Bethesda & Chevy Chase, MD and NW Washington DC
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.
Dr. Toerge is regularly included in Washingtonian's Top Doctors list and The Best of Bethesda Magazine. She was President of the Washington DC Dermatological Society during the 2020-21 academic year, which is a society dedicated to dermatology education in the DC area.
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. Dr. Toerge is regularly included in Washingtonian's Top Doctors list and The Best of Bethesda Magazine. She was President of the Washington DC Dermatological Society during the 2020-21 academic year, which is a society dedicated to dermatology education in the DC area.