Counsel patients on topics such as the need for annual dermatologic screenings, sun protection, skin cancer awareness, or skin and lymph node self-examinations.
Record patients' health histories.
Perform skin surgery to improve appearance, make early diagnoses, or control diseases such as skin cancer.
Recommend diagnostic tests based on patients' histories and physical examination findings.
Use appropriate techniques to diagnose and treat skin ailments
Monitor the effectiveness of skin treatments and make necessary improvements or changes
Communicate with assistants and other team members to ensure therapies are being administered properly
Educate patients on the right ways to achieve healthy, attractive skin
Attend conferences to network with Dermatology professionals and learn about new treatments and research
Treat every patient with respect and compassion and ensure compliance with current medical laws and ethics
Maintain medical or professional knowledge.
Provide dermatologic consultation to other health professionals.
Evaluate patients to determine eligibility for cosmetic procedures such as laser resurfacing, and microdermabrasion.
Provide dermabrasion or laser abrasion to treat atrophic scars, elevated scars, or other skin conditions.
Conduct research to increase knowledge about medical issues.