Dr. Walter Giblin, MD

Dr. Walter Giblin, MD

DermatologyMaleAge 63

Accepting new patients

Dr. Walter Giblin, MD is a Dermatologist in Rockville, MD. Dr. Giblin has more experience with Cosmetic Skin Procedures than other specialists in his area. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Giblin to book an appointment.

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Montgomery Dermatology Associates, A Division of Anne Arundel Dermatology

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Dr. Giblin's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Giblin

4.3

Based on 40 ratings

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1 Star
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Outstanding physician with great interpersonal skills.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Barry Savitz – Jul 28, 2021
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Hushed us when we asked questions, didn’t want to run test another doctor said to get, seemed ill prepared for procedure and three weeks latter, site is still bleeding. Never followed up with us about test results.
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Wait times
What could be improved
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Jul 14, 2021
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Dr Giblin was kind, confident, and capable—all things I appreciated on my first visit with him. Highly recommend.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Sep 04, 2020
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He was thorough in his examination. He is conservative in recommending surgery which fits with my preferences.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
2 people found this helpful
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Kathy Hargett – Nov 26, 2019
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The Staff at Anne Arundel Dermatology was very flexible when I was late for an appointment and got me right in see Dr. Giblin. They were polite and treated me like a person (too rare today). Dr. Giblin took the time to explain everything and answer all my questions. Not only does he seem very knowledgeable and professina, he is quite personable and has a great sense of humor. I appreciate the referral from a friend of mine and will do the same.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Chip Stewart in Frederick, MD – Jan 30, 2018
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Dr. Giblin is very thorough and takes time to go over any questions you might have. He is informative and explains the options or what steps are necessary to address your issue. Because of his diligence, he found I had melanoma and after results confirmed it had not spread to the lymph-nodes, preformed the minor surgery to remove the cancerous area. I am thankful for his expertise and trust him to do what's best.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Ashley S. in Bethesda, MD – Nov 30, 2016
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Dr. Giblin is one of the best Doctors I have ever had. He is very friendly, knowledgeable, competent, and professional. He explained in details the surgical procedure and necessary precautions for my recent lipomas removal. After the procedure, he made a follow-up call after office hours in the evening, which made me feel especially special. Having a caring Doctor is a wonderful thing in life. BTW, his assistant Britney is very good too.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
2 people found this helpful
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Chang in Gaithersburg, MD – Nov 05, 2016
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Dr. Giblin has been treating me and my husband for many years. He is both personable and professional. He is very thorough and patient, and spends as much time with his patients as they need. He listens to questions and provides understandable answers and makes sure you're comfortable before leaving his office and advises that you may call any time if you have additional concerns or questions. After a minor surgery, he followed up that evening with a telephone call. I would highly recommend
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Melanie E in North Potomac, MC – Jun 17, 2016
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He was very rude and rushed our appointments. He promised results multiple times for my acne but nothing ever worked. He was also very passive aggressive and would make it very uncomfortable when I asked questions. This includes constant condescending remarks. I do not recommend him at all. It made the entire experience very unpleasant and I dreaded my appointments because of his aggressive behavior.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Silver Spring, MD – Apr 25, 2016
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His bedside manner is wonderful. He knows what he is doing and does not recommend unnecessary procedures
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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teri in Clarksburg, MD – Mar 08, 2016
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I saw the PA first, who was a very lovely person. I could hear her explaining my issues with Dr. Gilbin outside the exam room door. I don't see where this was a savings of anyone's time, except she the one holding the tablet. I was very pleased with Dr. Giblin,. I did not feel rushed and Dr. Giblin was very informative. I was pleased with the outcome of the procedure and prescription.. However, I was not comfortable with the female PA being in the room during some portions of the exam.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Dan in Germantown, MD – Nov 27, 2015
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Dr. Giblin he is very nice and friendly, I explain in detail the situation and all treatment for my head and chest I had prior to see him including a few times I had Antibiotics for ten days period. Then he put me on antibiotics for 45 days and after 30 days I get back to his office and I said I can't tolerate anymore and he said do not take it anymore and he said this is a common problem which a lot of people have and we can't cure, I just want to say thank you Dr. Giblin for your advice.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
What could be improved
No results
2 people found this helpful
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Joe Moinfar in Potomac, MD – Nov 12, 2015
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Giblin

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Giblin treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Giblin treats other conditions, please contact the office at (443) 351-3376.

Cosmetic Skin Procedures

Cosmetic dermatologists diagnose and treat condition of the skin that affect appearance, such as age spots, wrinkles, unwanted hair, and acne scars.Compare with other Cosmetic Skin Procedures specialists.

Dr. Giblin is experienced in the area of Cosmetic Skin Procedures. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 10 conditions and procedures

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Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
Excision of Skin Lesion
Skin Discoloration
Acne
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High
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Check Dr. Giblin's experience treating your condition or procedure

Dr. Giblin's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acanthosis Nigricans
  • Acne
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Birthmark
  • Boil
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Cellulitis
  • Cold Sore
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Dry Skin
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Cosmetics
  • Excision
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Hair Conditions
  • Hair Loss
  • Itchy Skin
  • Keloid Scar
  • Lipomas
  • Melanoma Screening
  • Mole Evaluation
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Plantar Wart
  • Psoriasis
  • Rash
  • Rosacea
  • Scars
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Skin Ulcer
  • Telogen Effluvium
  • Warts

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(443) 241-3929

Dr. Giblin accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Select
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
KeyCare PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Choice Advantage
Blue Preferred PPO
CareFirst Maryland POS
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Cigna-HealthSpring
Coventry Health Care
Southern Health PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HealthPartners
Humana
Choice Care PPO
John Hopkins Employer Health Programs
Johns Hopkins HealthCare LLC
Johns Hopkins Advantage MD
Kaiser Permanente
Magellan Healthcare
Maryland Physicians Care
Medicare
Medstar
Care Advantage HMO-SNP
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
PHCS
Railroad Medicare
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
Virginia Premier

About Me

Biography

Dr. Walter J. Giblin has been practicing as a Board-Certified dermatologist in Montgomery County since 1992. A native of Massachusetts, Dr. Giblin graduated...Read more

Specialties

  • Dermatology
  • Pediatric Dermatology

Education

Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Residency Hospital
Letterman Army Medical Center
Internship Hospital
Georgetown University
Undergraduate School

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Walter Giblin, MD?

Click here to schedule an appointment online. New patients can also call (443) 241-3929.

Does Dr. Walter Giblin, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Giblin has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Walter Giblin, MD accepting new patients?

Dr. Walter Giblin, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Giblin's profile to make an appointment.

Does Dr. Walter Giblin, MD accept my insurance?

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What are Dr. Walter Giblin, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Giblin frequently treats Cosmetic Skin Procedures. See all practice areas where Dr. Giblin specializes.

Where is Dr. Walter Giblin, MD's office located?

Dr. Giblin's office is located at 15225 Shady Grove Rd Ste 303, Rockville, MD 20850. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.