About Dr St Surin


Dr. St. Surin-Lord

Board Certified Washington DC Dermatologist

Dr. St. Surin-Lord is a native of New York City. Her undergraduate degree was earned at Howard University in Washington D.C., where she majored in Clinical Laboratory Science. Her medical degree was received from Howard University as well.

Experience & Training

After graduating from college, Dr. St. Surin-Lord worked in vaccine technology and manufacturing, as well as pharmaceutical sales. She worked for Merck and Co., Inc., and as a Research Fellow for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) while in medical school. Before graduating medical school in 2004, she also served as a Research Scholar at Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Following medical school, Dr. St. Surin-Lord completed an internal medicine internship at Albert Einstein at Montefiore, Bronx, NY, as well as a residency in dermatology at Howard University.

Already a board-certified dermatologist, Dr. St. Surin-Lord continued to expand her knowledge with a Fellowship in Cosmetic Surgery, during which she received mentorship from the esteemed Dr. Suzan Obagi. At the same time, she filled the role of Clinical Instructor to Dermatology residents at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

Honors, Publications & Awards

Dr. St. Surin-Lord is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, as well as the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery and the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery. She serves as an Assistant Professor of Dermatology for Howard University, and has been a sought-after speaker at national conferences. She also shares her expert knowledge in professional publications.

Voted a Top Doctor in the D.C. Metropolitan area, Dr. St. Surin-Lord’s philosophy that each patient should leave her office feeling better about him or herself is evident in her commitment to personal care. She has appeared as an Expert Dermatologist on TOP Doctors Medical Interviews, featured on MSNBC, FOX News, CNN, OWN, and Bravo Television Network.

Memberships include:

  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  • American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery
  • National Medical Association
  • North American Hair Research Society
  • Skin of Color Society
  • Society of Cosmetic Chemists
  • Women’s Dermatologic Society

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