News Archives

January 23, 2019

Vishal A. Patel, MD, FAAD, FACMS, Assistant Professor of Dermatology, will serve as the director of the newly formed Cutaneous Oncology Program at the GW Cancer Center. The goal of the GW Cutaneous Oncology Program is to provide complete and individualized skin cancer care to patients. Dr.

January 23, 2019

"Gross sells, plain and simple," says Dr. Adam Friedman, Professor of Dermatology, in response to Dr. Pimple Popper's large fan following. Dr. Friedman elaborates further on why we're drawn to things that are, "a little bit gross," but also why Dr.

January 23, 2019

The majority of children will experience hives; allergens are typically the trigger. Professor of Dermatology, Adam Friedman, MD, explains that among children, food is more frequently a trigger.

January 15, 2019

Yasmine Kirkorian, MD, Pediatric Dermatologist at Children's National Health System explains the potential severity of hyperhidrosis, why it's important to seek a proper diagnosis, and why hyperhidrosis frequently surfaces during childhood. 

January 15, 2019

"I think the people working at dispensaries have anecdotal experience that allows them to make recommendations, whereas I have limited scientific evidence on which to base any recommendations," Dr.

January 15, 2019

Adam Friedman, MD, Professor of Dermatology and Director of Translational Research, and George Washington University medical student Stephanie Kao wrote an article for the November/December edition of the Oncology Issues journal. 

December 31, 2018

Professor of Dermatology, Dr. Adam Friedman, shares his best plan of action for dealing with a freshly cleansed face. 

December 31, 2018

Approximately 20 percent of Americans will experience hives in their lifetime. Professor of Dermatology, Adam Friedman, MD, FAAD, discusses at-home remedies, when to seek immediate medical attention, when to seek a dermatologist's care, and the prevention of future hives.

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