Division of Dermatology

A gloved hand hold a metal implement that is poised to excise a red bump from someone's skin while another gloved hand holds gauze.

The Division of Dermatology is dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of a broad spectrum of skin disorders, as well as to advancing the field of dermatology through participation in clinical research and training future physicians.


Graduate medical education opportunities in Dermatology are offered by MedStar Health, which has one of the largest graduate medical education platforms in the country. Georgetown University is MedStar Health’s research and academic health system partner.

MedStar Health offers a variety of clinical venues and exposure to Georgetown University’s world class faculty — clinicians, educators and researchers — for an unmatched graduate medical education experience

View information about the Dermatology Residency Training Programs.


Clinical Trials and Basic Research within the Division of Dermatology provides opportunities to discover new treatments and for testing treatments of the future.

Read more about research in the Division of Dermatology.