Dermatologic Surgery Precise Surgical Treatment Tailored to You

The dermatologic surgeons at Johns Hopkins provide surgical treatment and patient-centered care for those diagnosed with skin cancer or benign skin growths. If you have been diagnosed with skin cancer, we offer Mohs surgery, an advanced surgical technique removing all skin cancer safely and efficiently within the comfort of our office.

Skin Conditions We Treat

Cancerous Skin Growths

Benign Skin Growths

  • Lipomas
  • Cysts

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New and existing patients: 410-955-5933

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Why Choose Johns Hopkins

Many patients can get skin growths — even skin cancers — removed in one day, safely and comfortably, without general anesthesia.

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We carefully follow your progress, from initial consultation to the final stages of healing, providing clear and thorough communication along the way. 

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Complex skin cancer cases are reviewed by a multidisciplinary team of medical experts to develop a truly individualized approach for your care.

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Our doctors actively participate in research, advancing techniques in dermatologic surgery and skin cancer management.

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Mohs Surgery Overview

Meet the Experts

When it comes to skin surgery, the more experience a surgeon has, the better. Each surgeon on our team is a true expert, with comprehensive fellowship training focused on Mohs surgery, reconstruction, and skin cancer management.
  • Kristin Page Bibee, M.D., Ph.D.

    • Assistant Professor of Dermatology
    • Assistant Professor of Oncology

    Expertise: Dermatology, Mohs Micrographic Surgery, Mohs Surgery, Reconstruction After Skin Cancer, Reconstruction of Facial Skin Cancers

    Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center (now called Levi Watkins, Jr., M.D., Outpatient Center), Baltimore, MD

  • Emily Anne Merkel, M.D.

    Expertise: Dermatology, Mohs Micrographic Surgery, Reconstruction After Skin Cancer, Skin Cancer Surgery

    Primary Location: Sibley Medical Building, Washington, DC

  • Elise Ng, M.D.

    • Director, Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology Fellowship
    • Clinical Co-director, Johns Hopkins Melanoma Program, Kimmel Cancer Center
    • Director, Dermatologic Surgery Division
    • Assistant Professor of Dermatology

    Expertise: Dermatology, Mohs Surgery, Reconstructive Surgery, Skin Cancer

    Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center (now called Levi Watkins, Jr., M.D., Outpatient Center), Baltimore, MD


Our experts are dedicated to providing you with the best care with offices in Baltimore, Columbia, Green Spring Station, and Washington D.C.
  • Baltimore

    Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center
    601 North Caroline Street, 8th Floor
    Baltimore, MD 21287

    Johns Hopkins East Baltimore Campus
  • Columbia

    Howard County Medical Pavilion
    10710 Charter Drive, Suite 420
    Columbia, MD 21044

    Howard County Medical Pavilion
  • Green Spring Station

    Pavilion I
    10755 Falls Road, Suite 350
    Lutherville, MD 21093

    Green Spring Station Location
  • Washington, D.C.

    Sibley Memorial Hospital
    5215 Loughboro Road NW, Suite 140
    Washington, DC 20016

    Sibley Memorial Hospital

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