HS Tips: Surgery

Surgically removing the hair follicular unit can be effective for treating HS but it is not a Hidradenitis Suppurativa cure.

Surgically removing the hair follicular unit can be effective for treating HS but it is not a Hidradenitis Suppurativa cure. 17% of those who seek surgery to treat HS report complications after surgery and symptoms are known to recur later on. 

 

Bobby Buka, MD

This video features Bobby Buka, MD. Dr. Buka is a section chief at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Dr. Buka is also a diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology and the Society for Pediatric Dermatology.

Duration: 1:09. Last Updated On: Nov. 8, 2017, 6:14 p.m.
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