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Lawrence J. Green, MD FAAD

Dr. Lawrence Green, a board-certified dermatologist, is an internationally recognized leader in medical and aesthetic dermatology treatments and research studies which continue to lead to new and exciting dermatologic treatments. He’s also an active member within his community as a Clinical Professor of Dermatology at George Washington University School of Medicine, former President of Montgomery County Medical Society, and has aided in having legislation and regulations passed that protect people from unqualified personnel performing cosmetic medical procedures. Dr. Green also frequently visits Capitol Hill to perform skin cancer checks on our nation’s political leaders.

Treating patients with compassion and dignity each day is truly how Dr. Green has repeatedly been voted a top Washingtonian doctor since 2006, national outstanding physician of the year by the National Psoriasis Foundation in 2019, and one of America’s leading dermatologists. Dr. Green is also known as a leader among his peers, as he has been voted to represent them on the Board of Directors for both the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery.

This is supplemented by his commitment to foster medical innovation through new pharmacologic and medical equipment advances. Because he oversees a clinical trial center that gives patients the latest potential superior medications and advanced treatments, Dr. Green is able to remain at the forefront of medical advancements.  As a leading clinical dermatologist and master injector, he is known not only for treating tougher cases of acne and psoriasis, but also as an artist to maximize his patient’s youthful look. As an expert skin surgeon who helps teach surgery to dermatologists in training, Dr. Green continues to focus on removing skin cancers, moles, all other skin growths, and repairing torn earlobes.

At Aesthetic & Dermatology Center, Dr. Green devotes time to getting to know each individual patient so that he can provide them with the best possible care. He is sure to spend time with each patient to learn from them and help them feel better about themselves. Seeing his patients excited and engaged about their skincare continues to excite and motivate him.

