Dermatologists are medical specialists specialised in the treatment of skin disorders, most often acne, sunburn, and skin cancer. Dermatological activities include consultation, the provision of screening tests, and non-invasive surgical procedures
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Career prospects & criteria
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Bachelor of Science in Dermatology
Masters of Science in Dermatology
What you need to get started
+2 years of hand-on experience is required.
Pre entry-level internship in either general surgery or internal medicine can be helpful.
Excellent at communication
Passionate about patient care
Should have good analytical skills to help reach medical decisions
Should be able to empathise and be approachable with a patient
Confident about their knowledge and ability
Good at business administration if starting a private practice
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Mohs micrographic surgery