Missale Mesfin, MD, FAAD, FACMS
Board-Certified Dermatologist
Fellowship-Trained Mohs Surgeon
5.0 /5
264 reviews
Dermatology is an exciting field of medicine because we are able to treat the areas that patients can see. It is so fulfilling to see the progress that is made and to experience a patient's satisfaction with their results.
- Missale Mesfin, MD
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5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
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5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
My appointment for the Mohs procedure couldn’t have been better. The office staff on the phone managed to secure an appointment on short notice, rescheduling me twice for earlier dates that subsequently opened up. On the day of the procedure, the front office staff was cheerfully helpful and got me in right away for a 8:00am starting time. Elisia Huggins, Dr. Mesfin’s nurse, deserves special recognition as she is the person attending the surgery you would always hope for. She was knowledgeable, informative, reassuring and thorough. Dr. Mesfin was similarly professional and impressive. Her reassuring manner and evident skill is all you could ask for. I would give Dr Mesfin and her office the highest recommendation.
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5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
Staff was accommodating and caring. Dr. Mesfin and Moira were professional, patient friendly, and explained each step of the procedure as it occurred. Received a follow-up call later the same day to check on me. I was impressed. I would highly recommend Dr. Mesfin and Forefront Dermatology.
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5.0/5
Survey Forefront Dermatology
My experience at Forefront and Dr Mesfin was outstanding. It is not really fun to have some of my skin cut off but Dr Mesfin with her skill and strength of personality make it a happy experience. I thought it was going to be impossible to replace Dr Rotter but Dr Mesfin is even better because not only does she do a great overall job but is very communicative and gracious in dealing with even one. She is amazing.!!!!!
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5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
The entire staff was friendly and supportive. The care received was thorough, professional and nurturing. I highly recommend this practice. Dr. Mesfin did a wonderful job and explained everything patiently.
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5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
Expert care delivered promptly and with compassion.
Google
5.0/5
Google Forefront Dermatology
My experience at Forefront and Dr Mesfin was outstanding. It is not really fun to have some of my skin cut off but Dr Mesfin with her skill and strength of personality make it a happy experience. I thought it was going to be impossible to replace Dr Rotter but Dr Mesfin is even better because not only does she do a great overall job but is very communicative and gracious in dealing with even one. She is amazing.!!!!!
Survey
5.0/5
Survey Forefront Dermatology
Dr Mesfin listens carefully and offers options. As an adult now who spent so many hours in the Florida sun as a child and later as a frequent outdoor tennis player, I need to be closely monitored for bad skin conditions. This Dr is good for surgeries and I also appreciate the care I have received from the other side of the practice, my primary contact has been Cecilia Ross, physician assistant
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5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
Really nice people, thank you!
Survey
5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
Dr. Mesfin takes time with her patients to answer any questions. She never makes you feel rushed. the staff is also very kind and thoughtful.
Education

Undergraduate Degree:

BS, University of Michigan – Ann Arbor, MI

Medical School:

MD, University of Michigan – Ann Arbor, MI

Dermatology Residency:

MD, University of Michigan – Ann Arbor, MI

Procedural Dermatology / Mohs Fellowship:

University of Michigan – Ann Arbor, MI

Certificates
Fellow of the American College of Mohs Surgery
Fellow of the American Board of Dermatology
Professional Memberships
American College of Mohs Surgery
American Academy of Dermatology
Achievements
Top Doctors of Northern Virginia - 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
Arthur Curtis, MD Scholarship in Dermatology
Coleman Ross Scholarship Recipient
Publications

“Mohs surgery in the treatment of skin cancer.” St. Vincent Health System, Continuing medical education. Erie, Pennyslvania, August 2013.

“Non surgical treatments for basal cell carcinoma.” Basal Cell Nevus Syndrome Life Support Network, Regional conference. Burton, Ohio, October 2012.

“Reconstruction options in Mohs surgery.” Basal Cell Nevus Syndrome Life Support Network, Regional conference. Burton, Ohio, October 2011.

“Clinical Cases in Pediatric Dermatology.” Ethiopian Pediatric Society. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, March 2011.

“Dermatology of Pigmented Skin.” University of Michigan Medical School. Ann Arbor, Michigan, December 2008 and 2009.

“Aging skin.” Housing Bureau for Seniors. Ann Arbor, Michigan, May 2009.