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

Min Deng, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.9 out of 5 (510 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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    • Cigna POS/Network POS
    • Tricare for Life East
    • Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • Kaiser Medicare Plus
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • United Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • CareFirst Group Medicare Advantage prescription drug benefit (PPO)
    • HumanaChoice PPO
    • Cigna True Choice Medicare (PPO)
    • Uniformed Services Family Health Plan (USFHP)
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • Cigna PPO and PPO Plus
    • WellPoint Maryland
    • CareFirst BC/BS Advantage Core/Enhanced
    • CareFirst NASCO
    • Carefirst BlueChoice HMO
    • United GEHA (for all other states) Compass Rose
    • Aetna Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Kaiser Maryland Medicaid MCO
    • Kaiser Medicare Advantage Signature and Select
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Open Access
    • Medicaid - Maryland
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • MedStar Family Choice DC Healthy Families
    • Cigna EPO
    • Medicaid - Virginia
    • CareFirst Group Medicare Advantage
    • CareFirst Administrators
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund)
    • MedStar Family Choice DC Healthcare Alliance
    • United AARP Medicare Complete
    • United MD IPA Preferred (POS)
    • Tricare Reserve Select
    • WellPoint Maryland - Maryland Health Choice
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA
    • Cigna Network Open Access
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature-Added Choice
    • Police and Fire Clinic
    • Aetna Open HMO/Open HMO Option/Open EPO Plus
    • Amerigroup DC Healthy Families
    • CareFirst (NCA) Indemnity
    • CareFirst MedStar Select PPO
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • UnitedHealthcare Individual Exchange Plans
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Opt Out Open Access
    • Carefirst EPO
    • United Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO)
    • Cigna Preferred Medicare
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: Open POS II
    • Cigna HMO & Network (HMO)
    • United Navigate
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    • Cigna Alliance Medicare (HMO) |
    • United Optimum Choice
    • United MD IPA (HMO)
    • Cigna HMO Open Access
    • United Select Plus (POS)
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • I-SNP
    • Federal Employee Program (Std/Basic PPO/Blue Focus)
    • United Mamsi Life & Health
    • D-SNP)
    • Amerigroup DC Alliance
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • AmeriHealth Caritas DC Healthcare Alliance
    • United Core Essential (HMO)
    • Carefirst Blue Preferred PPO
    • United Golden Rule
    • Tricare East Select
    • United Choice Plus
    • CareFirst Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • United Nursing Home Plan (C-SNP
    • Innovation Health: HMO & EPO Plus
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Priority Partners - Maryland Health Choice
    • Kaiser Select-Added Choice
    • Carefirst Healthy Blue (HMO/POS)
    • Cigna Choice Fund PPO
    • AmeriHealth Caritas DC Healthy Families
    • Aetna HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Aetna HMO
    • Cigna POS Open Access & Open Access Plus
    • Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • Choice Care Network/HUMANA (PPO)
    • United Choice
    • Kaiser Signature
    • Traditional Medicare Fee for Service
    • Veterans Affairs Community Care Network (VA CCN)
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • United Medicare Advantage DSNP District of Columbia
    • HumanaChoice Honor’s plan PPO
    • United Community Plan - Maryland Health Choice Program
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Virginia Premier
    • Cigna TotalCare (HMO D-SNP)
    • Aetna Signature Administrator PPO/TPA
    • Kaiser HMO Plus and DHMO Plus Member
    • CareFirst Blue Card Program (Out-of-area BCBS plans)
    • Cigna Achieve Medicare (HMO C-SNP)
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • United Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Kaiser Select
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Aetna Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • CareFirst MedStar PPO
    • Medicaid - District of Columbia
    • Cigna True Choice Plus Medicare (PPO)
    • United Group Medicare Advantage Plans
    • Kaiser Flexible Choice
    • Cigna Indemnity
    • United Student Resources
    • Tricare East Prime
    • Health Services for Children with Special Needs (HSCSN)
    • Veterans Affairs Community Care Network
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • First Health PPO



Board Certification: American Board of Dermatology, Dermatology

Fellowship: Cooper Hospital/University Medical Center (2016)

Residency: The University of Chicago Medical Center Center For Care and Discovery (2015)

Medical School: Case Western Reserve University Office of the University Registrar (2011)

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  • Apr 16, 2024

    Dr. Deng was very thorough, kind and a great listener. Explained everything and answered all my questions. She was a good teacher to the resident. She did a very thorough exam and did multiple scouting biopsies. I was really impressed by her.

  • Mar 19, 2024

    Excellent service and explanation of all issues and procedures.

  • Mar 19, 2024

    Dr. Deng is an expert, compassionate doctor.