Our Skin Cancer Surgeon

Dr. Christine Rausch is a board certified dermatologist and highly trained Mohs Micrographic surgeon with almost 20 years of 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

Since 2002, Dr. Rausch has specialized in providing the most advanced skin cancer treatments available in a comfortable and safe surgical environment. She has treated more than 25,000 skin cancers in her surgical facility located in Henrico, Virginia.

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

"Excellent experience——very professional yet warm, friendly staff. Dr Rausch did such a great job, as did her nurse Mary. Delivered a thorough explanation of what to expect and what to do after procedure. Highly recommend!"
— May 2021

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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