Marguerite Ann Germain, M.D.



University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD Doctor of Medicine


University of Maryland, Catonsville, MD B.A., Biological Sciences (summa cum laude)



Residency, Dermatology
National Capital Consortium (National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, MD and Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC)


Navy Flight Surgery
Naval Aerospace and Operational Medical Institute, Pensacola, FL


Internship, Internal Medicine
National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, MD


March, 2003 - Present

Private Practice, Germain Dermatology Associates, PA
Mt. Pleasant, SC

April, 2004 - 2009

Attending Physician, Department of Dermatology, Medical University of South Carolina

October, 2002 - February, 2003

Staff Dermatologist
Naval Hospital, Charleston, SC (Employed through MED-STAFF Medical Staffing)

July, 2000 - October, 2002

Head, Department of Dermatology
Naval Hospital, Charleston, SC

July 1995 - June 1997

Flight Surgeon
Naval Air Station, Dallas, TX

June 1994 - January 1995

General Medical Officer
National Naval Medical Center, Dept. of Military Medicine, Bethesda, MD


Dermik (Sculptra), Merz (Radiesse), and Ultherapy;

Allergan and Topix Pharmaceuticals


Amgen, Merz, Galderma, Dermik, Stiefel, Genentech, Medicis, Coria Labs, Abbott Lab, Onset, Aclaris;

Allergan and Topix Pharmaceuticals


Fellow, American Academy of Anti-Aging, Regenerative, and Functional Medicine

Fellow, American Academy of Dermatology

Fellow, American Society for Mohs Surgery

Women's Dermatological Society

South Carolina Medical Association

South Carolina Dermatological Society

American Society for Dermatologic Surgery

American Society of Cosmetic Dermatology and Aesthetic Surgery

American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery

International Society of Cosmetic and Laser Surgeons

Society of Navy Flight Surgeons



Allegan - Lecturer and hands-on trainer


Topix- Lecturer and Ad Board Presenter


Zeltiq - Lecturer and hands-on trainer


Vegas Cosmetic Surgery Symposium- Faculty and speaker

2010, 2011

Cosmetic Boot Camp, Colorado Springs, CO - Faculty and speaker


ASDS Annual Meeting-Faculty and speaker


Aesthetic Blueprint




South Beach Symposium


Alabama Dermatology Society, Sinai Conference, New York




Alabama Dermatology Society, Destin Conference, Florida


ABC News 4 Expert Dermatologist


Medical License: South Carolina
Current BLS, ACLS
Current DEA Registration


"Focus And Dedication: Foundations Of A Booming Micro-Brand." Insert to Modern Aesthetics. 2018 May/June.

"Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) with melanocytic mucosal macules: The role of STK11 gene polymorphisms in PCOS and Peutz-Jeghers syndrome." International Journal of Dermatology. 2015 May.

"Leflunomide: An Immune Modulating Drug That May Have a Role in Controlling Secondary Infections With Review of its Mechanisms of Action." Journal of Drugs in Dermatology. 2015 March, 14(3).

"Cutaneous Rosai-Dorfman Disease with Associated Uveitis." Practical Dermatology. 2014 August; 56-60.

"Fat Reduction and Tissue Tightening: Front Line Accounts." Practical Dermatology. 2013 April.

"Understanding the Liposculpting Spectrum from Surgery to Cryolipolysis." Practical Dermatology. 2011 April.

"Observational Post-Marketing Safety Surveillance Registry of Enbrel® (Etanercept) for the Treatment of Psoriasis" (OBSERVE-5), Completed 2013 March.

'Tightening the envelope': ultrasound-based tightening and lifting. Practical Dermatology. 2012 April; 36-37.

"Understanding the liposcupting spectrum from surgery to cryolipolysis". Practical Dermatology. 2011 April; 53-57.

"Clinical evidence for the role of a topical anti-Inflammatory agent in comedonal acne: findings from a randomized study of dapsone 5% gel in combination with tazarotene 0.1% cream in patients with acne vulgaris." Journal of Drugs in Dermatology (JDD). 2010 July.

