High Risk Skin Cancer Clinic

High Risk Skin Cancer Clinic

This program is designed to provide comprehensive care for those at increased risk for non-melanoma skin cancer (e.g. squamous cell carcinoma and basal cell carcinoma).

Our focus is early diagnosis using advanced detection technologies, early intervention, effective treatments and preventative strategies to minimize the risk of future tumors. This program is specifically designed for patients with any of the following:

  • Solid organ transplant (and solid organ transplant candidates)
  • Hematopoietic stem cell transplant (and hematopoietic stem cell transplant candidates)
  • Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) or non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma
  • History of multiple prior skin cancers
  • Iatrogenic immunosuppression with medications including voriconazole, azathioprine, BRAF inhibitors
  • HIV-AIDS
  • Prior treatment with radiation therapy
  • Genetic predisposition to skin cancer, such as albinism, basal cell nevus syndrome, Bazex’s syndrome, Rombo syndrome, Muir-Torre syndrome, xeroderma pigmentosum or are BRCA-positive

Co-Directors:
Anna J. Nichols, MD, PhD
Instructor, Department of Dermatology & Cutaneous Surgery
a.nichols@med.miami.edu
305-243-0851

Shasa Hu, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Dermatology & Cutaneous Surgery
shu@med.miami.edu
305-243-4472

Collaborators:
Mohs Surgery: Keyvan Nouri, MD and Michael Shiman MD
Otolaryngology: Giovana Thomas, MD
Oculoplastic Surgery: David Tse, MD; Thomas Johnson, MD; Chris Alabiad, MD; Brian Tse, MD; Wendy Lee, MD; Sara Wester, MD

Appointments:
Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month, 1-5 pm
Andrea Pena, BSN, RN
Nurse Navigator, Skin Disease Group,
a.pena@med.miami.edu
305-243-7592 or 305-243-6704