Skin Biopsies

  Skin biopsies are a routine procedure performed by dermatologists, removing a sample of skin to diagnose a skin lesion or mole. Done under local anesthesia in the doctor’s office, the procedure is quick and relatively painless.       First, the skin is sanitized with alcohol or another antiseptic. The assistant or doctor will…

WAVERLY OPENING

We are pleased to announce our new location in Waverly is now open Office hours are as followed: Melissa Boothe PA-C on Tuesdays: 7:30am – 4:30pm Ronald Rodriguez PA-C on Fridays: 7:30am – 4:30pm Contact our office to schedule your Appointment at (704) 364-6110

Basal cell carcinoma

What is basal cell carcinoma? Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is a common, locally invasive, keratinocytic, or non-melanoma, skin cancer. It is also known as rodent ulcer and basalioma. Patients with BCC often develop multiple primary tumours over time. Who gets basal cell carcinoma? Risk factors for BCC include: Age and gender: BCCs are particularly prevalent…

Actinic Keratosis

What is Actinic Keratosis? Actinic keratosis (solar keratosis) is characterized by patches of flaky discolored skin. The precancerous condition is caused by long-term sun or tanning bed exposure. It most often appears in commonly exposed areas including the lips, other areas of the face, the backsides of hands, the forearms, the neck and the head.…

Skincare New Year’s Now that the 2018 is here, many of us look back on the past year and take account of our life. We can look at ourselves from a mental, physical and spiritual perspective to decide what is working, what is not and the areas we can improve upon. The New Year is…