Welcome To Our Practice

Welcome to the official website of Dr. Ali Hendi. Our practice is dedicated to providing you with the highest quality of care and expertise that you deserve. By using innovative techniques in Mohs and reconstructive surgery, our highly trained staff is dedicated to providing you excellent results in diagnosis and treatment of skin cancer, while ensuring the best possible cosmetic outcome. Dr. Hendi is among the few specialized surgeons whose practice is exclusively limited to skin cancer treatment and reconstructive surgery.

Our office serves as an extension of your referring physician’s office to provide specialized treatment. We have made a commitment to work with your physician to provide the highest quality care. Because we recognize the importance of good communication, we ensure that your physician is kept up to date about your treatment at our office.

This website has been developed to complement our personal communication, not to replace it. We hope this information will answer some of your questions. We are always happy to listen to any suggestions regarding our office procedures. It is essential that our patients are well informed, relaxed, happy, and above all, confident.

"What a marvelous doctor you are. Not only are you a wonderful surgeon (the lip is healing beautifully and I know there will be no scar at all) but a warm, empathetic, engaging human being who treats a patient with grace and patience and understanding, a rare trait these days. As I mentioned to you, you have an old fashioned beside manner with which we grew up and were accustomed. it was a pleasure to have been with you, I felt supremely safe and in good hands, and as I said I almost looked forward to coming back! Your staff was also a delight!"

Meet the Doctor

Dr. Hendi graduated, with honors (Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa), from the University of Miami with a degree in Microbiology and Immunology. In 1999, he received his Doctor of Medicine degree, with highest honors (Alpha Omega Alpha) from the University of Miami School of Medicine as a member of the accelerated Medical Scholars Program. He received his training in Internal Medicine and Dermatology at the University of Pittsburgh. Thereafter, he pursued fellowship training in Mohs and reconstructive surgery under the directorship of Drs. John A. Zitelli, and David G. Brodland, former presidents of the American College of Mohs Surgery (ACMS).

In 2004 Dr. Hendi joined the Department of Dermatology at Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida as the youngest faculty on staff. There he served as a skin cancer specialist and Mohs surgeon dedicated to providing exceptional service, research and resident education. As an Assistant Professor of Dermatology, Dr. Hendi was the primary investigator of two research projects, with implications on melanoma diagnosis and wound healing. Dr. Hendi has published over 20 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters. His most recent book, the Atlas of Skin Cancers, was published in 2011. He serves as a reviewer for the journal Dermatologic Surgery. He is a frequent speaker at national and international meetings and the inventor of the Hendi-Frazier, and Hendi-Roth skin hooks.

In 2008 he relocated to the Washington DC area and opened a state of the art surgical facility, dedicated to the treatment of skin cancers, in Chevy Chase, Maryland. He continues to be active in the academic arena, and is involved in resident education at Georgetown University / Washington Hospital Center Dermatology Residency Program. He is also a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine (Dermatology) at the Georgetown University Medical Center. He is board certified in dermatology, and a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and the American College of Mohs Surgery.

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