Dermatology is a specialty with both medical and surgical aspects. A dermatologist is specialist doctor that manages diseases, in the widest sense and some cosmetic problems of the skin, hair and nails. Dermatologists have been leaders in the field of cosmetic surgery. Some dermatologists complete fellowships in surgical dermatology.
A dermatology pathologist is a pathologist or dermatologist who specializes in the pathology of the skin. This field is shared by dermatologists and pathologists.