Programs and research

Care for a wide range of conditions

UW Health dermatologists care for patients with conditions that affect the skin, hair and nails.

Treatment of acne, warts, skin tags and other common hair, nail and skin conditions should be managed by your primary care physician. If needed, they will refer you to our dermatologists for specialized care.

Diagnosing and treating your hair, nail or skin conditions

Surgical and medical treatments

  • Laser surgery for birthmarks and vascular lesions

  • Lifestyle changes

  • Prescription and over-the-counter medication

  • Micrographic surgery (Mohs surgery)

  • Nail biopsy

  • Nutrition

  • Skin biopsies

  • Surgical removal of skin cancer and noncancerous skin lesions

Mohs surgery
A skin cancer cure

Most skin cancers can be cured if found early. At UW Health, we offer Mohs surgery, a curative treatment for the most common skin cancer types. It's a procedure we developed.

Programs and research

Specialized pathology services

UW Health’s dermatopathologists are physicians with experience in the evaluation and diagnosis of skin tissue obtained by biopsies or excisions. When you have a biopsy or excision, our dermatopathologists will work closely with your physician to ensure a correct diagnosis and treatment plan.


Dermatology care locations

We provide specialized dermatology care at UW Health clinics in Madison and Middleton.

    Meet our team

    Advanced care with a team approach

    The dermatology team at UW Health includes experts in common and complex skin and nail conditions, from eczema to cancer.

    Our providers

    Patient resources

    Keep your skin healthy

    There are many steps you can take to protect your skin and keep it healthy.