Our Skin Cancer Surgeon

Dr. Christine Rausch is a board certified dermatologist and highly trained Mohs Micrographic surgeon with 15 years experience diagnosing and treating skin cancers. She is strongly committed to the prevention and treatment of skin cancer with a focus on patient care and achieving superior cosmetic outcomes.
Christine S. Rausch, M.D., Board Certified Dermatologist

Christine S. Rausch, MD

Board Certified Dermatologist, Skin Cancer Specialist & Mohs Micrographic Surgeon

Dr. Rausch specializes in providing the most advanced skin cancer treatments available in a comfortable and safe surgical environment.

For skin cancer patients and those requiring reconstruction, we accept referrals from primary care physicians, dermatologists, plastic surgeons, oculoplastic surgeons and ENT surgeons.

She graduated Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Richmond, where she completed her undergraduate degree in Biology. She received her Doctor of Medicine degree from Eastern Virginia Medical School, where she graduated as one of the top students in her class and was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society early in her junior year. She received her Internal Medicine and Dermatology training at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Following her residency, she completed her fellowship training in Mohs Micrographic Surgery at Geisinger Medical Center, under the direction of Victor Marks, M.D.

Dr. Rausch is a Mohs College graduate, having done the extra one-year fellowship training program in skin cancer surgery, pathology and advanced reconstructive surgery. By virtue of her rigorous fellowship, she possesses the skills and experience necessary to perform Mohs micrographic surgery and reconstruction at all levels of complexity. She is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Dermatology at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine and Assistant Director of the procedural dermatology fellowship, dedicated to the training of residents and fellows.

Dr. Rausch is board certified by the American Board of Dermatology, an active member of the American Academy of Dermatology, and a fellow of the American College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology -- www.mohscollege.org. She is a licensed physician in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

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Learn more about choosing the right provider for your skin cancer treatment:
How to Choose a Surgeon

How to Choose a Surgeon - Q & A about choosing Dr. Rausch and our facility.

Why see a board certified dermatologist?

The AAD explains why it is so important to choose a board certified dermatologist.

What Our Patients Say

Patient Testimonial

"Dr. Rausch and her team are the best of the best! You won't find a surgeon anywhere with more skill and attention to detail or a better bedside manner. She is better than the best! You will feel so comfortable and at east knowing that someone with such a big heart and amazing skill and talent is taking care of you. She answers all questions and talks you through the process the whole way through, not to mention she does beautiful work. You would never know that you had something removed. I would highly recommend her to anyone I know in need of Mohs surgery!"
— January 2018

Dr. Rausch performs a variety of procedures to treat skin cancer. Check below for specific information on surgical treatments and the importance of skin cancer screenings.
Mohs Micrographic Surgery Brochure

Mohs Brochure - What to expect the day of your Mohs Micrographic Surgery procedure.

Excision Surgery Brochure

Excision Brochure - What to expect the day of your Excision Surgery procedure.

Skin Cancer Screenings

Skin Cancer Screenings - Learn more about self exams and professional screenings.

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