EVMS Dermatology

EVMS Dermatology is committed to teaching the next generation of skilled dermatologists. Our faculty lecture at numerous national conferences, conduct research and publish annually in scholarly journals. 

In addition to caring for patients at Andrews Hall (on the EVMS campus in Norfolk) and at our Virginia Beach location, our doctors provide care for our nation’s veterans at the Hampton Veterans Affairs Medical Center and in underserved clinics at EVMS and Sentara Norfolk General Hospital.

 

 Patient Care

 Our physicians have expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of:

  • Melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer
  • Acne
  • Ethnic skin disorders
  • Eczema
  • Pigmented lesions
  • Mole checks and total skin exams
  • Nail disorders
  • Psoriasis
  • Rosacea
  • Hair and scalp disorders
  • Warts
  • Skin manifestations of systemic diseases

Our diagnostic and treatment techniques include:

  • Mohs Micrographic Surgery
  • Skin cancer treatment
  • Dermatopathology
  • Phototherapy (narrow band UVB)
  • Patch testing (contact allergy)
  • Use of immunosuppressive and biologic agents
  • Cosmetic procedures

Education
Our residency program is ACGME accredited and is 3 years long.  Upon completion of the program our residents are able to confidently enter private practice or a career in academic dermatology.The department also actively participates in the educational programs for both medical students and physician assistants.  This includes the teaching of core courses such as histology, pathology, and clinical skills. Elective clerkships in dermatology, dermatopathology and dermatologic research are offered.

Research
Members of EVMS Dermatology actively collaborate with investigators at EVMS, Hampton University, and Old Dominion University to answer questions about the biology of the skin and process of diagnosis.  Clinical trials are conducted at Virginia Clinical Research, Inc. under the direction of Drs. David and Robert Pariser and at Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters, directed by Dr. Judith Williams.