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History

The Center for Laser Surgery was founded in 1995 by the late Dr. Robert M. Adrian, dermatologist and a world-renowned pioneer in laser medicine. As one of the first practices in the world to incorporate lasers into the treatment of skin disorders, the Center has received international recognition for its contributions to modern laser dermatology. Working closely with laser manufacturers, many of the cosmetic laser technologies and treatments available today were researched, developed, and perfected right here at the Center for Laser Surgery.  Board Certified Dermatologist Dr. Thomas Adrian and the experienced cosmetic providers at the Center continue this tradition of excellence today. A longstanding tradition of outstanding service and extraordinary results places the Center for Laser Surgery as Washington, DC’s leader in dermatology, cosmetic laser surgery, and skin care.

Dermatologist Owned and Directed Practice

Our Center is an independent, physician owned and directed practice.  Recently private equity backed corporations such as Integrated Dermatology, Anne Arundel Dermatology, and Forefront Dermatology have rapidly expanded by buying the practices of retiring physicians and turning them into high volume, poor quality providers of dermatology services, with many conflicting ethical and business concerns. Whether you choose the Center for Laser Surgery or another dermatology practice, we highly recommend seeking out physician-owned, physician directed practices for your dermatologic care.

Our Philosophy

We offer the most advanced evidence-based and clinically proven treatments to our patients. Our patient-centered approach to medical and cosmetic dermatology focuses on collaboration between patient and provider in achieving a patient’s unique desires for treating skin conditions, enhancing beauty, or restoring confidence in one’s appearance.

While we treat plenty of VIPs, we don’t consider ourselves celebrities. We provide the same accessible, affordable, and professional level of care and service to each of our many patients, whom we consider more friends than clients. During our consultations we listen to patients goals and objectives, and give genuine recommendations and honest assessments of the level of results achievable with our various treatments, technologies and products in a no pressure environment. 

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