Dr. Tina B. West, MD

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Dr. Tina B. West, MD

Cosmetic Dermatology | Female

Tina B. West 5530 Wisconsin Ave Ste 925, Chevy Chase, MD 20815 Get Directions
(301) 986-9378

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Dr. Tina West and her team provide the latest, most effective treatment options to maintain the heath and appearance of your skin and body. "Think Maintenance Instead of Surgery" at The West Institute for Skin, Laser, and Body Contouring.Read more

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Dr. Tina West, founder of the West Institute, is a board certified Dermatologist and leading expert in cosmetic dermatology, laser...Read more

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Specialties

  • Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Dermatologic Surgery
  • Dermatology

Board Certifications

Why It Matters: Dr. West's Board Certifications

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  • Dermatology

Conditions Treated

  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Cosmetic Conditions
  • Dermatological Disorders
  • Rosacea
  • Scars
  • Skin Aging
  • Skin Laxity
  • Wrinkles

Procedures Performed

Dr. West says..
  • Kybella
  • Infini
  • Ultherapy
  • CoolSculpting
  • Derma Filler Treatment
  • Facelift in a Syringe 
  • Body Contouring
  • Acne Scar Treatment
  • Acne Treatment
  • Brow Shaping & Tinting
  • Cellulaze
  • Clear & Brilliant 
  • Dermaplaning
  • Facial Contouring
  • Hand Rejuvenation
  • Laser Hair Removal
  • Laser Skin Resurfacing
  • Liposuctin
  • Medical Esthetician Services
  • Neck Rejuvenation
  • Non-invasive Eye Lift
  • Non-Invasive Skin Tightening
  • Rosacea Treatment
  • Sclerotherapy
  • Scar Treatment
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  • Acne Scar Removal
  • Aesthetic Hand Rejuvenation
  • Botox® Injection
  • CoolSculpting®
  • Cosmetic Laser Surgery
  • Dermal Filler
  • Dysport Injection
  • Facial Peel
  • Facial Rejuvenation
  • Hair Removal
  • Intense Pulse Light
  • Kybella Treatment for Submental Fat
  • Laser Skin Resurfacing
  • Laser Surgery
  • LED Light Treatment for Acne
  • LED Light Treatment for Skin Damage
  • Liposuction
  • Neck Lift
  • Non-Ablative Laser Skin Rejuvenation
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Sculptra™ Injection
  • Skin Resurfacing
  • Ultrapulse CO2 Laser
  • Venous Sclerotherapy
  • Wrinkle Reduction by Injection
  • Wrinkle Removal

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  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Maryland.

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  • 1
    Sanction

    Dr. West has received 1 sanction

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    • Allowing an unlicensed individual to practice  (2/28/2014)
    • Action Taken: Consent Order
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • State: Maryland
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  • 1
    Board Action

    Dr. West has 1 board action

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    • Allowing an unlicensed individual to practice  (4/17/2014)
    • Action Taken: Release from Prior Order
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • State: Maryland
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
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Education

  • Medical School
    Bowman Gray School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1988

  • Residency Hospital
    Dermatology

    Completed in 1996

    Internal Medicine

    Completed in 1991

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Clinical Dermatology Research

    Completed in 1993

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Board certified in Dermatology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • Sanctions found
  • Board actions found
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Dr. West's Office & Staff

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Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
Under 10 minutes

Experience with Dr. West

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
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Dr. West says...

Dr. Tina West, founder of the West Institute, is a board certified Dermatologist and leading expert in cosmetic dermatology, laser surgery and body contouring.

With her "Skip the Scalpel" philosophy, Dr. West utilizes the most advanced minimally invasive technology to maintain the health and appearance of the skin of the face and body in women and men for life.

Dr. West has served as a consultant and injectable trainer for Allergen and Galderma, training other physicians in advanced treatment techniques using using Restylane, Perlane, Sculptra and Disport as well as Botox. She participated in the original phase III FDA clinical trials for the approval of Botox Cosmetic. Most recently, The West Institute and Dr. West have been designated as National Trainers for Kybella, the new non-surgical treatment for couple chin. Dr. West also specializes in Cellulaze laser treatment, the FDA-approved procedure to significantly improve the appearance of cellulite. 

An accomplished lecturer and author, Dr. West has been published in peer-review journals and textbooks on a variety of topics, including laser skin resurfacing for the treatment of aging and acne scarring, as well as other non-invasive and minimally invasive procedures. Dr. West has also been featured in Cosmopolitan, Men's Fitness, Glamour, Washingtonian, Washingtonian Mom and other national publications.

Dr. West has been in practice since 1996 and is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and a member of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery and the American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery. She is a repeat recipient of the Patient's Choice Award, a national awards bestowed upon physicians based on their patients' appreciation and praise for the quality of care and service they provide, as well as the Compassionate Doctor's Award, On-Time Award and Top 10 Doctor in both Maryland and the Washington Metro Area, and has been designated as a TopDoc in Washingtonian Magazine.

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Dr. West's Care Philosophy

Dr. Tina West and her team provide the latest, most effective treatment options to maintain the heath and appearance of your skin and body. "Think Maintenance Instead of Surgery" at The West Institute for Skin, Laser, and Body Contouring.

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Dr. West says...

  • Kybella
  • Infini
  • Ultherapy
  • CoolSculpting
  • Derma Filler Treatment
  • Facelift in a Syringe 
  • Body Contouring
  • Acne Scar Treatment
  • Acne Treatment
  • Brow Shaping & Tinting
  • Cellulaze
  • Clear & Brilliant 
  • Dermaplaning
  • Facial Contouring
  • Hand Rejuvenation
  • Laser Hair Removal
  • Laser Skin Resurfacing
  • Liposuctin
  • Medical Esthetician Services
  • Neck Rejuvenation
  • Non-invasive Eye Lift
  • Non-Invasive Skin Tightening
  • Rosacea Treatment
  • Sclerotherapy
  • Scar Treatment