Vanguard Skin Specialists

Vanguard Skin Specialists

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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.
https://www.csbj.com/premier/employee-retention-and-the-big-quit/article_bf52fd10-a628-11ec-aa86-63bfd6828efb.html
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.
https://www.vanguardskin.com/rediscovering-yourself-after-becoming-a-mother/
Dr. Renata Prado shares her dermatology tips for Fox21 News viewers. https://www.fox21news.com/news/skin-cancer-awareness/
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/
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.
https://www.vanguardskin.com/2022skincheck/
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.
https://www.vanguardskin.com/ukraine/
Thank you to Cohn Marketing for sharing our message!

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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06/03/2022

Happy World Bicycle Day! Enjoy biking with your family and don't forget your sunscreen!

05/17/2022

Today is World Baking Day. Did you know our clinical manager, Jessie, was a baker in a prior job? Check out her talent!

Employee retention and the ‘Big Quit’ 05/12/2022

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 in the Colorado Springs Business Journal.
https://www.csbj.com/premier/employee-retention-and-the-big-quit/article_bf52fd10-a628-11ec-aa86-63bfd6828efb.html

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

05/11/2022

We celebrate our Practice Manager, Ashton. She was named National Dermatology Practice Manager of the Year by the Association of Dermatology Administrators & Managers.

Rediscovering Yourself After Becoming a Mother | Vanguard Skin Specialists 05/07/2022

Rediscovering Yourself After Becoming a Mother | Vanguard Skin Specialists

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.
https://www.vanguardskin.com/rediscovering-yourself-after-becoming-a-mother/

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? 05/06/2022

Is skin cancer on the rise?

https://www.vanguardskin.com/is-skin-cancer-on-the-rise/

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.

Skin cancer awareness 05/05/2022

Skin cancer awareness

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…

Becoming Americans 05/04/2022

Becoming Americans

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...

Free skin cancer screening in Castle Rock | Vanguard Skin Specialists 04/14/2022

Free skin cancer screening in Castle Rock | Vanguard Skin Specialists

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.
https://www.vanguardskin.com/2022skincheck/

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.

Vanguard Skin Specialists Partners with World Vision for the Ukraine Refugee Crisis | Vanguard Skin Specialists 04/10/2022

Vanguard Skin Specialists Partners with World Vision for the Ukraine Refugee Crisis | Vanguard Skin Specialists

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.
https://www.vanguardskin.com/ukraine/

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.

04/07/2022

Thank you to Cohn Marketing for sharing our message!

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.
📸: Vanguard Skin Specialists

GUEST COLUMN: Doctors are fallible human beings, too 04/05/2022

GUEST COLUMN: Doctors are fallible human beings, too

Dr. Vinh Chung reminds us that doctors are fallible people.
https://gazette.com/opinion/guest-column-doctors-are-fallible-human-beings-too/article_1cc839ec-a6d8-11ec-851f-bb0758fbbf36.html

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!

Susan Mikaelian, MD, FACOG | Gynecologist and Vulvovaginal Surgeon 03/18/2022

Susan Mikaelian, MD, FACOG | Gynecologist and Vulvovaginal Surgeon

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.
https://www.vanguardskin.com/meet-the-providers/susan-mikaelian-md-facog

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.

COMING TOGETHER COLORADO SPRINGS 03/03/2022

COMING TOGETHER COLORADO SPRINGS

Vinh & Leisle Chung are guest authors in this month's Colorado Springs magazine, sharing how our community came together to help refugees.
https://www.coloradospringsmag.com/coming-together-colorado-springs

COMING TOGETHER COLORADO SPRINGS The Colorado Springs community opens its arms to Afghan evacuees.

Events | PuebloCAC 02/16/2022

Events | PuebloCAC

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!
https://www.pueblocac.org/events

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...

Top Tips for Strong, Healthy Nails | Vanguard Skin Specialists 02/04/2022

Top Tips for Strong, Healthy Nails | Vanguard Skin Specialists

There's a reason more patients are concerned about brittle nails since the pandemic started. Rachel Frederickson, PA-C explains.

https://www.vanguardskin.com/2022-top-tips-for-strong-healthy-nails/

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.

