Dr. Priya Zeikus, MD, FAAD, is an experienced, board-certified dermatologist who has performed more than 2000 skin cancer surgeries. Dr. Priya Zeikus has her practice in Dallas, Texas. Ask for Priya Zeikus, MD, FAAD for Mohs Surgery.
Dr. Jennifer Perone and Dr. Sarah Weitzul specialize in the surgical treatment of skin cancer. The practice is dedicated to compassionate care by fellowship-trained Mohs surgeons with over 20 years of combined experience in Mohs micrographic surgery, excisional surgery, and reconstruction.
Dr. Jennifer Perone is board certified by the American Board of Dermatology, a Fellow of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery and the American Academy of Dermatology. From 2006 to 2009, she was on faculty at UT Southwestern Medical Center, where she has served as both Director of Dermatologic Surgery at Parkland Hospital and Director of Dermatologic Surgery at the Dallas VA Medical Center.
Dr. Perone graduated cum laude from Princeton University, and received her M.D. from New York University School of Medicine; she completed an internship in internal medicine at Columbia University’s St. Lukes-Roosevelt Hospital and residency training in dermatology at Duke University Medical Center. Her fellowship in Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Surgery was performed at UT Southwestern Medical Center.
Named one of D Magazine’s Best Doctors of 2010, Dr. Perone participates yearly in multiple skin cancer screenings offered free to the public. In her faculty position at UTSW, she has trained fellows, residents, and medical students in dermatology, Mohs surgery, and cosmetic dermatology. She is the author of several articles and textbook chapters, and has lectured at national dermatology meetings. Dr. Perone is well respected by physicians in other disciplines, as demonstrated by her recent publication of a lead article in Seminars in Plastic Surgery.
08/2003 - American Board of Dermatology.
2011 - Recertification, American Board of Dermatology.
07/2005 – 6/2006: Fellow, Procedural Dermatology, Department of Dermatology, UT Southwestern Medical Center. Fellowship director: R. Stan Taylor, M.D.
07/2000 – 06/2003: Resident, Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center.
07/1999 – 06/2000: Preliminary Medical Intern Year, Department of Internal Medicine, St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital Center, Columbia University.
09/2011 – Present: Private Practice. Partner, Surgical Dermatology Associates Dallas PA, Dallas TX.
09/2009 – Present: Private Practice. Partner, Surgical Dermatology Associates Denton PA, Denton TX.
09/2006 – 08/2009: Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology, Division of Dermatologic Surgery, UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. Dallas, TX.
09/2004 – 06/2005: Clinical Dermatologist, Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates. Boston, MA.
09/2003 – 06/2004: Clinical Dermatologist, Yale University Health Services. New Haven, CT.
07/2003 – 06/2004: Dermatologist, Dermatology Associates of Glastonbury. Glastonbury, CT.
09/1995 – 05/1999: M.D., New York University School of Medicine.
09/1991 – 05/1995: B.A., Computer Science, Princeton University, cum laude.
Dim-Jamora K, Perone JB. Management of Cutaneous Tumors with Mohs Micrographic Surgery. Seminars in Plastic Surgery. Soft Tissue Facial Reconstruction. 22(4):pgs. 247-256, 2008.
Taylor RS, Perone JB, Kaddu S, Kerl H. Appendage Tumors and Hamartomas of the Skin. Fitzpatrick’s Dermatology in General Medicine. Editor: Wolff K, Goldsmith LA, Katz SI, Gilchrest BA, Paller AS, Leffell DJ., McGraw-Hill Companies, INC. USA 2008.
Perone JB. Plants and Creatures of Dermatologic Significance. The 2004 Dermatology Study Guide; Companion to the Dermatology Online Practice Exam. Editor: Strober, BE. Educational Testing and Assessment Systems, USA 2004.
Cook JL, Perone JB. A Prospective Evaluation of the Incidence of Complications Associated with Mohs Micrographic Surgery. Archives of Dermatology. 2003; 139:143-152.
Mohan S, Tong C-X, Perone JB, Chubak B, Kimmel R, Joyner AL, Loomis CA. Engrailed-1 Expression and Regulatory Role During Skin Appendage Development. The Journal of Investigative Dermatology. 1998;110:603.
