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Session Information

SYM S018 - Cutting Edge Surgery & Oncology

Open admission, no tuition or ticket.


Date: Sunday, August 19

CME Credits: 3.00

Location: Room 210

Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Director: Jeremy S. Bordeaux, MD, MPH, FAAD


  • Murad Alam, MD, FAAD
  • David R. Carr, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • John A. Carucci, MD, PhD, FAAD
  • Meg Gerstenblith, MD, FAAD
  • Mary E. Maloney, MD, FAAD
  • Christopher James Miller, MD, FAAD
  • Joseph Sobanko, MD, FAAD

Learning Objectives:
Following this course, the attendee should be able to:

  • Diagnose and treat skin cancer more effectively
  • Differentiate and utilize newer techniques and therapies in surgical dermatology

The objective of this symposium is to update attendees on cutting edge topics in dermatology related to the diagnosis and treatment of skin cancer and surgical techniques. This session is directed to surgically oriented dermatologists.


Sunday, August 19
9:00 AMIntroduction / Dr. Bordeaux
9:05 AMBilayer Wound Matrix for Repair of Large, Complex Wounds on Exposed Bone / Dr. Maloney
9:25 AMCutting Edge Techniques for the Treatment of Melanomas of the Head and Neck / Dr. Miller
9:45 AMSpecial Stains in Mohs Surgery / Dr. Sobanko
10:05 AMMultidisciplinary and Translational Approach to Aggressive Skin Cancers / Dr. Carucci
10:25 AMQuestions / Dr. Maloney, Dr. Carr, Dr. Carucci, and Dr. Miller
10:35 AMTreatment of Primary Cutaneous Mucinous Carcinoma: Mohs vs. Excision / Dr. Alam
10:55 AMTwo New Therapeutic Agents: Vemurafenib and Ingenol Mebutate / Dr. Carr
11:15 AMCutaneous Side Effects of Vemurafenib: Keratoacanthomas and Beyond / Dr. Gerstenblith
11:35 AMTreatment of Primary Intranasal Basal Cell Carcinoma / Dr. Bordeaux
11:50 AMQuestions / Dr. Bordeaux, Dr. Sobanko, Dr. Alam, and Dr. Gerstenblith