What is Dermatopathology? | MedStar Health
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Providing Expertise in Biopsy Analysis

Our dermatopathology service provides microscopic examination, description, and interpretation of skin biopsies.

Our board-certified dermatopathologists are experts in both dermatology and pathology with special understanding and experience in the analysis of skin specimens for accurate diagnosis of diverse skin diseases, ranging from inflammatory disorders to cancers. They work hand-in-hand with our clinical dermatology team to help ensure appropriate and timely treatment.

Types of skin biopsies

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A biopsy is a procedure in which a sample of tissue is removed from the body.

Our providers

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Expert dermatology care

Getting the care you need starts with seeing one of our dermatologists.

Our locations

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MedStar Health: Dermatology at Chevy Chase

5530 Wisconsin Ave
The Chevy Chase Bldg.
Ste. 730
Chevy Chase, MD 20815

MedStar Health: Medical Center at Lafayette Centre

1133 21st St., NW
Building 2
Washington, DC, 20036

MedStar Health: Dermatology at MedStar Washington Hospital Center

110 Irving St. NW
Suite 1A50A
Washington, D.C., 20010

MedStar Health: Dermatology in Washington D.C.

106 Irving St. NW
Physician's Office Bldg. South
Ste. 410
Washington, D.C., 20010