Dor AB, Lancia G, Perone JB, Ravi R. Banishing Bias from Consensus Sequences. Proceedings of 8th Combinatorial Pattern Matching, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 1264, 247-261, Springer-Verlag eds, 1997.
Perone JB, Burton CS. Salvage Therapy of Epidermotropic Metastatic Malignant Melanoma with the Long Pulsed Alexandrite Laser, Poster presentation. Combined Annual Meeting, American Society of Dermatologic Surgery and American College of Mohs’ Micrographic Surgery & Cutaneous Oncology Annual Meeting; Chicago, IL, October 2002.
Perone JB, Cook JL. Tattoo Allergy: Reaction to Purple Pigment, American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, Gross and Microscopic Symposium; New Orleans, LA, 2002.
Perone JB, Cook JL. Tattoo Allergy: Reaction to Purple Pigment, Medical Dermatology Society Annual Meeting; New Orleans, LA, 2002.
Perone JB, Olsen EA. Loose Anagen Syndrome. Southeastern Consortium for Dermatology; October 2001.
Perone JB, Cook JL. Prospective Analysis of Postoperative Complications Associated with Mohs’ Micrographic Surgery in the Treatment of Non-Melanoma Skin Cancers. American College of Mohs’ Micrographic Surgery & Cutaneous Oncology Annual Meeting; Dallas, TX, October 2001.
Duke University/UNC Clinical Conferences; Durham, NC:
Dor AB, Lancia G, Perone JB, Ravi R. Banishing Bias from Consensus Sequences. Combinatorial Pattern Matching; Aarhus, Denmark, 1997.
Furman BD, Ritter MA, Perone JB, Furman GL, Li S. Effect of Resin Type and Manufacturing Method on UHMWPE Oxidation and Quality at Long Aging and Implant Times. Orthopaedic Research Society; 1996.
Perone, JB, Dermatologic Malignancy, Medical Student Year 2 Clinical Medicine Lecture, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX. April 11, 2007.
Perone. JB. Hear No Evil, See No Evil, Scratch No Evil: Biopsy Techniques, University of Texas Southwestern Continuing Medical Education Program. Dallas, TX . February 10, 2007.
Perone, JB. Warts and Acne. Physician Assistant Program, Duke University. April 19, 2003.
Research Assistant, New York University School of Medicine, Department of Dermatology and Cell Biology, September 1997 to November 1997. Expression analysis of the gene Engrailed-1, which encodes a homeodomain transcriptional regulator during epidermal appendage (hair, eccrine gland and nail) development in wild type and mutant mice. Preceptor: Cynthia Loomis MD, PhD.
Research Assistant, The Hospital for Special Surgery, Cornell University Medical Center, Department of Biomechanics, July 1996 to August 1996. Examined properties of ultra high molecular weight polyethylene used in total knee prostheses. Preceptor: Stephen Li, PhD.
Research Assistant, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Department of Pharmacology, July 1994 to August 1994. Investigated translational control of Drosophila melanogaster genes bicoid, hunchback and nanos. Preceptor: Sidney Strickland, PhD.
Senior Consultant II/Mentor, Princeton University, Computing and Information Technology, October 1991 to May 1995. Consultant for CMS, Macintosh, DOS, Windows, UNIX, X Windows, NeXT and desktop applications.
Teaching Assistant, Princeton University, Department of Computer Science, September 1993 to May 1994.
Program Manager, Microsoft Corporation, Microsoft FoxPro 2.5 for the Macintosh, Summer 1993. Resolved user interface and design issues for FoxPro for the Macintosh. Wrote initial specifications for the FoxPro Macintosh Distribution Kit and was the liaison to the User Education team.
Software Engineer, Grumman Corporation, Neural Network Development Laboratory, Grumman Aircraft Systems, Summer 1992. Implemented a neural network paradigm and integrated it with a multi-sensor data fusion system to interpret radar signals from aircraft in real-time.
Research Assistant, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Department of Chemistry, Summer 1991. Research and Engineering Apprenticeship Program of the Academy of Applied Science. Investigation involved DNA pulsed-gel electrophoresis. Preceptor: Benjamin Chu, PhD.
