Dr. Lacartia V Best, MD

Dr. Lacartia V. Best, MD

Dr. Lacartia V. Best, MD

Languages: English
Fax: (855) 256-6851

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Specialties
  • Dermatology
Conditions I Treat
  • acanthosis nigricans
  • acne
  • acral lentiginous melanoma
  • actinic keratosis
  • acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis
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Procedures I Perform
  • biologic therapy for skin diseases
  • biopsy of external ear
  • biopsy of eyelid
  • biopsy of lip
  • chemodenervation eccrine glands
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About the Provider

Lacartia Best, MD practices dermatology at MMG Family Practice at Olney and Leisure World.

Clinical Areas of Focus:

  • excess sweating
  • skin cancer
  • anti-aging via: chemical peels, wrinkle fillers, wrinkle relaxing treatments
  • wound healing via immunotherapy.
Philosophy of Care
"My philosophy of care involves helping individuals address urgent skin concerns. I enjoy helping patients understand how to keep their skin healthy in the present and how to prevent problems in the future."

Education
  • Residency Program: University of Pittsburgh (2000)
  • Internship Program: Allegheny General Hospital (1996)
  • Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine (1995)
Insurance
    MedStar Health Providers participate with a wide range of health insurance products. We accept self-pay patients and the insurances plans listed below. This list is not comprehensive, it is updated periodically and is subject to change. If you do not see your health insurance plan or product listed, or if you have any questions regarding MedStar Health’s participation with your health plan, please contact your health plan to verify participation with our providers.

    Since the MedStar Health providers span the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia regions, our participation with DC, Maryland and Virginia Medical Assistance programs varies by provider group. Please contact your MedStar Physician’s Office to assist with verifying Medical Assistance participation. If you are enrolled in a Medicaid Managed Care Organization, please contact your Medicaid health plan to verify participation.


Practice Locations
  • 3305 North Leisure World Boulevard
    Silver Spring, MD 20906
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  • 18109 Prince Philip Drive
    Basement
    Olney, MD 20832
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  • 4660 Wilkens Avenue
    Suite 100
    Baltimore, MD 21229
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