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Ashish C. Bhatia, M.D., F.A.A.D.

Ashish C. Bhatia

Philosophy of Care

Our approach to patient care is simple. Provide the best possible care for the patient. We treat each patient as we would our own family and friends. We are able to provide a very personalized and comprehensive level of service here since we have the best technologies, access to the latest research, and the best specialists and primary care doctors. Our physicians, PA's, NP's, clinical and administrative staff are the best you will find anywhere. We take pride in delivering university level care right here in our community.



  • Aesthetics
  • Dermatology
  • Years in Practice: 11

Board Certifications

  • Dermatology

Patients Seen

Accepts both children and adults


  • English
  • Hindi

Medical Interests

Mohs and Reconstructive Surgery, Laser and Aesthetic Dermatology

Personal Interests

Traveling, technology, exercise, teaching physicians and medical students.



School Northeastern Ohio University College of Medicine
Graduation Date 05/1999
Degree M.D.


School Northeastern Ohio University College of Medicine Affiliate Hospitals, Canton, OH


School Medical College of Virginia Hospitals Virginia Commonwealth University
Title Chief Resident in Dermatology


School SkinCare Physicians of Chestnut Hill, MA
Specialty Mohs and Reconstructive Surgery

School SkinCare Physicians of Chestnut Hill, MA
Specialty Laser and Cosmetic Surgery




  • Acne Scar Removal
  • Biopsies
  • Cryotherapy
  • Electrodessication and Curettage
  • Excision
  • Laser Surgery for Skin Conditions – Facial vessels/veins
  • Laser Surgery for Skin Conditions – pigmentation issues, redness
  • Laser for Toenail Fungus
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Mole Removal
  • Photodynamic Therapy
  • Scar Revision


  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • American Cancer Society
  • American Society of Cosmetic Dermatology & Aesthetic Surgery
  • American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery
  • American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  • Association of Academic Dermatologic Surgeons
  • American Medical Society
  • American Medical Student Association
  • Connective Tissue Oncology Society
  • American College of Mohs Surgery
  • American Cancer Society – Relay For Life
  • Association of Professors of Dermatology
  • Chicago Dermatological Society
  • Illinois Dermatological Society
  • Internet Dermatology Society
  • Medical Dermatology Society
  • Noah Worchester Dermatological Society

Awards and Accolades

Name Contributory Service Faculty Teacher of the Year-Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Date 05/2011

Name Excellence in Education Award- American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
Date 05/2010

Name American Medical Association’s Physician’s Recognition Award
Date 05/2003

Research & Clinical Trials


  • Adjunctive Use of Topical Aminolevulinic Acid with Intense Pulsed Light in Treatment of Photoaging
  • ATX-101 for the reduction of of localized subcutaneous fat in the submental area
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma Recurrence Study
  • Development of Rich Media CME Through the Integration of Virtual Dermatopathology
  • Efficacy & Safety of the investigational product in Treatment of Moderate to Severe Acne Vulgaris
  • Efficacy and Safety of GDC-0049 in Patients with Advanced Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Efficacy and Safety of Investigational Product in Patients with Advanced Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Efficacy Comparison- Cleanse & Treat Pads vs BenzaClin in Subjects w/ Moderate Facial Acne Vulgaris
  • Efficiency and Safety of ACYC and ACYC Vehicle Gel in the Treatment of Acne Vulgaris
  • Evoclin (Clindamycin Phosphate) Foam 1% - A Multi-Center, 16-week, Case Studies Project
  • Impact of Visual Media on Patient Comprehension, Confidence, & Anxiety Prior to Reconstruction
  • Investigational Product (sodium deoxycholate) Vs Placebo for Reduction of Localized Subcutaneous Fat
  • Investigational product clinical trials for reduction of localized subcutaneous fat- submental area
  • Investigational Product- Facial Augmentation of Subjects w/ Fitzpatrick Skin Color Types IV, V, & VI
  • Investigational Product versus Vehicle in Subjects with Mild to Moderate Onychomycosis of Toenails
  • NASHA Based Cutaneous Filler: Bacterial Sterility of Stored Material
  • Phase 3 study- ATX-101 vs placebo for the reduction of localized subcutaneous fat in submental area
  • Photodynamic Therapy w/ Investigational Product/Devices in Patients with Multiple Actinic Keratoses
  • Photodynamic Therapy with Investigational Product in Patients with Moderate to Severe Acne Vulgaris
  • Photodynamic Therapy with Investigator Product in patients with Skin Type V or VI with Acne Vulgaris
  • Photodynamic therapy with Visonac® cream in patients with acne vulgaris
  • Safety & effectiveness of the investigational product injectable gel for lip & perioral enhancement
  • Safety & Efficacy of Once Daily Application of Bimatoprost 0.03% to Treat Hypotrichosis of Eyelashes
  • Safety and effectiveness of the Sebacia Acne Treatment System in the treatment of inflammatory acne
  • Self-esteem in subjects treated w/ ATX-101 vs placebo for reduction of localized subcutaneous fat
  • Study of PDT with the Investigator Product in patients with moderate to Severe Acne Vulgaris
  • Study of the Effect of Investigational Product When Applied to Patients with Plaque Psoriasis
  • Subject Satisfaction and Duration of Response in Moderate Subjects to Severe Stable Plaque Psoriasis
  • Teaching Dermatopathology over the Internet: Creation of a Virtual Textbook of Dermatopathology
  • Therapeutic Efficacy and Patient Satisfaction Associated with 1320 nm Nd:YAG Laser Treatment
  • Topical Lidocaine: Anesthetic Efficacy of Brief vs. Prolonged Application
  • Trial of Efficacy & Safety of Investigational Product in Treatment of Nasolabial Fold Wrinkles
  • Ultravate® Ointment in Combination with Lac-Hydrin Lotion in Treatment of Stable Plaque Psoriasis
  • Use of the Epidermal Expansion System to Harvest and Place Suction Blister Epidermal Grafts
  • Virtual Dermatopathology: A Method for Teaching Dermatopathology via the Internet

Health Topics Posts

Is your SPF protecting or misleading you?

DMG Dermatology

When it comes to SPF, the higher the number, the better, right? What is SPF exactly? What do the numbers mean, and how high can they go?

Topics and Subtopics: Skin Health

Common Melasma Causes & Treatments

DMG Dermatology

Melasma is a patchy brown, tan or blue-gray facial discoloration of the skin. It typically appears on the upper cheeks, upper lip, forehead and chin in a mask like pattern. Also known as the pregnancy mask. Melasma appears most common in women 20-50 years of age. Only 10% are men according to the American Academy of Dermatology.

Topics and Subtopics: Skin Health

Sunscreen Basics

DMG Dermatology

Are you confused by all the sunscreen option and ingredients? Sun Protection Factor (SPF) 30 or greater is recommended for protection on UVB rays. Broad Spectrum Protection protects against both UVA and UVB rays.

Topics and Subtopics: Skin Health

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