Built in 2016, Edmonton Dermatology & Skin Surgery Centre is a state-of-the-art, non-hospital surgical facility, accredited by the College of Physicians & Surgeons of Alberta.
A state-of-the-art clinic and surgical facility
The clinic was designed to provide a soothing, modern environment that prioritizes patient safety, comfort and privacy. It contains six private medical surgical rooms and a patient recovery lounge.
An in-house surgical laboratory allows immediate post-surgery analysis of skin tissue slides while the patient waits. Dr. Taher can promptly verify that a mohs micrographic surgery procedure has successfully removed all cancerous tissue. If cancer remains, the surgical team can conduct another pass – saving the patient from rescheduling.
Primary surgical treatments
Dr. Muba Taher has received advanced training in Mohs Micrographic Surgery, Wide Local Excision techniques, and advanced reconstructive surgery.
Mohs Micrographic Surgery
Mohs Micrographic Surgery is an exceptionally precise and advanced surgical procedure, considered to be the most effective treatment for certain skin cancers. A microscopic examination is conducted to map the affected area. Skin is removed in extremely thin layers until no cancerous cells remain. To learn more, visit www.mohscollege.org.
Wide Local Excision
This is a surgical procedure primarily used to treat early stage melanoma, yet it can also be employed for basal and squamous cell carcinomas. The affected tissue is removed along with a margin of healthy tissue. The resulting defect is reconstructed as necessary. For more info, visit https://www.asds.net/Wide-local-Excision-for-Skin-Cancer/.
A dedicated team of health professionals
Backing Dr. Taher is an experienced team of accredited health care professionals. Edmonton Dermatology & Skin Surgery Centre has four full-time Licensed Nurses with exceptional training and experience in medical and surgical dermatology, full-time Medical Office Assistants and in-house CMLTA Histology Technicians. They are highly knowledgeable and are constantly upgrading their skills through ongoing professional training and development. Our team will strive to answer any questions and help put patients at ease.