BRYON L. GAUL, MD
Dr. Gaul is board certified in dermatology and
dermatologic surgery. He is also a Fellow of the
American Society for Mohs Surgery. Mohs micrographic
surgery is a special type of surgery for skin cancer
that allows the doctor to map exactly where the cancer
cells are. This mapping makes it possible to
completely remove the malignant cells and save the
healthy surrounding tissue.
surgery is required for certain skin cancers because
of their location, because of the type of skin cancer,
because the cancer was not completely removed and has
returned, or because it is located over important
does it take to become a dermatologist?
College 4 years
Medical School +4 years
Residency +4 years
= 12 years
Dr. Gaul's Credentials?
Board Certified in Dermatology & Dermatologic Surgery
by the American Board of Dermatology in 1986.
He volunarily recertifited his board certifcation in 2001 and 2009.
by the American Society for Mohs Surgery 1992
American Academy of Dermatology - Fellow
American Society of Dermatologic Surgery - Fellow
International Society of Dermatology - Fellow
International Society for Dermatologic Surgery - Fellow
Dr. Gaul Train?
After college and medical school at the University of
Iowa, Dr. Gaul completed his four years of residency
training at the Marshield Clinic in Marshfield,
Wisconsin and the University of Wisconsin in Madison,
Wisconsin. Dermatology residents are trained in the
diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the skin, skin
cancer, hair and nails. Some residency programs have
a special emphasis on skin cancer and surgery, like
the program Dr. Gaul completed in Madison.
University of Wisconsin in Madison, a very special
skin cancer surgeon, Dr. Frederic Mohs and his
colleagues, taught him what is today referred to as "Mohs
Micrographic Surgery" to remove skin cancer. This type
of surgery is the treatment of choice for many facial
skin cancers. You might remember that President Reagan
had Mohs surgery to treat a skin cancer on his nose
while he was president.