Dr. Marguerite Germain, MD

Dr. Marguerite Germain, MD

Dermatology  |  
Female  |  
Age 54
(43)
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Dr. Marguerite Germain, MD is a dermatologist in Mount Pleasant, SC and has been practicing for 18 years. She graduated from University of Maryland At Baltimore / Professional Schools in 1993 and specializes in dermatology, aesthetic medicine, and more.Read her story

612 Seacoast Pkwy

Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

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  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Health Net
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Fungal Nail Infection
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ringworm
very high
more than 99% of peers
Dermatitis
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Germain's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Germain "Dr. Marguerite Germain is known for her passion and desire to help others. In addition to her medical training she has long since developed an eye for beauty. Inspired by years spent traveling, particularly in Italy, her artistic talent evolved into inspiring confidence in others through her practice. A board certified dermatologist and Mohs surgeon, Dr. Germain, provides exceptional service in clinical and cosmetic dermatology for patients from all over the East Coast. While her warm and caring demeanor wins over the heart of everyone she meets, it's her independent thinking, skilled precision and technologically savvy ways that make her the best at what she does. After graduating from Sweet Briar College in Virginia with a major in Italian Studies and a minor in Science, Art, Language and Music, Dr. Germain decided to live in Italy for a year. During this time, she worked for the UN Food and Agricultural Organization while perfecting her Italian and enjoying the architecture and art of Italy.A painter herself, Dr. Germain believes that dermatology is a true visual art. During her time in Italy, she discovered what she refers to as "the world's most beautiful faces," the study of which enables her to envision and achieve beautiful, natural, results for her patients.Upon her return to the U.S., Dr. Germain enrolled at the University of Maryland to continue her study of the sciences in order to qualify for medical school. She then attended the University of Maryland School of Medicine, receiving a Navy Medical Scholarship.During the following 4 years, her deep commitment to the study of medicine earned her an internship in general medicine at the Bethesda Naval Hospital (Bethesda, Maryland). Following her internship, she was selected for Flight school, Flight Surgery, Helicopter Pilot Training and Survival Tactics at Pensacola Naval Air Station (Pensacola, Florida).While completing her post-residency tour, the Navy sent Dr. Germain to San Diego, California for surgical training. Dr. Germain was subsequently assigned to the Dallas, Texas Naval Air Base to medically and surgically care for pilots and their families. She was then chosen by the Navy to fill 1 of only 4 coveted dermatology billets.After 3 years of dermatology training, given her choice of duty stations, Dr. Germain selected Charleston, South Carolina for station. After over 3 years of outstanding performance at the Charleston Naval Hospital, she decided to separate from the Navy and enter private practice. In July 2003, Dr. Germain moved into her own office in Mount Pleasant. Because of the amazing success and phenomenal growth of her practice, she has opened a larger, state-of-the-art facility in Mount Pleasant where she now practices with her hand picked, expert staff.Dr. Germain is a member of:• The International Society of Cosmetic and Laser Surgeons• The American Society of Cosmetic Dermatology & Aesthetic Surgery• American Society for Mohs Surgery• American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery• American Society for Dermatologic SurgeryMembership in these organizations helps demonstrate her performance, experience, and commitment to providing the highest quality care to her patients. And her patients agree – in fact, the people of Charleston have voted her the Best Dermatologist every year since 2005 (an award from the Charleston City Paper). Dr. Germain has authored and published many research and scientific papers, which can be found in major dermatology journals. She has become a national and international educator for lasers, injectable fillers and BOTOX® Cosmetic. She is also a Board Certified Dermatologist and Mohs surgeon."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Germain "Voted Charleston's Best Dermatologist consecutively for 12 years, board-certified dermatologist Dr. Marguerite Germain, MD, of Germain Dermatology uses cosmetic and medical dermatology, laser surgery and powerful combination treatment options to quickly and effectively help you see dramatic improvements in the appearance and health of your skin. Whether you're interested in CoolSculpting, laser hair removal, dermal fillers, Botox, Ultherapy, ThermiVa, acne treatment or other ways to refresh your look, she provides exceptional care with optimal results."
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Specialties

  • Dermatology
  • Aesthetic Medicine
  • Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery
  • Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Cosmetic Medicine
  • Dermatologic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Cosmetic Surgery
  • Mohs Micrographic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Acne Scar Removal
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Aged or Sun-Damaged Skin Treatment
  • Biopsy
  • Biopsy of Affected Tissue
  • Botox® for Chronic Migraine
  • Botox® Injection
  • Chemical Peel
  • Condyloma Destruction
  • Cosmetic Laser Surgery
  • Cosmetic Neck Surgery
  • Cryosurgery
  • Cryotherapy for Warts
  • Cyst Aspiration
  • Dermabrasion and Dermaplaning
  • Dermal Filler
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Dysport Injection
  • Excision
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Cyst
  • Excision of Lipoma
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Soft Tissue Lesion
  • Excisional Biopsy
  • Facial Contour Alteration
  • Fractional Ablative Laser Treatment
  • Fractional Non-Ablative Laser Treatment
  • Glycolic Acid Skin Care Treatment
  • Hair Removal
  • Intense Pulse Light
  • Laser Hair Removal
  • Laser Nail Treatment
  • Laser Skin Resurfacing
  • Laser Spider Vein Treatment
  • Lash Enhancer
  • LED Light Treatment for Acne
  • Lip Augmentation
  • Lipomas Sebacious Cyst Removal
  • Melanoma Removal
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Mole Evaluation
  • Mole Removal
  • Narrow Band UVB Light for Psoriasis
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Photodynamic Therapy (PDT)
  • Q-Switched Nd:YAG Laser Treatment
  • Scar Revision Surgery
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Cancer Surgery With Reconstruction
  • Skin Cancer Tumor Treatment
  • Skin Grafts
  • Skin Surgery
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Wart Removal
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Carolina.

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.

Education

  • Sweet Briar College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University of Maryland At Baltimore / Professional Schools
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Bethesda Naval Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Nat'l Capital Consortium
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Germain has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Germain's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Germain to family and friends
4.2
based on 43 total reviews (18 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (43)

  • 5
    (33)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Germain's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (18)

Love love love Dr G and her staff. She is thorough, caring, compassionate, and takes the time to explain things. Wouldn’t go anywhere else!!
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Very thoughtful! Excellent experience. I love Dr. Germaine!
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Saw Dr. Roundtree today. She was timely, very pleasant and had a great bedside manner. I would highly recommend.
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Dr Germain is dedicated to providing excellent care and service to her patients. She is thorough in her medical exams and is an expert in the cosmetic field. I have personally experienced the deep compassion she demonstrates with her patients and her determination to find a resolution if possible....more
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I've been taking my children to Germain Dermatology for 1 year and had to sit down and write a review on how friendly, knowledgeable, helpful, and professional the staff is there. It starts with the front-line girls Lauren, Emily, Hannah, Allie, & Kate. All are extremely polite and accommodating,...more
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