Your first visit to Dermatology & Dermatologic Surgery Group of Northern Virginia, PLLC involves a few special steps so that we can get to know you. To understand what to expect, please read through this page. You'll find all the practical information you need, such as a map and directions to our office, practice hours, payment policies and more.
There's also background information about our committed staff and our first visit procedures. You can also save some time by printing out and completing the patient forms in advance of your appointment.
Our practice is working together to realize a shared vision of uncompromising excellence in dermatology.
To fulfill this mission, we are committed to:
- Listening to those we are privileged to serve.
- Earn the trust and respect of patients, profession and community.
- Exceed your expectations.
- Ensure a creative, challenging and compassionate professional environment.
- Strive for continuous improvement at all levels.
All patients must have current information and privacy forms filled out before their visit.
(Patients who have not been seen in three years must fill out all requested information on the Patient Check-In forms)
Print all pages, fill in all the requested information and signatures. Bring all forms with you to your appointment to expedite your visit.
Also bring your insurance card, a photo ID, a physician's referral (if required by your insurance company) and a list of all prescription and over the counter medications and supplements you currently take (including dosage and frequency taken).
- For information on skin cancer surgery: Mohs Micrographic Surgery
- Click here for the form: Patient Information Release Form
- Surgery Pre-OP Instructions
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Map and Directions
What To Expect
Being well-prepared for your appointment will ensure that the doctor has all of the needed information to provide the best possible care for you. It will also help alleviate any unnecessary anxiety you may be feeling prior to your first appointment. Educate yourself on your symptoms by reviewing the content on this Web site. Also, take some time to review our staff page and familiarize yourself with the doctors. We look forward to your first visit.
We participate with many medical insurance companies. But due to the changing nature of health care insurance we recommend that you call your carrier prior to your visit to confirm that Dermatology & Dermatologic Surgery Group of Northern Virginia is in its network.
Your insurance may require that a copay be paid at the time of your office visit. Portions of the bill may not be paid by your insurance. Our billing service will submit your claim to your insurance company. After all insurance obligations have been paid, you will receive an invoice for the remaining balance. This balance is your responsibility to pay. Invoices are due in full on receipt.
Payment options: to pay by credit/debit card - Call our payment processing center at 800-660-4884; go to the secure payment portal on this website, or call our office.
If you are covered by an HMO, your insurance requires you to have a referral from your primary care physician sent to our office for all visits to one of our doctors. Because we are specialists, your insurance does not allow us see you without a referral.
Patients without insurance coverage are requested to pay for services when rendered. We accept cash, checks, credit/debit cards, Apple Pay and Samsung Pay.
Some of the insurance companies with which we participate:
Aetna (all plans including Aetna Medicare)
Anthem PPO, Anthem BCBS PPO
Bluecross/Blueshield (all plans)
Cigna (HMO, OA, OA+, POS, PPO)
First Health Network
Meritain Mail Handler Benefits
Mutual of Omaha
PHCS (Private Health Care System)
Tricare (Administered by Humana)
Out-of-network companies requiring full payment at the time of your visit
Tricare USFHP (US Family Health Plan)
UHC (United Health Care)
*UHC with Multiplan- we can submit your claim but there will be a balance for which you are responsible. All other UHC plans are out-of-network.