Dr. Josef Yeager, MD

Dr. Josef Yeager, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 63
Dr. Josef Yeager, MD is a dermatologist in Rockville, MD and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from Medical University Of South Carolina in 1980 and specializes in dermatology.Read his story

15245 Shady Grove Rd Ste 370

Rockville, MD 20850

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Wells Fargo Insurance

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Top Care Areas

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Benign Tumor
very high
more than 96% of peers
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
very high
more than 95% of peers
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Dr. Yeager's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Yeager "Dr. Josef K. Yeager is a board-certified dermatologist who has been practicing dermatology in Maryland since 1990. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of South Carolina, in Columbia, and his medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. He completed his internship at Spartanburg Regional Hospital. Dr. Yeager served in the U.S. Navy, where he trained as an aviation medical officer; later he completed his residency in Dermatology at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, and became a member of the teaching staff there. Besides treating patients he contributed to resident education and published over 50 articles of research studies and case reports. He was the principal investigator on two research projects that were sponsored by the National Institutes of Health; he taught as an Associate Professor of Dermatology at the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, and he was an Assistant Professor of Clinical Dermatology at Georgetown University. He also enjoyed serving as the Dermatology Consultant to the United States Congress. In addition, he was a reviewer for the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, a Fellow of the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery and a member of the International Society of Dermatology, the Washington, D.C. Dermatological Society, and the American Medical Association. Dr. Yeager is a dedicated, practicing dermatologist who is truly interested in delivering the highest quality patient care; he enjoys seeing patients and helping them to have the healthiest skin possible. Currently he is accepting appointments at his office on Shady Grove Road in Rockville."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Yeager "When you have skin problems, you need to turn to a dermatologist who listens and responds ... an experienced doctor who knows the field and can effectively diagnose and treat your needs ... a friendly physician who counsels you on the best ways to maintain and improve your health. Our staff meet all these criteria. Plus, you benefit from a dedicated team of trained professionals who give you the individualized attention you deserve."

1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

42  Conditions Treated

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7  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maryland.

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.


  • Medical University Of South Carolina
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Nat'l Naval Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Spartanburg Reg Hlthcare Sys
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Yeager has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Korean
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Yeager's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Yeager to family and friends
14 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

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Dr. Yeager's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Wonderful from entering the office till leaving
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I had seen Dr Josef Yeager for a black stripe on my nail. I was afraid it was melanoma. Dr Yeager checked me and put my mind at ease and referred me for a nail biopsy. A few days later he met Dr.Venna, a melanoma specialist at a conference and spoke about my case and asked him if he could see me....more
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Dr.Yeagers office is clean, very modern. The staff are very welcoming and are not rude. Dr.Yeager is very gentle and gets to know you as a person as well as a patient. The wait time is not long at all. He also gives samples too. I absolutely love him, whenever I have an issue the product he...more
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My children and I have seen Dr. Yeager for many years. He has always been extremely patient with questions, very informative and never rushed us out of the exam room. We all like him very much and will continue to see him when needed.
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