Hearing a diagnosis of “cancer” is very difficult to accept. Understanding that treating your skin cancer may result in scars or disfigurement can also be troubling. Dr. Godat understands your concerns and will guide you through treatment and explain the resulting effect on your health and appearance. Treatment of skin cancer, much like any form of cancer, may require surgery to remove cancerous growths. Dr. Godat can surgically remove cancerous and other skin lesions using specialized techniques to preserve your health and your appearance. Although no surgery is without scars, Dr. Godat will make every effort to treat your skin cancer without dramatically changing your appearance. For some people, reconstruction may require more than one procedure to achieve the best results.