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Ali Hendi, M.D.

Ali Hendi, M.D.

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Specializes in: Adults (18+ years)


Languages: English, Farsi, Spanish


Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC), Dermatology, Melanoma, Mohs Surgery, Reconstructive Surgery, Skin Cancer Surgery, Squameous Cell Carcinoma more


Chevy Chase Village

Appointment Phone: 301-986-1006
5454 Wisconsin Avenue
Suite 725
Chevy Chase, MD 20815 map
Phone: 301-986-1006 | Fax: 301-986-1056


Dr. Hendi is dedicated to providing you with the highest quality of care and expertise that you deserve. By using innovative techniques in Mohs and reconstructive surgery, Dr. Hendi provides excellent results in diagnosis and treatment of skin cancer, while ensuring the best possible cosmetic outcome. Dr. Hendi is among the few specialized surgeons whose practice is exclusively limited to skin cancer treatment and reconstructive surgery.

Dr. Hendi graduated, with honors (Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa), from the University of Miami with a degree in Microbiology and Immunology. In 1999, he received his Doctor of Medicine degree, with highest honors (Alpha Omega Alpha) from the University of Miami School of Medicine as a member of the accelerated Medical Scholars Program. He received his training in Internal Medicine and Dermatology at the University of Pittsburgh. Thereafter, he pursued fellowship training in Mohs and reconstructive surgery under the directorship of Drs. John A. Zitelli, and David G. Brodland, former presidents of the American College of Mohs Surgery (ACMS).

In 2004 Dr. Hendi joined the Department of Dermatology at Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida as the youngest faculty on staff. There he served as a skin cancer specialist and Mohs surgeon dedicated to providing exceptional service, research and resident education. As an Assistant Professor of Dermatology, Dr. Hendi was the primary investigator of two research projects, with implications on melanoma diagnosis and wound healing. Dr. Hendi has published over 20 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters, which you can read here. His most recent book, the Atlas of Skin Cancers, was published in 2011. He serves as a reviewer for the journal Dermatologic Surgery. He is a frequent speaker at national and international meetings and the inventor of the Hendi-Frazier, and Hendi-Roth skin hooks.

In 2008 he relocated to the Washington DC area and opened a state of the art surgical facility, dedicated to the treatment of skin cancers, in Chevy Chase, Maryland. He continues to be active in the academic arena, and he is involved in resident education at Georgetown University / Washington Hospital Center Dermatology Residency Program. He is also a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine (Dermatology) at the Georgetown University Medical Center. more

Departments / Divisions

  • Medicine at Suburban Hospital



  • MD; University of Miami Miller School of Medicine (1999)


  • Dermatology; University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (2003)


  • Micrographic Surgery; University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (2004)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Dermatology (Dermatology) (2003)
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