2019 Toys For Tots Twin Cities Fundraiser

Skin Care Doctors, PA  is participating in the Toys for Toys holiday fundraiser at their clinic. The fundraiser begins this week and will continue through the holiday season.  Each of their four office locations (Burnsville, Edina, Orono, and St Could MN) will have large “Toys for Toys” drop-off boxes for their patients, doctors, staff and families to donate new toys for children in need.

Skin Care Doctors has also been selected by TV Station Kare11 (an NBC afflilate) to appear on their 6pm news broadcast on Friday, December 6th to talk about their participation in this fundraiser.

This is their second year participating in this program, although  Dr. Michael Ebertz and Skin Care Doctors have supported Toys for Tots for many years.

The doctors and staff are excited about this opportunity to help others in need during the holidays and support such a great cause.

IN 2018, TWIN CITIES TOYS FOR TOTS DONATED 168,775 TOYS TO 150,326 CHILDREN. THIS WOULD NOT BE POSSIBLE WITHOUT THE HELP AND ASSISTANCE FROM THIS AWESOME COMMUNITY. THANK EVERYONE WHO HELPED US ACHIEVE THIS GOAL.

Since beginning the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program in 1947, Marines have distributed more than 512 million toys to more than 237 million needy children. This charitable endeavor has made U.S. Marines the unchallenged leader in looking after less fortunate children at Christmas. Over its life span, the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation has supplemented local toy collections with more than 98 million toys valued at more than $694 million; plus provided promotion and support materials valued at over $8.5 million.

Watch last years broadcast!

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Dr. Carl Dando is pleased to announce the opening of his new practice offering medical and cosmetic vein treatments.

SPOTme® Skin Cancer Screening Highlights Importance of Early Detection

On May 30th Skin Care Doctors, P.A. helped serve the community by offering free skin cancer screenings during a SPOTme® skin cancer awareness event in their Burnsville office. Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States. Current estimates are that one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime, and one person dies from melanoma – the deadliest form of skin cancer – every hour. Yet when caught early, skin cancer is highly treatable.

“Skin cancer is one of the only cancers that can be seen on the surface of the skin,” said Michael Ebertz, M.D. “Yet many people don’t know how to spot skin cancer, including what to look for on their skin or when they should see a dermatologist.”

To increase people’s chances of spotting skin cancer early, when it’s most treatable, the American Academy of Dermatology recommends everyone learn the ABCDEs of melanoma, which outline the warning signs of this disease:

  • A – is for Asymmetry: One half of the spot is unlike the other half.
  • B – is for Border: The spot has an irregular, scalloped or poorly defined border.
  • C – is for Color: The spot has varying colors from one area to the next, such as shades of tan, brown or black, or areas of white, red or blue.
  • D – is for Diameter: While melanomas are usually greater than 6mm (or about the size of a pencil eraser) when diagnosed, they can be smaller.
  • E – is for Evolving: A mole or spot on your skin looks different from the rest or is changing in size, shape or color.

“It only takes a few minutes to check your skin, and it could save your life,” said Dr. Ebertz. “If you notice anything changing, itching or bleeding on your skin, make an appointment to see a board-certified dermatologist, as these are often early warning signs of skin cancer.”

It’s estimated that more than 1,640 new cases of melanoma will be diagnosed in Minnesota this year. Although skin cancer is more common among people with light or fair skin tones, everyone is at risk for this life-threatening disease.

For more information about how to prevent and detect skin cancer, including instructions on how to perform a skin self-exam, visit SPOTme.org. There, you can download a body mole map for tracking changes in your skin and find free SPOTme® skin cancer screenings in your area.

The SPOTme® skin cancer screening program is part of the American Academy of Dermatology’s SPOT Skin Cancer™ initiative, a campaign to create a world without skin cancer through public awareness, community outreach programs and services, and advocacy that promote the prevention, detection and care of skin cancer.

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About SPOTme®

The SPOTme® skin cancer screening program, supported by a grant from Bristol-Myers Squibb, is part of the Academy’s larger SPOT Skin Cancer initiative, a campaign to create a world without skin cancer through public awareness, community outreach programs and services, and advocacy that promote the prevention, detection and care of skin cancer. Since 1985, Academy dermatologists have conducted more than 2.4 million free skin cancer screenings and have detected nearly 248,000 suspicious lesions, including more than 27,500 suspected melanomas. To learn more about the SPOTme® campaign and to find free skin cancer screenings near you, visit SPOTme.org.

American Academy of Dermatology

Headquartered in Schaumburg, Ill., the American Academy of Dermatology, founded in 1938, is the largest, most influential, and most representative of all dermatologic associations. With a membership of more than 19,000 physicians worldwide, the Academy is committed to: advancing the diagnosis and medical, surgical and cosmetic treatment of the skin, hair and nails; advocating high standards in clinical practice, education, and research in dermatology; and supporting and enhancing patient care for a lifetime of healthier skin, hair and nails. For more information, contact the AAD at 1-888-462-DERM (3376) or aad.org. Follow the AAD on Facebook (American Academy of Dermatology), Twitter (@AADskin) or YouTube (AcademyofDermatology).

Skin Care Doctors, P.A. physicians provide the finest leading-edge dermatologic care in the Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro area. They offer diagnosis and treatment for patients of all ages, from newborns to the elderly whether for concerns and problems of the skin, hair and nails.

