Joseph Giancola, MD


Board-Certified Dermatologist
Fellowship-Trained Mohs Surgeon
Dr. Joseph Giancola Southwest Skin Specialists

PHOENIX Magazine’s Top Doctors Honor

Scottsdale Magazine’s Top Doctors Honor

Dr. Giancola joined Southwest Skin Specialists in 1997. After attaining his undergraduate degree from Creighton University in 1986, Dr. Giancola graduated with honors from the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine in 1990. His postgraduate training included an internship and residency in internal medicine at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center in Phoenix and a residency in dermatology at the University of Arizona. He completed a Mohs surgical fellowship with Dr. George Hruza at the Laser and Dermatologic Surgery Center in St. Louis in 2001.

Dr. Giancola specializes in Mohs surgery and cutaneous oncology. In addition to being an associate professor at Creighton University School of Medicine, he lectures at the University of Arizona College of Medicine and volunteers at the dermatology clinic at St. Vincent De Paul in Phoenix.

Dr. Giancola provides care at the Southwest Skin Specialists Phoenix Tatum Blvd. office and the Southwest Skin Specialists Phoenix Biltmore office, now a part of U.S. Dermatology Partners.

Specialties and Affiliations
  • Fellow, American Academy of Dermatology
  • Fellow, American College of Mohs Surgery
  • Member, American Society of Dermatologic Surgery
  • Member and past president, Phoenix Dermatologic Society
  • Member and past executive council member, Arizona Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery Society

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What Our Patients Say

Joseph Giancola, MD
5 Stars  This is a bit premature, as I have not had the surgery yet. But, in meeting Dr Giancola and his RN, they were both excellent at explaining exactly what is going to take place with the surgery. I feel very comfortable that I am in the best hands possible! –
Source : Healthgrades – Sep 12, 2019
Joseph Giancola, MD
5 Stars  Very informative and willing to spend time explaining. Made me feel very confident. –
Source : Healthgrades – Sep 10, 2019
Joseph Giancola, MD
5 Stars  Had 4th different procedure in about 6 years and have been very pleased with the results. –
Source : Healthgrades – Sep 09, 2019

Services Offered By Dr. Giancola