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Skin Cancers

Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States. Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center is at the forefront of leading care for skin cancer, including melanoma. Our specialized team works together to provide a precise diagnosis and develop personalized treatment plans. We combine advanced research, technology and techniques with compassionate care to create a plan that is right for you. 

Conditions We Treat

We treat all skin cancers, including:

Meet Your Care Team

Kristin K. Ancell
4.9

Kristin K. AncellMD

    Hematology/Oncology, Medical Oncology
Douglas B. Johnson
4.9

Douglas B. JohnsonMD

    Cancer, Hematology/Oncology, Medical Oncology, Melanoma, Skin Cancers Including Melanoma
Kenneth W. Wyman

Kenneth W. WymanMD

    Cancer, Gastrointestinal, Hematology/Oncology, Lung Cancer, Thymic Cancer and Mesothelioma, Medical Oncology, Melanoma, Sarcoma
Michael K. Gibson
4.9

Michael K. GibsonMD, PhD

    Gastrointestinal, Head and Neck Cancer, Hematology/Oncology
Jill Gilbert
4.9

Jill GilbertMD

    Cancer, Endocrine Cancer, Head and Neck Cancer, Hematology/Oncology, Medical Oncology, Upper Airway (Tracheal), Oral, Nasal, Lip, and Other Head and Neck Cancers
Austin N. Kirschner
4.9

Austin N. KirschnerMD, PhD

    Cancer, Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Leukemia, Acute and Chronic, Lymphoma, Low, Intermediate, and High Grade, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Prostate, Bladder, and Kidney Cancer, Radiation Oncology
Allison M. Hanlon
4.8

Allison M. HanlonMD, PhD

    Dermatological Surgery, Dermatology, Melanoma, Melanoma Surgery, Mohs Micrographic Surgery, Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer, Surgical Oncology
Rondi M. Kauffmann
4.9

Rondi M. KauffmannMD, MPH

    Benign and Malignant Breast Diseases, Breast Cancer Surgery, Melanoma, Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer, Surgical Oncology
Mark C. Kelley
4.9

Mark C. KelleyMD, MMHC, FACS

    Breast Cancer Surgery, GI Cancer Surgery, General Surgery, Melanoma, Melanoma Surgery, Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer, Surgical Oncology
Alan S. Boyd
4.5

Alan S. BoydMD

    Dermatology, Dermatopathology, General Adult Dermatology, Melanoma, Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer
Anna S. Clayton
4.9

Anna S. ClaytonMD

    Dermatological Surgery, Dermatology, Melanoma, Mohs Micrographic Surgery, Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer
Darrel L. Ellis
5

Darrel L. EllisMD

    Burn, Complex Medical Dermatology, Dermatology, General Adult Dermatology, Hypertrophic Scar Treatment, Laser Resurfacing, Melanoma
Jami L. Miller
4.9

Jami L. MillerMD

    Adult Dermatitis / Eczema, Allergy / Immunology, Complex Medical Dermatology, Consultative Dermatology, Dermatology, General Adult Dermatology, Melanoma
Sally H. Monahan
4.9

Sally H. MonahanMD

    Acne, Adolescent and Young Adult Health, Dermatology, General Adult Dermatology, Melanoma, Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer, Psoriasis
John A. Zic
4.9

John A. ZicMD, MMHC

    Complex Medical Dermatology, Consultative Dermatology, Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma, Dermatology, General Adult Dermatology, Melanoma, Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer
Jeffrey P. Zwerner
4.9

Jeffrey P. ZwernerMD, PhD

    Complex Medical Dermatology, Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma, Dermatology, Dermatopathology, General Adult Dermatology, Melanoma, Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer
Wesley P. Thayer
4.7

Wesley P. ThayerMD, PhD

    Acute and Reconstructive Burn, Aesthetics, Burn, Cosmetic Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Why Choose Skin Cancer Care at Vanderbilt

  • diploma, award, ribbon, Recognized care, quality
    Recognized cancer care

    The National Cancer Institute designates us as a Comprehensive Cancer Center, the highest ranking by the world’s leading authority on cancer. Vanderbilt is the only such designated cancer center in the state of Tennessee that treats adults and children.

  • physician, doctor, stethoscope, Skilled clinicians
    Skilled clinicians

    Our doctors received advanced training in the diagnosis and treatment of skin cancers. As leading cancer experts, our doctors also serve in the organizations responsible for developing the guidelines for patient care.

  • conference, Team approach, people, staff, partners
    Team approach

    Our dermatologists, Mohs specialists, surgical oncologists, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, plastic surgeons, ophthalmologists and pathologists combine their expertise to create a personalized care plan that is right for you.

  • people, Tumor board, team, staff, partners
    Specialized tumor boards

    At our regular cancer care meetings, experts in your specific type of cancer from across medical disciplines work together to create a treatment plan for the most complex cases. This means expert, comprehensive care just for you.

  • laboratory, test tubes, Advanced treatment
    Advanced treatment

    As a research-based cancer center, we are at the forefront of the latest treatments for melanoma, an aggressive form of skin cancer. Our commitment to research means that you receive the most current, sophisticated treatment available. 

  • medical record, Second opinions, cross, pen
    Second opinions

    A second opinion can help you make the best health decisions. We review your medical history, diagnostic tests, any previous treatments and your personal preferences to give you an informed opinion.

Tests, Treatments and Services

We offer a full range of tests, treatments and services, including:

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