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Skin cancer is caused by an abnormal growth of skin cells. It typically occurs on sun-exposed skin, but can also occur on less frequently exposed areas of the body. It is a prominent form of cancer that affects all skin types. The Dermatology Institute of Southern California is one of the leading skin cancer clinics in the region. Our specialists will immediately put you at ease with our expert knowledge and dedication to our clients’ well being.
With two locations conveniently located in both, Santa Monica and Beverly Hills, the team of dermatologists is led by Dr. Daniel Behroozan, who has been voted a Castle Connelly Top Doctor for 6 years in a row. Together, the team is one of the leading groups at diagnosing and treating skin cancer in Beverly Hills and Santa Monica. Additionally, Dr. Behroozan is a fellowship trained Mohs Surgeon with additional training beyond the standard Dermatology training, who specializes in the most advanced treatments for skin cancer.
Early detection is a crucial part of treating skin cancer. Patients need to be monitored to make sure that the cancer isn’t developing in other areas and that they are not developing other forms of skin cancer.
This is an in-office treatment for basal cell and squamous cell carcinoma and has been extremely successful in low risk cases. Our expert doctors scrape away the cancerous tissue and then destroy remaining cancer cells with an electric needle. This procedure has few complications (can have some pain and scarring) and provides high levels of success.
This procedure is used to remove growths by way of cutting out the tumor and some surrounding skin. All forms of skin cancer can be treated this way depending on the complexity of the tumor.
Our specially trained dermatologists remove the entire tumor layer by layer while leaving the surrounding healthy tissue intact and unharmed. The expertise of our team of doctors makes this one of the most successful treatments with the highest cure rates, and removes the tumor with a minimal chance of regrowth, best cosmetic outcome, and a lower potential for scarring. Click here to learn more about Mohs Surgery.
A high intensity light treatment that treats basal cell carcinoma and actinic keratosis as well as early forms of squamous cell carcinoma. It consists of rubbing a cream on the area and then exposing it to light. This kills the cancer cells and may also boost cancer fighting agents in the body. Click here to learn more about PDT Treatment for Actinic Keratoses.
When surgery is deemed inappropriate, dermatologists may recommend this prescription medication . It is a cream used for treatment of superficial forms of skin cancer and actinic keratosis.
Schedule a consultation today and meet with California’s leading dermatologists in the treatment of skin cancer. Find us in your preferred location of either Santa Monica or Beverly Hills, and let our experts diagnose and treat this condition with the highest level of expertise and success!