Damascus Dermatology & Skin Surgery Center, under the guidance of David A. Lee, M.D., is committed to providing the highest quality medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology care to patients of all ages in our wonderful community. We are passionate about combining our innovative ideas with the latest technology to continually enhance the patient experience and offer ultra-modernized medical care. Our ultimate goal is to keep you healthy and comfortable in your own skin for years to come.


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David A. Lee, M.D., F.A.A.D.

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Board Certified Dermatologist
Fellowship Trained Mohs Micrographic Surgeon

Dr. David Lee is a Montgomery County, Maryland native and a graduate of Walt Whitman High School. He completed his undergraduate study at Cornell University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with a dual degree in Chemistry and Economics. He then went on to medical school in New York City at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. Dr. Lee graduated within the top ten of his class and was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. During his time at Columbia, he also completed a one-year clinical research fellowship in melanoma genetics in the Columbia University Department of Dermatology.

Dr. Lee began his post-graduate medical training with a multi-disciplined transitional internship at Georgetown University’s INOVA Fairfax Hospital. He then returned to Maryland and completed his dermatology residency at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, where he was selected to be the chief resident in dermatology. Dr. Lee is a fully board certified Dermatologist and a Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology.

Following his residency, Dr. Lee completed a Procedural Dermatology Fellowship in Mohs Micrographic Surgery at The State University of New York Downstate School of Medicine where he trained directly with the former President of the American Academy of Dermatology, Dr. Daniel Siegel.

In addition to his clinical interests, Dr. Lee continues to be very active in medical research. He has authored numerous peer-reviewed publications in major medical journals including The New England Journal of Medicine.

In his personal time, Dr. Lee enjoys golfing, watching his beloved Washington Redskins, and spending time with his wife and daughter.