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Dr. Lawrence Green

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  • America’s Most Honored Doctors Award, 2022
  • Castle Connolly Top Doctor for 2022
  • Outstanding Clinician of the Year Award – 2019
  • Advocate of the Year Award, American Academy of Dermatology – 2018
  • Presidential Citation, American Academy of Dermatology – 2017
  • Presidential Citation, American Academy of Dermatology – 2017
  • Patient Safety Hero Award, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery – 2015
  • Presidential Citation, American Academy of Dermatology – 2011
  • Senatorial Citation for Advancing Patient Safety, Senate of France – 2011
  • President’s Council on Volunteerism and Civil Service, President Obama – 2010
  • President’s Award, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery – 2009
Professional Activities
  • Board Member – American Academy of Dermatology, 2019-
  •  Board Member – American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, 2016-
  • Medical Board Member – National Psoriasis Foundation, 2016
  • Digital Editorial Board Member – Cutis, 2016-
  •  Member, GAHPP Council – American Academy of Dermatology, 2015- 
  • Chair, SkinPAC Board of Advisors – American Academy of Dermatology, 2015-2017   
  • Vice Chair, SkinPAC Board of Advisors – American Academy of Dermatology, 2014-2015
  • Member, MOHs workgroup – American Academy of Dermatology, 2014-2016
  •   President Elect – Montgomery County Medical Society, 2017
  •  Treasurer, Executive Board Member – Montgomery County Medical Society, 2014-2017
  • DSMB Safety Officer, National Institute of Health (NIH), 2014-2017
  • Editorial Board Member – Journal of Aesthetic and Clinical Dermatology, 2013-
  • Member, State Policy Committee – American Academy of Dermatology, 2013-
  • Chair, Policy Priorities Committee – American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, 2011-2017
  • Chair, Scope of Practice Committee – American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, 2008-2010
  • Member, SkinPAC board of advisors -American Academy of Dermatology, 2008-2017
  •  Vice President – Montgomery County Medical Society, 2017-2018     
  • Chair, Legislative Committee – Montgomery County Medical Society, 2010-
  • Committee Member-Coding and Reimbursement Committee – American Academy of Dermatology, 2009- 2012
  • Committee Member-Scope of Practice – American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, 2008- 2010
  • Member, Board of Trustees – National Psoriasis Foundation, 2005- 2014
  • Chair, Research Committee – National Psoriasis Foundation, 2005- 2014
  • Committee Member – Public Relations Committee – American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, 2004-2007
  • Committee Member – Task Force on Branding – American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, 2003 -2006
  • Member, Psoriasis Expert Resource Group – American Academy of Dermatology, 2003 – 2005
  • Committee Member – Healthcare Finance Committee American Academy of Dermatology, 2002 – 2007
  • Medical Advisor for Washington DC area Network – National Psoriasis Foundation, 1996-1999
  • Committee member – Recertification Education Committee – American Academy of Dermatology, 1994 – 1996
  • Committee member – Task Force on Photobiology – American Academy of Dermatology, 1993-1995
  • Regional representative to Resident Physician’s Section – American Academy of Dermatology, 1993 – 1995
  • California Medical Association resident delegate – elected for state and national AMA meetings, 1994
  • Advisor/organizing member for Orange County Network – National Psoriasis Foundation, 1992 – 1995
  • Sunscreen Regulatory Update Cosmetic Surgery Forum Nashville December 2021
  • Botulinum Toxin Trials Update Cosmetic Surgery Forum Nashville December 2021
  • The Skin Microbiome in Atopic Dermatitis Fall Clinical Conference Las Vegas October 2021
  • Botulinum Toxin Clinical Trial Update Fall Clinical Dermatology Conference Las Vegas October 2021
  • New Aesthetic Injectables Noah Worcester Dermatology Society Meeting Indianapolis June 2021
  • Implications of the 2020 Election for Dermatologists Fall Clinical Dermatology Conference Novembetr 2020.
  • New treatments for buttock cellulite. Isreal Society for Dermatologic Surgery Annual Meeting Tel Aviv, Israel Dec. 2019.
  • Update on Clinical Therapeutics Noah Worcester Dermatology Meeting Palm Springs, CA April 2019.
  • American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Association Update Kansas Society for Dermatology Meeting Lawrence, KS August 2018.
  • “Oral molecules to treat psoriasis.” American Academy of Dermatology Summer Meeting July 2018, Chicago, IL
  • “Rosacea Therapy Update” and “Topical Acne Therapy Update.” Winter American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting February 2018 San Diego, California.
  • “Expert Clinical Tips.” Winter Clinical Dermatology Meeting, January 2018 Maui, HI.
  • “Dermatologists and Their Patients Advocacy Update.” Women’s Dermatologic Society Annual Leadership Forum, January 2018, Dallas, TX.
  • “New Botulinum Toxin Therapy” and “New Treatments for Hyperhidrosis.” Israel Society for Dermatologic Surgery Annual Meeting, December 2017 Tel Aviv, Israel.
  • “New and Upcoming Treatments for Acne.” New York Dermatology Society Meeting November 2017.
  • “Expert Clinical Tips.” Fall Clinical Dermatology Meeting, October 2017 Las Vegas, NV.
  • “New and Upcoming Treatments for Acne.” Florida Society for Dermatology Annual Meeting, June 2017 Fort Lauderdale, FL.
In the Media
  • Check out this WTOP story featuring Dr. Green’s expertise on psoriasis as it relates to mental health here: “People suffering from psoriasis are more at risk of depression“.
  • Read the article “Treatment Considerations for Pediatric vs Adult Patients With Atopic Dermatitis” which features an interview with Dr. Green and his knowledge on the prevelance of atopic dermatitis and his treatment recommendations.
  • Read a new Potomac Lifestyle Magazine article titled “Happy Skin, Happy Patients” which features the excellent work done by Dr. Green in the field of dermatology, featured on page 16!
  • Dr. Green was recently featured in the Parade article “These Are the 5 Most Common Types of Warts—and How to Treat Each One” and spoke on the viral skin infection, warts, and how they infect the skin.
  • Read Dr. Green’s comments on an atopic dermatitis study conducted to measure the impact of bathing and the follow-up application of moisturizer on the condition in this MD Edge Dermatology article here!
  • Check out the clinical tips that Dr. Green gave to all the dermatologists at the Winter Clinical Conference to educate patients about sunscreen and its safety, stopping the spreading of misinformation in this Dermatology Times article!
  • Dr. Green spoke on the importance of dermatologists and educating their patients at the 2022 Winter Clinical Dermatology Conference. Read it here!