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Mid-Atlantic Skin

About the Practice

The skin is the largest organ of the body. As our outer protective covering, it is exposed to the environment – making it vulnerable to growths, rashes, discolorations, cysts, burns, injuries, infections and other disorders.

Mid-Atlantic Skin is proud to offer the best dermatology care for you and your loved ones. We are dedicated to helping your maintain healthy and beautiful skin.

*If you need to cancel or reschedule an appointment, we ask that you kindly notify us at least 48 hours notice prior to your scheduled appointment time. In addition, Mid-Atlantic Skin does require a deposit when scheduling certain cosmetic procedures.


Acne is the most frequent skin condition seen by medical professionals. It consists of pimples that appear on the back, chest and face. About 80% of adolescents have some form of acne and about 5% of adults experience acne.

Moles (Nevi)

Moles are brown or black growths, usually oval or round, that can appear anywhere on the skin. They can be smooth or rough, raised or flat, single or in multiples. They occur when cells that are responsible for skin pigmentation, known as melanocytes, grow in clusters instead of being spread out across the skin. Generally, moles are less than one-quarter inch in size. Most moles appear by the age of 20, although some moles may appear later in life.


Psoriasis is a skin condition that creates red patches of skin with flaky, white scales. It mostly occurs on the elbows, knees and trunk, but can appear anywhere on the body. The first episode usually strikes between the ages of 15 and 35. It is a chronic condition that will then cycle through flare-ups and remissions throughout the rest of the patient’s life. Psoriasis affects as many as 7.5 million people in the United States. About 20,000 children under age 10 have been diagnosed with psoriasis.


“Rash” is a general term for a variety of skin conditions. A rash refers to a change that affects the skin and usually appears as a small bumps or red patch or blisters on the skin. The majority of rashes are harmless and can be treated effectively with over-the-counter anti-itch creams, antihistamines and moisturizing lotions.


Rosacea is a chronic skin condition that causes facial redness, acne-like pimples, visible small blood vessels on the face, watery and/or swelling, irritated eyes. This inflammation of the face can affect the nose, forehead, chin, cheeks, or eyelids. More than 13 million Americans suffer from rosacea. It is not contagious, but there is some evidence to suggest that it is inherited. There is no known cause or cure for rosacea. There is also no link between rosacea and cancer.

Skin Cancers

Skin cancer is the most common form of human cancers, affecting more than one million Americans every year. One in five Americans will develop skin cancer at some point in their lives. Skin cancers are generally curable if caught early. However, people who have had skin cancer are at a higher risk of developing a new skin cancer, which is why regular self-examination and doctor visits are imperative.


Warts are small, harmless growths that appear most frequently on the hands and feet. Sometimes they look smooth and flat, other times they have a cauliflower-like appearance or dome-shaped. Warts can be surrounded by skin that is either darker or lighter. Warts are caused by different forms of Human Papilloma Virus (HPV). They occur in people of all ages and can spread from person-to-person and from one part of the body to another. Warts are benign (noncancerous) and generally painless.


Wrinkles are a natural part of the aging process. They occur most frequently in areas exposed to the sun, such as the face, back of hands, neck and forearms. Over time, skin gets drier, thinner and less elastic. Ultimately, this causes wrinkles – either fine lines or deep furrows. In addition to sun exposure, premature aging of the skin is associated with smoking, heredity and skin type (higher incidence among people with fair hair, blue-eyes and light skin).

Meet Our Doctors and Staff

George K. Verghese, MD


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Rosemary Verghese, MD

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Carl Ling, MD, FASMS, FAAD


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Sarah Herdeman, NP


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Mid-Atlantic Skin
173 St. Patrick's Drive
Suite #201
Waldorf, MD 20603

Mid-Atlantic Skin
26840 Point Lookout Road
Leonardtown, MD 20650

Mid-Atlantic Skin
23415 Three Notch Road
Suite #2052
California, MD 20619

Articles by this Practice

Wrestling With Wrinkles - George K. Verghese, MD

Botox Maintenance - Rosemary Verghese, MD

Sunscreen 101 - George K. Verghese, MD

Skin Cancer: Screenings Save Lives - George K. Verghese, MD

SculpSure Sheds Stubborn Fat - George K. Verghese, MD

Coping With Eczema In the Winter - George K. Verghese, MD

Non-Invasive Skin Cancer Treatment - George K. Verghese, MD

Kybella 101 The Double Chin Remover - George K. Verghese, MD

Lip Augmention and Dermal Fillers - George K. Verghese, MD

10 Tips For Relieving Dry Skin - Rosemary Verghese, MD

Understanding Acne - Rosemary Verghese, MD

Treating a Sunburn - Rosemary Verghese, MD

Living With Rosacea - Rosemary Verghese, MD

Tips For Protecting Your Skin - George K. Verghese, MD

Tips For Relieving Dry Skin - Rosemary Verghese, MD

Managing Melasma - Rosemary Verghese, MD

Self Skin Exams Save Lives - George K. Verghese, MD

What Is SmartLipo? - George K. Verghese, MD

Tackling Adult Acne - Rosemary Verghese, MD

Controlling Acne - George K. Verghese, MD

More Patients Turning To Smartlipo - George K. Verghese, MD

Sunscreen Keep Your Skin From Aging - George K. Verghese, MD

Peel Away the Signs of Aging - Rosemary Verghese, MD

Acne On the Rise Among Women - George K. Verghese, MD

Psoriasis Requires Vigilance - George K. Verghese, MD

Wear Your Sunscreen - George K. Verghese, MD

Spring Cleaning Your Face - Rosemary Verghese, MD

Battling Wrinkles - George K. Verghese, MD

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