Chelsea M Abad, AGPCNP-BC| Dermatology | MedStar Health

Chelsea M Abad, AGPCNP-BC
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.6 out of 5 (177 reviews)

Specialties: Dermatology

Languages: English

301-951-2401

About me

Chelsea M. Abad, AGPCNP, BC, specializes in dermatology at MedStar Health. Chelsea received her undergraduate degree from University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). She then went on receive her graduate degree in Adult-Gerontology Primary Care from the University of Pennsylvania.

Clinical areas of focus

  • Acne
  • Eczema
  • Hair Diseases
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Mole Examination
  • Psoriasis
  • Rash
  • Skin Cancer Screening
  • Skin Cancer Surgery
  • Wart Removal
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Acne
  • Atypical Mole
  • Bullous Disease
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • Cutaneous T Cell Lymphoma
  • Cutaneous Vasculitis
  • Dandruff
  • Dermatitis Herpetiformis
  • Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans
  • Dermatophytosis
  • Dysplastic Nevus
  • Eczema
  • Erythema Nodosum
  • Folliculitis
  • Granuloma Annulare
  • Hair Diseases
  • Herpes
  • Herpes Zoster
  • Hidradenitis Suppurativa
  • Human Papilloma Virus (HPV)
  • Impetigo
  • Keratosis Pilaris
  • Lentigo
  • Lichen Nitidus
  • Lichen Planus
  • Lichen Sclerosus
  • Melanoma
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Metastatic Melanoma
  • Mucinosis
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Necrobiosis Lipoidica
  • Neurofibroma
  • Neurofibromatosis Type 1
  • Nevus
  • Non Melanoma Skin Cancer
  • Onychomycosis
  • Panniculitis
  • Paronychia
  • Perioral Dermatitis
  • Pigmented Lesions
  • Plantar Wart
  • Poison Ivy
  • Polymorphous Light Eruption
  • Porphyria Cutanea Tarda
  • Pseudofolliculitis Barbae
  • Psoriasis
  • Pyogenic Granuloma
  • Rash
  • Rosacea
  • Scabies
  • Scalp Psoriasis
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Tag
  • Squamous Carcinoma In Situ
  • Staphylococcus Infections
  • Stasis Dermatitis
  • Tinea Capitis
  • Tinea Corporis
  • Tinea Pedis
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Xanthoma
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Procedures I perform

  • Cryotherapy For Skin Lesions
  • Dermatologic Immunopathology
  • Dermoscopy
  • Destruction Of Benign Skin Lesions
  • Destruction Of Premalignant Skin Lesions
  • Isotretinoin
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Mole Check
  • Mole Examination
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Screening
  • Skin Cancer Surgery
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Wart Removal
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Practice locations

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1133 21st Street Northwest
Floor 5
Washington, DC, 20036

202-416-2000

Fax 202-416-2008

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Fax 202-416-2008

Insurance

MedStar Health accepts most major health insurance plans. If you are uncertain as to whether your individual health insurance plan is accepted at MedStar Health, please call your insurance company.

  • List of insurance plans we accept
    • Cigna HealthSpring Medicare Advantage
    • Aetna Better Health of Maryland
    • Blue Choice Advantage & Healthy Blue (HMO, POS)
    • UnitedHealthcare and AARP Medicare Complete Plans/ UHC Group Medicare Advantage Plans HMO, POS, PPO
    • United Healthcare Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO, GEHA, Compass Rose)
    • UnitedHealthcare Medicare Adv/Special Needs Plans
    • UHC Community Plan of MD
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • Medicare Fee for Service
    • Kaiser Virginia Premier
    • Kaiser PermanenteSelect-Added Choice
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature-Added Choice
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature
    • Kaiser Permanente Select
    • Kaiser Permanente Medicare Plus (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • Kaiser Permanente Flexible Choice POS
    • Kaiser MD Medicaid MCO
    • CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std/Basic PPO/Blue Focus)
    • CFBCBS EPO
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
    • United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
    • CIGNA EPO
    • CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
    • CIGNA Indemnity
    • Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus
    • BlueChoice Open Access
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • FIRST HEALTH
    • Opoen HMO Option
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • First Health PPO
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • Network OA
    • CFBCBS (NCA) Indemnity
    • CIGNA HMO Open Access (OA)
    • M.D. IPA (HMO)
    • CFBSBC Blue Preferred PPO
    • United Healthcare Choice Plus
    • CIGNA POS/Network POS
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • Open POS II
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • Choice Fund PPO
    • Open EPO Plus
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA/HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • Open HMO
    • Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Open Access
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
    • Tricare Prime
    • CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • United Student Resources
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
    • POS OA & OA Plus
    • Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Aetna HMO
    • PPO and PPO Plus
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)

Education

Board Certification: American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), Nurse Executive

Graduate Education: University of Pennsylvania (2016)

Ratings and reviews

  • Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition

    4.7
  • Extent to which the care provider listened to you

    4.7
  • Care provider's discussion of any proposed treatment (options, risks, benefits, etc.)

    4.6
  • Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your care

    4.6
  • Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries

    4.7
  • Likelihood of recommending this care provider to others

    4.6
  • Dec 19, 2023

    Good

  • Dec 7, 2023

    Chelsea was great. She was thorough, explained what she was doing and was professional/personable

  • Oct 31, 2023

    Chelsea Abad was excellent.