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Dermatologic Surgery

The Dermatologic Surgery unit provides surgical treatment and care for patients diagnosed with skin cancer including Melanoma, Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC), Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC), and a wide spectrum of rare cancers including Dermatofibromasarcoma protuberans and Sebaceous Carcinoma.

Treatments offered include Mohs Surgery for certain types of skin cancer and other options including standard surgical excision, electrodessication and curettage, and cryosurgery, depending on the needs of the patient.  We are a tertiary referral center with a strong emphasis on multidisciplinary coordination for advanced cases and compassionate patient-focused care.

Complex cases are discussed at weekly multidisciplinary tumor board conference, where colleagues from surgical and medical oncology, plastic surgery, head and neck surgery, radiation oncology and other disciplines collaborate with us to provide the best treatment for each individual.

Our surgeons are fellows of the American College of Mohs Surgery (ACMS), the most rigorous and academically recognized accreditation body for Mohs surgeons, and have completed advanced ACMS accredited fellowship training with high standards of quality and competency in the surgical removal of skin cancers, skin cancer pathology, and advanced facial reconstruction.


Our Experts

Jeffrey Scott, MD is an Assistant Professor of Dermatology.

Elise Ng, MD is an Assistant Professor of Dermatology.

Kristin Bibee, MD, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Dermatology.


Consultations are available at the Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center located at 601 N. Caroline Street, 8th Floor, Baltimore, Maryland 21287. Parking is available in the Outpatient Center's McElderry Street Garage.

Contact Us

To schedule a consultation please call our Dermatologic Surgery scheduling number:  410-955-1588

Fax: 410-955-1589
Email: (general questions only; please call the number above to schedule)

** Please note that only patients diagnosed with a skin cancer should schedule with Surgical Dermatology. If you have a skin lesion that is concerning that has not been diagnosed as a skin cancer, please call 410-955- 5933 to schedule an appointment in one of our General Dermatology Clinics.

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Referring Physicians

To refer a patient, please fax your patient's pathology reports, contact information and a brief note to 410-955-1589.  If you require quicker service or would like to speak directly with a physician, please call 410-955-1588.

We will triage the case and contact the patient directly. Following the procedure, we will fax a report of the case to the referring physician. 

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