Department of Dermatology and Cosmetology @ Ospedale San Raffaele
The Dermatology and Cosmetology Unit deals with both the diagnosis and treatment of all dermatological diseases, chronic inflammatory diseases, and sexually transmitted diseases. Specific competences have been developed in the infectious field, in organ autoimmune diseases, in neoplastic diseases and in the surgery for these conditions.
The Unit performs dermatological surgical procedures that require local anaesthesia, paediatric dermatology operations, laser surgery (Co2) and outpatient surgery interventions.
The Unit has innovative equipment for prevention, early detection and treatment of skin cancers.
The Unit is a reference centre for the diagnosis and treatment of vitiligo with the use of the latest generation laser equipment (excimer laser and narrow band UVB) and for the diagnosis and therapy of psoriasis and autoimmune diseases (centre PSOCARE) by biological drugs prescription and with the use of excimer lasers.
The Unit’s Head Physician and Team carries out teaching activities and tutoring activities for the Degree in Medicine and Surgery, and the Degree Course in Dentistry and Dental Prosthetics.
Professor Santo Raffaele Mercuri himself is the Chief and the holder of the Dermatology and Cosmetology course, and the Surgical Dermatology course, as part of an integrated course in rheumatology, immunology and dermatology for the degree in Medicine and Surgery at the San Raffaele Vita Salute University. As part of the Degree in Dentistry and Dental Prothesis, the Professor also holds the course in Dermatology, Surgical Pathology and Nursing sciences.
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Conditions we take care of at this Department
Notable advanced technological equipment
- Laser X-track
- Co2 Laser
- PRP treatment
- Ulthera System
- Fraxel Laser
- Q-Switch Laser
- Aura Laser
- PicoSure Laser