Welcome to the Department of Dermatology

Welcome to the Department of Dermatology at the George Washington University. The department is dedicated to excellence in patient care, education, and clinical research. We also believe community education and outreach is an important part of our mission as dermatologists. Our current areas of research include atopic dermatitis, supportive oncodermatology, nanotechnology, nonmelanoma skin cancer, and medical cannabinoids to name a few.

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Residency Program

Thank you for your interest in the Dermatology Residency Program at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences!

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Dermatology Learning Corner

The GW SMHS Department of Dermatology aims to spread the wealth of knowledge and review materials available to, and many times created by our dedicated faculty and residents. 

Latest News

Dr. Vishal Patel, MD, Director of  Cutaneous Oncology and Dermatologic Surgery is featured with WCTV in the discussion of Merkel Cell Carcinoma detailing the risks and the importance of skin cancer checks.
Listen to the first ElderDerm Podcast, where co-hosts Dr Adam Friedman and Jaya Manjunath discuss what is geriatric dermatology, why there is a need for this area in training and announce the inaugural ElderDerm Conference, to be hosted at George Washington University in DC on June 6th, 2024.
Adam Friedman, MD, Professor & Chair of Dermatology, is featured in an article for hyperhidrosis and the treatment options that varies based on the affected body areas.