Leslie Storey, MD has been a prominent dermatologist in the Fresno area since 2009. She specializes in skin cancer prevention, detection, and Mohs Surgery, the most effective treatment for skin cancer. Dr. Storey has extensive training in dermatology including a prestigious Mohs Fellowship at Loma Linda Medical Center.
She and her husband, who are both Fresno natives, have three children and enjoy an active life playing water polo and traveling.
Mohs surgery has set a new standard for the treatment of skin cancer. An increasing number of physicians are performing Mohs surgery, but not all Mohs surgeons receive the same level of training as Dr. Storey, who is fellowship trained, Mohs surgeon.
The American College of Mohs Surgery (ACMS) was founded by Dr. Frederic Mohs. ACMS-approved fellowship training programs are significantly more rigorous than other Mohs programs.
Dr. Storey participated in one of the first accredited Procedural Dermatology (Mohs Surgery and Cosmetic Dermatology) programs in the nation. This program is so rigorous that it only accepts one Fellow per year. Dr. Storey trained under Abel Torres, M.D. former president of the American Academy of Dermatology.
Fellowship training programs are comprehensive and rigorous because skin cancer itself occurs in a diversity of forms, degrees, and areas of the body.
To complete an ACMS-approved fellowship, a physician must:
After her education at Loma Linda Medical Center, she remained as an Assistant Professor of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery. She then took her career (and family) to Sydney, Australia where she worked as a Mohs surgeon at the Skin and Cancer Foundation of Australia.