Dr. Lisa Renfro, MD

Dr. Lisa Renfro, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 61
Dr. Lisa Renfro, MD is a dermatologist in Annapolis, MD and has been practicing for 25 years. She graduated from Univ Of Ct Sch Of Med in 1988 and specializes in dermatology, dermatologic surgery, and more.Read her story

2002 Medical Pkwy Ste 630

Annapolis, MD 21401

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
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very high
more than 99% of peers
Excision of Skin Lesion
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Renfro's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Renfro "Specializing in Mohs surgery and dermatologic surgery, board-certified dermatologist Dr. Lisa Renfro has performed over 12,000 Mohs surgeries and over 20,000 surgical excisions for skin cancer. Over the years, Dr. Renfro has treated basal cell carcinoma, melanoma, sebaceous carcinoma, extramammary Paget's disease, malignant fibrous histiocytoma, dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans and microcystic adnexal carcinoma. She has performed more than 1,000 malignant melanoma excisions. Among the region's most recognized dermatologic surgeons, Dr. Renfro graduated Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Connecticut. Her first undergraduate degree was conferred by Syracuse University. She attended medical school at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and trained in internal medicine at Boston University. She completed her dermatology residency at New York University's Skin and Cancer Hospital where she was appointed chief resident. She has served on the faculty of New York University as a clinical instructor at New York University Hospital and Bellevue Hospital. After receiving her board certification in general dermatology, she completed specialty fellowship training in dermatologic surgery and Mohs surgery, also at New York University's Skin and Cancer Hospital. Dr. Renfro's science research at New York University focused on cellular biology. Clinical research experience includes studies with laser systems. Published numerous times in peer-reviewed articles in scientific journals, she has also written abstracts, a chapter and a book. A leader in Mohs surgery, she speaks and presents locally and nationally on scientific, dermatologic, laser, skin care and skin cancer topics. A Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology and Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, the American College of Mohs Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology, the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery and the Association of Academic Dermatologic Surgeons, Dr. Renfro is a member of the Washington D.C. Dermatologic Society and the Maryland Dermatologic Society. She has served as a consultant for the American Academy of Dermatology, chairman for Maryland of the Dermatology Foundation and participant on the Derm Infonet Task Force. Dr. Renfro was named a professional expert consultant to Med Chi of Maryland and has served as a professional consultant for major insurance carriers. She is an attending physician at Anne Arundel Medical Center."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Renfro "Our mission is to uphold the core values ofexcellence, integrity, dedication, compassion, and respect.

We pledge to:

  • Deliver excellence in dermatologic care to our patients in order to restore health and extend life.
  • Care for patients with the greatest integrity, dedication, compassion and respect.
  • Gather professionals with the greatest ability and skills, and further these with education and knowledge to deliver the most advanced care.
  • Create a team of employees who exhibit the highest standards of dedication, integrity, compassion and respect; and to recognize the worth of employees by providing an employment framework that promotes personal and professional growth.
  • Preserve close communication with referring physicians regarding patient care.
  • Impact the communities we serve with our legacy of care.
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3  Specialties

  • Dermatology
  • Dermatologic Surgery
  • Mohs Micrographic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

49  Conditions Treated

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8  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Mohs Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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


  • Univ Of Ct Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Boston University School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • New York University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • New York University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Renfro has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Renfro's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Renfro to family and friends
46 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (46)

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Dr. Renfro's Performance

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  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

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  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

Really glad I found this practice. Everyone has been so helpful. Recently I wasnt able to make an appointment and couldn't call to cancel timely due to a family emergency. When I called and asked for the manager she was kind enough to waive the fee, and get me rescheduled the very next day. ...more
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As a BCCNS Patient, I have been to Mohs surgeons all over the world - as I moved around the world for work... Including Ronald Reagan's Mohs surgeon in DC way back when - met him there one morning... There are none better anywhere in the world than Dr. Renfro and her team... I do, and have,...more
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Dr. Renfro is a true professional. She is very informative regarding the cause and affect of whatever your particular ailment might be. She is very courteous and friendly and gives reassurance as to the outcome of the procedure you are undergoing. All of the staff, especially Reid Reilly are very...more
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I would never recommend this doctor. We waited for over 50 minutes in the waiting room for her to spend 5 minutes with us. She has horrible bedside manner and deals with anxious patients in the worst way possible. She tried to give my husband Ativan and told him if he didn't take it he could get a...more
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Two biopsies, first revealed pre cancer condition. They recommended a second visit when the results came in. At the second visit they did a second biopsy to confirm the results of the first, but in spite of my insistence she biopsied the wrong spot. No surprise that came back negative. Went to...more
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