Washington, DC
202-816-7557 (New Patients)
202-293-7618 (Existing Patients)
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 (DC Location Only)

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 (DC & Virginia Locations)

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 (DC & Virginia Locations)

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.

Zetta Hester, MD (previously Dr. Fayos) (DC & Virginia Locations)

Zetta Hester, MD

Dr. Hester is a Board Certified Dermatologist who specializes in adult and pediatric dermatology as well as cosmetic dermatology with a focus on neuromodulators, volume augmentation, and laser therapy.

Dr. Hester earned her Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience with a minor in Physics from Rhodes College in Memphis, TN. She earned her medical degree at Boston University School of Medicine in Boston, MA. She completed her Internal Medicine internship at Washington University in St. Louis and her Dermatology residency training at Georgetown University & Washington Hospital Center. Dr. Hester has received training at Children’s National Medical Center, the National Institutes of Health, and the INOVA Melanoma and Skin Cancer Center.

Dr. Hester lives in Falls Church, Virginia with her husband, new baby girl, and dog, Molly.

Joseph Hudson, PA-C (DC Location Only)

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 (DC & Virginia Locations)

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

Rachel White, PA-C

Rachel White, PA-C

Rachel is passionate about all aspects of general and cosmetic dermatology. She has been practicing dermatology for nearly a decade and enjoys educating patients and helping them achieve healthy, beautiful skin. Rachel is a George Washington University PA program graduate and has achieved Diplomate Fellow status with the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants by completing further dermatology education and certification. Additionally, she has received hands-on training from leading aesthetic injection experts across the country, and she is constantly pursuing new skills and techniques. She is originally from North Carolina but currently lives in Arlington, Virginia, with her husband, son, daughter, and Australian shepherd dog. Rachel loves connecting with her patients and can’t wait to treat you.

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.

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

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