The surgeons in Virginia Mason's Section of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, in Seattle and Federal Way, are experts in the treatment of skin cancers and reconstructing your skin after cancer surgery. Every cancer outcome is unique, and so is each surgical treatment for our patients. Learn more about the surgical procedures offered by Virginia Mason's Section of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery by calling (206) 223-6831.
The plastic and reconstructive surgeons at Virginia Mason offer the following skin cancer surgery procedures:
- Mohs Surgery Closures and Reconstruction
Mohs surgery is an effective way to treat skin cancer. However, surgically removing the area of cancerous tissue from your face and body may result in a need for reconstructive surgery. Virginia Mason's plastic and reconstructive surgeons specialize in wound closure and reconstruction following Mohs surgery.
- Skin Cancer Excision and Repair
Virginia Mason's plastic and reconstruction surgeons are experts in skin cancer removal and the reconstructive surgery that follows. They work hard to give patients the best appearance and function after cancer surgery.
Malignant melanoma is a serious type of skin cancer, affecting more than 60,000 Americans each year. The plastic and reconstructive surgeons at Virginia Mason specialize in the surgical removal of melanoma, sentinel lymph node biopsy and lymph node dissection. A multi-disciplinary team of providers contribute to the collaborative care of patients with localized or advanced metastatic disease. Learn more about Virginia Mason's Melanoma Program.