DOCTORS JENNELL NELSON AND KIMBERLY ARRINGTON 

At Nelson Dermatology, we recognize that your choice of a dermatologist is driven both by the doctor's competency and personality. When searching for dermatological treatment, you need a dermatologist who is experienced, understanding and supportive. You get this caring attitude from all the staff at Nelson Dermatology every day. Our staff works together as a team to be sure we are responsive to your needs and keep you informed about your health issues. We look forward to getting to know you.

JENNELL NELSON, MD                                                                                                                Jennell E. Nelson-Outerbridge is a highly qualified and recognized authority in Dermatology, Aesthetics and Dermatologic Surgery.  This year she was named the new Chair of the INOVA Fairfax Hospital, Department of Dermatology. Her unique expertise includes advanced treatments for recalcitrant acne,  psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, hair loss treatment and nonsurgical restoration.   She is a recognized skin of color expert specializing in safe aesthetics for darker skin tones, hyperpigmentation, complexion blending, and scarring issues that uniquely affect ethnic minorities.  Our staff is multicultural and bi-lingual serving Spanish clientele as well.

She is accepting new dermatology patients Monday through Thursday.  Saturday cosmetic appointment only.

MEDICAL CREDENTIALS
University Hospitals of Cleveland, Dermatology Residency, 2000
Medstar Washington Hospital Center, Internal Medicine Internship, 1997
Meharry Medical College, 1996, Magna Cum Laude
Board Certified – American Board of Dermatology, Diplomat
Fellow, American Academy of Dermatology
Fellow, Skin Cancer Foundation
Active Hospital privileges at INOVA Fairfax Hospital 2000-present

COSMETIC CREDENTIALS
Cutera Laser Training, 2012                                                                                                                                                                                     Allergan Partner Privilege (APP), 2010 to present;                                                                                                                                             Director, Kaiser Permanente MAPMG Region, Cosmetic Laser program, 2002-2008;                                                                               Candela Laser Training, 2002

LEADERSHIP                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Chair Department of Dermatology, INOVA Fairfax Hospital 2017
Chair, National Medical Association, Dermatology Section, 2013-2016                                                                                                   Commissioned Officer Student Training & Extern Program (COSTEP) 1993                                                                                                        --- --Public Health Service Bureau of Primary Health Care, 
-Supervised by Dr. Marilyn Gaston, Assistant Surgeon General & Director, Bureau of Primary Health Care

PUBLICATIONS
Weimin Hu, Nelson J, Mohney C, Willen M.  Malignant Melanoma in an African-American pregnant Female with a Congenital Blue Nevus. Dermatologic Surgery. Dec 2004, v. 30, no.12p2, pp. 1530-1532(3).
Agarwal S, Nelson JE, Stevens SR, Gilliam AC.  An Unusual Case of Cutaneous Pancreatic Fat Necrosis.  J Cutan Med Surg. 2002 Jan-Feb;6(1):16-18.
Tattoos and Body Piercing: Health Implications—NMA Public Health Newsletter 2001
Large Congenital Melanocytic Nevi Risky in Blacks.  Skin and Allergy News, January 1999, p.40.
-interview adopted from a presentation at the National Medical Association.
Nelson,J,  Russell, S. Collagen Synthesis in Normal and Keloid Fibroblasts Grown in Collagen Gel Matrices.  Journal of the Association of Academic Minority Physicians 1995:  6(4): 146.
 
PRESENTATIONS
Nelson J, Willen, M: Keloids and Hypertrophic Scarring. National Medical Association Dermatology Section, John A. Kenney, Jr., MD Residents Research Symposium, August 2000
Nelson J, Stevens S, Cooper K: Pyoderma Gangrenosum Arising in association with Crest Syndrome.
-poster presentation, American Academy of Dermatology Conference, March 2000
Nelson J, Florentino F: Menkes’ Kinky Hair Syndrome Revisited.
-oral presentation, Gross and Microscopic Forum, American Academy of Dermatology Conference, March 2000
 
AWARDS AND HONORS                                                                                                                                                                                               City of Manassas Black History Proclamation recognizing African American Health Professionals, 2015                                              Douglas-Satcher Visiting Clerkship Award, Case Western Reserve University 1995
Fellow, National Medical Fellowships, Inc. Program in Academic Medicine 1994
-Bristol-Myers Squibb Company and the Commonwealth Fund


KIMBERLY ARRINGTON, MD

Nelson Dermatology is pleased to welcome Dr. Kimberly Arrington to our practice.

Kimberly Arrington heralds from central New Jersey and has had expert physician training from Medstar   Washington Hospital Center and George Washington University School of Medicine.

Dr. Arrington graduated from Rutgers University with a BS double major degree in Exercise Science and Psychology.  In 2010,  she graduated from the George Washington University School of Medicine. She has published a variety of research articles in psoriasis and is a contributor to a chapter in the Dermatology Textbook" VISUALDX: Essential Dermatology in Pigmented Skin."

After post-graduate training in Internal Medicine and Dermatology, Dr. Arrington provided mobile geriatric dermatology services across Northern Virginia area for two years.

Her medical interests includes geriatric and adolescent dermatology, hair loss and wellness.  Dr. Arrington has been trained and certified in aesthetic medicine including Lasers, Botox and Facial Fillers.  Of note she is a certified health coach trained by the National Society of Health Coaches and is a member of the Nutritional Aesthetics Alliance.

Always in service to the community, Dr. Arrington gives regular lectures on skin cancer detection and prevention. In her spare time she enjoys volunteering at her church and spending time with her spouse and children.  

She is seeing NEW dermatology patients four days a week in our Manassas location.