Emily Tierney, M.D., who is a board certified dermatologist and renowned Mohs micrographic surgeon at South Shore Skin Center in Plymouth and Assistant Professor of Dermatology at Tufts University School of Medicine, recently spoke at the American Academy of Dermatology in Chicago, IL on the topic of “Controversies in Mohs Micrographic Surgery”. Dr. Tierney lectured on the advantages and disadvantages of radiation after Mohs micrographic surgery for squamous cell carcinoma with perineural invasion as well as on the advantages and disadvantages of imiquimod for superficial basal cell carcinoma skin cancer.
Dr. Tierney, who is currently on staff at South Shore Hospital and Jordan Hospital, completed her dermatology residency at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit and her Mohs surgical and procedural dermatology fellowship at the Laser and Skin Surgery Center of Indiana. She is a graduate of Stanford University School of Medicine. Dr. Tierney has received many honors and awards over the years and most recently received the Richard B. Aronsohn, M.D. Founder’s Award for the American Journal of Cosmetic Surgery. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Society for Dermatologic Surgeons, the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery and a member of the Women’s Dermatologic Society, the American Medical Association and the American College of Mohs Surgeons.
About South Shore Skin Center
South Shore Skin Center is one of Massachusetts’ most progressive dermatology practices offering a wide range of medical, surgical and cosmetic services. South Shore Skin Center and Cosmetic Dermatology Spa occupy the 6,600 square-foot third floor of One Scobee Circle in Plymouth. South Shore Skin Center’s Mohs Surgical Unit is located on the first floor.
At South Shore Skin Center, patient care comes first. The practice’s unique team of physicians, physician assistants, and nursing staff are all specialists in dermatology who share a passion for excellence and a commitment to providing the highest level of care to both children and adults in the greater Boston area. Advanced cosmetic services offered include Fraxel re:pair and re:store; Gentle YAG, innovative Laser, IPL, Thermage and treatments for age spots, acne scarring, birth marks, tattoos and more. The practice also offers a full range of affordable anti-aging services including Botox, Radiesse, Sculptra and other wrinkle fillers, Microdermabrasion, laser skin resurfacing and chemical peels. Anti-Aging and Cosmetic treatments are both safer and more effective when administered at a physician’s office.
South Shore Skin Center is located at One Scobee Circle in Plymouth, Mass., (508) 747-0711 and at 223 Chief Justice Cushing Highway, Suite 202 in Cohasset, Mass. (781) 383-3340. For more information, visit the website at www.southshoreskincenter.com.