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Dr. Gonzales

Dermatologist in Washington, DC

Urvi Gonzales

Urvi Gonzales, MD, FAAD


Dr. Urvi Gonzales is a board-certified dermatologist skilled in medical and cosmetic dermatology. Specific areas of expertise include: detection and removal of skin cancers; diagnosis and treatment of acne, psoriasis, and other inflammatory skin conditions; and development of anti-aging strategies and treatments including injectables and lasers.

She graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) with a Bachelor of Science in Molecular Biology. Following a research year at Harvard Medical School, she was chosen to attend a Dartmouth-Brown combined medical program, eventually earning her medical degree from Brown Medical School. She then spent an additional research year at Northwestern University prior to starting her internship at the University of Illinois in Chicago. She finalized her residency training in dermatology at the University of Rochester, New York.

Dr. Gonzales has authored or co-authored multiple publications in scientific journals. She has presented her research at various national conferences, including the annual conference of the American Academy of Pediatric Dermatology, the American Academy of Dermatopathology, and the American Academy of Dermatology. She is an active member of the American Academy of Dermatology.

Dr. Gonzales appreciates that every person is unique, with unique skincare challenges and goals. She enjoys getting to know and understand each of her patients, and is motivated by problem solving. Her goal is to efficiently deliver successful treatment plans tailored to the needs of each individual patient.

Originally from northern New Jersey, Dr. Gonzales has now made Washington D.C./northern Virginia her home. In her spare time, she enjoys spending quality time with her husband and two young daughters.