MOHS RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY SPECIALIST
Dr. Mehta is a board certified Facial Plastic and Reconstructive surgeon specializing in reconstruction of facial defects after skin cancer resection / Mohs surgery. Dr. Mehta utilizes innovative techniques to not only reconstruct the defect but also at the same time improve the aesthetic appearance of the face turning a negative into a positive.
FACIAL AND NASAL RECONSTRUCTION AFTER SKIN CANCER REMOVAL
Dr. Mehta works with dermatologic surgeons to assist with reconstruction of facial and nasal defects after skin cancer removal, typically by Mohs surgery. The vast majority of defects are repaired under local anesthesia in the office setting. Dr. Mehta will review all of the reconstructive options available and the pros and cons of each technique. Dr. Mehta utilizes a variety of techniques including skin grafts, cartilage grafts, local flaps, and tissue advancement while paying meticulous attention to natural creases in the face to hide incisions. Please visit our gallery to see examples of skin defect reconstruction after Mohs surgery.