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The Dermatology Clinic at the CHA Somerville Campus has moved. We are now located in the Highland Building at 236 Highland Ave, Somerville. Please park in the Highland Lot at the bottom of the hill. 

If you have a skin problem, the dermatology team at CHA can provide expert care. Our providers will listen carefully, answer your questions, and make sure you understand every step of your care and treatment plan, whether it’s for a lesion or rash, a condition like acne or psoriasis, a skin cancer, or other issue.

Personalized, expert care

You can count on excellent care at CHA, from providers who work as a team and love what they do. The head of our department, Dr. Robert Stavert, was recently awarded Teacher of the Year for the entire Harvard Medical School dermatology program. All of our providers are highly qualified, and some speak fluent Spanish and Vietnamese.

Get care faster with tele-dermatology

At CHA, you won’t have to wait months to get an appointment. We use tele-dermatology to speed things up. You or your CHA primary care team can take pictures of your skin issue and send them to us in MyCHArt.

Learn how tele-dermatology works

We will get back to your provider within 24 hours and let them know if the problem is something they can treat or something you should come to us for. If you do need to see us, we’ll make sure you get an appointment as soon as possible. 

CHA is one of the first practices in the region to use tele-dermatology. Members of our team have done research and made presentations about the service at national and international conferences.

Your Dermatology Team

Your Dermatology Team

Robert Stavert, MD Chief of Dermatology

Find a doctor and medical care team that you can trust at CHA. Learn more about our expert dermatology providers in our directory.

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Services We Offer

  • Diagnosis and treatrment of skin conditions
  • Tele-dermatology: A way for CHA primary care providers to consult with our department about skin issues
  • Biopsy: A common, low-risk test where we take a small sample of skin to be tested in the laboratory
  • Surgical excision: Removal of skin lesions or tumors
  • Phototherapy (at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center): A treatment for certain skin conditions that uses a special kind of light

Conditions We Treat

  • Acne
  • Acute rashes
  • Eczema
  • Psoriasis
  • Skin cancer
  • Skin lesions
  • Skin pigment disorders

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