At Dermatology Associates of McLean our most important strength is the the high quality knowledge and expertise demonstrated by our doctors. We pride ourselves on the continual administration of high quality skin care with the goal of enhancing the health and lives of every patient that walks through our doors.
William J. Alms, MD, Ph.D
Dr. Alms is a board certified dermatologist who graduated Magna cum Laude from the University of Maryland where he earned his B.A .and M.D. degrees along with a Ph.D. in Immunology and Microbiology. Dr. Alms continued his education by doing an internship in Internal Medicine through the University of Colorado Health Science Center in Denver, CO. His dermatology residency was done at the University of Pennsylvania Health System in Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Alms has received multiple awards and honors during his educational studies and has had numerous articles published during his career. For several consecutive years including 2016, Dr. Alms has been recognized as a Washingtonian Magazine “Top Doctor”.
Dr. Alms performs surgery for all types of skin cancers in addition to cosmetic procedures including Botox injections, light chemical peels, fillers such as Restylane and Juvederm as well as treatmeant of blood vessel malformations commonly known as sclerotherapy. Dr. Alms has practiced with the Dermatology Associates of McLean since 2001.
Nina M. Fisher, MD
Dr. Nina Fisher is a board certified dermatologist who graduated Magna cum Laude from Yale College and Yale Medical School. She trained at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital and Yale-New Haven Hospital where she was Chief Resident in Dermatology.
Dr. Fisher is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology and past president of the Washington D.C. Dermatological Society (2009—2010) and has published articles in the Journal of American Academy of Dermatology. Dr. Fisher’s areas of expertise include state of the art cosmetic anti-aging treatments such as fillers and injections, treatment of adult and teenage acne, medical dermatologic conditions including skin cancer screening diagnosis and management. In addition, patients are seen in a timely manner, with emphasis on the quality of care. Dr. Fisher has practiced with Dermatology Associates of McLean since 2002.
Sunny S. Walia, MD
Dr. Sunny Walia, is a board-certified dermatologist with more than 15 years of professional experience, she earned her medical degree Summa cum Laude from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans, completed her dermatology residency at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York, and also completed a laser and cosmetic fellowship with the Washington Institute of Dermatologic Laser Surgery.
She is an internationally respected lecturer on skin laser surgery with publications in a variety of medical journals including Dermatologic Surgery. Dr. Walia has consistently been recognized as an outstanding doctor by prominent organizations including, several years as a Washingtonian Magazine “Top Doctor” (including 2016), Northern Virginia Magazine’s Top Doctor list, Best Doctors in America and America’s Top Dermatologists by the Consumer’s Research Council of America. She is an accredited member of the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery and the American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery.
Although Dr. Walia enjoys general medical dermatology such as adult and teenage acne, pigmentation disorders (melasma), and skin cancer screenings, her special interests include dermatological laser procedures for the treatment of acne and acne scars, vascular and pigmented birthmarks, rosacea, spider veins, photodamaged and aging skin (wrinkles, solar lentigines/sunspots).
Choosing Dermatology as her specialty was a very personal decision for Dr. Walia. She clearly remembers growing up with bad skin and has an acute awareness and understanding regarding patients’ individual needs. Prior to joining Dermatology Associates of McLean in 2010, Dr. Walia was an Assistant Professor of Dermatology and Director of Dermatologic Laser Surgery at the George Washington University.
Susan E. Jackson, NP
Susan Jackson is a board certified family nurse practitioner, who earned her Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Cincinnati. She obtained her Bachelor of Science with a major in Health Sciences from James Madison University, where she graduated cum laude. Recognizing her passion for patient care, she pursued her nursing education at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing with honors. Prior to becoming a nurse practitioner, she worked as a pediatric nurse at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. She joined Dermatology Associates of McLean in January 2016.
Chicky Dadlani, MD
Dr. Chicky Dadlani is triple board certified in Dermatology, Pediatric Dermatology and Pediatrics. She practices general, pediatric and cosmetic dermatology.
Dr. Dadlani graduated summa cum laude from the University of Michigan. She earned her MD from the University Of Maryland School Of Medicine and completed her pediatric residency from Johns Hopkins Hospital. Then, Dr. Dadlani completed her dermatology training at New York University. She also completed a one-year fellowship in pediatric dermatology at NYU.
She specializes in the care of disorders involving the skin, hair and nails in children and teens. Her areas of interest include contact dermatitis, acne, inflammatory skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis and the evaluation and management of skin cancers, birthmarks, moles, and skin growths. Clinically, Dr. Dadlani also maintains a special interest in women’s dermatology, dermatologic surgery and cosmetic dermatology procedures including but not limited to lasers, botox, fillers, and chemical peels. She has published articles in peer reviewed journals and textbooks.
Dr. Dadlani is recognized in Northern Virginia and the Washington, DC area for her expertise in pediatric dermatology and was featured in DC Modern Luxury Magazine. She has received numerous accolades including but not limited to Washingtonian Top Doctors, Northern Virginia Magazine’s Top Doctor list, Rising Star in Dermatology by Super Doctors, and America’s Top Dermatologists by the Consumer’s Research Council of America.
She is an active member of the American Academy of Dermatology, American Academy of Pediatrics, American Board of Dermatology, American Board of Pediatrics, Women’s Dermatologic Society, Society for Pediatric Dermatology and American Medical Association.