Conditions treated

Dermatologists read pathology slides to ensure an accurate diagnosis.

Dermatologists study pathology slides to ensure an accurate diagnosis, which is key to developing an effective treatment plan.

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Mayo Clinic dermatologists are experts in the medical and surgical treatment of adults and children with conditions and diseases of the skin, mucous membranes, hair and nails. You may come to Mayo Clinic on your own or with a referral from your primary care doctor, local dermatologist or other specialist. Availability of services may vary among Mayo Clinic locations. Please confirm when you request an appointment.

June 11, 2021