Washington, DC
202-816-7557 (New Patients)
202-293-7618 (Existing Patients)
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Alexandria, VA
571-449-2555 (New Patients)
571-302-5377 (Existing Patients)

Meet our team
In Washington, DC and Alexandria, VA

Thank you for taking time to virtually meet our team. We invite you to schedule an appointment at our offices in Washington, DC or Alexandria, VA for a one-on-one consultation with any of our providers.

Alicia Braun, MD

Dr. Alicia Braun is Board-certified in dermatology. Her career began with an undergraduate degree from Princeton University and medical credentials from University of Maryland. Dr. Braun completed internship at University of Maryland Medical System and served a dermatology residency at the Washington Hospital Center.

Although she enjoys all aspects of daily practice, Dr. Braun has special interest in laser techniques and aesthetic services as well as medical dermatology. She maintains active membership in the Women’s Dermatologic Society; Washington, DC Dermatological Society; and American Academy of Dermatology. Dr. Braun also performs volunteer work in the community.

Martin Braun, MD

Dr. Martin Braun is an alumnus of Princeton University, and earned his MD at University of Maryland School of Medicine. Internship in internal medicine at University of Maryland Medical System was followed up with residency in dermatology at the Washington Hospital Center. Then Dr. Braun went on to complete a fellowship at Medical University of South Carolina in Mohs micrographic surgery.

Dr. Braun is a Board-certified dermatologist, and a member of:

  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • American College of Mohs Surgery
  • American Society of Dermatologic Surgery
  • Washington DC Dermatological Society
  • Faculty at Washington Hospital Center, providing dermatological surgery training for residents.

Marisa A Braun, MD

As a Princeton University graduate, Dr. Marisa Braun completed medical studies at University of Maryland. A pediatric internship at University of North Carolina, and residency in dermatology served at George Washington University brings broad-based value to her role at Braun Dermatology & Skin Cancer Center. Dr. Braun continued her specialization with a Medical University of South Carolina fellowship program in procedural dermatology and Mohs surgery. She is Board-certified in dermatology.

Dr. Braun’s professional affiliations include:

  • Women’s Dermatologic Society
  • Washington, DC Dermatological Society
  • American Society of Dermatologic Surgery
  • American College of Mohs Surgery
  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • Faculty at George Washington Dermatology

With a special interest in skin cancer, she is proficient in many treatment options. Dr. Braun also performs procedures such as neurotoxins and fillers, microneedling, photodynamic therapy, laser and IPL treatments, and cosmetic mole removal.

Matthew Livingood, MD

Dr. Matthew Livingood is a native of the DC metro area, with childhood roots in Bethesda, MD. He studied at Duke University and earned a medical degree at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Science. That institution inducted him into their AOA medical national honors society. Dr. Livingood completed internship in internal medicine at Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN). He served as chief resident in his final year of dermatology residency at Vanderbilt.

With a deep passion for his profession, Dr. Livingood develops trusting relationships with patients to provide quality care and positive experiences. He performs surgical, medical, and cosmetic dermatology services. Dr. Livengood’s professional affiliations include the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Society of Dermatologic Society, and the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society.

Arlington, VA is home to Dr. Livingood, his wife, and son. When he isn’t treating patients, he likes to travel, stay physically active, and enjoy time with family and friends.

Ellinor Coyne, MD

Dr. Ellinor Coyne is a Princeton University graduate (with honors). With a bachelor’s degree in chemistry, she then earned a medical degree at New York University. Internship followed, at Washington Hospital Center in DC, then residency in dermatology at Boston University Medical Center. Dr. Coyne was selected as chief resident during her service at BUMC.

Dr. Coyne enjoys the variety of dermatology practice, providing medical, surgical, and cosmetic services and working with patients of all ages and skin types. She is a member of the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery and the American Academy of Dermatology.

Spare time is spent with her husband and son, exploring new restaurants, dance venues, bike paths, and running trails in the DC area.

Joseph Hudson, PA-C

Joseph Hudson is a Board-certified Physician Assistant, who brings many years of clinical background to Braun Dermatology & Skin Cancer Center. He has experience in medical and cosmetic dermatology, treating many conditions of the skin, nails, and hair.

Mr. Hudson hails from Eastern Long Island and has lived in Washington, DC since 2001. He earned a bachelor’s degree in public health at George Washington University, and was accepted into the school’s dual degree MPH/MSHS Physician Assistant program.

To stay current with advances in dermatology, Mr. Hudson maintains membership in the American Academy of Physician Assistants. He is President of the DC Academy of Physician Assistants and is a fellow member of the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants.

Gina DeBlasio, PA-C

Gina DeBlasio earned a bachelor’s degree in biology as a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Russell Sage College. She exceeded the school’s patient contact requirements with activities ranging from serving as a home health aide for the developmentally disabled, to work in rehabilitative medicine. Ms. DeBlasio was accepted into the Physician Assistant Program at George Washington University. She practiced in dermatology and plastic surgery at NoVA prior to joining the team at Braun Dermatology & Skin Cancer Center.

Ms. DeBlasio is a member of these professional associations:

  • Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants
  • Virginia Academy of Physician Assistants
  • American Academy of Physician Assistants

Janelle Chérie Johnson, LME

Janelle Cherie is a licensed master aesthetician, nail technician and make-up artist for print and film. For the past 16 years Janelle has worked alongside the best dermatologists, DC’s finest hotel spas, photographers, luxury fashion and cosmetic brands. She is the best kept secret to some of your favorite local news team journalists, keeping their skin youthful and ready for television.

Janelle is extremely  passionate about every aspect of the aesthetics industry, from professional grooming and maintenance to preventive and corrective skincare treatments. She believes each element has its place and is very essential in improving one’s self-esteem and confidence. She takes pride in her craft, putting safety and health first while staying up to date on the best techniques and latest treatment developers.

Janelle offers a full range of services from facials, acne surgeries, microdermabrasion, laser treatments, cosmetic/ skin care consultations and more.

Our providers look forward to caring for our skin and health. Please call 202-816-7557 for our Washington, DC office or 571-449-2555 in Alexandria, VA to book an appointment.

About Dermatology Physician Assistants


Washington, DC
202-816-7557 (New Patients)
202-293-7618 (Existing Patients)
Alexandria, VA
571-449-2555 (New Patients)
571-302-5377 (Existing Patients)

What Our Clients
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Five Stars
I had a very good experience with Dr. Marty Braun and Kayla in his office. I had forgotten my appointment to have a small skin cancer removed, and when I went to his office to re-schedule the appointment, they were able to take me on the spot. Granted this may not happen to everyone, but I appreciated the fact that they were amenable to being flexible. Overall I've had very good experiences with Dr. Marty, Kayla and Joe Hudson.
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