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Electrosurgery

Electrosurgery (Radiosurgery) encompasses a variety of procedures (electrocoagulation, electrodesiccation, electrofulgaration, and electrosection) in which radiowave electromagnetic frequencies are used to achieve hemostasis, ablation, incision or excision of tissue.

Sheldon Pollack, MD
Dr. Pollack received his M.D. degree at the University of Toronto in his native Canada. He subsequently served a medical internship and dermatology residency at the same institution. After completion of training in dermatology, Dr. Pollack spent a year at New York University Medical Center where he pursued a Fellowship in Dermatologic Surgery. Dr. Pollack is affiliated with Sunnybrook and Women's College Health Sciences Centre where he teaches within the Division of Dermatology. He is Medical Director of the Toronto Cosmetic Skin Surgery Centre where he performs and teaches a variety of procedures including laser surgery, liposuction, hair transplantation, chemical peeling and injections for treatment of facial lines and wrinkles. He is director of a one year fellowship program which prepares young dermatologists to provide these and other skills in an academic setting.