Dr. Diane Ford, President
Dr. Ford has been providing quality, personalized care for all of your dermatologic needs for 20+ years. Dr. Ford is board certified by the American Academy of Dermatology and currently gives public lectures on the topic of dermatologic health. She is a graduate of Bennett College and Wake Forrest University School of Medicine. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology. Before going into practice, Dr. Ford completed a residency in Dermatology at Howard University Hospital in Washington, D.C.
Dr. Ford enjoys helping patients achieve the healthy beautiful skin they have always wished for, and she is excited about the opportunity to help you.
Dr. Sophia Reid
Dr. Sophia Reid is a Board Certified Dermatologist specializing in both medical and cosmetic dermatology as well as various surgical procedures with emphasis on aesthetically appealing results. Her clinical interests include diagnosis and treatment of ethnic skin as well as alopecia and cutaneous oncology.
She is well versed in multiple avenues of skin rejuvenation and aesthetics including the use of fillers, neurotoxins, platelet-rich plasma, medical grade chemical peels on all skin types, various body contouring technologies, and laser procedures.
Dr. Reid grew up in the Washington DC area and completed her undergraduate training at the University of Maryland, College Park, where she received her B.S. in Kinesiological Science. She then went on to complete her medical school training at Georgetown University School of Medicine and medical internship year with the University of California Irvine. She completed her dermatology residency at Albert Einstein's program in the Bronx, New York. Dr. Reid is happy to be joining Dr. Diane Ford's excellent team of medical providers.
Courtney Knowles, RN
Courtney Knowles received her registered nursing degree from Hagerstown Community College in 2017 and her Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing from Stevenson University in 2020. She has worked in dermatology since 2014.
Courtney has extensive knowledge of skin care products and procedures which she has accomplished through numerous certification programs from cosmetic device manufacturers including BTL Aesthetics, Aerolase, Cynosure, EndyMed Intensif, Botox, Hydrafacial, SkinBetter Science, SkinMedica, Topix, ISDIN & Latisse which ensures her patients receive the best treatment and results possible. She is also certified in Coolsculpting through Coolsculpting University where she learned the most up-to-date protocols and technique.
Paige Zesati, RN
Paige Zesati graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Hood College. Paige is not only a Registered Nurse but a licensed cosmetologist with certification from The Paul Mitchell School. Paige also holds a bachelors degree from Towson University in Theatre Design and Production with a focus in Makeup Design.
Paige is a native New Yorker who spent time in Los Angeles working in film and television, and has a vast knowledge of cosmetics and skin care from over a decade of work as a makeup artist. Her work has been featured in several magazines, as well as Vogue Italia.
Paige has decided to combine her passion for nursing and beauty by learning the most cutting-edge cosmetic procedures to deliver quality care and results to every client she sees. Paige holds certifications in numerous medical grade skin care lines, Laser procedures, body contouring, and HydraFacial. Paige looks forward to expanding her knowledge base within the growing cosmetic industry and she can’t wait to meet you and help you achieve your goals.
Jessica Henderson, PA
Jessica is a Certified Physician Assistant and a member of the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants. She completed her medical training at Saint Francis University in Loretto, PA. There she also completed her undergraduate studies, earning a B.S. in Healthcare Studies and a B.A. in Biology.
Jessica's passion for dermatology grew throughout her clinical education at Saint Francis, where she completed her elective training in Pediatric Dermatology. Jessica is looking forward to meeting her new patients and is thrilled to be joining the DSF team!