• Surgical Dermatology

Surgical Dermatology

Surgical Dermatology

Dr. Sheth specializes in the treatment and removal of a wide range of benign and malignant skin lesions.

BENIGN lesions include:

MALIGNANT lesions include various skin cancers. Treatment options for skin cancer include:

  • Electrodesiccation & Curettage (ED&C):  This treatment involves using a small metal instrument (called a curette) to scrape out the tumor along with an application of an electric current to kill off any remaining cancer cells.
  • Excision:  A scalpel is used to surgically remove the entire growth with an appropriate “safety margin” to ensure complete removal; the wound is then closed with sutures (stitches).
  • Topical Medications:  5-fluorouracil (5-FU) and Imiquimod are FDA-approved topical prescription creams for the treatment of actinic keratoses and superficial basal cell carcinomas.  They have also been shown to be successful in the treatment of Bowen’s disease, an early form of squamous cell carcinoma.  5-FU is a topical form of chemotherapy that has a direct toxic effect on cancerous cells.  Imiquimod is an immunomodulator cream that stimulates the immune system to produce interferon, a chemical that attacks precancerous and cancerous cells.
  • Mohs Micrographic Surgery:  A state-of-the-art procedure for removal of large or aggressive skin cancers, or cancers located on cosmetically sensitive areas such as the head and neck.

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Sheth Dermatology& Mohs Surgery Center

9131 West 151st Street
Orland Park, IL 60462

Office Hours

  • Monday 10AM – 7PM
  • Tuesday 10AM – 4PM
  • Wednesday 8AM – 5PM
  • Thursday 8AM – 4PM
  • Friday 9AM – 1PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed

(708) 323 DERM (3376)

(708) 390-0842

Sheth Dermatology& MedSpa

124 Ogden Avenue
Downers Grove, IL, 60515

Office Hours

  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday 9AM – 5PM
  • Wednesday 9AM – 5PM
  • Thursday 9AM – 5PM
  • Friday 9AM – 3PM
  • Saturday 9AM - 3PM
  • Sunday Closed

(630) 521-DERM (3376)

(630) 981-2098