Top dermatologist to retire after 17 years in practice

DORANO, N.M. (AP) A top dermatologist who spent 17 years at the Mayo Clinic says he’s retiring.

Dr. Scott Sperry said he’ll step down from his job on Jan. 1.

He’ll be replaced by Dr. Mark Bicknell.

Mayo said he plans to work in private practice.

Bicknell’s medical practice is in Denver, where he has treated hundreds of patients with skin problems.

He also treats children and teens with skin issues.

His clinic is in Aurora, where it has treated children with acne and other skin conditions.