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Specializing in adult, pediatric and cosmetic dermatology

Specializing in adult, pediatric and cosmetic dermatology

Nelson Dermatology

At Nelson Dermatology, our priority is to deliver quality dermatology care to informed patients in a comfortable and convenient setting.

Quality Care
When you have needs for dermatological care, you need to turn to a doctor who listens and responds … an experienced doctor who knows the field and can effectively diagnose and treat your needs … a friendly physician who counsels you on the best ways to maintain and improve your health. Our physician meets all these criteria. Plus, you benefit from a dedicated team of trained professionals who give you the individualized attention you deserve.

Informed Patients
Nelson Dermatology believes that informed patients are better prepared to make decisions regarding their health and well being. That is why we’ve included information on this web site covering topics associated with dermatology.

Comfortable, Convenient Setting
The best care in the world doesn’t mean anything if you can’t access it. At Nelson Dermatology, we strive to make our Manassas office as efficient and convenient as possible. Included in these web pages is information about Nelson Dermatology including maps, directions to our Manassas office, hours, insurance policies and appointment scheduling. You can even email a request for an appointment by clicking here!

We hope you find this web site useful and invite you to contact us with your questions at any time.


Meet Your Doctor

Dr. Jennell Nelson

  • Dr.
    Jennell Nelson

    Jennell E. Nelson-Outerbridge is a highly qualified and recognized authority in Dermatology, Aesthetics and Dermatologic Surgery. She was chosen by her colleague as the new Chair of the INOVA Fairfax Hospital, Division of Dermatology in 2017.  This is in addition, to seeing patients in her full-time private practice.  

Our Location

Hours of Operation

Nelson Dermatology

Monday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

Closed

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

  • Eczema (Dermatitis)

    Eczema is a general term used to describe an inflammation of the skin. In fact, eczema is a series of chronic skin conditions that produce itchy rashes; scaly, dry and leathery areas; skin redness; or inflammation around blisters. It can be located anywhere on the body, but most frequently appears in ...

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  • Moles (Nevi)

    Moles are brown or black growths, usually round or oval, that can appear anywhere on the skin. They can be rough or smooth, flat or raised, single or in multiples. They occur when cells that are responsible for skin pigmentation, known as melanocytes, grow in clusters instead of being spread out across ...

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  • Skin Cancers

    Skin cancer is the most common form of human cancers, affecting more than one million Americans every year. One in five Americans will develop skin cancer at some point in their lives. Skin cancers are generally curable if caught early. However, people who have had skin cancer are at a higher risk of ...

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  • Warts

    Warts are small, harmless growths that appear most frequently on the hands and feet. Sometimes they look flat and smooth, other times they have a dome-shaped or cauliflower-like appearance. Warts can be surrounded by skin that is either lighter or darker. Warts are caused by different forms of Human ...

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  • Vitiligo

    Vitiligo refers to the development of white patches anywhere on the skin. With this condition, pigment-forming cells (known as melanocytes) are destroyed by the immune system causing the loss of pigmentation in the skin. Vitiligo usually develops between the ages of 10 and 40. It affects both men and ...

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  • Wrinkles

    Wrinkles are a natural part of the aging process. They occur most frequently in areas exposed to the sun, such as the face, neck, back of the hands and forearms. Over time, skin gets thinner, drier and less elastic. Ultimately, this causes wrinkles - either fine lines or deep furrows. In addition to ...

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  • Sun Safety

    Because of the ultraviolet radiation it emits, the sun is inherently dangerous to human skin. In fact, the American Academy of Dermatology stipulates that there is no safe way to tan. Tanning is the skin's natural response to damage from the sun. Additionally, the Environmental Protection Agency proclaims ...

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  • Tattoos

    A tattoo is created by injecting ink into the dermis (the second layer of skin) to incorporate a form of skin decoration. Tattooing is practiced worldwide and has often been a part of cultural or religious rituals. In Western societies today, tattooing has re-emerged as a popular form of self-decoration. Technically, ...

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  • Tanning Beds/Tanning Booths

    According to the American Academy of Dermatology and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, ultraviolet (UV) radiation from tanning beds, tanning booths and sun lamps are known carcinogens (cancer-causing substances). Exposure to UV radiation during indoor tanning has been proven to increase ...

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  • Rashes

    "Rash" is a general term for a wide variety of skin conditions. A rash refers to a change that affects the skin and usually appears as a red patch or small bumps or blisters on the skin. The majority of rashes are harmless and can be treated effectively with over-the-counter anti-itch creams, antihistamines ...

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