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Benjamin Lockshin, MD, FAAD


Board-Certified Dermatologist
Dr. Ben Lockshin DermAssociates Silver Spring Rockville, Maryland U.S. Dermatology Partners

2018 Washingtonian Top Doctor Dermatologist

Dr. Benjamin Lockshin graduated with honors from Brandeis University with a bachelor’s degree in fine arts and sculpture. He earned his medical degree from Georgetown University in 2001 and completed his residency at Indiana University in 2005. Following his residency, he taught at Case Western University and Johns Hopkins University.

At his practice, Dr. Ben specializes in medical dermatology. He is the director of the Clinical Trials Center at DermAssociates, which conducts various trials and studies in partnership within the industry and the NIH.

In addition to private practice, Dr. Ben continues to be actively involved in resident education. He currently leads didactic case reviews for the residents at Georgetown University/Washington Hospital Center. His efforts were recognized with the Resident’s Teaching Award at Johns Hopkins in 2012. Dr. Ben has published numerous peer-reviewed articles and has written several chapters for dermatology textbooks. He regularly gives lectures across the country on psoriasis therapies and research.

Currently, Dr. Ben is on the board of directors for the National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF) and is also the chair of the research committee for the NPF. Recently, he has been honored to join the Medical Scientific Advisory Council for the DMV Chapter of the Lupus Foundation of America.

Dr. Ben is a board-certified dermatologist and a member of the American Society of Dermatologic Surgeons. He is also an active member of the Washington, D.C., Dermatological Society and has served in the past as the society’s president.

Dr. Ben has been recognized as one of the Washingtonian’s top dermatologists and was voted by his peers as one of the top dermatologists in the Washington Checkbook Magazine.

Dr. Ben cares for patients at both the DermAssociates Rockville and DermAssociates Silver Spring locations.

Clinic Locations

DermAssociates Silver Spring
DermAssociates Silver Spring

10313 Georgia Avenue
Suite 309
Silver Spring, MD 20902

(301) 681-7000

DermAssociates Rockville
DermAssociates Rockville

15245 Shady Grove Road
Suite 480
Rockville, MD 20850

(301) 681-7000

What Our Patients Say

Benjamin Lockshin, MD
5 Stars  Dr. Lockshin is a caring and compassionate physician. He has a great sense of humor and puts his patient at ease doing each procedure. I’m very happy to have been referred to his practice. Wouldn’t see anyone else! –
Source : Healthgrades – Nov 27, 2018
Benjamin Lockshin, MD
5 Stars  He was very pleasant to work with and very knowledgeable. –
Source : Healthgrades – Nov 26, 2018
Benjamin Lockshin, MD
5 Stars  Dr. Lockshin was kind, caring, funny, and very thorough. He encouraged all questions, and was sure to cover everything! –
Source : Healthgrades – Nov 22, 2018

Services Offered By Dr. Ben