Vanguard Skin Specialists specializes in medical dermatology, particularly the diagnosis and treatment of skin cancer. We have locations in Colorado Springs, Canon City, Pueblo, and Woodland Park.
We are a dermatology and plastic surgery practice committed to caring for our patients like family. We specialize in the comprehensive diagnosis and treatment of skin cancer. Our multi-specialist team includes dermatology, plastic surgery, Mohs surgery, and dermatopathology physicians
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Happy World Bicycle Day! Enjoy biking with your family and don't forget your sunscreen!
Today is World Baking Day. Did you know our clinical manager, Jessie, was a baker in a prior job? Check out her talent!
"If companies weren’t thinking about the effect their culture has on employee retention before the COVID pandemic, they certainly are now," said Dr. Vinh Chung in the Colorado Springs Business Journal.
Employee retention and the ‘Big Quit’ If companies weren’t thinking about the effect their culture has on employee retention before the COVID pandemic, they certainly are now, said Dr. Vinh Chung, co-owner and co-founder of Vanguard
We celebrate our Practice Manager, Ashton. She was named National Dermatology Practice Manager of the Year by the Association of Dermatology Administrators & Managers.
Motherhood can bring some unexpected changes. Board certified gynecologist, Dr. Susan Mikaelian, shares why Mother's Day may be a time for reflection and taking care of yourself.
Rediscovering Yourself After Becoming a Mother | Vanguard Skin Specialists Mothers often put others before their health, but Mother's Day is a time to reflect on one's health. Women's bodies change with childbirth and menopause, and there are treatments available.
Is skin cancer on the rise? One in five Americans will be diagnosed with skin cancer in his/her lifetime. With these high statistics, are we seeing an improvement in skin cancer incidence? Unfortunately, the answer is no.
Dr. Renata Prado shares her dermatology tips for Fox21 News viewers. https://www.fox21news.com/news/skin-cancer-awareness/
Skin cancer awareness COLORADO SPRINGS – Skin cancer is America’s most common cancer with over five million cases diagnosed in the United States each year. Fortunately, skin cancer is also one of the most pr…
The Greenberg Center presents "Becoming Americans" featuring Dr. Vinh Chung and Leisle Chung. Learn more and reserve your free tickets for May 23rd at the ENT Center. https://thegreenbergcenter.org/event/becoming-americans/
Becoming Americans The Greenberg Center for Learning and Tolerance is producing another extraordinary, compelling, and timely event! Monday, May 23, 2022 at the UCCS Ent Center for the Arts, 5225 N. Nevada Avenue. Doors open at 6 PM. Program 7-8 PM, with a Q&A and book signing to follow. The event is free, but registr...
Vanguard Skin Specialists is hosting a free SpotMe Skin Cancer Screening at the Castle Rock office on Thursday, May 12. Find out how you can sign up.
Free skin cancer screening in Castle Rock | Vanguard Skin Specialists Vanguard Skin Specialists will be holding a free skin cancer screening on Thursday afternoon, May 12 at the Vanguard Castle Rock office located at 1175 South Perry Street.
In case you need another reason to wear sunscreen, we are donating all April and May profits from Clara product sales to support World Vision's work with Ukrainian refugees. Find out more.
Vanguard Skin Specialists Partners with World Vision for the Ukraine Refugee Crisis | Vanguard Skin Specialists Vanguard Skin Specialists and Clara have partnered with World Vision to help Ukraine refugees fleeing conflict. Find out how you can help too.
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Skincare with impact, that’s Vanguard Skin Specialists.🩺
"We began Vanguard Skin Specialists with a desire to provide the best medical care possible, in a way that is caring and compassionate.” - Vinh and Leisle Chung, Co-founders.
To honor , we are spotlighting our client . They are a local dermatology, skincare, and skin cancer practice driven by the mission to make a positive impact on their patients, their community, and their world. With 9 locations across Southern Colorado (and counting), they truly are a leader by caring for Coloradoans.
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Dr. Vinh Chung reminds us that doctors are fallible people.
GUEST COLUMN: Doctors are fallible human beings, too Almost three decades after I started my medical education, I had to take yet another test— the board certification for Micrographic Dermatologic Surgery. These tests never end!
We are excited to announce Dr. Susan Mikaelian has joined Vanguard Aesthetics & Cosmetic Surgery! She will be leading our Women's Intimate Wellness practice, helping women with their functional and aesthetic gynecology concerns.
Susan Mikaelian, MD, FACOG | Gynecologist and Vulvovaginal Surgeon Dr. Susan Mikaelian is a board-certified gynecologist and fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
Vinh & Leisle Chung are guest authors in this month's Colorado Springs magazine, sharing how our community came together to help refugees.
COMING TOGETHER COLORADO SPRINGS The Colorado Springs community opens its arms to Afghan evacuees.
We'll be at the Blue Tie Gala which benefits the Pueblo Child Advocacy Center. Please join us for a fun evening to help a great cause!
Events | PuebloCAC The Blue Tie Gala is our annual black-tie charity ball for the benefit of the Pueblo Child Advocacy Center. It is widely regarded as among the most prominent social events in Pueblo, held annually in April to pay tribute to Child Abuse Awareness month. Guests of our 2022 Blue Tie Gala will enjoy a...
There's a reason more patients are concerned about brittle nails since the pandemic started. Rachel Frederickson, PA-C explains.
Top Tips for Strong, Healthy Nails | Vanguard Skin Specialists Let’s delve into what causes nails to become brittle, what to avoid and what to add to your daily routine to grow strong healthy nails.
"Can you hear that? It’s the sound of our hair follicles closing up shop. ... you won't even know until 3 months after the fact."