Readers Choice Award Winner for Best Dermatologist

The Laker Pioneer published a Readers’ Choice survey earlier this year. Their readers were asked to vote for their best choices in many different categories.  After tallying the results, Skin Care Doctors Orono Office was voted the Best Dermatologist for 2019! We’re honored to have been recognized for this award.

We want to thank our wonderful patients for voting for us.

Our staff look forward to continuing to serve our community for years to come.

Skin Cancer Screenings on May 30th

Skin Care Doctors, P.A.  will be holding a free SPOTme® skin cancer screening on May 30th from 5:00pm – 6:00pm at 14000 Nicollet Ave S, Suite 304, Burnsville, MN 55337.

“Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States, and it is estimated that one person dies from melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, every hour,” said Dermatologist Michael Ebertz M.D. from Skin Care Doctors, P.A. “Yet not only is skin cancer preventable, it’s highly treatable when detected early.”

During the screening each person will be offered a full-body skin examination along with education for melanoma prevention and treatment.  If the physician determines the patient has suspected skin cancers or abnormal lesions they will recommend a follow-up examination.

“Unlike other cancers, skin cancer can be seen on the surface of your skin, making it critical to regularly check your skin for changing or suspicious spots,” said Dr. Ebertz.  “A skin cancer screening from a dermatologist is a visual exam that is painless, only takes a few minutes, and could save your life.”

The SPOTme® skin cancer screening program is part of the American Academy of Dermatology’s SPOT Skin Cancer™ initiative, a campaign to create a world without skin cancer through public awareness, community outreach programs and services, and advocacy that promote the prevention, detection and care of skin cancer.

Since 1985, AAD member dermatologists have conducted more than 2.4 million free skin cancer screenings and have detected nearly 248,000 suspicious lesions, including more than 27,500 suspected melanomas.

Appointments are required and space is limited for this event. If you or someone you know is interested in a free skin cancer screening contact Skin Care Doctors, P.A. at 952-898-1600.

For more information about how to prevent and detect skin cancer, including instructions on how to perform a skin self-exam, visit SPOTme.org. There, you can download a body mole map for tracking changes in your skin and find free SPOTme® skin cancer screenings in your area.

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About SPOTme®

The SPOTme® skin cancer screening program, supported by a grant from Bristol-Myers Squibb, is part of the Academy’s larger SPOT Skin Cancer initiative, a campaign to create a world without skin cancer through public awareness, community outreach programs and services, and advocacy that promote the prevention, detection and care of skin cancer. Since 1985, Academy dermatologists have conducted more than 2.4 million free skin cancer screenings and have detected nearly 248,000 suspicious lesions, including more than 27,500 suspected melanomas. To learn more about the SPOTme® campaign and to find free skin cancer screenings near you, visit SPOTme.org.

American Academy of Dermatology

Headquartered in Schaumburg, Ill., the American Academy of Dermatology, founded in 1938, is the largest, most influential, and most representative of all dermatologic associations. With a membership of more than 19,000 physicians worldwide, the Academy is committed to: advancing the diagnosis and medical, surgical and cosmetic treatment of the skin, hair and nails; advocating high standards in clinical practice, education, and research in dermatology; and supporting and enhancing patient care for a lifetime of healthier skin, hair and nails. For more information, contact the AAD at 1-888-462-DERM (3376) or aad.org. Follow the AAD on Facebook (American Academy of Dermatology), Twitter (@AADskin) or YouTube (AcademyofDermatology).

Skin Care Doctors, P.A. physicians provide the finest leading-edge dermatologic care in the Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro area. We offer diagnosis and treatment for patients of all ages, from newborns to the elderly whether for concerns and problems of the skin, hair and nails.

Toys For Tots Twin Cities Fundraiser

Skin Care Doctors, PA  is participating in a Toys for Toys holiday fundraiser for their clinic. the fundraiser begins the week of November 19th and will continue through the holiday season.  Each of their four office locations (Burnsville, Edina, Orono, and St Could MN) will have large “Toys for Toys” drop boxes for their doctors, staff and families to drop off new toys for children in need.

Skin Care Doctors has also been selected by TV Station Kare11 (an NBC afflilate) to appear on their 6pm news broadcast on Wednesday, December 5th to talk about their participation in this fundraiser.

This is their first year participating in this program, although  Dr. Michael Ebertz and Skin Care Doctors have supported Toys for Tots for many years.

The doctors and staff are excited about this opportunity to help others in need during the holidays and support such a great cause.

IN 2017, TWIN CITIES TOYS FOR TOTS DONATED 238,141 TOYS TO 183,751 CHILDREN. THIS WOULD NOT BE POSSIBLE WITHOUT THE HELP AND ASSISTANCE FROM THIS AWESOME COMMUNITY. THANK EVERYONE WHO HELPED US ACHIEVE THIS GOAL.

Since beginning the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program in 1947, Marines have distributed more than 512 million toys to more than 237 million needy children. This charitable endeavor has made U.S. Marines the unchallenged leader in looking after less fortunate children at Christmas. Over its life span, the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation has supplemented local toy collections with more than 98 million toys valued at more than $694 million; plus provided promotion and support materials valued at over $8.5 million.