Dermatologist Loganville, GA

Georgia Dermatology Partners have an in-house, full-service dermatopathology laboratory. Our lab specializes in processing and interpreting skin biopsy specimens.  Our highly trained, board-certified dermatopathologist, Dr. Jessica J. Mercer, has many years of experience.

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What is Dermatopathology?

Dermatopathology is a subspecialty of dermatology that studies skin, hair, and nail disease at a microscopic level. In some instances, the dermatologist may elect to remove a skin sample to aid in the diagnosis of a rash or tumor, and the dermatopathologist is the physician who examines the biopsy to make a diagnosis or determine the cause of disease.  Dermatopathologists work in close association with dermatologists. In fact, many doctors train in both specialties.

One of the greatest challenges of dermatopathology is the high number of different skin diseases. There are an estimated 1500 different rashes and skin tumors, including variants. Therefore, dermatology and dermatopathology are among the most complex specialties of medicine.

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Who is a Dermatopathologist?

Dermatopathologists are board-certified dermatologists or pathologists who have pursued additional training in the interpretation of skin biopsies.  These physicians review biopsy specimen under the microscope in order to diagnose diseases and tumors of the skin, hair, and nails.

Why is Dermatopathology an important service to have in a practice?

Dermapathology in Braselton, Brookhaven, Loganville, Snellville GaAn accurate microscopic interpretation of the biopsy is important in the selection of appropriate therapies. Therefore, it is essential that cases are examined by a physician who has special expertise in analyzing skin specimens. Because combining clinical and microscopic information is often important in making a diagnosis, it is a benefit for the dermatopathologist to work closely with the clinical provider.

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To find out if you are a good candidate for Dermatopathology in Loganville, Snellville, Braselton, Brookhaven, Gainesville, Monroe, and Lawrenceville, GA call us today at (770) 972-4845 to schedule an appointment.

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Snellville Office

2383 Pate St
Snellville, GA 30078
Tel: (770) 972-4845
Loganville Office

117 Lee Byrd Rd
Loganville, GA 30052
Tel: (770) 972-4845
Braselton Office

1515 River Pl #300,
Braselton, GA 30517
Tel: (770) 972-4845
Brookhaven Office

3925 Peachtree Road, Suite 200,
Brookhaven, GA 30319
Tel: (770) 972-4845


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