Skin Cancer

Dermatology Is More Than Skin Deep

2019-02-07T13:00:31-04:00

What You Need To Know About Your Body's Largest Organ Dermatology, the study of diseases of the skin—the human body’s largest organ--is both misunderstood and underrated. Even some physicians in other specialties think it’s “easy,” or borders on the trivial, but skin diseases are important because they are common, impose a huge economic and psychological [...]

Dermatology Is More Than Skin Deep2019-02-07T13:00:31-04:00

Protecting Your Skin from the Winter Sun

2019-03-29T12:20:31-04:00

Protecting Your Skin from the Winter Sun It is important to protect your skin year-round to lower your risk of getting skin cancer. It's easy to think that Winter is a time to lower your guard when it comes to sunscreen. The temperature plummets and as you bundle up you most likely aren't thinking about [...]

Protecting Your Skin from the Winter Sun2019-03-29T12:20:31-04:00

Today is Melanoma Monday!

2018-05-07T10:41:57-04:00

Wearing sunscreen, seeking shade, wearing protective clothing, and not using a tanning bed are the best ways to prevent melanoma and other skin cancers! Frequent self skin exams and yearly skin checks with a board-certified dermatologist are the best ways to catch skin cancer early for optimal treatment results!

Today is Melanoma Monday!2018-05-07T10:41:57-04:00

Surgeon general’s wife treated for melanoma recurrence as he highlights risks of tanning

2018-04-02T10:11:27-04:00

Surgeon general, Jerome Adams outlined how exposure to ultraviolet rays from the sun or tanning beds can increase the likelihood of melanoma and described the warning signs. He said in reference to his wife  Lacey Adams' recent diagnosis that she used to tan frequently. Read the full article here.   Melanoma Facts from The Skin [...]

Surgeon general’s wife treated for melanoma recurrence as he highlights risks of tanning2018-04-02T10:11:27-04:00

Choosing the Right Dermatologist

2018-03-02T09:08:49-04:00

When looking for the right dermatologist, start by determining whether the doctor you're considering is a board-certified dermatologist. If you can't be seen directly by a certified dermatologist, she recommends looking for a practice that's under the direction of a board-certified dermatologist. In those cases, you may see a nurse practitioner or a physician [...]

Choosing the Right Dermatologist2018-03-02T09:08:49-04:00

Welcome Callyn Henry, PA-C!

2017-10-20T07:52:11-04:00

Welcome Callyn Henry, PA-C!Callyn graduated from the University of Tennessee Chattanooga, with her BS Science in 2008. She proceeded to work as a Medical Assistant in Family Medicine, prior to attending her Physician Assistant Program in 2009.  She graduated from LeMoyne college, in 2011 with her MS in Physician Assistant Studies.  Callyn is a Board-Certified Physician [...]

Welcome Callyn Henry, PA-C!2017-10-20T07:52:11-04:00

Self Skin Exams Save Lives

2017-10-16T14:15:17-04:00

Melanoma is the most dangerous and aggressive form of skin cancer. If melanoma is caught early, the five-year survival rate is 98 percent. The survival rate drops to 62 percent if the disease reaches the lymph nodes, and 18 percent when melanoma metastasizes to distant organs. The more common skin cancers, basal cell carcinomas [...]

Self Skin Exams Save Lives2017-10-16T14:15:17-04:00

Back to School Shopping? Add Sunscreen to Your List

2017-08-04T13:11:33-04:00

Summer is quickly coming to an end, and our children are headed back to school. Sunscreen may not be on the school supplies list, but it should be on yours! Teaching kids sun safe habits is the best way to send them back to school worry-free! UV rays are most intense from 10 AM to [...]

Back to School Shopping? Add Sunscreen to Your List2017-08-04T13:11:33-04:00

What is Dermatopathology?

2017-06-28T10:10:16-04:00

What is Dermatopathology? Did you know that Dr. Elizabeth Anderson and Dr. Quyn Rahman are both fellowship trained and hold dual board certifications in Dermatopathology?The Association of American Medical Colleges defines dermatopathologists as "having the expertise to diagnose and monitor diseases of the skin including infectious, immunologic, degenerative, and neo-plastic diseases. This entails the examination [...]

What is Dermatopathology?2017-06-28T10:10:16-04:00