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Publications & Research

Aradine E, Rivera AE, Teague M. Superficial Angiomyxoma: A Case Report. Journal of the American Osteopathic College of Dermatology. Volume 35, 2016. Pages 46-47.

Rivera AE, Ceilley RI, Bean AK, Wilson JB. Advancement Flap for Distal Nasal Defects. Journal of the American Osteopathic College of Dermatology. Volume 24, Fall 2012. Pages 27-28.

Rivera AE, Cleaver LJ, Webb MJ. The Webb and Rivera (WAR) Score: A Preoperative Mohs Surgery Assessment Tool. Archives of Dermatology. Volume 148, Number 2, February 2012. Pages 206-210.

Rivera AE. A Brief Review of Leukonychia. Journal of the American Osteopathic College of Dermatology. Volume 21, Number 1, October 2011. Pages 14-18.

Rivera AE. Atopic Dermatitis (Chapter 12). In: Challenging Cases in Allergic and Immunologic Diseases of the Skin. ISBN: 978-1-60761-295-7. First Edition, Springer, 2010.

Rivera AE. Acne scarring: A review and current treatment modalities. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. Volume 59, October 2008. Pages 659-676.

Rivera, AE; Spencer, JM. Clinical Aspects of Full-Thickness Wound Healing. Clinics in Dermatology. Volume 25, Number 1 January/February 2007. Pages 39-48.

Online Case Report, Pathogenesis and Treatment of Felons; Collaborative paper with Michael W. Neumeister, MD, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, Illinois 2002


Understanding Mohs Micrographic Surgery

AAD/ACMS/ASDSA/ASMS 2012 appropriate use criteria for Mohs micrographic surgery: A report of the American Academy of Dermatology, American College of Mohs Surgery, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Association, and the American Society for Mohs Surgery

Efficacy, Safety, and Cost of Office Based Surgery: A Multidisciplinary Perspective

Current evidence on recurrence rate of basal cell and squamous cell carcinomas treated by Mohs micrographic surgery: Systematic review (article P8416)

Tumor Recurrence After Mohs Micrographic Surgery (third letter to the editor on first page)

The Safety of Mohs Surgery: A Prospective Multicenter Cohort Study

The incidence of Major Complications from Mohs Micrographic Surgery Performed in Office-Based and Hospital-Based Settings

Cost Analysis of Mohs Micrographic Surgery

Prospective Study of Wound Infections in Mohs Micrographic Surgery Using Clean Surgical Technique in the Absence of Prophylactic Antibiotics

Mohs Versus Traditional Surgical Excision for Facial and Auricular Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer: An Analysis of Cost-Effectiveness

Prospective Study of Wound Infections in Mohs Micrographic Surgery Using a Single Set of Instruments




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