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To help you understand a diagnosis or treatment option, learn more about how we diagnose and treat various skin conditions.

This information is not meant to replace discussion with your dermatologist; please call our office if you have additional questions about your care.

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Videos: Biopsy & Excision Care

Dr. Susan Huang, a dermatologist and dermatologic surgeon at BIDMC, explains how to care for your biopsy or excision wounds at home, and how to take out your own stitches.

How to Take Care of Your Skin Biopsy Site


How to Take Care of Your Excision or Mohs Surgery Site


How to Take Out Your Stitches after Skin Procedures

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Contact Information

Department of Dermatology
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

330 Brookline Avenue
Boston, MA 02215

25 Boylston Street
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

304 Chestnut Street
Needham, MA 02492