Dr. Walter Giblin, MD

Dr. Walter Giblin, MD

Dermatology •  Male • Age 62

  
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Dr. Walter Giblin, MD is a Dermatologist in Rockville, MD. Dr. Giblin has more experience with Dermatologic Care, Cosmetic Dermatology, and Dermatologic Oncology 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 38 ratings

5 Stars
78.94736842105263%
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4 Stars
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1 Star
13.157894736842104%
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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
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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
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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.
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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
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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.
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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.
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Joe Moinfar in Potomac, MD – Nov 12, 2015
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Dr. Giblin accepts the following insurance:

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Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
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National (BlueCard) PPO
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KeyCare PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
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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.

Dermatologic Care

Dermatologists diagnose, treat and screen for conditions affecting the skin, including skin cancer, psoriasis, eczema, acne, rosacea, and hair loss.Compare with other Dermatologic Care specialists.

Typically treats 80% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 15 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Giblin treats Moles (Benign Skin Lesions) more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Giblin treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Skin Infections
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Giblin treats Skin Infections more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Giblin treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Itchy Skin
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Giblin treats Itchy Skin more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Giblin treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Cosmetic Dermatology

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 Dermatology specialists.

Typically treats 66% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 7 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Excision of Skin Lesion
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Giblin performs Excision of Skin Lesion more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Giblin performs this procedure more than 97% of their peers

Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Giblin performs Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Giblin performs this procedure more than 96% of their peers

Skin Discoloration
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Giblin treats Skin Discoloration more than 87% of their peers

Dr. Giblin treats this condition more than 87% of their peers

Dermatologic Oncology

Oncologists diagnose and treat cancers of the skin, including melanoma, basal cell carcinoma, and squamous cell carcinoma.Compare with other Dermatologic Oncology specialists.

Typically treats 56% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 6 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Excision of Skin Lesion
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Giblin performs Excision of Skin Lesion more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Giblin performs this procedure more than 97% of their peers

Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Giblin performs Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer more than 77% of their peers

Dr. Giblin performs this procedure more than 77% of their peers

Excision of Skin Cancer
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Giblin performs Excision of Skin Cancer more than 53% of their peers

Dr. Giblin performs this procedure more than 53% of their peers

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Dr. Giblin's conditions and procedures:

  • Acne
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Birthmark
  • Boil
  • Cold Sore
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Dry Skin
  • 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
  • Hidradenitis
  • Itchy Skin
  • Keloid Scar
  • Lipomas
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Plantar Wart
  • Psoriasis
  • Rash
  • Rosacea
  • Scars
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Warts

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
Medical School
Georgetown University
Undergraduate School

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