Mohs Surgery

Dr. Michael Zaycosky is proud to be the first and only Board Certified Mohs Surgeon in Erie County. This allow patients of Live Oak Dermatology to be seen, diagnosed, and treated with Mohs surgery all in the same office in Fairview.

Developed by Dr. Frederick Mohs, this highly specialized surgical technique is the gold standard for skin cancer removal. Mohs Micrographic Surgery (Mohs surgery) is used to treat the most common types of skin cancers, basal cell and squamous cell carcinomas among other rare malignant skin lesions.

Mohs surgery allow smaller surgical margins thus preserving as much healthy tissue as possible in sites like the nose, ears, eyes, face, hands, feet, and genitals.