Dermatologic Surgery and Laser Center

UMP - Dermatologic Surgery and Laser Center

Clinic Overview

The Dermatologic Surgery and Laser Center at University of Minnesota Medical Center provides comprehensive, coordinated care for a variety of conditions, including skin cancer surgery, removal of pigmented lesions and other cutaneous lesions, laser surgery (for birthmarks, hemangiomas, tattoos, warts, scars, and facial resurfacing), and cosmetic procedures.

Learn more about our physicians' dermatology expertise.

In addition to the Dermatologic Surgery and Laser Center, you can see our doctors at the following clinic locations: 

Conditions we treat

Our physicians provide care for many medical conditions including (but not limited to) the following:

  • Actinic keratosis 
  • Basal cell carcinoma
  • Melanoma
  • Photodamage
  • Skin cancer
  • Skin diseases
  • Squamous cell carcinoma



Our physicians offer a comprehensive array of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures and consultation including:

  • Mohs micrographic surgery
  • Skin cancer surgery
  • Melanoma and pigmented lesion
  • Removal of cutaneous lesions
  • Laser surgery for birthmarks, hemangiomas, tattoos, warts and scars
  • Facial resurfacing
  • Cosmetic procedures

Awards and Distinctions
The University of Minnesota Medical Center Weight Loss Clinic has received several awards for our surgical excellence.  We work closely with other specialists within the University of Minnesota Health system to coordinate your care and are proud to be awarded the following:

• Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program with Adolescent Qualifications
This accreditation means our bariatric surgery program is a comprehensive center that has passed a rigorous external national review by fellow surgeons.  In addition, we are one of a very select few programs that have also achieved Adolescent Qualifications by the American College of Surgeons.

• Blue Distinction Center + for Bariatric Surgery
This quality designation from Blue Cross Blue Shield signifies our center delivers high quality bariatric and patient care.  The Blue Distinction + program evaluates our expertise as a physician team, the number surgery’s our clinic has performed, and our track record of results.  We have proven to have a track record for delivering better results, with fewer complications time and time again.  The Blue Distinction + plus indicates our program also met cost measures that address consumers need for affordable care.

A partnership of Fairview and University of Minnesota Physicians

Location Info


University of Minnesota Medical Center
Phillips-Wangensteen Building
Fourth Floor, Room 4-175
516 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

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Learn more about our dermatologic surgery and laser services at Fairview Maple Grove Medical Center. In addition to doctor Sarah Schram, Dr. Ronda Farah also offers these service in Maple Grove.


  • Monday 
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  • Friday
  • 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
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  • 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
  • 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Our Team


Central Scheduling: 612.672.7422

Provider Referrals: 612.672.7000

Administrative Offices: 612.884.0600

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