Dermatology is a specialty branch of medicine involving the skin, hair, nails, and adjacent mucous membranes. Dermatology includes the study of skin cancer, contact dermatitis, melanoma, as well as infectious diseases pertaining to the skin. Dermatologists are physicians who are trained to diagnose and treat diseases and tumors of the skin.
Dermatologic surgery involves procedures focused on the skin. Dermatologic surgeons (also known as Dermasurgeons) perform a range of procedures which includes Botox (botulinum toxin) and skin cancer surgery.