Overview

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Departments

Dermatology

Clinical Interests
  • Mohs surgery
  • High risk skin cancer (organ transplant recipients)
  • Skin cancer
  • Dermatologic surgery
  • Basal cell carcinoma
  • Squamous cell carcinoma
  • Melanoma
  • Minimally invasive aesthetic surgery
  • Sun damaged skin
  • Merkel cell carcinoma
Medical Education
  • MD, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Residency, University of Washington School of Medicine
  • Fellowship, UT Southwestern Medical Center
Board Certifications
  • Dermatology
Locations
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Existing Patients
Patient Gateway
Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna Health Inc.
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Care 65
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Managed Care
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Partners Plus
  • BMC HealthNet Mass Health MCO/ACO
  • Cigna (PAL #'s)
  • Commonwealth Care Alliance
  • Fallon Community HealthCare
  • Great-West Healthcare (formally One Health Plan)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - ACD
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - PBO
  • Health Care Value Management (HCVM)
  • Humana/Choice Care PPO
  • MassHealth
  • Medicare
  • Medicare - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - PBO
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • OSW - Rhode Island
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Railroad Medicare - ACD
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO
  • Well Sense Pediatrics

Note: This provider may accept more insurance plans than shown; please call the practice to find out if your plan is accepted.

Patient Age Group
Adult
Provider Gender
Female

Biography

Maryam M. Asgari, MD, MPH is a board-certified dermatologist, epidemiologist, and Mohs Micrographic surgeon.  After obtaining a bachelor's degree from Stanford University; she completed her medical degree from Yale University School of Medicine, followed by an internship at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and a residency at the University of Washington Seattle, Division of Dermatology.  Next, she completed a fellowship in Mohs Micrographic Surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas.

Prior to joining MGH,  she spent over a decade as a research investigator and attending physician at Kaiser Permanente in Walnut Creek, CA.  As a dermatologic surgeon, her area of expertise is Mohs Surgery with a special focus on cosmetically sensitive areas.   Other areas of skin surgery expertise include excision of melanoma, removal of benign skin lesions such as cysts and lipomas, and scar revisions. As a dermatoepidemiologist, she works to improve outcomes related to skin cancer, with a special focus on skin cancer prevention.

She has published more than 100 papers, including the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology Dermatologic Surgery, and the American Journal of Epidemiology.  Additionally, she has delivered more than 100 presentations. Dr. Asgari received President Obama's Award for Volunteerism for her work to improve healthcare, especially to patient populations in underserved areas.

Dr. Asgari invites collaborators from industry, academia, and researchers to visit her Epidemiology Skin Research website.

 

Research & Publications

Publications

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News & Events

  • Why Some Are Still Skeptical of Tanning Bed Risks

    Health Day: Dermatologist Maryam Asgari, MD discusses the importance of knowing the dangers of tanning at a young age and how avoiding tanning beds can help reduce the risk of developing skin cancers and early aging.

Contact

Dermatology Associates
50 Staniford Street
2nd Floor
Boston, MA 02114-2517
Phone: 617-726-1869
Fax: 617-726-7417