Min Deng, MD| Mohs Surgery, Dermatology | MedStar Health

Min Deng, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.9 out of 5 (485 reviews)

Specialties: Mohs Surgery, Dermatology

Languages: English

About me

Min Deng, MD, is the Director of Mohs Micrographic Surgery at MedStar Washington Hospital Center/MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. As a board-certified dermatologist and fellowship-trained Mohs surgeon, Dr. Deng has subspecialty expertise in cutaneous oncology, including the diagnosis and management of basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, melanoma, and less common or aggressive tumors.

Dr. Deng received her Bachelor of Science from M.I.T. and Doctorate of Medicine from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. She completed her dermatology residency at the University of Chicago, where she also served as Chief Resident. She then joined Cooper University Hospital to complete a subspecialty fellowship in micrographic surgery and dermatologic oncology. In 2017, she received the Press Ganey Top Provider award, given to the top two percent of providers nationally, based on patient feedback.

She is a member of the American College of Mohs Surgery, the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, American Academy of Dermatology, Association of Professors of Dermatology.

Dr. Deng brings a passion for excellence in patient care, and resident education. Her clinical interest is in the management of skin cancers, including high-risk and rare skin cancers. As a fellowship-trained Mohs micrographic surgeon, Dr. Deng performs microscopically-guided surgery for the treatment of skin cancer, which offers patients the highest cure rate possible (up to 99%), while minimizing the removal of normal skin. She is part of the Georgetown University Hospital cutaneous oncology tumor board, where she works with specialists in surgical oncology, medical oncology, radiation oncology, and otolaryngology to provide a multidisciplinary approach for patients with complex skin cancers.

Philosophy of Care
“I see the role of a physician as a knowledgeable and skilled provider, but also as a counselor and patient advocate—someone to help the patient make sense of the most current medical information and explain their benefits and limitations, so that the patient can make the most informed decision possible. The greatest compliment I can receive is for my patients and colleagues to say they would trust their friends and family members into my care.”

Clinical areas of focus

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

Conditions I treat

  • Abnormalities Of The Skin
  • Acral Lentiginous Melanoma
  • Actinic Cheilitis
  • Actinic Keratosis (AK)
  • Allergic Contact Dermatitis
  • Atrophie Blanche
  • Atypical Mole
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Neoplasm Of Skin
  • Benign Neoplasm Of The Lip
  • Blister
  • Blistering Disorder
  • Boil
  • Brittle Nails
  • Burns
  • Cafe Au Lait Spots
  • Carbuncle
  • Cellulitis
  • Cellulitis Of The Buttock
  • Cellulitis Of The Leg
  • Cellulitis Of The Neck
  • Cherry Angioma
  • Cold Sore
  • Condyloma Lata
  • Condylomata Acuminata
  • Congenital Nevi
  • Contact And Allergic Dermatitis Of The Eyelid
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • Cutaneous Candidiasis
  • Cutaneous Horn
  • Cutaneous T Cell Lymphoma
  • Dandruff
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Herpetiformis
  • Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans
  • Dermoid Cyst
  • Drug Reaction
  • Dry Scalp
  • Dyschromia
  • Dyshidrosis
  • Dysplastic Nevus
  • Eczema
  • Epidermoid Cysts
  • Erythema Ab Igne
  • Erythema Migrans
  • Erythema Multiforme
  • Erythema Nodosum
  • First Degree Burns
  • Folliculitis
  • Freckles
  • Furuncle
  • Genital Herpes
  • Genital Herpes, Female
  • Genital Herpes, Male
  • Genital Warts
  • Glomus Tumor
  • Growth On Head
  • Growth On Neck
  • Hand Dermatitis
  • Head Cyst
  • Head Papilloma
  • Herpes
  • Herpes Simplex Dermatitis Of The Eyelid
  • Herpes Zoster
  • Herpes Zoster Dermatitis Of Eyelid
  • Herpetic Whitlow
  • Hidradenitis Suppurativa
  • Human Papilloma Virus (HPV)
  • Hyperkeratosis
  • Hyperpigmentation
  • Hyperpigmentation Of Eyelids
  • Inclusion Cyst
  • Inflammation Of The Eyelid
  • Ingrown Hair
  • Intertrigo
  • Keloid
  • Keratin Cyst
  • Keratoacanthoma
  • Keratosis Pilaris
  • Lentigo
  • Lichen Planus
  • Lichen Sclerosus
  • Lichen Sclerosus Of The Penis
  • Lichen Sclerosus Of The Vulva
  • Lichen Simplex
  • Lip Disease
  • Lipomas
  • Livedo Reticularis
  • Livedoid Vasculopathy
  • Liver Spots
  • Malassezia Furfur
  • Melanoma
  • Melanoma Of The Eyelid
  • Melanoma On Finger
  • Melanoma On Hand
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Milia
  • Miliaria
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Nail Disease
  • Neck Papilloma
  • Nevus
  • Non Melanoma Skin Cancer
  • Onychomycosis
  • Paronychia
  • Photodamage
  • Pickers Nodule
  • Pigmented Lesions
  • Pilar Cyst
  • Plantar Wart
  • Poikiloderma
  • Poison Ivy
  • Poison Oak
  • Pre Cancers Of The Skin
  • Prurigo Nodularis
  • Pruritus
  • Pseudofolliculitis Barbae
  • Psoriasis
  • Purpura
  • Pustule
  • Pyoderma Gangrenosum
  • Pyogenic Granuloma
  • Rash
  • Rosacea
  • Scab
  • Scalp Psoriasis
  • Scaly Skin
  • Sebaceous Carcinoma
  • Sebaceous Hyperplasia
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Sensitive Skin
  • Sezary Syndrome
  • Skin Bullae
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Disease
  • Skin Pigmentation
  • Skin Spots
  • Skin Tag
  • Skin Ulcer
  • Solar Dermatitis
  • Squamous Carcinoma In Situ
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma Of The Skin
  • Stasis Dermatitis
  • Stevens Johnson Syndrome
  • Sunburn
  • Sunspots
  • Sweat Gland Carcinoma
  • Tinea Corporis
  • Tinea Cruris
  • Tinea Manus
  • Tinea Nigra
  • Tinea Pedis
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis
  • Urticaria
  • Warts
  • Xanthoma
  • Xerosis
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Procedures I perform

