Skin cancer takes various forms, most of which evidence themselves in skin abnormalities, including basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and malignant melanoma. Malignant melanoma, a particularly lethal form of cancer if left untreated, is 100% curable when caught early—and that’s why when moles, bumps, or pigmented spots on your skin grow, change or bleed, it’s important to have them checked by a dermatologist as soon as possible. By detecting skin cancer early, you have a much greater chance of minimizing its consequences through proper treatment. Dr. Gurgen is an experienced dermatologist who specializes in just that sort of proven, effective treatment. He offers Mohs surgery, for example, a precise, microscopically controlled surgery designed to remedy cases of basal cell or squamous cell skin cancer, Whatever your unique situation, Dr. Gurgen examines and evaluates your particular case and provides the best treatment methods accordingly.