Experts in Dermatology Provide Comprehensive Services at VCU Health
VCU Health’s Department of Dermatology provides specialty care for the diagnosis and treatment of a range of common and more complex conditions relating to the skin, hair, nails and mucous membranes.
VCU Health offers comprehensive consultative services in both the inpatient and outpatient setting for a wide range of dermatology services, including:
- General dermatology
- Medical dermatology
- Pediatric dermatology
- Skin cancer treatment
- Photo and laser therapies
- Cosmetic procedures
Our team of dermatology specialists are highly skilled, focusing attention on the most medically advanced research and dermatologic treatments. Each patient is carefully evaluated based on individual goals and objectives, considering personal health concerns and needs. Additionally, as members of an academic medical center, our physicians have direct access to every available subspecialty level of clinical care, including highly specialized diagnostic services.
Curing Skin Cancer with Mohs Micrographic Surgery
Mohs micrographic surgery is the most effective and advanced treatment for skin cancer today. Mohs offers the highest potential for cure – even if the skin cancer has been previously treated by another method. VCU Health is the first in the region to offer Mohs surgery, treating skin cancer through a highly specialized and precise technique that removes the cancer in stages, one tissue layer at a time.
Our Mohs surgery team at VCU Health includes all levels of specialized care, including board-certified dermatologists, certified medical assistants, nurses and registered histotechnologists. Each team has 5 nurses or care providers for personalized treatment and individualized care.
Advanced Cosmetic Procedures and Therapies Available
In many cases, cosmetic procedures can greatly increase confidence and many of our patients feel their appearance is improved. We offer a range of cosmetic surgical services, including:
Highest Standard of Dermatology Care
All dermatology services at VCU Health have the highest standard of clinical excellence in the region as we carefully follow the compliance standards with The Joint Commission, the credentialing body for U.S. healthcare organizations. In addition, we offer the very highest level certified histology lab onsite for the examination of tissue samples. At VCU Health, we also follow the rigorous guidelines for both the College of American Pathologists (CAP) and certification through Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA).
Most Comprehensive Photo Therapy Program in Region
Light therapy is a highly effective treatment for many skin conditions. At VCU Health, we offer the most comprehensive photo therapy program in the region with a range of treatment options. From pure ultraviolet (UV) therapy to narrow band ultraviolet to deep tissue photo therapy, our specialized team delivers the exact photo therapy treatment services you need. If you are interested in more information about our low risk photo therapy services, including deep tissue photo therapy as one of only 25 programs in the country for this advanced care, just give us a call.
How to Make an Appointment
To schedule an appointment at our convenient location, please call the number listed below:
VCU Medical Center at Stony Point
9109 Stony Point Drive
Richmond, Virginia 23235
Phone: (804) 560-8919