  • Biopsy Of External Ear
  • Biopsy Of Eyelid
  • Biopsy Of Lip
  • Biopsy Of Nail
  • Dermatologic Surgery
  • Dermoscopy
  • Destruction Of Benign Skin Lesions
  • Destruction Of Premalignant Skin Lesions
  • Electrosurgery For Skin Lesions
  • Excision Of Benign Lesions
  • Excision Of Malignant Lesions
  • Flaps Repair Of Wounds
  • Graft Repair Of Wounds
  • Incision And Drainage
  • Keloid Scar Removal
  • Melanoma Surgery
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Mole Examination
  • Sebaceous Cyst Removal
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Screening
  • Skin Cancer Surgery
  • Skin Examination
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Wart Removal
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Practice locations

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5530 Wisconsin Avenue
Suite 730
Chevy Chase, MD, 20815


Fax 301-951-2401

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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
    • Kaiser Permanente Medicare Advantage Signature and Select (aka Senior Advantage)
    • 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)
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Open POS II
    • Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus
    • CFBSBC Blue Preferred PPO
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Aetna HMO
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Open Access
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • Network OA
    • Open HMO
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA/HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Choice Fund PPO
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Open EPO Plus
    • Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • POS OA & OA Plus
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • PPO and PPO Plus
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • BlueChoice Open Access
    • CIGNA HMO Open Access (OA)
    • Opoen HMO Option
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
    • United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
    • Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
    • United Student Resources
    • Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
    • Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • CIGNA Indemnity
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • United Healthcare Choice Plus
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
    • Tricare Prime
    • M.D. IPA (HMO)
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • CIGNA POS/Network POS


Board Certification: American Board of Dermatology, Dermatology

Fellowship Program: Cooper Hospital-University Medical Center (2016)

Residency Program: University of Chicago Medical Center (2015)

Medical School: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine (2011)

Ratings and reviews

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

  • Extent to which the care provider listened to you

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

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

  • Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries

  • Likelihood of recommending this care provider to others

  • Dec 19, 2023

    Professional and thorough

  • Dec 13, 2023

    Dr Deng is the pinnacle of professionalism. I wish all doctors were as caring and responsive as her

  • Dec 12, 2023

    I have recommended Dr. Deng to many people.