Removal of Skin Lesions



Removal of skin lesions is performed by Dr. Shahin Fazilat to eliminate any abnormal growth on the skin (a lesion) such as a wart, a mole or skin cancer. There are a variety of reasons why you would have a lesion removal procedure, such as for cosmetic reasons, if the lesion if causing skin irritation, or if the lesion is either precancerous or cancerous because of skin cancer.

The Consult

During your initial removal of skin lesions consultation with Dr. Fazilat, he will discuss the options and alternatives in great detail, providing you with all the information you need to make an informed decision about your choice of a procedure.


Our Cosmetic Consultant can provide you with information on pre-operative removal of skin lesions care, recovery, local accommodations, and answer any other questions related to your procedure and stay in the Morgan Hill / Cupertino / Palo Alto / Mountain View, CA area. If you are traveling from outside the US, we highly recommend that you purchase travel insurance.

If you have any questions regarding your instructions, you can contact our office by phone or email us at any time. General Surgery instructions can also be found in Patient Resources of our website.

About The Operation

Removal of skin lesions surgery is a common procedure performed by Dr. Fazilat in his practice. Typically, operations are performed as an out-patient procedure under local anesthesia; surgical times are 5 to 20 minutes per procedure.

During a removal of skin lesions surgery, Dr. Fazilat will clean the skin and numb the skin surrounding your lesion with a local anesthetic. Some of Dr. Fazilat’s patients also have their removal of skin lesions surgery combined with other procedures, such as a breast augmentation, breast lift, a Mommy Makeover, a Tummy Tuck, body lift, thigh/arm lift, or laser liposuction to make the make the rest of your body more beautiful.


After removal of skin lesions surgery, you are free to return to your normal activities as soon as possible. If necessary, Dr. Fazilat will schedule a follow-up office visit a week later to remove sutures and to discuss pathology results.

To learn more about removal of skin lesions surgery, please call us today at 650-964-2200 or complete this form on our website to schedule an initial consultation.