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A 40-year-old male asked:

Who is more qualified to remove or biopsy a melanoma under a toe nail? dermatologist or podiatrist? thx

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 53 years experience
Either: Both can effectively remove a localized melanoma in the foot. A dermatologist would be better versed to deal with systemic spread should that occur.
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