Dr. Zain Husain, MD

Dr. Zain Husain, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Dr. Zain Husain, MD is a dermatologist in Washington, DC. He graduated from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School and specializes in dermatology, cosmetic dermatologic surgery, and more.Read his story

1145 19th St NW Ste 301

Washington, DC 20036

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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more than 38% of peers
Skin Cancer
more than 37% of peers
Excision of Skin Lesion
more than 32% of peers

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Dr. Husain's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Husain "Dr. Husain is a Board-Certified Dermatologist and a Fellowship-Trained Mohs Surgeon and Cosmetic Dermatologist. He has completed an intensive training program in skin cancer surgery and advanced facial reconstruction. His professional areas of interest are skin cancer detection and treatment, Mohs micrographic skin cancer surgery, general dermatology and cosmetics including Botox, dermal fillers, lasers, and body contouring."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Husain "As a Mohs surgeon, I find immense satisfaction in my ability to cure skin cancer and perform reconstructive surgery, allowing my patients to return to their daily lives. As a cosmetic dermatologist, I combine effective skin care and non-invasive cosmetic procedures to achieve natural, harmonious, and optimal results for my patients- Zain Husain, MD"

3  Specialties

  • Dermatology
  • Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery
  • Mohs Micrographic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

20  Conditions Treated

20  Procedures

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne Surgery
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Biopsy
  • Botox® Injection
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Penile Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Mole Removal
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Surgery
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Wart Removal

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Georgetown University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Husain has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Dermatology, Member
  • American College of Mohs Surgery, Member
  • American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, Member
  • Washington DC Dermatological Society, Member

Dr. Husain's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Husain to family and friends
14 total reviews (12 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Husain's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (12)

I came in to get a surgical excision with Dr. Husain. He came highly recommended by a colleague of mine. I was amazed and comforted by both his professional and caring demeanor. He was so attentive and did not rush through like most doctors. The procedure was nerve-racking but he went through the...more
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There were some breakdowns in communication at the support staff level. However, both Dr. Husain & the Office Manager took the time to call me in order to find out details & specific staff issues I had during & after the appointment. Both were very apologetic and committed to follow up with all...more
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I was impressed with the way Dr Husain conducted himself and treated my problems. He is very competent and I felt very comfortable in his presence. I highly recommend him and I am also recommending to my wife that she make an appointment with him.
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Dr. Husain is hands-down one of the best dermatologists I have ever been to. He was very professional and spent the time to answer/explain any questions that I had. I would definitely recommend Dr. Husain to anyone who is looking for a knowledgeable, caring, and attentive doctor!
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Dr. Husain is a genius. I had Mohs surgery on a previous surgery spot. Since it was my nose I was very worried that I would my nose look very scarred. Not only is there no scar from the new surgery he actually somehow or other closed it up in a way to mitigate the old scar. I have been a...more
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