Algin B. Garrett, MD
Board-Certified Dermatologist
Fellowship-Trained Mohs Surgeon

Undergraduate Degree:

BS, Bucknell University – Lewisburg, PA

Medical School:

MD, Pennsylvania State University / The Milton S. Hershey Medical Center College of Medicine – Hershey, PA

Dermatology Residency:

Virginia Commonwealth University Health Systems – Richmond, VA

Dermatologic Surgery Fellowship:

Cleveland Clinic Foundation – Cleveland, OH

American Board of Dermatology
Professional Memberships
• American Academy of Dermatology
• American College of Mohs Surgery, Fellow
• Association of Professors of Dermatology
• Association of Academic Dermatologic Surgeons
• American Dermatological Association
• American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery
• Society of Investigative Dermatology
• Virginia Dermatologic Society
• Richmond Dermatologic Society
• Richmond Academy of Medicine
• Medical Society of Virginia
• Pennsylvania Medical Society

Garrett AB: Principles of therapy in skin cancer. Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center/Cancer Quarterly, Summer 1984.
Garrett AB: Multiple squamous cell carcinomas arising in lesions of discoid lupus erythematosus. Cutis, 36(4): October 1985.
Reed WW, Patterson JW, Behm FG, Littman B, Garrett AB: Malignant histiocytosis presenting with vasculitis and cutaneous erythrophagocytosis. Cutis, 38:63-66, July 1986.
Dufresne RG, Garrett AB, Ratz JL, Bailin PL: Carbon dioxide laser treatment of actinic cheilitis. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 19(5, Pt.1):876-78, November 1988.
Dufresne RG, Garrett AB, Ratz JL, Bailin PL: Carbon dioxide laser treatment of traumatic tattoos. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 20(1):137-8, January 1989.

Garrett AB, Dufresne RG, Ratz JL, Bailin PL: Carbon dioxide laser treatment of pitted acne scarring. Journal of Dermatologic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology, 1990; 16:737-740.
Garrett AB, Dufresne RG, Ratz JL, Bailin PL: Basal cell carcinoma originating in the lacrimal canaliculus. Ophthalmic Surgery, 24(3):197-200, March 1993.
Crooke ST, Grillone LR, Garrett AB, et al.: A Pharmacokinetic Evaluation of 14C-Labeled Afovirsen Sodium in Genital Wart Patients. Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, June 30, 1994:1-19.
Cohen IK, Crossland MC, Garrett AB, et al.: Topical Application of Epidermal Growth Factor Onto Portia/­Thickness Wounds in Human Volunteers Does Not Enhance Re-epitheliolization. Plastic & Reconstructive
Surgery, 96:251, 1995.
Kannan GA, Garrett AB: Moist Wound Healing with Occlusive Dressings: A Clinical Review. Journal of Dermatologic Surgery and Oncology, 21(7):583-90, 1995.
Kannon GA, Kuechle MK, Garrett AB: Superficial Cutaneous Nocardia Asteroids in an lmmunocompetent Pregnant Patient. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 35:1000-1002, 1996.
Aleman CT, Wallace ML, Blaylock WK, Garrett AB: Pseudomonas aeruginosa panniculitis due to traumatic inoculation. Cutis, 63:161-163, March 1999.
Bigby ME, Garrett AB: Common dermato/ogic problems in people of color. Patient Care, 33(20):97-117, December 15, 1999.
Garrett AB, Shieh S: Treatment of Vascular Lesions in Pigmented Skin with the Pulsed Dye Laser. Journal of Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery, 4(1):36-39, January 2000.
Bridges MA, Chrzanowski DS, Garrett AB, Godin MS: The Efficacy of Facial Microdermabrasion. Cosmetic Dermatology, 16(2):19-21, February 2003.
Garrett AB, Scott KA: Trichilemmal Carcinoma (TLC): A Case Report of a Rare Skin Cancer Occurring in a Renal Transplant Patient. Transplantation, 76(7):1131, October 15, 2003.
Garrett AB, Azmi FH, Ogburia KS: Trichilemmal Carcinoma-A Rare Cutaneous Malignancy: A Report of Two Cases. Dermatology Surgery, 30(1):113-5, January 2004.
Forman Seth, Ferringer Tamie, Garrett AB: Basal Cell Carcinoma of the Nail Unit. Journal of American Academy of Dermatology, 56:811-4, 2007.
Forman SB, Garrett AB: Success of Omalizumab as Monotherapy in Adult A topic Dermatitis: A Case Report and a Discussion of the High Affinity lmmunoglobulin E Receptor, FcepsilonRI, Cutis, 80(1):38-40, July 2007.
Forman SB, Higginson Robert, Garrett AB: Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis in a Patient with Human Immunodeficiency Virus Treated with Mycophenolate Mofetil. Journal of Drugs in Dermatology, 7(10), October 2008.
Maher, I., Garrett, A., Rausch, C. Use of Thermoplastic Bandaging Material as a Templating Medium for the Design of Interpolation Flaps for Nasal Repair, Dermatologic Surgery, 38:791-792, 2012.
Brinster, NK., Kostopoulos, T.,Garrett, A., Localized Myxedema of Thyroid Disease Occurring in Atypical Locations: A Case Letter, Journal of American Academy of Dermatology, Jun;68(6):e189-90, 2013.

Alam M, et. al and Garrett AB: A multistep approach to improving biopsy site identification in dermatology: physician, staff, and patient roles based on a Delphi consensus. Journal of American Academy of Dermatology, 150(5):550-8, May 2014.
Bryan ZT, Garrett AB, Lavigne K, Trace A, Maher IA., The Wave Flap: A Single-Stage, Modified Nasal Side Wall Rotation Flap for the Repair of Defects Involving the Mid-Alar Grove, Dermatol Surg, Feb; 42(2); 176-82, 2016.