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Melanoma and other skin cancers

US News & World Report Best Hospital Cancer 2015-16UF Health skin cancer and melanoma surgeons provide quality, innovative care to patients with melanoma, squamous cell carcinoma, basal cell carcinoma, Merkel cell carcinoma and other skin cancers. We offer the latest in surgical care for melanoma and are expert fellowship-trained surgical oncologists, specializing in the care of cancer patients. We are proud to care for patients at UF Health Shands Hospital, recently ranked one of the nation’s top hospitals for cancer care by U.S. News & World Report.

Meet our UF Health skin cancer and melanoma surgeon:

Christiana Shaw, MD MS, FACS

Our melanoma surgeon works closely with other UF Health physicians as part of the multidisciplinary UF Health Cancer Center team. Our center is comprised of a key team of dermatologists, melanoma surgeons, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, skin pathologists, and plastic and reconstructive surgeons to provide you with cutting-edge treatment options and the highest quality and compassionate care. The UF Health Cancer Center team also provides MOHS surgery, radiation, and clinical trials for patients with skin cancer.

UF Health melanoma and skin cancer surgeons care for the following types of patients:

  • Melanoma
  • Merkel cell cancer
  • Squamous cell cancer
  • Basal cell cancer
  • Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DFSP)

Our surgeries are performed at UF Health Shands Cancer Hospital in Gainesville, Florida. To make an appointment, please call us at 352.265.0535.