As a Board-certified dermatologic surgeon, Dr. Ariel Ostad has advanced training in this specialized area. He combines that training with a wealth of experience and a naturally artistic eye for optimal results. Procedures such as Mohs surgery for treatment of skin cancer are performed at Dr. Ostad’s AAAASF (American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities) certified surgical center in NY.

What is dermatologic surgery?

Dermatologic surgery is intended to repair or improve the condition, function, or appearance of skin. In some cases, dermatologic surgery involves nails or hair.

Dr. Ostad is experienced in a wide range of dermatologic surgeries for non-cancerous conditions, including:

  • Mole removal – The doctor utilizes several techniques for cosmetic removal, as well as biopsy of suspicious moles.
  • Scar revision – Acne, trauma, or surgical scars are a byproduct of the skin’s healing process. Surgical procedures can release tension and remove excess tissue, making scars less noticeable.
  • Lipoma removal – A lipoma is a fatty deposit trapped in a fibrous capsule beneath skin. Removal is generally for aesthetic improvement.

Mohs micrographic surgery

Treatment of skin cancer is perhaps one of the most rewarding dermatologic surgeries Dr. Ostad performs. This is an extremely exacting technique that results in the highest cure rate for many types of skin cancer, including those that tend to recur. Because the method is so precise, it also results in less destruction of healthy tissue, for reduced scarring and faster recovery.

With this step-by-step process of excising layers of the lesion and checking borders under high-power magnification, there is no waiting for lab results. You leave the office with peace of mind knowing that the cancer is eradicated. Dr. Ostad is a member of the American College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery, and is considered one of the premier providers of this skin cancer treatment in NY.

With dermatologic care from Dr. Ostad, your skin and your health are in excellent hands. Call (212) 517-7900 to schedule a surgical consultation.

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