewood Ranch, Bradenton and Sarasota areas of Florida. If you would like to be seen by our Mohs specialists, please schedule an appointment today or ask your doctor for a referral. We can’t wait to welcome you to our family.