Full-scope dermatology care to include diagnosis and therapy of:
infectious skin problems including viral, bacterial, and fungal disease
collagen vascular diseases
cutaneous manifestations of internal diseases
hair and nail problems
moles and other skin growths
assessment of premalignant and malignant skin lesions
You must have a referral from a primary care provider. With this referral, call the clinic at 301-677-8800.
After your initial visit with one of the Dermatologist, certain procedures (shave biopsy, punch biopsy, and excision biopsy) may be necessary for your particular condition. The specialty receptionist staff will schedule you for these appointments while you are at the clinic.
Appointments usually take about 20-30 minutes.
Medical records are sent to the clinic prior to your scheduled appointment.
There is no waiting list kept for Dermatology appointments neither at Walter Reed nor at Kimbrough. If appointments are not available at these two facilities and you are TRICARE Prime, contact your Health Benefits Manager to obtain advanced authorization before obtaining care outside the network.
Children will not be routinely allowed in exam room unless they are directly seeking medical care. Children under age 10 must be in direct line-of-sight of parent or guardian at all times. Children over age 10 must have appropriate supervision and will remain in waiting area during parent’s appointment.
After hour emergency dermatology problem: not applicable
If you are more than 15 minutes late, we may need to either reschedule you or see you at the end of the morning or end of the afternoon.
Your Dermatologist will call you with any biopsy or lab results. If you have any difficulties after your visit, please call 202-782-6174 and leave a message for your doctor. He/she will return the message as soon as possible.
ID cards are required at the time of your scheduled appointment and/or procedure. Please pick-up your medical health records prior to your appointment.