About Us

Dermatology Surgery Institute is excited to be an integral part of the medical community in the Greater Tampa Bay Area! DSI is founded by our very own board certified dermatologist and fellowship trained Mohs surgeon, Doctor James Highsmith, MD. Our mission at DSI is to provide our patients with the highest level of complete skin care possible, from skin examinations to Mohs’ Micrographic surgery. We specialize in all skin care procedures!


Our team provides aesthetic procedures in addition to routine monitoring and surgical dermatology. Some of the cosmetic services offered include, Botox®, Kybella®, and Juvederm® just to name a few. DSI will only use FDA approved products at our state-of-the art facility to maximize your safety and comfort. Please visit one of the following pages to learn more: Services, Medical Dermatology , Surgical Dermatology , Cosmetic Dermatology . Contact us today to make your personalized skin care appointment and we look forward to serving you!

Experience the Mohs difference, highest cure rate, smallest scar

Mohs Micrographic Surgery is a highly specialized technique that tracks and removes skin cancer down to the roots preventing it from growing back. Mohs surgery virtually eliminates healthy tissue loss to ensure the best cosmetic scar possible. With cure rates of up to 99% you can feel confident that your cancer is gone on the same day. Experience the Mohs difference, schedule your consultation today!

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At DSI, our goal is to provide you with the most complete skin care possible. Send us any questions you may have or contact us today to setup your individualized appointment!