Abigail Donnelly, MD, FAAD
Board-Certified Dermatologist
Medical Director of Aesthetics
4.8 /5
73 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 a wonderful doctor. She is gentle and thorough. I never feel rushed and several times she has taken care of an issue without making me come back for another appointment which is much appreciated!
Google Forefront Dermatology
On time, knowledgeable, and professional.
Google Forefront Dermatology
I highly recommend Dr. Donnelly - she is a good doctor!
Google Forefront Dermatology
Dr. Donnelly was very personable and looked directly at you. She explained things very clearly. She did not make you feel rushed in the appt. her staff was very friendly and knew this was my first appt. I would highly recommend Dr. Donnelly!
Google Forefront Dermatology
Professional, thorough and friendly staff. Recommended by dermatologist in Florida.
Google Forefront Dermatology
Dr Donnelly is great! She performed the most thorough skin cancer screening I’ve ever had. She is personable and easy to talk to. I’m so happy to have her as my new dermatologist and have already referred her to several of my nursing colleagues.
Google Forefront Dermatology
Extremely friendly staff and Dr Donnelly knows her stuff! Would highly recommend.
Forefront Dermatology
Dr. Donnelly is wonderful. This was my first visit to her office. Check in was easy. I didn’t have to wait for long before being called back to be seen. Dr. Donnelly was so friendly and professional. I love how the office also has aesthetic services. I would highly recommend her to anyone who needs a dermatologist.
Google Forefront Dermatology
This was my first visit with Dr. Donnelly, after having a negative experience at my past dermatologist. I was anxious going into the appointment, but Dr. Donnelly was welcoming, patient, she allowed me to explain my background, symptoms, what I had done as treatment thus far, and she asked questions to ensure she was understanding everything. She even wrote down my diagnosis and encouraged me to continue learning online. I'm in a much better place and a BIG Thank You to Dr. Donnely!! I've already recommended her to several friends, she was great.
Vitals Forefront Dermatology
Outstanding Doctor, since establishing ourselves in Carmel she has become our favorite, truly a professional.

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