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F019 - Wound Closure Design: Basic to Advanced

Friday, March 1; 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Learning Objectives

Following this course, the attendee should be able to:

  • Recognize the need for elegant wound closures including flaps and grafts to close the wounds left from the removal of skin cancer.
  • Identify proper suturing techniques and excellent wound closure design.
  • Differentiate when certain closures are best used and how to get the best cosmetic result.


Through the presentation of numerous cases, the speakers will demonstrate when proper wound closure techniques are used to gain greater patient satisfaction and better cosmesis. This will include the explanation and use of flaps and grafts for advanced closures.


  • Cronin, Terrence A. Jr., MD: no financial relationships exist with commercial interests.
  • Kantor, Jonathan, MD: McGraw-Hill Companies – O(IP);
  • Weinkle, Susan H., MD: Allergan, Inc – C(H), I(H); Allergan, Inc. – A(H), SP(H); Alphaeon – I(H); Derm Advance – I(NC), SH(NC); Ethicon, Inc. – A(H), C(H), SP(H); Galderma Laboratories, L.P. – C(H), SP(H); Merz Aesthetics – A(H), C(H), SP(H); Procter & Gamble Company – C(H); Sinclair Pharma – C(H), I(H); TEOXANE Laboratories – I(H);
  • Weinstein, Andrew Hart, MD, MPH: no financial relationships exist with commercial interests.
Friday, March 1
1:00 PM
All faculty / Wound closures: Basic to Advanced
Event Details
  • Date
    Friday, March 1
  • Time
    1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Location
    Room 146A
  • CME Credits
  • Type
  • Terrence A. Cronin Jr., MD, FAAD
  • Andrew Hart Weinstein, MD, MPH, FAAD
  • Jonathan Kantor, MD, FAAD
  • Susan H. Weinkle, MD, FAAD