About Dr. Yvette E Appiah MD

Dr. Yvette E Appiah, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Alexandria, VA. She has 21 years of experience. Her specialties include Dermatology. Dr. Appiah is affiliated with Fort Belvoir Community Hospital, Inova Alexandria Hospital and Inova Mount Vernon Hospital. She speaks English.

Rating Overview

28 Ratings with 13 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Yvette E Appiah is Good. Dr. Yvette E Appiah has been rated by 28 patients. From those 28 patients 13 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Yvette E Appiah is 2.8 of 5.0 stars.


6355 Walker Ln Ste 311
Alexandria, VA 22310

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Dr. Yvette E Appiah has the following 1 specialty

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Yvette E Appiah has the following 11 expertise

  • Acne (Acne Vulgaris)
  • Rash
  • Melanoma
  • Skin Cancer
  • Psoriasis
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Mole
  • Basal Cell
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Rosacea
  • Excision

Board Certifications

Dr. Yvette E Appiah is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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Not pleased!!!!

I read reviews before going to see Dr. Appiah and thought let me try for myself. Even though I was not so pleased with her reviews I like to find things out for myself. Anyway I got an appointment for 2 weeks later after my phone call which was not bad and I asked if they accepted my insurance before getting my appointment which they said yes. I get there and was told they did not accept my insurance and for me and my son I had to pay $ 280.00 ( $140.00 each) which was not part of my budget and then the wait time was like 1hr and the doctor was not friendly, pretty stuck up and I found myself in a very unfriendly, uncomfortable environment . In all if you go see a doctor you'd expect the doctor to at least care and listen to your concerns. This trip was a waist of time and resources. Not worth the time and money.

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I saw Dr. Appiah several times in 2011, which proved life changing, and for which I will be forever thankful. Prior to seeing Dr. Appiah I had seen so many dermatologists and general practitioners over many years, all of whom incorrectly diagnosed me with an unusual case of one particular skin condition, prescribed me pills which didn't work at all, and sent me on my way. Dr. Appiah was the only doctor/dermatologist who instead immediately suspected a different condition, and performed a biopsy which confirmed both her suspicion and the incorrect diagnoses of so many other doctors. Dr. Appiah then prescribed me creams that cured my symptoms, practically miraculously, after years of daily suffering. I am indebted to Dr. Appiah forever. Months later a different healer confirmed that the root cause of my symptoms (which were now being successfully treated with the right creams) was actually some combination of parasites (treated via medicinal plants) and a gluten/dairy allergy (treated by removing gluten and dairy from my diet), so now I don't even need the creams. I thank goodness for the blessings and gifts of renewed health.

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Not a good experience (all three times)

I am not satisfied with this clinic and won't return. The first two times, I was left sitting on the table in my paper gown for nearly 40 minutes. I was prescribed medicine without any attempt to explain what it did or how long I should take it. I returned a 3rd time to explain that their medicine (an antibiotic) interfered with other medicine I was taking (BC) and I didn't want to continue. She then prescribed me something else that was going to cost $200! That's a salient fact to mention. I wasted a doctors visit (and co-pay) and 3 trips to the pharmacy, and I still don't have a treatment plan that works. All three visits, I was literally asking questions about the drugs and treatment plan as I was being shuffled out the door. She laughed at me when I explained the research I had done into my condition, as well. Trying to make an appointment is hairy -- I was always constantly put on hold and picked up again by someone who didn't remember I had been left there. Not happy.

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Horrible Customer Service

We are a very disappointed family. My personal opinion of this physician is good; however,the front office staff presumably overbook her and then re ...

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Great Doctor

She removed some precancerous spots and diagnosed basal cell on my face. She is also treating my Psoriasis. I really like her, she does a great job.

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35.0 minutes
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  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Appiah is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    21 Years Experience

  • University Of Chicago Division Of The Biological Sciences The Pritzker School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1997

  • Dr. Yvette E Appiah Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Select
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Anthem
    • Anthem HealthKeepers HMO POS
    • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst BCBS
    • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
    • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
    • CareFirst Maryland POS
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry - Bon Secours Tier 2
    • Coventry - Southside Tier 2
    • Coventry DE PPO
    • Coventry Southern Health PPO
    • Coventry Virginia - HMO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

ALLPHASES DERMATOLOGY LLC, 6355 Walker Ln Ste 311, Alexandria, VA
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