Skin Conditions

Understanding skin tags

August 15, 2022
Woman with birthmark on her back, skin tags removal

At Chevy Chase Dermatology, Dr. Margaret Summerville and her team work with patients in the Chevy Chase, MD area with a wide range of medical and cosmetic dermatology needs. This includes questions about skin tags and other growths on the skin. Skin tags are common and can be removed with the assistance of a professional....  read more


What is vitiligo and how can it be addressed?

April 15, 2022
Vitiligo on the hands

Chevy Chase, MD is home to many dermatologists, and it is not uncommon for them to interact with patients who are dealing with certain conditions such as vitiligo. Dr. Margaret Summerville is a dermatologist in the community who can help patients get a definitive diagnosis of their medical dermatology concern, as well as assistance with...  read more


Warts 101: What you need to know about warts and wart removal

September 15, 2021

Patients with fleshy bumps that develop on the skin may be unsure as to what these growths are. In many cases, with a proper evaluation and diagnosis from Dr. Margaret Summerville of Chevy Chase Dermatology, patients will find that these bumps are actually warts. While the idea of a wart sounds scary, there are ways...  read more


3 Common Skin Problems

August 15, 2019

Your skin is the largest organ on your body and its; also one of the most sensitive. Even though your skin is quick to heal itself after something like a papercut or burn, it is not entirely resilient. Here at our office, we see patients for a wide variety of skin issues. Let’s take a...  read more


How to Prevent Your Child’s Warts From Spreading

May 15, 2018
Wart Removal Washington DC

Let’s face it, it can seem like kids are always sick and because they aren’t exactly professional hand washers, as soon as one of their classmates gets a cold or another virus they do too. If your little one has started to get warts, they likely picked them up from someone in their class at...  read more


3 Ways to Fight Newborn Irritated Skin

July 15, 2017
medical dermatology

The last thing you want as a parent of a newborn is for them to be uncomfortable in any way, shape, or form. However, because your newborn's skin and body can be extremely delicate, they can break out in a skin rash at just about anything but a nod. If your little one has started...  read more


Powerful Peppermint: How This Oil Can Help Your Skin

December 15, 2016

With the holiday season in full swing, nothing will make you feel more merry and bright then snuggling up next to a fire with a cup of hot chocolate in hand, and some peppermint oil on your skin. As an all-natural way to soothe your skin and help with dry, itchiness, peppermint oil is also...  read more


Does Your Child Have Ringworm? What You Need to Know

November 15, 2016

If you have a child who participates in sports such as wrestling, running, football, soccer, or basketball, they are likely going to get some sort of ringworm at one point in their life. And although you may think ringworm is something that you can protect your child from ever getting, there are many contributing factors...  read more