Flagship Launch Party December 8th from 4:30-7:30PM at our Pawleys Island location (14880 Ocean Hwy, Pawleys Island, SC 29585). At this kickoff event we will have appetizers, cocktails, and a photo-booth as well as giveaway items!

best dermatologist for mohs surgery

The Best Dermatologist for Mohs Surgery


Mohs micrographic surgery is a procedure used to remove all cancerous cells and can be used to treat most skin cancers. Mohs surgery is considered most effective for basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma. At Waccamaw Dermatology, we have the best dermatologist for Mohs surgery. Our fantastic dermatologist, Dr. Brandon J. Coakley, is the only doctor in the area to provide the most effective technique for treating common skin cancers. 

Fellowship-Trained Mohs Surgeon 

When it comes to skin cancer surgery, you want to be sure you have the best care possible. It’s important for Mohs surgeons to be American College of Mohs Surgery (ACMS) fellowship-trained, which is the gold standard for Mohs training. This accreditation means they have received rigorous, hands-on direction and education from experienced practitioners of Mohs surgery. 

This includes 1-2 additional years of training post-residency, a minimum of 650 cases throughout training, exposure to rare tumor pathology, complex wound reconstruction, and difficult tumor locations. Dr. Coakley has also passed a rigorous application and review process to become a fellowship-trained Mohs surgeon, making him the best dermatologist for Mohs surgery in the area! 

Brandon J. Coakley, M.D., FAAD, AACMS

In addition to being a fellowship-trained Mohs surgeon, Dr. Coakley is a board-certified dermatologist. His philosophy of care is based on individualized care and surgical excellence. He empowers patients by helping them understand their dermatological conditions and makes them feel comfortable throughout the entire process. 

He has conducted surgical research at Mayo Clinic, Arizona, and attended medical school at the University of Arizona. He completed his residency at the University of California, Irvine where he received extensive training in complex skin removal and reconstruction. Dr. Coakley remained at UC Irvine for a highly competitive ACGME-accredited fellowship in Mohs Micrographic Surgery under the direction of a senior surgeon, where he participated in over 1,600 Mohs surgeries. Dr. Coakley is loved by his patients and regarded as the best dermatologist for Mohs surgery! Just check out his excellent reviews

Choose Waccamaw Dermatology

We understand that you have many options available when it comes to skin cancer treatment. At Waccamaw Dermatology, we pride ourselves on giving our patients the best care possible and ensuring that they have a positive experience with our staff and providers. With five locations in the Myrtle Beach area and an excellent team of providers, you can be confident that you are receiving the best care available. So, if you are interested in learning more about Mohs surgery, make an appointment with the best dermatologist for Mohs surgery today!


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