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Dermatology is the division of medicine dealing with the skin and its diseases, a unique specialty with both medical and surgical aspects.

A dermatologist is a medical specialists who, in addition to having earned a medical degree, have further completed an intensive five-year program of advanced medical and surgical training in the prevention, recognition and treatment of diseases of the skin, hair, and nails. All dermatologists must be certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and/or or the Fédération des médecins spécialistes du Québec.