Dr. Sarah Weitzul is board certified by the American Board of Dermatology, and is a Fellow of the American College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, and American Academy of Dermatology. A leader in her specialty, Dr. Weitzul is the author of numerous scientific publications and textbook chapters, and regularly lectures at national dermatology meetings. Dr. Weitzul has served as President and Vice President of the Dallas Dermatologic Society, as Medical Director for several community skin cancer screenings, and as chair of several committees in national dermatology organizations. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Women’s Dermatologic Society.
She graduated summa cum laude from Texas A&M University and received her medical degree at UT Southwestern Medical Center, where she also did a residency in dermatology and fellowship in Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Surgery. Her internship in internal medicine was performed at Baylor University Medical Center. During her fellowship, she received the prestigious Theodore Tromovitch Award, a national award given annually by the American College of Mohs Surgery for outstanding research in the field of Surgical Dermatology.
Dr. Weitzul was on the full-time faculty at UT Southwestern Medical Center from 2002 to 2009 where she was Director of the Clinical Center for Cosmetic Dermatology. Dr. Weitzul was awarded the “Excellence in Teaching Award” in 2008. She remains on the clinical faculty of UT Southwestern and teaches residents regularly in the skin surgery clinic of the Dallas VA Medical Center.
President, Surgical Dermatology Associates Denton, P.A., September 2009-present
Partner, Surgical Dermatology Associates Dallas, P.A., September 2011- present
Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Department of Dermatology
Assistant Professor Director, UT Southwestern Clinical Center for Cosmetic Dermatology, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Department of Dermatology
July 2002 – August 2009
Clinical Assistant Instructor, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Department of Dermatology
Fellowship, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dermatologic Surgery and Mohs Micrographic Surgery, 2001-2002
Residency, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dermatology, 1998-2001
Internship, Baylor University Medical Center, Internal Medicine, 1997-1998
M.D., University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, May 1997
B.S., Texas A&M University, 1993, summa cum laude, Major: Biomedical Science
Weitzul S, Pandya AG. PUVA Phototherapy for a Pigment Disorder: Vitiligo: Dermatologic Therapy. 1997:4; 24-37.
Weitzul S, Duvic M. HIV-related Psoriasis and Reiter’s Syndrome. Seminars in Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery. 1997;16(3); 213-8.
Weitzul S, Eichhorn PE, Pandya AG. Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Infections of the Skin. Dermatologic Clinics. 2000:18(2);359-77.
Vander Straten M, Lee P, Weitzul S, Cockerell CJ, Tyring SK. Advances in the treatment of basal cell carcinoma: the promise of pharmacologic therapy. Advances in Dermatology. 2001:16; 299-318.
Krunic, AL, Weitzul S, Taylor RS. Advanced Reconstructive Techniques for the Lip and Perioral Area. Dermatol Clin. 2005 Jan; 23(1): 43-53, v-vi.
Krunic, AL, Wang LC, Soltani K, Weitzul S, Taylor RS. Digital Anesthesia with Epinephrine: An Old Myth Revisited. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2004 Nov;
Weitzul S, Taylor RS. Suturing Technique and other closure materials. In Surgery of the Skin: Procedural Dermatology. Robinson JK, Hanke CW, Siegel DM, Sengelmann RD, eds. Elsevier; London. 2005.
Weitzul S. Management of Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Solid Organ Transplant Recipients. In Update on Clinical Aspects of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery. 2005 Dec; 6-7.
Krunic AL, Weitzul S, Taylor RS. Running combined simple and vertical mattress suture: a rapid skin-everting stitch. Dermatol Surg. 2005 Oct;31(10):1325-9.
Krunic AL, Weitzul S, Taylor RS. Chondrocutaneous advancement flap for reconstruction of helical rim defects in dermatologic surgery. Australas J Dermatol. 2006 Nov; 47(4):296-9.
Asgari M, Cockerell CJ, Weitzul S. The head-tilt maneuver: a clinical aid in recognizing head and neck angiosarcomas. Arch Dermatol. 2007 Jan;143(1):75-7.
Mallipeddi R, Weitzul S. Botulinum Toxin: Cosmetic Dermatology. Tung R, Gladstone H, Alam M, eds. Elsevier; London: 2008.
