Vail Dermatology celebrates 10th year |

Vail Dermatology celebrates 10th year

Daily staff report

EAGLE COUNTY — Vail Dermatology recently celebrated its 10th anniversary at its locations in the Vail and Roaring Fork valleys.

Led by founding physician Dr. Karen Nern, the Vail Dermatology team includes Dr. Clare Foss and Dr. Sarah Stechsculte as well as special dermatologic trained physicians assistant Sarah Youngblood. Combined, Vail Dermatology (established in 2004) and Aspen Dermatology (2012), employ a staff of nearly 30 people.

Vail Dermatology offers expertise in skin care via medical, surgical and cosmetic treatments. Services range from Mohs surgery for skin cancer, skin cancer screenings, and treatments for acne, psoriasis, nail conditions and hair loss, to cosmetic procedures including Botox, Juvederm, microdermabrasion, laser hair removal, photo facials and skin-care products.

Nern is the only physician in the region performing Mohs surgery for skin cancer, caring for patients from both Vail Dermatology and Aspen Dermatology in Basalt. Mohs surgery is the treatment of choice for skin cancers on the head and neck. As a fellow of the American Society for Mohs surgery and the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, Nern has performed approximately 2,000 Mohs surgeries to date.

For more information, call Vail Dermatology, 970-926-9226 or go to

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