Dr. Ronald N. Shore

Dr. Ronald N. Shore is a top-ranked, Board Certified dermatologist in Rockville, Maryland, providing the most innovative medical dermatology and cosmetic dermatology treatments for patients of all ages.

Dr. Shore, who grew up in Canada, received his medical degree “With Great Distinction”. He won awards for being the Top Student in his Year on four separate occasions, and received eleven scholarships based on academic merit. After receiving his medical degree with Great Distinction from the University of Saskatchewan, Dr. Shore completed an internship and fellowship at Johns Hopkins Hospital, followed by a residency in dermatology at the University of Pennsylvania. In addition to caring for patients at Ronald N. Shore Dermatology, Dr. Shore has participated in the dermatology teaching program at Johns Hopkins and has been a frequent lecturer and presenter at national and international medical conferences. He has also led courses at the American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meetings.

Dr. Shore uses state-of-the-art technology and offers a comprehensive array of customized, effective treatment options for acute and chronic skin conditions and diseases like eczema, psoriasis, melanoma, and other skin cancers and precancers,. Dr. Shore also offers cosmetic procedures including SculpSure®, BOTOX®, dermal filler, laser hair removal, laser tattoo removal, VI Peels, and more.

Dr. Shore is a recognized authority in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of skin cancer and is a co-founder of Delivering Cures 4 Cancer (DC4C), a nonprofit dedicated to educating the public on new technologies for the treatment and cure of cancer and to honor his late wife,  Paula Shore. Ronald N. Shore Dermatology has been providing skin cancer screening services for over 25 years and has the distinction of having the longest-running skin cancer screening program to achieve 100% survival.

Dr. Shore enjoys caring for and educating new patients, and the practice accepts most major forms of medical insurance. His goal is to provide the very best treatment and service.


Additional Accolades

Dr. Shore is a member of:

  • The American Academy of Dermatology
  • The Washington DC Dermatologic Society
  • The Atlantic Dermatologic Society
  • The Montgomery County Medical Society
  • The American Society for Nanomedicine

Dr. Shore has written articles that have appeared in:

  •  New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
  • Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)
  •  JAMA Dermatology
  • Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology (JAAD)
  • Journal of Drugs in Dermatology (JDD)
  • Neurology 
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Montgomery County Medical Society Newsletter

Dr. Shore has presented scientific papers at:

  • Annual Meetings of the American Academy of Dermatology
  • Johns Hopkins University Grand Rounds
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Saskatchewan (Canada)
  • NASA
  • Hawaii Dermatology Conference
  • Lupus Foundation of Greater Philadelphia
  • World Congress on Cancers of the Skin (Madrid, Spain)
COVID-19 Update:

As of May 14th 2020, we have resumed seeing patients in the office. Our highest priority is to the safety of our patients.