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Want to learn more about surgery for skin cancer? Learn the basics from an expert Mohs surgeon.

Basics of Surgery for Skin Cancer
Archived from a December 7th, 2021 webinar

In this 45-minute session, Geoffrey Lim, MD, Mohs surgeon, goes over the basics of skin cancer surgery and then answers your questions live. He covers topics such as:

  • Mohs surgery vs traditional surgical excision
  • What to expect from Mohs surgery
  • Reconstructive surgery—what is it?
  • Grafts, flaps, and secondary intention healing—making sense of it all
  • Safety of dermatologic surgery in the elderly
  • Expectations after surgery
    • Going back to work
    • Scar care and expectations
  • How to speed healing

Webinar Faculty

Geoffrey Lim, MD

OPTUM Dermatology
Colorado Springs, Colorado

Dr  Lim is a fellowship trained Mohs surgeon in private practice at Optum Dermatology in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and SkinMed Institute in Lone Tree, Colorado.. His expertise is in the management of basal cell carcinomas, squamous cell skin cancers, as well as early invasive melanomas and other high-risk skin cancers. Dr Lim graduated summa cum laude in the top 1% of his class at Allegheny College in Meadville, Pennyslvania. Dr Lim subsequently attended Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia, PA, where he graduated with both peer- and faculty-elected honors. He was selected as Intern of the Year during his preliminary medicine internship at Mount Sinai Beth Israel in New York, NY, before completing his dermatology residency at the University of Pittsburgh, where he served as Chief Resident and received the John McSorley, MD, Award for Excellence in Dermatology and best overall achievement in patient care and research. During his fellowship training in Mohs Micrographic Surgery, Dermatologic Oncology, and Facial Reconstructive Surgery, Dr Lim was mentored by Dr John A. Zitelli and Dr David G. Brodland, widely regarded as two of the premier Mohs surgeons in the world. Dr Lim not only provides skillful and compassionate care to his patients, he is involved with advocacy work at the local, state, and national levels.