5454 WISCONSIN AVENUE, SUITE 1400 CHEVY CHASE, MD 20815 (301) 951-7905

Dermatological Staff

At Chevy Chase Dermatology Center, we recognize that your choice of a dermatologist is driven both by the doctor's competency and personality. When searching for dermatological treatment, you need a dermatologist who is experienced, understanding and supportive. You get this caring attitude from all the staff at Chevy Chase Dermatology Center every day. Our staff works together as a team to be sure we are responsive to your needs and keep you informed about your health issues. We look forward to getting to know you.

Dr. Samantha A. Toerge

Dermatologist in Bethesda & Chevy Chase, MD

Chevy Chase Dermatology Center

Dr. Samantha A. Toerge is a board-certified dermatologist who specializes in general medical (adult and pediatric) and cosmetic dermatology. It is her mission to provide the highest level of medical care to her patients.

She enjoys being a medical dermatologist who focuses on skin cancer screenings, treatment and prevention, treatment of rashes, acne treatments and hair and nail disorders.

She offers a full range of the most up to date and minimally invasive cosmetic procedures which include Botox ®, Dysport®, Restylane®, laser resurfacing with the Fraxel® Dual System for fine lines, dark spots and acne scarring, laser hair removal, laser treatments for redness and dark spots and chemical peels. It is her goal to use cosmetic procedures to achieve a natural and refreshed appearance. She also focuses on preventing pre-mature aging and sun damage. Dr. Toerge works with her patients to decide the appropriate treatment to meet their unique goals.

Dr. Toerge completed her undergraduate education at Amherst College, in Amherst Massachusetts, graduating Magna Cum Laude. She received her medical degree from Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania graduating with multiple honors including membership to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, the Janet M. Glasgow Memorial Achievement Citation for Scholastic Achievement, The William Likoff, M.D. Award for Distinction in the Care of Medical Patients and Commitment to Academic Excellence and scoring within the top 97-98% of all medical students on all of her licensing examinations. She completed her residency at Georgetown University Hospital and Washington Hospital Center in Washington, District of Columbia, where she was the Chief Resident of Dermatology. Dr. Toerge also completed a research fellowship at the Washington Hospital Center, researching the latest treatments for psoriasis and acne.

She has been awarded Most Compassionate Doctor 2011-present, The Consumers Research Council's Guide to America's Top Dermatologists 2010- present and The Patient's Choice Award for 2012 and 2013. She is also currently the Assistant Professor of Medicine at VCU School of Medicine, Inova Campus.

Dr. Toerge is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and American Society for Dermatologic Surgery.

Dr. Toerge is a Washington, DC metro area native. She graduated from Winston Churchill High School in Maryland. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband, son, and daughter, socializing with friends, playing tennis, and practicing yoga.

Dr. Toerge is an expert dermatologic surgeon on RealSelf.

Margaret O'Neill, M.D.


Dr. Alicia Braun

Dermatologist in Bethesda & Chevy Chase, MD

Chevy Chase Dermatology Center

Dr. Alicia Braun is a Maryland native from Severna Park MD. She attended Princeton University for her undergraduate studies, and University of Maryland for Medical School and internship. Dermatology residency at the Washington Hospital Center was completed in 2001. Since that time she has worked with her father and siblings in Foggy Bottom. Her father, Martin Braun III, was the first dermatologist in the Washington DC area to offer Mohs surgery, a specialized technique for removing skin cancer. While Alicia Braun does not perform Mohs surgery, she does focus on the detection of skin cancers through thorough head-to-toe skin checks. While medical dermatology is her primary focus, she is well-versed in cosmetic dermatology, including neurotoxins, lasers, and fillers. Dr. Braun is available for appointments on Mondays.

Dr. Braun is an Assistant Professor of Dermatology at George Washington University. Professional memberships include the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery.

Now a resident of Chevy Chase MD, Dr. Alicia Braun is married with three young children. Her free time is largely spent with her children, but when time allows she enjoys walking, hiking, and visiting her parents on Kent Island.


Suzanne Adler, PA-C

Suzanne received her Bachelor of Science degree from Northern Arizona University. She then graduated from George Washington University with a dual degree in Masters of Science in Physician Assistant and Masters of Public Health.

She has worked as a PA since 2002. She has been practicing in the field of dermatology for 10 years.

Suzanne is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistant and is a member of the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants.

Suzanne also has been recently published in the December 2014, Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, "Positive house dust mite skin test in a nontoxic patient with scabies".

Suzanne has a four year old son in which she loves playing soccer, karate, monsters and super heroes.

She is an avid runner and loves the sun, with sunscreen on.


 

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Chevy Chase, MD Dermatologist
Chevy Chase Dermatology Center
5454 Wisconsin Ave, Ste 1400
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
(301) 951-7905