The Washington University Division of Dermatology is pleased to offer a one-year ACGME-accredited fellowship in Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology.



Our mission is to provide outstanding dermatologic surgery training in the areas of surgical oncology and Mohs surgery, laser surgery and cosmetic dermatology.  After the fellowship year, which includes extensive experience in a vast array of procedures, trainees will be well prepared to embark on a successful career in dermatologic surgery.


Fellows should be board-eligible or board-certified in dermatology prior to starting the fellowship.


The fellowship primarily takes place at the Washington University Center for Dermatologic and Cosmetic Surgery (CDCS). There is an emphasis on Mohs micrographic surgery and complex reconstruction, with the opportunity to work with fellowship-trained Mohs surgeons in a practice that performs over 3000 Mohs cases annually.

In addition, our office is equipped with over fifteen different laser and light devices; the fellow will obtain extensive experience in their use with the opportunity to independently perform all types of laser surgery, including fractionated and ablative resurfacing. The fellow also has the opportunity to work with other specialties including ENT facial plastics, plastic surgery, and oculoplastics.

Our fellow routinely participates in journal clubs, tumor boards, and assists in didactic and hands-on teaching of the residents.


General inquiries: Megan Ritterbusch, Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology Training Program Administrator,

Trainees interested in clinical rotations should send a CV and letter of interest to

We only accept visiting residents from September 1-February 28. Application materials must be sent by February 1st for fall rotations.