The Dermatology Center - Staff


Anita Iyer, MD is a board certified dermatologist and a Diplomat of the American Board of Dermatology.  She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Cincinnati, where she participated in the Co-op program at NASA Lewis Research Center.  Dr. Iyer completed her medical degree at the Medical College of Ohio, where she was recognized for her outstanding academic achievements by the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society.  She completed her internship at Lahey Clinic in Burlington, MA and her residency at Henry Ford Hospital, Department of Dermatology, in Detroit, MI.  She has practiced in both Montgomery and Howard Counties since 2002.   

Dr. Iyer prides herself in the quality of care her patients receive.  She always strives to treat patients with consideration.  She wants her patients to have ample opportunity to discuss their concerns and ask their questions.  Dr. Iyer enjoys treating patients of all ages and has focused on general Dermatology, Dermatologic Surgery and Cosmetic Dermatology.  Throughout her career Dr. Iyer has enjoyed mentoring young graduates with aspirations to continue to further medical degrees.  

As a  working mom with 2 teenagers, her free time revolves around kid’s sports and activities- ice hockey, softball and music.  As a family they enjoy cooking, travel and sampling lots of different cuisines throughout the DC Metropolitan area. 

“What I love most about practicing are the relationships I have been lucky to build with both patients and my colleagues.  I have been very lucky to treat multiple generations within families, often treating children and continuing their Dermatologic care through adulthood.