Welcome to Affiliated Dermatologists

Welcome to Affiliated Dermatologists, Your Dermatologists in Richmond, Virginia

At Affiliated Dermatologists of Virginia, we are committed to providing you with compassion and excellence for all your skin care needs. Our doctors, nurses and office staff work every day with your care in mind. We strive to treat each patient’s dermatology needs with clinical excellence and to treat each patient with compassion. We offer diagnosis and treatment for: acne, warts, moles, psoriasis, eczema, hair and nail disease, skin cancers, leg veins, rosacea, skin tags, and all other skin-related conditions.

Our dermatologists are all Board-Certified in Dermatology and fellows of the American Academy of Dermatology. They are qualified to address all general, medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology and dermatology procedures.

All of our Cosmetic and Laser procedures are performed by physicians or qualified medical personnel under the direct supervision of a Dermatologist. We offer the latest in skin rejuvenation procedures and top of the line skin care products. Lasers are medical devices which require medical training and knowledge for safe and effective operation. Discount laser clinics might offer lower fees or faster treatment times, but they will not be able to offer you the same safe level of medical expertise provided by a reputable dermatology office.

Affiliated Dermatologists of Virginia continues to grow thanks to the support and referrals of our patients. 

***Career opportunity - Come join our stellar dermatology team!  We are currently looking for a full-time  Medical Assistant or LPN to assist one our top-notch providers. You must have excellent computer skills, and a willingness to learn!   For further information, please contact Chris Wilson, RN at (804) 264-4545, or send a cover letter with resume to: [email protected]  




We would like to welcome Brooke Wehausen, D.O. F.A.A.D., to our dermatology family! Dr. Wehausen is a Virginia Tech graduate, and completed her Residency training at Broward Health Medical Center in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.  She will be seeing general, surgical and cosmetic dermatology patients. Congratulations to Dr. Wehausen for recently passing her Dermatology Boards!!



Meet Our Medical Providers

  • Shelley K. Hoover
    M.D., PH.D., F.A.A.D.

    Dr. Hoover is a Board-Certified Dermatologist and a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology (FAAD). She earned her Bachelor’s Degree from Metropolitan State College in Denver, Colorado. She then earned a Master’s Degree and PhD from the University of Colorado in Boulder, Colorado, majoring in Microbiology and Immunology.

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  • Julie Thao Tran
    M.D., F.A.A.D.

    Dr. Tran is a Board-Certified Dermatologist and Dermatologic Surgeon. She is also a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology. Dr. Tran obtained both her undergraduate degree as an Echols Scholar, and her medical degree with Alpha Omega Alpha honor from the University of Virginia. 

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  • Diem N. Wu
    M.D., F.A.A.D.

    Dr. Wu is a Board-Certified Dermatologist and Dermatologic Surgeon. She is also a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology. She received both her undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Virginia, where she was an Echols Scholar and member of Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society.

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  • Donna Hepper
    M.D., F.A.A.D

    Dr. Hepper grew up in Columbus, Ohio. She attended the University of Virginia for her undergraduate degree and graduated Phi Beta Kappa. She then completed medical school at Vanderbilt University as a Canby Robinson Scholar and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. 

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  • Brittony Blakey
    D.O., F.A.A.D.

    Dr. Blakey is a Board-Certified Dermatologist and Dermatologic Surgeon. She is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology. Dr. Blakey obtained her undergraduate degree from Ohio University and her osteopathic medical degree from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, where she was a member and Vice President of Sigma Sigma Phi Honors Fraternity.

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    Unwanted hair is a concern for many people. If unwanted hair bothers you, you may want to discuss this with your dermatologist. Many dermatologists offer treatment for unwanted hair. One treatment option is laser hair removal. Laser hair removal reduces the amount of unwanted hair. A laser sends beams ...

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  • Moles

    Moles are common. In fact, light-skinned adults typically have 10 to 40 “common” or “normal” moles on their skin. When you talk to your dermatologist about your moles, he or she may use the word “nevus.” Nevus is the medical term for mole. When your dermatologist is talking about two or more ...

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CONTACT INFORMATION

  • 7813 Shrader Road Henrico, VA 23294
  • Main Office: (804) 264-4545
  • Fax: (804) 264-4260
  • Email: [email protected]


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Affiliated Dermatologists of Virginia is now accepting new patients.

Urgent and New patient appointments generally available within 24 hours.

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Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule

Monday:

8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Tuesday:

8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Wednesday:

8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Thursday:

8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Friday:

8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

  

                                                             Business Hours 

Monday-Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Telehealth visits available
Phone lines open
Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Affiliated Dermatologists of Virginia is committed to providing a safe environment for all patients and staff. We are closely following and adhering to the CDC guidelines for infection prevention and sterilization.  We ask that if you are experiencing symptoms such as a fever, cough, shortness of breath, sore throat, new loss of taste or smell, or have been in close or recent contact with anyone displaying these symptoms, you reschedule your appointment. Additionally, if you have an underlying medical condition that puts you at risk for contracting COVID-19, or you have traveled in the last 14 days, we ask that you reschedule your appointment. Call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room for any life-threatening conditions. Please contact your pharmacy for prescription refills. 

**Please wear a protective face covering for the duration of your time in the office                            EVEN if you have received both doses of the vaccine***

For more information on COVID-19: http://www.cdc.gov/COVID19