By Dr. Vinh Chung Carlos (not real name) was the last patient on my schedule for the day. He was coming in because of a skin cancer on the right side of his nose. I was seeing him at a Vanguard dermatology clinic located an hour away from Colorado Springs, where I live. We had […]
By Jennifer Garrick, FNP-BC DCNP As a long-time nurse in the hospital and later in private practice, I have taken care of many patients dealing with breast cancer. Seeing their journeys, heroism, and strength have made me a better Nurse Practitioner. So I share my medical advice here to help those who have had breast […]
By Dr. Renata Prado Board certified dermatologist & fellowship-trained Mohs surgeon You have a big occasion coming up: prom, graduation, wedding. You think you will look a lot better with a glowing tan, and sign up for indoor tanning. I am here to tell you why this is a very bad idea. I can start […]
Part of our “Women on Their Second Careers” Series There are people who have passions and there are people who pursue their passions. You can count Jennifer Garrick as one who pursues her passions. Jennifer’s career path from fifth grade teacher, to high-end children’s jewelry designer, to nurse practitioner is defined by her motivation to […]
What makes us the best dermatologists and plastic surgeons in Colorado? We know how to Bust a Move! We hope to make you laugh with our annual music video. Thank you for letting us serve you and your family. We wish you good skin health in 2020!
Part of the Women on Their 2nd Careers Series Personal values are not something we turn on and off. They are as much a part of making us who we are as our eye color, our laugh, or other physical traits. Beth Parke, Billing Manager at Vanguard Skin Specialists, embodies the value of seeing things […]
There’s an African proverb we love at Vanguard, “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” In other words, we can’t expect to be great on our own—we’re all in this together. This is why we operate as one team and do not let our fellow team […]