If my doctor is board-certified by the American Board of Dermatology, what exactly does that mean? What procedures are they specially trained to do?
What Does It Mean to Be Board Certified in Dermatology?
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Board Certification in Dermatology
Being Board Certified in Dermatology means that a doctor has had extensive residency training in all manner of skin diseases including skin cancer. They have passed rigorous exams to be determined to be a safe practitioner of dermatology. Please note that this doesn't mean that they are a plastic surgeon any more than that they are a cardiologist or radiologist.