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Monday, January 18, 2016

UTMB Dermatology Approved for Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology Fellowship (Mohs) for July 2016

Congratulations to the UTMB Department of Dermatology for receiving approval for a 1 year fellowship in Micrographic Surgery (Mohs) and Dermatologic Oncology from the ACGME Dermatology Residency Committee this week. If institutional funding is approved, UTMB’s first Mohs fellow will commence training in July 2016. Dr. Richard Wagner is the first UTMB Mohs fellowship director, and Dr. David Raimer will join him in providing supervision to the UTMB Mohs fellow. 

The UTMB Mohs fellowship was designed to create an exceptional educational environment for the fellow using multidisciplinary and interdepartmental strengths at UTMB, and it will expose the fellow to academic Mohs at UTMB in Galveston with Dr. Wagner and private practice Mohs with Dr. Raimer in Webster, Texas. 

Dr. Wagner completed dermatology residency at the combined Boston/Tufts University program and took his Mohs fellowship at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas. He also had Mohs training as a dermatology resident under Dr. Frederic Mohs in Madison, Wisconsin. Dr. Wagner has been performing Mohs surgery at UTMB since 1988 and has published more than 180 peer-reviewed articles in the medical literature during his dermatology career, many in the areas of skin cancer and medical education. He is a tenured Professor at UTMB and the holder of the Edgar B. Smith Professorship in Dermatology. 

Dr. Raimer graduated from UTMB’s School of Medicine and completed dermatology residency at UTMB under Dr. Wagner and the other UTMB dermatology faculty. Following dermatology residency, Dr. Raimer completed a Mohs fellowship at the University of Alabama, Birmingham.