A Small Spot of Skin Cancer Can have a Big Impact

It's skin cancer awareness month and Ken Jones was fortunate to find melanoma early and have it treated. Ken shared his story with us and Dr. Hao Feng tells us how much sunscreen we really need and how often you should see a dermatologist for a skin check.

UConn Health Minute: Latest in Lasers

From removing birthmarks to reducing wrinkles, dermatologists can use laser treatments to help patients in more ways than ever.  Dr. Hao Feng, director of Laser Surgery and Cosmetic Dermatology at UConn Health, says thanks to recent advances in laser technology, experienced practitioners can offer more effective treatments with less downtime for patients.

2021 Top Doctors Named by Connecticut Magazine

See which 43 UConn Health physicians have been named 2021 Top Doctors by Connecticut Magazine. Plus, read more about four UConn Health doctors and their additional unique talents beyond their daily practice of medicine.

Dr. Andrew Chen with a patient in an exam room

Establishing Guidelines for Surgery After Skin Cancer

Physicians now have evidence-based recommendations for when skin cancer leaves a patient in need of reconstructive surgery. UConn Health’s chief of plastic surgery, Dr. Andrew Chen, led a national brain trust to come up with them.

Skin Cancer, When Found and Treated Early is Highly Curable

An estimated 3.6 million Americans are diagnosed with Basal Cell Carcinoma each year, the most common type of skin cancer. Early diagnosis and treatment is key.

Debunking Skin Cancer Myths

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States. May is skin cancer awareness month and we debunk some common myths about this disease and provide some tips to reduce your risk.

Dr. Philip Kerr in white coat, psoriasis center sign in background

Psoriasis Center Brings Together Patients, Providers, and Researchers

UConn Health has transformed its former John Dempsey Hospital emergency department space into a center for its dermatologists to provide coordinated care of psoriasis patients.

side-by-side photo of hands, one with a sunspot, the other with it removed

Healthier Skin With Technology and Expertise

UConn Health dermatologists use the latest in lasers and other devices to offer unrivaled cosmetic treatment options.

UConn Health Minute: Teledermatology

UConn Health dermatology offers teledermatology services for their patients. This “virtual care” is just like an in-office appointment with the dermatologists you trust but from the safety and comfort of your home.

Sun Protection = Skin Care Prevention

As the sun and fun of summer begin, most people think of sun protection only when they spend a day at the lake, beach, or pool. However, sun exposure adds up day after day all year long. It’s also the time of year we think more about skin cancer which is by far the most […]