It is not surprising to those patients who have benefited from his skill that Dr. Tasso Pappas has been practicing in the area of dermatology for more than two decades. Some of his interests and specialties include skin cancer and melanoma, acne, eczema, psoriasis and MOHS surgery. So far in his career, he has performed thousands of MOHS surgeries because that is considered by most experts as the most effective for several types of cancers, especially the two most common varieties of skin cancers, squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) and basal cell carcinoma (BCC).
In addition to cancer treatments, Dr. Tasso Pappas also performs quite a few reconstructive surgeries for skin cancer patients. And because he is intent on giving back to his community, he looks for ways to use his skills to make everyone’s lives better. Over the last decade, for instance, Dr. Pappas has participated as a volunteer in a program to provide annual melanoma screenings throughout the Minneapolis-St. Paul region. He also has volunteered to remove tattoos for former gang members in the area.