ABOUT DR. BRELSFORD

Dr. Megan Brelsford, DO, FAAD, is a Board Certified Dermatologist and proud Navy veteran.  She provides state of the art comprehensive dermatology care for patients of all ages and is well known for her compassionate bedside manner.  Dr. Brelsford specializes in medical, surgical, laser and cosmetic dermatology. 

Quality and expertise matter most when deciding who you trust with your dermatology care.  Dr. Brelsford’s vision of the practice focuses on quality patient-centric care and to help patients find the best solution for their individual dermatology needs.  Dr. Brelsford prides herself in always delivering the highest quality dermatologic care to her patients of all ages, genders, and ethnicities.  As a board-certified dermatologist, she is the highest qualified professional to provide medical, surgical, laser and cosmetic treatments and care for the skin, with over 21 years of higher education, training, and professional experience. 

Dr. Brelsford received her Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery from Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine.  She completed her Transitional Internship at the Naval Medical Center Portsmouth and subsequently completed her Dermatology Residency training at the Naval Medical Center San Diego.  She has completed 13 years of formal higher education and training with an additional 8 years of continued medical education training and experience.

Dr. Brelsford has had a very well-rounded career with a wide breadth of experiences.  She has dedicated much of her professional life into service for her country, completing three years of reserve duty and 11 years of active duty service in the United States Navy.  She spent four years in deployable operational fleet service, onboard an amphibious ship and in charge of 14 medical departments onboard ships and amphibious units.

During her time on the ship, she served as the Senior Medical Officer and Health Professions Department Head.  She was the director of the medical department and provided care to the crew of over 800 sailors, marines, and foreign officers.  Her ship deployment afforded her the opportunity to provide much-needed quality care for disaster relief and humanitarian missions.

Dr. Brelsford is excited to bring her expertise in dermatology to help serve the needs of Loudoun County.  She opened her dermatology private practice, Verum Cutis Dermatology, in Ashburn, Virginia.  The name, Verum Cutis means True Skin in Latin, and is a tribute to the desire of our dermatology patients to return to the state of their true skin and or to obtain the desired health and appearance of their true skin. 

Dr. Brelsford looks forward to the opportunity to care for you and your family.