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Principles of Closure

In this lecture, Dr. Salasche will introduce the principles of closure of defects on the face and head, with an emphasis on tissue rearrangement using cosmetic units and boundary lines.

Stuart J. Salacshe, MD
Dr. Stuart J. Salasche is currently a Clinical Professor at the University of Arizona Health Sciences Center in Tucson, Arizona. He is also a Research Scientist at the University of Arizona Cancer Center doing clinical research in skin cancer. Prior to his move to Arizona in 1992, Dr. Salasche was a full-time Dermatology faculty member at Harvard University with a surgical practice at Massachusetts General Hospital. Before retiring from the military in 1989, he was full-time faculty in charge of Dermatologic Surgery at Brooke Army Medical Center. He has been a Program Director for surgical fellowships focusing on Mohs Surgery at Brooke and at Harvard and has trained many Dermatologic Surgery Fellows.