Dr. Marguerite Germain, MD

      Voted Charleston's Best Dermatologist consecutively for eight years, board-certified dermatologist Dr. Marguerite Germain, MD, of Germain Dermatology uses cosmetic and medical dermatology, laser surgery and powerful combination treatment options to quickly and effectively help you see dramatic improvements in the appearance and health of your skin. Whether you're interested in Zeltiq, laser hair removal, dermal fillers, Botox, Dysport, acne treatment or other ways to refresh your look, she provides exceptional care with warmth, compassion, and optimal results.After graduating from Sweet Briar College in Virginia with a major in Italian Studies and a minor in Science, Art, Language and Music, Dr. Germain decided to live in Italy for a year. During this time, she worked for the UN Food and Agricultural Organization while perfecting her Italian and enjoying the architecture and art of Italy.Upon her return to the U.S., Dr. Germain enrolled at the University of Maryland to continue her study of the sciences in order to qualify for medical school. She then attended the University of Maryland School of Medicine, receiving a Navy Medical Scholarship to do so.During the following 4 years, her deep commitment to the study of medicine earned her an internship in general medicine at the Bethesda Naval Hospital (Bethesda, Maryland). Following her internship, she was selected for Flight school, Flight Surgery, Helicopter Pilot Training and Survival Tactics at Pensacola Naval Air Station (Pensacola, Florida).While completing her post-residency tour, the Navy sent Dr. Germain to San Diego, California for surgical training. Dr. Germain was subsequently assigned to the Dallas, Texas Naval Air Base to medically and surgically care for pilots and their families. She was then chosen by the Navy to fill 1 of only 4 coveted dermatology billets.After 3 years of dermatology training, given her choice of duty stations, Dr. Germain selected Charleston, South Carolina. After over 3 years of outstanding performance at the Charleston Naval Hospital, she decided to separate from the Navy and enter private practice. In July 2003, Dr. Germain moved into her own office in Mount Pleasant.Dr. Germain is a member of:{}{} {}{}{} {}The International Society of Cosmetic and Laser Surgeons{}{} {}{}{} {}The American Society of Cosmetic Dermatology & Aesthetic Surgery{}{} {}{}{} {}American Society for Mohs Surgery{}{} {}{}{} {}American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery{}{} {}{}{} {}American Society for Dermatologic Surgery

      Membership in these organizations helps demonstrate her performance, experience, and commitment to providing the highest quality care to her patients. And her patients agree - in fact, the people of Charleston have voted her the Best Dermatologist every year since 2006 (an award from the Charleston City Paper).She has authored and published many research and scientific papers, which can be found in major dermatology journals. She has become a national and international educator for lasers, injectable fillers and BOTOX Cosmetic. She is also a certified dermatologist and Mohs surgeon.Dr. Germain is also a member of the Center for Women.