Do I need Mohs Surgery for the Skin Cancer on my face?

Today Mohs Surgery or Moh’s Micrographic Surgery is a well-established technique for removing skin cancers. The basic premise is that the skin cancer can be excised directly under local anesthesia. The tumor and surrounding tissue are oriented, mapped and then sectioned for evaluation under a microscope. In this manner, the tumor can be evaluated microscopically […]

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Facial Fracture Repair Without Visible Scarring…

  This patient suffered an injury resulting in an isolated left zygomatic arch fracture. This was repaired using Gillies approach. His post-operative photo (below) shows excellent reduction and a fully healed left zygoma. Note that the depression of his lateral cheek is no longer visible. This patient’s facial fracture surgical access incision was in the […]

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Commendation recognizes Dr. Brenner’s surgical charity and skill as a Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon

Recently, Dr. Kevin Brenner was presented with this official commendation from The City of Los Angeles and Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa. This ornate certificate is not simply beautiful visually, but is also beautiful for what it represents.  In this certificate of appreciation, our city’s representatives (including Mayor Villaraigosa) take note of the exceptional services that Dr. […]

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Nasolabial flap reconstruction for skin cancer repair: ready for stage two.

Nasolabial flap reconstruction of the nasal ala (nostril) is a staged procedure that requires skill, dilligence and judgment during execution for skin cancer repair. This patient is pictured here three weeks following his first stage operation for correction of this left nasal ala defect that was left following Moh’s extirpation of a basal cell carcinoma. […]

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Los Angeles Plastic Surgeons Integral To Creating High Quality Outcomes In Emergency Surgery Care

Recently The British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS) with guidance by the Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) issued a new  consortia on how to improve standards in emergency surgery care. Specifically, they highlighted the key involvement of Plastic Surgery as an acute specialty helping drive through high quality outcomes for patients. Simon […]

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FDA approves drug that increases survival in melanoma patients

As a Board-Certified Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon in Los Angeles, I devote a large portion of my practice to the treatment and prevention of skin cancers and the reconstruction of skin cancer defects. Although the treatment of patients with late stage melanoma is usually managed by oncologists, I wanted to share my excitement about the […]

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Nose Reconstruction using a Nasolabial Flap: Dr. Brenner’s approach to skin cancer reconstruction

Interesting nose reconstruction case in a Los Angeles skin cancer patient: Reconstruction of a nasal skin cancer defect: This patient presented to me for nose reconstruction of this large defect of the left ala and cheek. The patient underwent Moh’s excision of an infiltrative basal cell carcinoma. Unfortunately, the tumor involved the near entirety of […]

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