While benign, multiple types of growths in or on the skin and soft tissues can be aesthetically displeasing, painful, or cause decreased quality of life. Our dermatological surgeons perform skin surgery to help people in Medford, OR, and throughout the Rogue Region enjoy healthy skin and peace of mind.

Benign masses are common reasons for visiting a dermatologist and are easily addressed. Please note minor surgeries for these lesions require preparation of both staff and resources and are not performed on the same day.


Epidermoid cysts typically form in hair follicles and are filled with keratin and lipid-rich debris. They can be surgically excised with minimal scarring for typically long-lasting relief.


Lipomas often form just under the skin in the subcutaneous tissue. They are noncancerous tumors made of fat cells. They can be surgically excised or treated with the “squeeze technique,” in which your surgeon makes an incision over the area and squeezes the tumor out through it.

Giant Comedones

Closed comedones (whiteheads) and open comedones (blackheads) are quite common forms of acne, but they can cause issues if they become enlarged or especially deep. Your provider will use a special tool to safely extract the blockage without causing infection or damage to the surrounding skin.

How Much Does Skin Surgery Cost?

The cost of skin surgery at our Medford dermatology practice varies from person to person, depending on the complexity of the procedure. While surgery for benign concerns is not always covered by insurance, we do offer financing options to make your procedure more affordable.

  • Dr. Kevin Wright
    Dr. Wright Certified By ABD Micrographic Dermatologic Surgery
  • Dr. Curtis (Lamar) Hardy
  • Dr. Gatti
  • Larry Weidell
  • Dr. Kelly Mead

Meet Your Dermatology Team

Our providers are highly trained with extensive academic backgrounds at some of the finest educational institutions in the world. You can trust our board-certified dermatologists to deliver exceptional, innovative care in the Rogue Region.

Meet Our Providers

Your Healthiest
Skin Starts Today

If you have a benign concern you would like to remove, please get in touch with our board-certified dermatologists by booking online or calling (541) 200-2777. The Clinic for Dermatology & Wellness provides skin surgery for people from throughout Southern Oregon and Northern California.

Take Control of Your Health with an Annual Skin Exam

When it comes to skin cancer, time is of the essence. The sooner potential issues are identified, the higher the likelihood of successful treatment. Yearly skin cancer screenings are the cornerstone of early detection, enabling us to identify any warning signs and act swiftly. Think of your annual skin exam as your proactive step toward a lifetime of skin health.