Dr. Sherber’s Bio
Dr. Sherber graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University, where she designed and implemented a novel degree program in health policy focused on assessing and improving quality of care. She next attended the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine where she earned her M.D. degree. Following a post-doctoral fellowship in clinical research at Columbia University, she returned to Johns Hopkins for dermatology residency training and conducted research in scar healing and in disorders of abnormal collagen. She is now a Clinical Assistant Professor at George Washington University in the Department of Dermatology.
Dr. Sherber is considered an expert in the skin manifestations and treatment of collagen disorders, and she authored the dermatology chapter in the definitive textbook of scleroderma which is now in second edition. Collagen is the key protein involved in the appearance of youthful and healthy skin, and Dr. Sherber has pioneered multiple studies investigating the biology of collagen synthesis and remodeling. Her expertise in collagen biology gives her a unique perspective on diseases of collagen, aging, and the most advanced treatments to restore collagen.
As a board-certified dermatologist, Dr. Sherber considers her specialty treatments to be:
Dr. Sherber is active in several professional societies, including the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, and the Harvard Clubs of Washington and New York City, as well as serves on the Alumni Board of the Zeta Phi Chapter of Delta Gamma. She has been named to Who’s Who in America for 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015. Dr. Sherber has published numerous articles and book chapters and is an expert in cutting-edge applications of laser technology for both collagen remodeling in skin diseases as well as for improving the appearance of scars.
A former medical consultant to ABC News’ Good Morning America, she frequently contributes her expertise to print and television media. She is a featured medical expert for local news stations, covering hot topics in dermatology. Dr. Sherber is an expert consultant to writers and editors at magazines and newspapers such as Vogue, InStyle, Marie Claire, Elle, and Women’s Health, and the Washington Post.
Dr. Sherber is renowned for her mastery of the full spectrum of medical and aesthetic dermatology, her kind and thoughtful manner, and her exceptional care of patients of all ages.