Daniel Berg examining biopsy
July 7, 2017 | by The Polyclinic

With over 20 years of experience, Polyclinic Mohs surgeon, Dr. Daniel Berg, has performed more than 15,000 Mohs and reconstructive skin cancer surgeries.

Polyclinic Mohs surgeon Dr. Daniel Berg explains what is Mohs surgery, patient care during the surgery process, and hobbies he enjoys when he is not working.

Inspired by his Father to be a Doctor

Dr. Berg was inspired to become a doctor because of his father who was also a physician. Growing up he witnessed the hard work and kindness his father provided for his patients that has had a lasting impact on Dr. Berg’s medical career. “The most rewarding thing is helping patients get through a challenging situation and making it easier on them through the entire process,” Dr. Berg said.

What is Mohs Surgery?

Mohs surgery is a specialized, precise surgical technique used to treat different types of skin cancer. Also known as micrographic surgery, Mohs surgery may offer in many cases, the lowest recurrence rate of any skin cancer treatment method and the highest chance of a complete cure – up to 98-99 percent- for many skin cancers.

More than 20 Years of Experience

Dr. Berg received his medical degree from the University of Toronto. He completed a dermatology residency at Duke University in Durham, N.C. and a fellowship in dermatologic surgery at the University of Toronto. He also completed a fellowship in Mohs surgery at the University of British Columbia. Dr. Berg was formerly with the University of Washington as the director of dermatologic surgery and in private Mohs surgery practice. He has over 20 years of experience in the field and has a special interests include the diagnosis and treatment of skin cancer, including Mohs surgery.

Dr. Berg sees patients at the Nordstrom Tower-Mohs Surgery, 1229 Madison St., Suite 1090, Seattle, WA 98104 and can be reached at 206-860-5595.