Live Well: Hair loss? You're not alone 02/02/2022

Live Well: Hair loss? You're not alone

"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."

https://gazette.com/life/live-well-hair-loss-youre-not-alone/article_91574828-6ffd-11ec-b8b9-d3f52f1600da.html

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

Dr. Vinh and Leisle Chung - Aligning With Who We Are And Why We Exist 01/29/2022

Dr. Vinh and Leisle Chung - Aligning With Who We Are And Why We Exist

Vanguard co-founders, Vinh and Leisle Chung, are featured as "Difference Makers" in Colorado Springs Magazine.

https://www.coloradospringsmag.com/dr-vinh-and-leisle-chung-aligning-who-we-are-and-why-we-exist

Dr. Vinh and Leisle Chung - Aligning With Who We Are And Why We Exist Cofounders and owners, Vanguard Skin Specialists and Clara.

The Season for Itchy Skin – Advice from Your Dermatologist | Vanguard Skin Specialists 01/27/2022

The Season for Itchy Skin – Advice from Your Dermatologist | Vanguard Skin Specialists

Dry skin advice from Dr. Adam Vaudreuil, board certified dermatologist in Castle Rock and Parker.

https://www.vanguardskin.com/the-season-for-itchy-skin-advice-from-your-dermatologist/

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.

01/26/2022

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


Vanguard Skin Specialists

Colorado Springs business uses new techniques to bring in new hires 01/26/2022

Colorado Springs business uses new techniques to bring in new hires

"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.

https://www.koaa.com/news/covering-colorado/attracting-employees-with-training-and-opportunity

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.

12/17/2021

Look and feel your best this holiday season with these popular treatments.
https://www.vanguardskin.com/popular-aesthetic-treatments-for-the-holidays/

BEST WORKPLACES: Vanguard Skin Specialists 12/07/2021

BEST WORKPLACES: Vanguard Skin Specialists

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!
https://gazette.com/business/best-workplaces-vanguard-skin-specialists/article_1bfa6bb2-367f-11ec-a09e-dbbc947fb683.html

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

2021 Give Thanks Winners | Vanguard Skin Specialists 12/07/2021

2021 Give Thanks Winners | Vanguard Skin Specialists

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.
https://www.vanguardskin.com/2021-give-thanks-winners/

2021 Give Thanks Winners | Vanguard Skin Specialists Announcing this year's Give Thanks award winners. Organizations that make an impact in Southern Colorado.

11/29/2021

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Acne and Masks | Vanguard Skin Specialists 11/24/2021

Acne and Masks | Vanguard Skin Specialists

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 11/22/2021

Topical Chemotherapy for Skin Cancer: What is it and When is it the Right Treatment Option? | Vanguard Skin Specialists

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....

Colorado Springs fundraiser for Afghan refugees set for Tuesday; evacuee speaks of harrowing escape 11/16/2021

Colorado Springs fundraiser for Afghan refugees set for Tuesday; evacuee speaks of harrowing escape

Vanguard Skin Specialists is proud to support Afghan refugees who are coming to our community, including this man who helped our American troops.
https://gazette.com/premium/colorado-springs-fundraiser-for-afghan-refugees-set-for-tuesday-evacuee-speaks-of-harrowing-escape/article_580ed564-4658-11ec-b4c7-3f0927aadb29.html

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

Afghan Evacuees | Vanguard Skin Specialists Welcomes Our Neighbors 11/15/2021

Afghan Evacuees | Vanguard Skin Specialists Welcomes Our Neighbors

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.
https://www.vanguardskin.com/neighbor/

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.

FAQs About Breast Reconstruction Surgery | Vanguard Skin Specialists 11/10/2021

FAQs About Breast Reconstruction Surgery | Vanguard Skin Specialists

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? | Vanguard Skin Specialists 11/07/2021

What Happens After Your Skin Biopsy? | Vanguard Skin Specialists

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.

11/07/2021

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/

Tamara Frederick, PA-C | Vanguard Skin Specialists 11/06/2021

Tamara Frederick, PA-C | Vanguard Skin Specialists

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.

For Patients, For Community, For the World

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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Medical dermatology, Mohs Micrographic Surgery, Skin cancer treatment, Cosmetic surgery, Plastic surgery

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9348 Grand Cordera Pkwy, Ste 160
Colorado Springs, CO
80924

Opening Hours

Monday 7:30am - 5pm
Tuesday 7:30am - 5pm
Wednesday 7:30am - 5pm
Thursday 7:30am - 5pm
Friday 7:30am - 4pm

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