© by the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, Inc.
Edited By: William P. Coleman III, M.D.
Impact Factor: 1.798
ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2011: 23/58 (Dermatology); 67/199 (Surgery)
Online ISSN: 1524-4725
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Membership Makes A Difference
ASDSMembers are Recognized Within the Medical Community As Leaders in the Field of Dermatology and As Advocates for Patient Safety...
The American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) wants to count you among its nearly 4,700 members who are at the forefront of the development of safe, in-office procedures in dermatologic surgery. As a member of ASDS, you'll not only be part of a community of leading specialists in the treatment of skin cancer, but also a member of the premier specialty group trained to treat skin and soft tissue in both medically necessary and cosmetic surgical and non-surgical methods.
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Dermatologic Surgery - now accepting video
Dermatologic Surgery is taking you to the movies! After nearly 40 years as a print-only publication, the journal soon will feature videos of surgical procedures. These videos will be available online and in print (accessible through QR codes in print) which will direct readers to a separate web page.
Authors who wish to submit videos with their manuscripts will find information on uploading in the Dermatologic Surgery Instructions for Authors.
Study: Dermatologists most qualified for skin cancer, cosmetic procedures
Primary care physicians say dermatologists are better qualified than other specialists to perform skin cancer surgery as well as a variety of cosmetic procedures, according to a new study published in Dermatologic Surgery.
The study, supported by a Cutting Edge Research Grant from the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS), found a majority of primary care physicians choose dermatologists as the best trained to do the following:
-Perform skin cancer surgery
-Treat skin wrinkles with injectable neuromodulators such as Botox and Dysport
-Rejuvenate skin with dermal filler injections such as Restylane, Juvederm and Radiesse
-Use lasers for cosmetic treatments as well as removal of hair and tattoos
-Evaluate and biopsy a worrisome lesion on the skin