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Virtual Visits

dermatology virtual health visits available now

We are pleased to announce The GW Medical Faculty Associates Dermatology Department is now offering virtual visits with our dermatology providers for your skin, hair and nail conditions. To help promote social distancing, and with COVID-19 spreading widely in the U.S., you can schedule to virtually connect with our dermatologists from the comfort of your home, for your convenience and safety!

Our Virtual visits make access to our dermatology providers easier, faster and more convenient than ever for our patients. Dermatology Virtual Health gives you the flexibility to receive immediate, convenient, effective care at a distance, from our trusted team of dermatologists and providers. We can consult online for thousands of skin, hair, and nail conditions.

Our virtual care appointments are provided on a secure, HIPAA compliant platform for current and new patients. This "virtual care" is just like an in-office appointment with the dermatologists you trust, but is available when you need it most.

Please keep in mind this service is NOT for medical emergencies. If you think you are having a medical emergency, please call 911.

Benefits of Virtual Dermatology Visits

  • Consult a dermatologist online - and on your time
  • Set up an online dermatology communication for yourself, your child, or another dependent
  • Get a personalized treatment plan
  • Get prescribed the medicine you need
  • Pick up appropriate prescriptions at your preferred pharmacy
  • Telehealth visits are covered by Medicare and most insurances

Request an Appointment

Please fill out and submit the online request form below and one of our schedulers will call back within 24 hours to schedule your virtual video visit and you will receive a link to the Zoom website. You will be prompted to download the Zoom software to use on your computer, tablet, or smartphone. This software is free to use.

Or you can call 202.741.2600 to schedule an appointment. For our Bethesda providers, please call 240.483.0542 and one of our scheduling team members will be happy to assist you!

Frequently Asked Questions

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Are virtual visits only available for certain conditions?

Is this service covered by insurance?

What if I need a skin biopsy or in-office procedure?

Is my personal health Information kept confidential?

What dermatologic conditions can be treated with a virtual visit?

Telemedicine In the Media
Our dermatologists are leading experts in delivering quality healthcare via telemedicine. With the recent explosion of telehealth needs, their expertise is sought out by both local and national media. For the latest news featuring our own GW Dermatology physicians, visit Telehealth In The Media.

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