Live Well: Hair loss? You're not alone The pandemic and its accompanying stressors have not been kind to our hair. Dr. Maria Sheron, a dermatologist at Vanguard Skin Specialists, has seen a noticeable uptick in visits from
Vanguard co-founders, Vinh and Leisle Chung, are featured as "Difference Makers" in Colorado Springs Magazine.
Dr. Vinh and Leisle Chung - Aligning With Who We Are And Why We Exist Cofounders and owners, Vanguard Skin Specialists and Clara.
Dry skin advice from Dr. Adam Vaudreuil, board certified dermatologist in Castle Rock and Parker.
The Season for Itchy Skin – Advice from Your Dermatologist | Vanguard Skin Specialists Castle Rock and Parker dermatologist, Dr. Adam Vaudreuil, gives his tips for taking care of your dry skin during winter.
Be inspired by CMS's new member spotlight series, starting with Vinh Chung, MD, a board-certified dermatologist, fellowship-trained Mohs surgeon, and exemplary leader and innovator in life and practice.
"Being the smartest or the highest-ranking person is not enough. We must inspire and lead our team to move towards a clearly defined vision of what excellent medical care looks like."
Read a Q&A with Dr. Chung: https://www.cms.org/articles/member-spotlight-vinh-chung-md
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"With the right character, we can train competence."
KOAA story about Vanguard's pre-health program for talented college grads who want a future career in healthcare.
Colorado Springs business uses new techniques to bring in new hires It is a hiring climate where potential employees are looking for more than a paycheck and the usual benefits. It has motivated some employers to expand the way they attract employees.
Look and feel your best this holiday season with these popular treatments.
Vanguard Skin Specialists has been named the #1 large company to work for in Colorado Springs!!! One of our core values is "humility" but in this moment, we're so proud and excited!
BEST WORKPLACES: Vanguard Skin Specialists When she met the young former pr******te in Cambodia it was “one of those moments when God puts a mirror up to your soul,” Leisle Chung, chief executive officer of
Congratulations to this year's Give Thanks winners - Safe Families for Children, TESSA, and Royal Family Kids. We're grateful for these organizations! Each will receive a $10,000 grant as we Give Thanks.
2021 Give Thanks Winners | Vanguard Skin Specialists Announcing this year's Give Thanks award winners. Organizations that make an impact in Southern Colorado.
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Is your mask causing acne? Get advice from Dr. Maria Sheron.
Acne and Masks | Vanguard Skin Specialists You want to keep your skin clean to prevent acne breakouts. Wash your face with a gentle cleanser before and after wearing a mask.
Topical Chemotherapy for Skin Cancer: What is it and When is it the Right Treatment Option? | Vanguard Skin Specialists One of our greatest responsibilities at Vanguard Skin Specialists is the detection and treatment of skin cancer. While all skin cancers should be taken seriously, treatment options do vary depending on their type and severity. For many cases, Mohs Micrographic Surgery offers the best cure rate. For....
Vanguard Skin Specialists is proud to support Afghan refugees who are coming to our community, including this man who helped our American troops.
Colorado Springs fundraiser for Afghan refugees set for Tuesday; evacuee speaks of harrowing escape A story of hope, courage and pride is emerging in Colorado Springs, as 75 to 100 Afghan evacuees resettle here by January, with the help of residents who are opening
Vanguard Skin Specialists is partnering with Lutheran Family Services to support Afghan refugees who are settling in Colorado Springs. Our hope is to raise $100,000 this week, and we will match for a total goal of $200,000. Find out why we're doing this and how you can help.
Afghan Evacuees | Vanguard Skin Specialists Welcomes Our Neighbors Vanguard Skin Specialists is partnering with Lutheran Family Services to raise funds for resettlement of Afghan evacuees in Colorado Springs.
Plastic Surgeon Paul Pierce addresses your questions about breast reconstruction.
FAQs About Breast Reconstruction Surgery | Vanguard Skin Specialists Regardless of your reasons for pursuing breast reconstruction, I want you to know that these procedures are safe and reliable.
What happens after your skin biopsy? Find out.
What Happens After Your Skin Biopsy? | Vanguard Skin Specialists Following the biopsy of any suspicious skin lesion, a dermatopathologist will obtain the sample for analysis.
Voting for Give Thanks 2021 is now open! Go to our Give Thanks 2021 Album (https://www.facebook.com/media/set?vanity=VanguardSkin&set=a.4022885187812114) and vote for your favorite charity by clicking LIKE and/or SHARE on their photo. The charity with the most votes will the People's Choice Award and a $10,000 grant.
For more info about the Give Thanks program, go to https://www.vanguardskin.com/give-thanks-2021/
Vanguard is excited to welcome Tamara Frederick, PA-C!
Tamara Frederick, PA-C | Vanguard Skin Specialists Tamara has been practicing dermatology since 2016, and she joined Vanguard in 2021.
We are a dermatology and plastic surgery practice committed to caring for our patients like family. We specialize in the comprehensive diagnosis and treatment of skin cancer, and we also take care of the full range of dermatology and plastic surgery conditions. Our multi-specialist team includes dermatology, plastic surgery, Mohs surgery, and dermatopathology physicians.
Vanguard Skin Specialists was founded in the summer of 2009. Dr. Vinh Chung and his wife, Leisle, began the practice with a vision to make it the center of excellence in Colorado for the diagnosis and treatment of skin cancer. The goal: provide the standard of care found in a major medical center, but in an environment that is accessible, warm, and welcoming to patients. Over time, Vanguard Skin Specialists has grown with additional medical providers and staff members who also believe in Vanguard’s operating principles and values. It’s Vanguard’s people and values that set us apart.
From taking care of underserved populations to sponsoring projects locally and around the world, Vanguard strives to make a positive impact on patients, community, and the world at large.
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