Skin Cancer in Transplant Patients

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Written By Dr. Jaryd Freedman Dermatologists play a crucial role in caring for patients who have had or are considering solid organ transplantation. Due to the immunosuppressive medications, they must take to prevent transplant organ rejection, organ transplant recipients have an increased risk of skin cancer.  How high is the risk of skin cancer in […]

[The Dave Nemo Show] Dr. Jaryd Freedman on Truck Driver Skin Health

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Dermatology of Philadelphia’s expansion into South Jersey included the exciting addition of Dr. Jaryd Freedman to its team of industry-leading board-certified physicians. Amongst this excitement, Dr. Freedman recently had the pleasure of being a guest with on-air host Michael Burns of The Dave Nemo Show on RadioNemo. Dr. Freedman and Michael discussed skin care, preventing […]

Dr. Trisha Dasgupta: Finding The Best Dermatologist in Philadelphia

It can be challenging to find the best dermatologist for your skin journey. It’s important to choose a provider that has the necessary experience, but also one you can trust and connect with. In this series, we hope to provide you with the opportunity to get to know our dermatologists, before choosing the best dermatologist […]

Facial Skin Cancer: Important Areas to Catch Early

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The face is the most common part of the body to develop skin cancer. While skin cancer on the face may sound like bad news, the silver lining is that with excellent surgical techniques and the right wound care, you can treat and recover from facial skin cancer. Fortunately, the face usually heals better than […]

Dr. Shoshana Grossman: My Advice as a Philadelphia Dermatologist

While there are many philadelphia dermatologists, most pale in comparison to the experience and compassion of Dermatology of Philadelphia’s incredible crew! Here we sit down with Dr. Shoshana Grossman, Philadelphia dermatologist with Derm of Philly, to learn more about what inspired her to become a dermatologist, how neuroscience and psychology apply to her practice and […]

Dr. Jaryd Freedman: The Best Dermatologist in South Jersey

Dermatology of Philadelphia’s expansion into South Jersey has made accessing high-caliber dermatology care and Mohs Surgery for skin cancer easier than ever thanks to the addition of Dr. Jaryd Freedman to its team of industry-leading board-certified physicians. As a board-certified dermatologist with the American Board of Dermatology, Dr. Freedman offers comprehensive dermatologic care including skin […]

So You Need a Skin Biopsy…Now What?

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It’s time for your annual skin check. You put on your very fashion-forward medical gown, get cozy in a fancy rocket-ship-style surgical chair, and wait for your doctor to knock on the door. Your skin exam goes well, but there’s one spot that your dermatologist takes a second look at. She’s not too worried about […]

Skin Cancer Surgery: 7 Things to Know About Mohs Surgery

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Mohs surgery is the gold-standard technique when it comes to skin cancer surgery, especially in key areas like the face. It is the most effective way to treat the most common types of skin cancer including basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and some forms of melanoma. Here are 7 things you need to know […]

[Skin Cancer Guide] Types of Skin Cancer & Treatment Options

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Skin cancer is the most common cancer. Every year more people receive a diagnosis of skin cancer than all other cancers combined. According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, about 1 in 5 Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime.  The vast majority of skin cancers are a result of chronic and excessive sun exposure, […]

[Skin Cancer] I Know What You Did Last Summer

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People with a basal cell skin cancer have a 44% risk of another basal cell skin cancer in the next three years What does skin cancer look like?  Red spots and tan spots on the skin – how much sun exposure have you had? A look in the mirror this time of year can be […]