Dr. Goldstein explains the punch biopsy procedure.
A punch biopsy is just a method of doing a biopsy and makes a circular biopsy approximately half the size of a pencil eraser. It’s just a method of doing biopsy that gives clean edges, and so for the pathologist it’s easiest to read the specimen.
About Dr. Goldstein, M.D.:
Dr. Andrew T. Goldstein, M.D., graduated from the University of Virginia and the University of Virginia School of Medicine. He pursued his internship and residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the Beth Israel Medical Center. After completing his residency, Dr. Goldstein moved to Annapolis, Maryland and started the Sexual Wellness Center which is devoted to the treatment of female sexual dysfunction. In 1999, he joined the faculty at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and became the Director of The Centers for Vulvovaginal Disorders in Washington, D.C. and New York City in 2002.