"Does imiquimod histologically rejuvenate ultraviolet radiation-damaged skin? American Society of Dermatologic Surgery 2007 Sep.

"Histopathological Features Seen with Radiation Recall or Enhancement Eruptions." Journal of Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery. Volume 6, 535-540.

"Topical 5% imiquimod for the therapy of actinic cheilitis." J Am Acad Dermatol 2002 Oct;47(4):497-501.

"Hair follicle nevus in a distribution following Blaskho's lines." J Am Acad Dermatol 2002 May; 46(5): 125-127.

"Therapy of Bowen's disease in transplant patients with imiquimod and 5% 5FU" Dermatol Surg. 2001 Jun; 27(6):561-4.

"CD34 + Cellular Blue Nevi" J Cutan Path. 2001 Mar; 28(3);145-50.

"Treatment of Bowen's disease in immune suppressed patients with imiquimod and COX inhibitors: Dermatol Surg. 2001 Feb; 27(2):143-6.

"Smoldering HTLV- I -induced T-cell lymphoma localized within the skin; a radiation-resistant tumor" Int J Dermatol. 2000 Nov; 39(11):815-2 1.

"The cutaneous cellular infiltrate to stingray envenomization contains increased TIA + cells" Br J Dermatol.2000 Nov; 143(5):1074-7.

"Telomerase: carcinogenesis and aging, Part 11" Cosmetic Dermatology. 2000 Feb.

"Telomerase: carcinogenesis and aging, Part I" Cosmetic Dermatology. 2000 Jan.

"Perspectives in Dermatopathology: telomeres and telomerase in aging and cancer; with emphasis on cutaneous disease" J Cutan Path. 2000 Jan; 27(l):2-18. Review.

"Increased soft tissue in the posterior' cervical and upper back area of patients on HIV - I protease inhibitors" J Cutan Med Surg. 1999 Apr: 3(4).211- 7.


"All the Skin Conditions You Can Get Treated Via Telemedicine Dermatology" By Daley Quinn. 9 April 2020.

Germain, MD. Marguerite. "Who Ya Know," By Ashleigh Messervy. WCBD News 2. 27 March 2020.

"The Best Shampoos to Use After Your PRP Scalp Treatment, According To Dermatologists" By Daley Quinn. 27 February 2020.

"The Treatments You Should Be Getting Now in Order to See Results by Summer" By Daley Quinn. 31 January 2020.

"Why You Shouldn't Cut Open Your Skincare Product Tubes" By Audrey Noble. 29 January 2020.

"8 Common Myths About Pores That Could Be Hurting Your Chances for Better Skin" By Lindsay Tigar. 28 January 2020.

"Everything You Need To Know About Ceramides" By Daley Quinn. Women's Health. 31 December 2019.

"The Ultimate Guide to Treating Blackheads" By Daley Quinn. 10 December 2019.

"The Controversy over Hydroquinone Explained" By Daley Quinn. 18 October 2019.

"CoolSculpting vs. Emsculpt: What's The Difference?" By Daley Quinn. 3 October 2019.

Germain, MD, Marguerite. "Alcohol consumption may increase sunburn risk, new study says" By Caroline Balchunas. ABC News 4. 15 July 2019.

Germain, MD, Marguerite. "Catching some color and treating white spots," By Danielle Saitta. WCBD News 2. 12 July 2019.

Germain, MD, Marguerite "Your Skin And The Sun," By Carolyn Murray. WCBD News 2. 2019 July.

"The Best Natural Retinols to Transform Your Skin, According to Dermatologists" By Julie Ricevuto. 8 May 2019.

"Is Accutane the Best Solution for Acne?" New Beauty.

"4 Warning Signs your Skincare Routine is Damaging Your skin." New Beauty. 2018 October.

"Top Dermatologists Call these 5 Moisturizers the Best Picks for Summer." New Beauty. 2018 May.

Germain, MD, Marguerite. "Gel manicures increase cancer risk, warns doctor," By Caroline Balchunas. WCIV ABC News. 18 May 2018.

"8 Things Dermatologist Do Every Summer That You Don't" By Kelsey Kloss. The 9 February 2017.