Go to AAD Home
Donate For AAD Members Search

Go to AAD Home

No one knows your skin better than a board-certified dermatologist.

Partner with the expert for the best care.

Learn more
Dermatologist examining rash on patient’s arm
What is a dermatologist?

A dermatologist is a medical doctor who specializes in the diagnosis of skin, hair, and nail conditions. Find out why you’re in good hands when you see a dermatologist.

Multi-aged team of dermatologists
How to select a dermatologist

You have choices when it comes to your health care. Here’s how to choose the dermatologist who aligns with your needs.

Board-certified dermatologist, an FAAD, cheerfully talking with patient
What is an FAAD?

When you see the letters FAAD, you know you're seeing a board-certified dermatologist. Find out what this means to your care.


Patient asking dermatologist a question during office visit
Diseases and conditions

Want to know what dermatologists tell their patients about managing conditions that affect the skin, hair, or nails? You'll find their expertise and insight here.

Woman washing her face
Everyday care

This insight from board-certified dermatologists can help you take the best possible care of your skin, hair, and nails.

Portrait of Asian woman has problems with skin on her face
Adult acne treatment dermatologists recommend

Tempted to sunbathe to clear your acne? The sun’s rays can worsen acne. Find out what dermatologists recommend for at-home treatment.

Man in his 70s wearing wide-brimmed hat, sunglasses to reduce skin cancer risk
Skin cancer can look like a sore, pimple, or age spot

Millions of people are diagnosed with the most common type of skin cancer, basal cell carcinoma, each year. If you find any of these warning signs on your skin, see a board-certified dermatologist.

Vitiligo Awareness Month

This month, the AAD is spotlighting treatment for vitiligo, a disease that causes areas of skin to lose color. Treatment can restore lost skin color. A board-certified dermatologist can help you find your best treatment option.

Woman applying moisturizer to her face
skin healthy magazine

Learn dermatologists’ top skin care tips, plus your guide to defeat dry skin and how to talk to kids about skin and hair.

Find a Dermatologist

Find a Dermatologist

Enter your zip code

Advanced search

Featured video

4 itchy psoriasis tips from dermatologists

Relieve itchy psoriasis at home using these expert tips from board-certified dermatologists.

Trending: Everyday Care

Smiling young woman applying moisturizing cream on her face
Skin care for your 20s

The skin care choices you make now will affect what your skin looks like in your next decade – and beyond. See what two board-certified dermatologists recommend you do in your 20s.

Man choosing sunscreen product in department store
Sunscreen FAQs

Sunscreen plays an important role in protecting your skin from the sun. Find out how to use it to get the protection you need.

A wooden sign on the forest floor warns of poison ivy
Poison ivy: What the rash looks like

If you have a rash after being outdoors, you may wonder if poison ivy is the culprit. Find out how long it takes for this rash to appear and what it can look like.

Dry skin on the heels of a woman's feet
How to care for dry, cracked heels

Do your heels become dry and cracked every winter? These expert tips from dermatologists can help alleviate the cracks and keep your heels looking their best year-round.

Laser hair removal image for public cosmetic section to be featured in navigation.
7 ways to remove unwanted hair

When it comes to hair removal, you have options. This insight from dermatologists can help you choose the best method for you.

Baby with mother on the beach under an umbrella for sun protection
Babies need sun protection

One blistering sunburn during childhood or adolescence nearly doubles a person’s risk of developing melanoma – the most serious form of skin cancer – later in life. To protect your baby’s skin from the sun, follow these dermatologists’ tips.

Learn more about everyday skin, hair, and nail care

Upgrade your routine with advice from the skin, hair, and nail experts.

Go to Everyday care