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Qualifications and Experience
Dr. Snell is a board certified dermatologist who has had vigorous clinical training in many areas of dermatology including general dermatology, melanoma and pigmented lesions, treating various medical conditions in skin of color as well as training in cosmetics and surgical procedures. Dr. Snell is originally from the DC area and received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Virginia. She earned her medical degree from Georgetown University and then did her specialty training in Dermatology at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City. She additionally completed an oncology/melanoma fellowship at the Washington Hospital Center in which she received specialized training in pigmented lesions, dermoscopy and melanoma detection. Dr. Snell is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Society of Dermatological Surgery, the Washington Dermatologic Society, and the Women’s Dermatologic Society. Dr. Snell’s professional accomplishments include presentations at national dermatology conferences, publications in peer reviewed journals and textbooks. Dr. Snell has an interest in skin cancer detection, pigmented lesions and treating medical dermatological conditions. She also has a special interest in cosmetic dermatology and enjoys doing aesthetic procedures using Botox, fillers, lasers, microneedling and other cosmetic procedures. When Dr. Snell is not at work caring for her patients, she enjoys traveling and spending time with her husband and son.
Verified Patient Reviews
Dr. Snell was great. I've never had a full skin check before and she made the process quick and comfortable.
The office was very friendly and easy to find. I was seen right away and was very pleased with the help Dr Snell gave me.
Dr. Snell was friendly and very descriptive regarding the treatment she wanted me to try. I left feeling well informed.
Appointment was on time but felt very rushed. I spent maximum 1 minute with Dr. Snell whose first words after introducing herself were what medicine she planned to give me. Very little explanation - didn't feel like I was really heard. If you know what you need and are comfortable with your skincare needs then go to her! Otherwise, I would pick someone who spends more than 1 minute with their patients.
This was only my first visit and I only asked high-level questions but Dr. Snell seemed efficient, kind, and generally knowledgeable. I was impressed that she was aware of some nutritional linkages to adult acne -- there are some industry-accepted studies on that now but it's still on the newer side of the field and doctors didn't use to talk about it. For those interested, the guidance was to avoid dairy (especially products with whey in them) and foods that are high on the glycemic index, and that there may be some reason to suspect a linkage to gluten, too (although further experiments are needed on the latter). Good luck and clear skin to all!
Dr. Snell was great! Office was excellent, staff was awesome, see on time, and helped me tremendously. Can't recommend her enough.
Great experience at this office. Was seen promptly, Dr. was thorough and polite.
Dr Snell is amazing!!! She discovered a cancerous "dry spot" on my arm that THREE other dermatologists told me was "nothing". She has been so wonderful throughout the process of removing it and treating it. I highly recommend her!
Sarika was very friendly and open to answering any questions I had. I didn't wait at all, I was seen right when my appointment was scheduled for. Highly recommend!
Dr. Snell was great, she was very quick and efficient when giving me a derm checkup. I had a mole removed which was also very quick and painless. Would be happy to go to her again. The only downside was the about 30 minute wait.
Dr Snell and her assistant were wonderful. It was my first time at a dermatologist and they made me feel very comfortable and answered my assortment of questions. I’d highly recommend Dr Snell for any first timers.
Great experience. Came in pretty frustrated and helpless due to several chronic illnesses I've been going through and believed I would only get regular to poor solutions (based on previous experiences with other doctors). However, both the nurse and Dr. Snell had great bedside manner, great listener, and helped me with a treatment that was most comfortable for me and my situation. I recommend!
Actually, an outstanding visit. I was nervous about attention to detail as with any doctor these days, but Dr. Snell was really great.
Very professional and personable doctor, with excellent nurses. The front office staff are also very friendly, and the office is modern and very organized. They also have appointments starting at 7:00 AM, which is very helpful.
Great initial appointment. Helpful, nice staff. The doctor treated my problems right away.
Dr. Snell was very sweet, she did a really thorough job in regards to my problem.
I was so impressed with Dr. Snell - she was very attentive, kind, and efficient!
Very professional, answered all my questions and gave good self-care advice.
She was accurate, thorough in her explanations of the different treatments and incredibly nice.