William Farmer, MD at Surgical Dermatology Group

William Farmer, MD

Board-Certified Dermatologist


Dr. William Farmer received his bachelor’s degree in biology and business administration from the University of Richmond. He earned his medical degree at Georgetown University School of Medicine and his Internal Medicine prelim from the University of Maryland Medical Center. He was chief resident in dermatology at West Virginia University. He has written multiple publications about various dermatologic conditions.

From serving at soup kitchens to journalism and social media marketing, Dr. Farmer likes volunteering in his spare time. He enjoys scuba diving on the Great Barrier Reef, designing craft beers, and hiking the Great Walks in New Zealand and the Alps in Bavaria.

He is accepting new patients in general, surgical and cosmetic dermatology.

Education & Training

  • University of RichmondBachelor's (biology and business administration)
  • Georgetown University School of MedicineDoctor of Medicine
  • University of Maryland Medical CenterInternal medicine preliminary
  • West Virginia UniversityChief resident (dermatology)

Insurance Accepted

Please see the current list of insurance plans we accept below. If you do not see your plan, please contact your insurance company to confirm coverage.
  • Aetna: HMO, PPO, Comm
  • American Postal Workers Union
  • Ascension Smart Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS): HMO, PPO, Comm
  • Cigna: HMO, PPO, Comm
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Devoted Health
  • Humana: HMO, PPO, Comm
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • Railroad Medicare
  • UnitedHealthcare (UHC): PPO, HMO, Comm, AARP
  • Veterans Affairs Community Care Network (VA CCN): Managed by UHC
  • Viva: HMO, PPO, Comm

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