Tucson veterans wait longer for care as VA struggles to recruit dermatologists


After one dermatologist moved to the private sector, the Tucson VA hospital now employs just one dermatologist who works slightly less than full time, plus a dermatologic physician assistant.

Two private-sector dermatologists can perform specialty surgeries on an as-needed basis.

But current staffing levels mean veterans can wait up to six months for an appointment with a dermatologist, which is worrisome in a state with more than 300 days of sunshine each year, said Tucson private dermatologist Norman Levine.

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