1730 Elton Road, Silver Spring, MD 20903

Phone: 301-439-4301

About Us

Our Services

We understand that your expectations are high, and that many service elements of the dermatopathology lab that you choose are a given. These include:

  • A physician staff comprising only well-trained, experienced, Board Certified dermatopathologists
  • Detailed, informative, specific, and accurate pathology interpretations
  • An effortless means of discussing cases with us at your convenience
  • Reliable, efficient, rapid transport of your patient’s specimens
  • 24-48 hour turnaround time of results reporting
  • A courteous, respectful, and professional support staff
  • A careful, flexible, and compassionate billing service
  • A large roster of participating insurance companies
  • A web-based portal for viewing, tracking, remote printing, scanning, and downloading of your pathology reports
  • A direct internet-based interface with your EHR to allow automated output of your pathology reports into a directory of your choosing

Not only do we provide all of these services, but we are dedicated to providing you added value through a personalized approach to understanding the specific needs and culture of your practice.

Our independence from large corporate or hospital entities allows us the agility and flexibility to respond to those needs and create real value for your practice.

Throughout our working partnership, we will continue to explore your expectations in order to provide complete satisfaction. When you call BDL, we will know who you are.



    I am so glad to have BDL to read my dermatopathology. The doctors I work with all are interested in the cases and the patients and take a... read more

    Gayle Masri-Fridling, MD, Vienna, VA

    Accuracy of diagnosis, timely reporting and easy accessibility to physicians and staff has been our consistent experience with Bethesda Dermatopathology Laboratory (BDL) over the last 20 years. We... read more

    Peninsula Dermatology Associates, Salisbury, MD
    Howard C. Hines M.D.
    Luette Spitzer Semmes M.D.
    Elizabeth M. Burke M.D.

    The Dermatopathologists at BDL are easy to reach. They give me their time to discuss concerns about patient cases. They often have a perspective or consideration to add... read more

    Cecilia Ross, PA-C “, Forefront Dermatology, Vienna, VA

    Dr. Bravo has been reading the skin biopsies of my patients, my family and myself for the last 20 years. I literally trust her with my life! She... read more

    Diane J. Orlinsky, M.D., F.A.A.D., Towson, MD