Abigail Donnelly, MD, FAAD
Board-Certified Dermatologist
Medical Director of Aesthetics
4.9 /5
162 reviews
As a dermatologist I get to combine a deep understanding of immunology, physiology, anatomy and beauty, to diagnose and cure everything from skin cancer to acne to internal diseases, and I have the privilege of helping people achieve and maintain their skin's health and beauty for life.
- Abigail Donnelly, MD, FAAD
Google Forefront Dermatology
DR Donnelly is very thorough and answers all questions that you might have and further makes recommendations regarding your skin care going forward.
Google Forefront Dermatology
She is wonderful! Takes time to really hear what is going on. Truly wants to do what is best.
Google Forefront Dermatology
Dr. Donnelly and the team do a great job. They take time to get to know me as a person, and their exams are thorough. When they find something that needs treatment, they explain what is happening and why and what what the implications are for me. Then they explain carefully how they are going to treat me and why, as well as how to care for myself afterwards. All through the process, they check to make sure I understand, and any questions are welcomed. I always have the option to say yes or no to a treatment, and I've never felt that they recommended anything frivolous. Dr. Donnelly have continued the tradition of excellence and client focus started by Dr. Shideler long ago. Highly recommended!
Forefront Dermatology
On time, thorough, and friendly.
Forefront Dermatology
Very satisfied.
Forefront Dermatology
Great team.
Google Forefront Dermatology
The staff is very friendly and professional. They answered all of my questions. I would recommend them.
Google Forefront Dermatology
I had never been to a dermatologist before, and this experience was excellent. Dr. Donnelly was very kind and explained everything thoroughly. She laid out my options, making sure I understood them; and I didn't feel pressured to make a decision on the spot. Thank you!
Forefront Dermatology
Excellent, compassionate, knowledgeable and caring physician!
Forefront Dermatology
Dr D and the MA were and always so wonderful, caring, distracting when necessary, thank you for that. I love this practice. Steven Meeks is awesome too! All my best to you. Melynda

Undergraduate Degree:
Duke University, NC

Medical School:
Indiana University School of Medicine, IN

Dermatology Residency:
Mayo Clinic, AZ

Board-Certified Dermatologist (American Board of Dermatology)
Professional Memberships
American Academy of Dermatology – Fellow, 2014-present
American Society of Dermatologic Surgeons
Pacific Dermatologic Association
Women’s Dermatologic Society
International Dermoscopy Society
International Society of Dermatology
American Medical Association
American Women’s Medical Association
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
American Society for Dermatologic Surgery 2012 & 2013 Resident Scholar
Pacific Dermatology Association 2012 & 2013 Resident Scholar International Society of Dermatology Young Leadership Program
Arnold P. Gold Humanism Honor Society
Janice M. Pascuzzi Scholarship
Indiana University School of Medicine Slemenda Scholar
Poet for the IUSOM “Reflections on Humanities in Medicine”
Psi Iota Xi – National Service Sorority

Donnelly AFW, Hand J, Pittelkow M. Discovery of a novel mutation in recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa; Case report and review of the literature. In process.

Donnelly AFW, Patel N, Wasif N. Impact of socioeconomic and demographic status on melanoma in situ treatment: Selected findings from the surveillance, epidemiology, and end results (SEER) database. In process.

Donnelly AFW, Chang-Brewer A, Nguyen X. Kaposi’s Sarcoma in a 34 year-old man. In Process.

Donnelly AFW, Chang YH, Nemeth S. 2012. Incidence and underreporting of needlestick injuries in dermatology trainees and practitioners. Dermatologic Surgery. 2013 Dec; 39(12)1813-21.

Donnelly AFW, Nemeth, S. Letter to Editor Regarding “Electrosurgery and Implantable Electronic Devices: Review and Implications for Office-Based Procedures” Dermatologic Surgery. 2012 Jan; 38(1):148-50.

Donnelly AFW, Tackett, B. 2009. Urticaria Multiforme: A Case Report and Review of Annular Erythematous Lesions of the Pediatric Population. Cutis. 2012 Jun; 89(6):260-3.

Donnelly AFW, Wyss, BK, Zhou, D, Sinn, AL, Pollok, KE, Goebel, WS. Enhanced homing and engraftment of fresh but not ex vivo cultured murine marrow cells in submyeloablated hosts following CD26 inhibition by Diprotin A. Experimental Hematology. 2009 Jul;37(7):814-23.

Singh, P, Yao Y, Weliver AF, Broxmeyer, HE, Hong, SC, Chang, CH. Vaccinia virus infection modulates the hematopoietic cell compartments in the bone marrow. Stem Cells. 2008 Apr; 26(4):1009-16.

Weliver, AF. 2004. The “Other”: Female Genital Mutilation in the Media – Problems and Solutions. Jura Gentium; Centre for Philosophy of International Law and Global Politics. http://www.tsd.unifi.it/jg/en/index.htm