Marwaha V, Weitzul S. Post-Operative topical antimicrobial use: a review of the literature and guidelines for use. Contact Dermatitis. 2008 Sep;19(4):181-189.
Feramisco J, Larsen F, Weitzul S, Cockerell C, Ghali F. Congenital atrophic dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans in a 7-month-old boy treated with Mohs micrographic surgery. Pediatr Dermatol. 2008 Jul-Aug;25(4):455-459.
Weitzul S, Taylor RS. Surgical Reconstruction of the Lips. Medscape Online Journal: Medscape.com. August 2011.
Southern Medical Association: Keratitis Icthyosis, and Deafness (KID) Syndrome, Dallas, TX, November 1999.
UT Southwestern Dermatology Grand Rounds: Photodynamic Therapy in Dermatology, Dallas, TX, February 2000.
American Academy of Dermatology: Congenital Self-Healing Reticulohistiocytosis Presenting After the Newborn Period, March 2000.
American Academy of Dermatology: Unusual Presentations of Deeply Invasive Melanomas: A Case Series, March 2001.
American Society for Dermatologic Surgery/American College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology: Photodynamic Therapy vs. C02 Laser Therapy for the Treatment of Actinic Cheilitis, Dallas, TX, October 2001.
American Academy of Dermatology: Pre-operative evaluation of the surgical patient, March 2002.
University of Texas Southwestern Dermatology Grand Rounds: Procedural Coding in Dermatology, Dallas, TX, October 2002.
American Academy of Dermatology: Dressings. Fundamentals of Cutaneous Surgery Dressings, Washington D.C., February 2004
American Academy of Dermatology: Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer in Transplant Patients, New York, NY, July 2004.
American Society for Dermatologic Surgery/American College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology: Bandaging Difficult Locations, San Diego, CA, October 2004.
University of Texas Southwestern Dermatology Grand Rounds: Management of Skin Cancers in Solid-Organ Transplant Recipients, May 2005, Dallas, TX.
American Academy of Dermatology. Management of Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Organ Transplant Patients, Chicago, IL, July 2005.
Dallas Dermatologic Society: Pseudodermatologists: A Growing Trend, Dallas, TX, January 2006.
UT Southwestern Annual Women’s Health Symposium: Aging of the Skin: What Causes it and What Can You Do About It?, Dallas, TX, January, 2006.
UT Southwestern CME Course: “Hear No Evil” Approach to Cosmetic Dermatology, Dallas, TX, February 2006.
UT Southwestern CME Course: “Hear No Evil” Diagnosis and Treatment of Skin Cancer. Dallas, TX, February 2006.
American Academy of Dermatology. Management of Angiosarcoma, San Antonio, TX, February 3, 2008.
American Academy of Dermatology. Lip Reconstruction: Rotation and Transposition Flaps, San Antonio, TX, February 1, 2008.
American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. Rieger Flap: Pearls for Success. Orlando, FL, October 2008.
UT Southwestern Dermatology Grand Rounds: Update in Cosmetic Dermatology, Dallas, TX, Februrary 2009.
American Academy of Dermatology. What’s New in Cosmetic Dermatology. San Francisco, CA, March 2009.
American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. The Forgotten Areas: Perioral Reconstruction. Phoenix, AZ, October 2009.
Southwestern Gynecologic Assembly. Aging of the Skin: What Causes It and What You Can Do About It. Dallas, TX, December 2009.
Collins S, Taylor RS, Weitzul S. Presentation of Squamous Cell Carcinoma With Perineural Invasion. UT Southwestern Medical Student Research Forum, Dallas, TX. January 20, 2004.
Larsen, F, Susa JS, Weitzul S, Taylor, RS. The Practical Utility of Immunohistochemistry in Mohs Surgery, Beyond Melanoma. American College of Mohs Surgery, Vancouver, CA. May 2008.
Upjohn E, Taylor RS, Weitzul SB, Perone JB, Welch E. 103 Solid Organ Transplant Recipiens Undergoing Mohs Micrographic Surgery: A Review of Patient Characteristics and Case Load. American College of Mohs Surgery, Austin, TX. May 2009.
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