1709 Barnwell Street
Columbia, SC 29201
(803) 254-3376

Your first visit to The Dermatology Group involves a few special steps so that we can get to know you. To understand what to expect, please read through this page. You'll find all the practical information you need, such as a map and directions to our office, practice hours, payment policies and more.

There's also background information about our committed staff and our first visit procedures. You can also save some time by printing out and completing the patient forms in advance of your appointment.

Mission Statement

Our practice is working together to realize a shared vision of uncompromising excellence in dermatology.

To fulfill this mission, we are committed to:

  • Listening to those we are privileged to serve.
  • Earn the trust and respect of patients, profession and community.
  • Exceed your expectations.
  • Ensure a creative, challenging and compassionate professional environment.
  • Strive for continuous improvement at all levels.

Patient Forms

Please print and fill out these forms so we can expedite your first visit:

Insurance and Billing

We accept the following insurance companies: Aetna, BlueCross BlueShield, Cigna, Coventry/WellPath, Humana, MedCost, Medicare, PHCS MultiPlan, Tricare, United Healthcare, and many others. Please contact our office to verify acceptance of your plan. Qualifications for insurance coverage may differ due to the uniqueness of each procedure. We are happy to file insurance for your reimbursement as long as you are free to choose your own dermatologist.

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Map and Directions - Columbia Office


Map and Directions - Camden Office


What To Expect

Being well-prepared for your appointment will ensure that the doctor has all of the needed information to provide the best possible care for you. It will also help alleviate any unnecessary anxiety you may be feeling prior to your first appointment. Educate yourself on your symptoms by reviewing the content on this Web site. Also, take some time to review our staff page and familiarize yourself with the doctors. We look forward to your first visit.

Patient Portal

We have implemented a new Patient Portal to improve your office experiences and provide you with online access to timely information from your medical chart. During your first office visit, you will receive a User Name and Password to access your account. Our Patient Portal is safe, easy to use and intended for your use only. Some of the other benefits, to name a few, include:

  • Access to recent visit notes and biopsy results,
  • Ability to indicate for us your preferred (or secondary) pharmacies,
  • Update your past medical history and medications, and
  • Message us directly with non-emergent questions through the "Contact Us" section.

Click here to go directly to the Patient PortalNote: You must use Mozilla Firefox to access the Patient Portal. Do not use any other browser. You can download Mozilla by going to Google and searching for "Mozilla Firefox."