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Skin Care Specialty Physicians

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About Us

Who we are

At Skin Care Specialty Physicians, you and your skin matter to us. Our expert team of dermatologists understands that when your skin needs attention, you do too.

Our physicians are experienced in treating every type of skin condition from acne to melanoma. We listen carefully to our patients, then put our expertise to work for you.

Everyone at Skin Care Specialty Physicians is committed to providing the ideal environment for the physician to care for the patient. Call today to schedule an appointment.

Skin Care Specialty Physicians has been serving the residents of the greater Baltimore area for the last ten years. The practice began with a single physician, Dr. Saif Syed, providing dermatology care and Mohs surgery (a specialized technique for the removal of skin cancers).

Dr. Syed’s vision to “provide the ideal environment for the physician to care for the patient” has attracted other providers, who share this vision, to join the practice. At present, there are three dermatologists, a reconstructive surgeon, and a dermatology nurse practitioner. A second Mohs surgeon is set to come on board in August 2015.

Due to the growth at Skin Care Specialty Physicians, a second location was added in 2014, just a few blocks south of the main office on York Road. Additionally, construction is currently underway at the Galleria Towers location for the addition of a surgical center.


Our Providers

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Dr. Syed

Dr. Saif Syed was trained in Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Surgery at the University of Cincinnati, one of 40 training programs in the United States and Canada. He has been practicing in Maryland since 2004 and is a volunteer faculty member with the University of Maryland Department of Dermatology and the VA Medical Center in Baltimore. Dr. Syed is a member of the American Medical Association, the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) and the American College of Mohs Surgery (ACMS).

Dr. Bagal

Dr. Bagal graduated, with a distinction in honors research, from Albany Medical College. She completed her internship in General Surgery at the University of Illinois at Chicago and her residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the renowned Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary. Dr. Bagal further subspecialized in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Bagal is board–certified by both the American Board of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery and The American Board of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery. Dr. Bagal is also a member of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

Dr. Sessa

Dr. Sessa completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Maryland in College Park with a degree in Cell Biology & Molecular Genetics. She attended medical school at the University of Maryland in Baltimore, graduating with honors in 2009. She interned at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore and completed her dermatology residency at Georgetown University & Washington Hospital Center.

Dr. Vincent

Dr. Vincent graduated with honors from the University of Maryland at College Park and received a double degree in Biology and French Language & Literature. She spent a semester studying in Nice, France during her junior year. She completed her medical school training, general medicine internship and dermatology residency at the University of Maryland in downtown Baltimore. She graduated cum laude from both her undergraduate and medical school. She is a board certified dermatologist and a member of the American Academy of Dermatology.

Dr. Syed

Dr. Zain Syed is a Baltimore native graduating from both Johns Hopkins & University of Baltimore before earning his medical degree from University of Virginia. He is a Board Certified Dermatologist and a member of the American Academy of Dermatology and American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. Dr. Syed completed his training in Mohs Micrographic Surgery at the Dayton Skin Surgery Center in Dayton, Ohio. He has published many articles in professional journals about dermatologic conditions and has presented studies and scientific papers at various national and international professional meetings.

Nurse Practitioner

Katie Piccoli, MSN, CRNP is an adult nurse practitioner with a focus in dermatology.  She graduated from the University of Maryland School of Nursing where she received both her Bachelors and Masters degrees.  After receiving specialized training at the University of Maryland Department of Dermatology, Katie has provided care for patients in private dermatology practice for more than 10 years.  She is certified as a nurse practitioner through the American Nurses Credentialing Center and is a member of the Nurse Practitioner Association of Maryland and the Dermatology Nurses Association. 

Our Services

What We Do

General Dermatology

Skin Cancer Screening and Treatment
Hair Loss and Scalp Disorders
Nail Diseases
Disorders of the Mucous Membranes
Psoriasis Treatment (biologic treatments)
Acne and Rosacea Treatment
Eczema, Dermatitis
Sweating Disorders (including Botox for Hyperhidrosis)
Pigmentation Disorders (including Vitiligo)

Skin Surgery

Removal of Benign Growths (moles, warts, cysts)
Surgical Treatment of Skin Cancer and Atypical Moles
Treatment of Precancerous Lesions
Mohs Micrographic Surgery
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Cosmetic Procedures

Laser Hair Removal
Vascular Rejuvenation
Pigmented Lesion Removal
Facial Redness
Unwanted Facial Blood Vessels
Injectable Fillers (Dysport, Restalyne)

Dermatologist On Call

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Our Location

Where you can find us


Galleria Towers
1447 York Rd Suite 301
Lutherville, MD 21093
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Fax: 410-494-7064

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Working Hours

Monday - Friday
7:00AM - 4:00PM