Edward Cowen, MD, FAAD, MHSC

Board-Certified Dermatologist
Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology

Dr. Edward Cowen received his undergraduate degree from Cornell University and his medical degree from the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine. He did his residency training in dermatology at the University of Rochester, where he served as chief resident. Dr. Cowen completed a clinical research fellowship in the dermatology branch at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) while also obtaining a master’s degree in clinical research from Duke University. He is currently head of the NIH Dermatology Consultation Service and the recipient of the NIH Director’s Award and Outstanding Clinical Science Award. His primary research interest involves chronic graft-versus-host disease.

Dr. Edward Cowen is a board-certified dermatologist who has written over 70 scientific articles in the New England Journal of Medicine, Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, Archives of Dermatology and other peer-reviewed journals. He is currently a director of the American Board of Dermatology, serves as section editor for the Archives of Dermatology, and serves on the editorial board of the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. He has additional appointments as an adjunct professor at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences and as an associate professor of Dermatology at Georgetown University Medical Center and has given over 100 lectures locally, nationally, and internationally.

Dr. Edward Cowen has been with U.S. Dermatology Partners, formerly DermAssociates, since 2002 and cares for patients in Rockville and Silver Spring, Maryland.

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

Edward Cowen, MD
5 Stars  Dr. Cowan is the best. Professional, straightforward, knowledgeable and attentive. Makes you feel comfortable at the start, takes time to listen to and answer your questions, and provides pros and cons of treatment options. Tech and front desk staff equally professional and warm. –
Source : Healthgrades – Sep 11, 2020
Edward Cowen, MD
5 Stars  Dr. Cowen was very friendly and professional. Took the time to answer my questions and concerns. –
Source : Healthgrades – Jul 17, 2020
Edward Cowen, MD
5 Stars  Wonderful professional and caring. Answered all questions. My highest recommendation! –
Source : Healthgrades – Feb 15, 2020

Services Offered By Dr. Edward Cowen

Insurance Plans Accepted By Dr. Edward Cowen

Dr. Edward Cowen accepts most major insurance plans. If your plan is not listed above, please contact the office to verify coverage.