This page provides you with practical information about our practice. It includes descriptions of our office location, including a map and directions, hours, appointment scheduling, insurance acceptance and billing policies.

Excel Dermatology
2236 C Gallows Road
Second Floor
Vienna, VA 22182
07:30 AM - 04:00 PM
07:30 AM - 04:00 PM
07:30 AM - 04:00 PM
07:30 AM - 04:00 PM
07:30 AM - 04:00 PM
  • We close between 1:30 PM and 2:30 PM daily.
  • If a problem occurs after hours, weekends or on a holiday, please leave a message on our voicemail or, if urgent, page 571.334.5772. We will return your call as soon as possible.

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We know you have many choices when choosing a dermatologist in Vienna, VA, so we have made requesting an appointment a simple and convenient process via our Web site. If, for any reason you cannot keep a scheduled appointment, or will be delayed, please call us as soon as possible.

Insurance and Billing

We are participating providers for Aetna PPO/HMO, Anthem PPO/HMO, Carefirst BCBS/FEP/BlueChoice, Cigna PPO/HMO, Coventry Health Care/First Health, GreatWest, Humana, Mail Handlers, Medicare, Tricare Standard and UHC/OneNet/MAMSI PPO.
Please call our appointment line 703-827-7008 for additional insurance details.

Payment Options

Payment in full is due at the time of service (copay, previous balance or cosmetic services). We accept cash, Visa and Master Card.


Our Staff

At "EXCEL" Dermatology Institute, we recognize that your choice of a dermatologist is driven both by both the doctor's competency and their personality. When searching for dermatological treatment, you need a dermatologist who is experienced, understanding and supportive. You get this caring attitude from all the medical staff at "EXCEL" Dermatology every day. Our medical staff works together as a team to be sure we are responsive to your needs and keep you informed about your health issues. We look forward to getting to know you.



Dr. Duyen Faria

Dr. Duyen Faria is a graduate of The Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. In addition to her medical degree, Dr. Faria holds a Master's degree in Pharmacology from the University of Texas in Austin. Her residency experience includes: Family Practice, Internal Medicine at Wayne State University, followed by Dermatology residency at Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan. There, she joined the dermatology teaching staff for 6 years and held a leadership role in clinical research and co-chaired the Wound Healing Center. Over the years, her focus has diversified to be more holistic with integration of herbs, nutrition, vitamin, food, laser and cosmetic procedures. She is board certified by The American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) and American Osteopathic College of Dermatology (AOCD). Dr. Faria started EXCEL Dermatology in 1999.



Dr. Sylvia Suarez

Dr. Sylvia Suarez comes to our practice as a graduate from The Columbia Presbyterian Medical School after completing her Bachelor degree from Smith College. Dr. Suarez finished her Internship in Internal Medicine at Case Western University followed by a dermatology residency at Columbia University and a fellowship in Pediatric Dermatology at Children's Memorial Hospital in Chicago. During her academic teaching tenure as a director of Pediatric Dermatology at Children's Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA, she published extensively.She is Board Certified in both General and Pediatric Dermatology by the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD). She has an interest in pediatric and medical dermatology.



Archana Sangha MMS, PA-C

Archana Sangha PA-C is licensed by the Medical Board of Virginia. She has been practicing in the field of Dermatology for numerous years. She received her undergraduate degree in Biology from Towson University, where she graduated with Honors. She went on to earn her Master's degree in Physician Assistant Studies from Salus University, where she received specialized training in dermatology. As an experienced Dermatology Physician Assistant, Archana has achieved the prestigious status of Diplomate by the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants. She is an active member of the National Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants. She is very knowledgeable in general, surgical and cosmetic dermatology and welcomes patients of all ages. She is passionate about skin care and skin cancer prevention. She has a special interest in medical missions and has served on international medical mission trips.

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