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Abby S. Van Voorhees , MD

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    • Chairman

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    • Faculty

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    • 757.446.5629

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    • Andrews Hall

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    • Bio:
    • As a Professor and Chair of Dermatology, Dr. Van Voorhees specializes in caring for patients with psoriasis and eczema. She is actively involved in clinical research, particularly in issues related to the treatment of psoriasis—the most common autoimmune disease in the country, affecting up to 7.5 million Americans.    

      Prior to joining EVMS in 2015, Dr. Van Voorhees was the Director of Psoriasis Services and Phototherapy Units at the University of Pennsylvania.  Dr. Van Voorhees has published numerous peer-reviewed articles and has co-authored three books.  

      Currently, Dr. Van Voorhees is Medical Editor of Dermatology World, the official magazine of the American Academy of Dermatology.  She is also the first female Chair of the National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF) medical board and has been a member of their board since 2007.


      Medical Education:  Yale University

      Internship Training: Temple University 

      Resident Training: Yale University


      Board Certification: Dermatology


      Practice Location(s):

      Andrews Hall
      721 Fairfax Ave, Suite 200                                                                             
      Norfolk, VA 23507                                                           
      Phone: (757) 446-5629                                                  
      Fax: (757) 446-6000
      Princess Anne 
      1950 Glenn Mitchell Drive, Suite 208
      Virginia Beach, VA 23456
      Phone: (757) 689-8139
      Fax: (757) 689-3832


      American Dermatologic Association, Member
      American Professors of Dermatology, Member
      American Academy of Dermatology, Member
      Medical Board, National Psoriasis Foundation, Chair
      Dermatology World, Medical Editor
      Guidelines of Care Committee, American Academy of Dermatology, Past Chair
      Tidewater Dermatologic Society, Member