Lisa R. Ginn, MD is one of a handful of African American board certified dermatologists and fellowship trained cosmetic laser surgeons in the country. Dr. Ginn is a Phi Beta Kappa Scholar.  She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Howard University and received her M.D. from University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry.   Upon graduation from medical school, she was awarded a prestigious post-doctorate clinical research fellowship at the NIH and simultaneously obtained her license as a medical esthetician.  Dr. Ginn was later appointed to the position of Medical Officer within the division of FDA that regulates cosmetics. She completed her dermatology residency at the Commonwealth of Virginia/MCV and then went on to successfully complete a two year laser surgery and cosmetic fellowship under the auspices of Dr. David H. McDaniel, a world-renowned leader in the field of cosmetic dermatology.  Dr. Ginn chose to return home to Washington, DC after completing her fellowship.  She practiced cosmetic dermatology as an associate physician for over five years at Cultura with Dr. Eliot Battle prior to opening her own private practice in nearby Chevy Chase, Maryland.


Skin@LRG® truly represents Dr. Ginn’s vision of developing a state-of-the-art dermatology practice that offers innovative and clinically proven skincare and medical therapies.  Teenagers as well as their parents seek Dr. Ginn’s expertise in clearing their skin of acne with innovative treatment  protocols that not only treat the underlying disease, but also promote radiant, healthy skin.  Her expertise is in the field of cosmetic laser surgery for patients of all ethnicities and skin color.

Dr. Ginn is an active member of the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery and the Scientific Medical Review Board for the new Hampton University Skin of Color Research Institute.  She writes a monthly educational blog for Skinsight, a dermatology resource website that was recently awarded the Best Consumer Health Web Site Award. She has built a cherished and loyal patient following among: Washington DC, Maryland and Virginia’s residents; Washington DC’s social and political elite; Hollywood and entertainment celebrities; and professional athletes.