Dr. Joanne Simpson, MD

Dr. Joanne Simpson, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 44
Dr. Joanne Simpson, MD is a dermatologist in Alexandria, VA and has been practicing for 17 years. She graduated from Wake Forest Univ Sch Of Med in 2001 and specializes in dermatology.

1900 N Beauregard St Ste 110

Alexandria, VA 22311

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

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Skin Infections
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hair Loss
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

35  Conditions Treated

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7  Procedures

  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Wake Forest Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • University Of Pittsburgh / Main Campus
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Simpson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Simpson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Simpson to family and friends
26 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

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Dr. Simpson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr. Simpson continuously misdiagnosed 2 basal cells as insect bites after I pointed them out numerous times. After she was a no-show for my next appointment I saw another dermatologist who immediately diagnosed the 2 spots as basal cells.
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I went in with a spot on my forehead. Her assistant took all my info. Dr. S walked in my exam room with medicine in hand and my diagnosis without even looking at me. She said I had an allergic reaction, even after I told her I wasn't feeling well, and also had been running a fever. I ended up going...more
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Our goal at Alexandria Associates In Dermatology is to provide accurate and effective care. As with any condition, it can evolve over time. It is quite possible that the time of presentation, the lesion(s) was not clinically consistent with shingles, otherwise that diagnosis would've been made. With shingles, and lesions can start off small and non-descript, then evolve into a classic presentation. We regret that you were not satisfied with the care that you provided.

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Great doctor but long wait time
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Dr. Simpson is personable, knowledgeable and never makes you feel rushed. Would recommend her over and over again. I've been going to her for about 10 months.
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i called to schedule appointment and the person who answered my call was so rude. i hope the doctors much nicer then this person. thank you
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