•  612 Seacoast Parkway, Mt Pleasant, South Carolina 29464
  •  (843) 881-4440
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Joseph McGowan IV, M.D. is a board certified dermatologist specializing in Mohs Micrographic and Dermatologic Surgery.  He is a graduate of the University of South Carolina School of Medicine. He completed his Dermatology residency at the Medical University of South Carolina. After residency, Dr. McGowan completed his fellowship in Mohs Micrographic Skin Cancer Surgery at the Dayton Skin Surgery Center in Dayton, Ohio. He has authored numerous articles and has lectured at many national professional meetings on skin cancer and reconstructive techniques.   Dr. McGowan is now accepting referrals for Mohs Surgery.  For more information and/or to schedule referral appoint-…
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As with any medical treatments, coverage and costs vary, depending upon the scale and severity of the condition, your individual benefits, as well as the treatment method. The Germain Dermatology team will provide you with the necessary details of your insurance benefits, and will assist you in determining the potential costs of your office visit and any procedures. For procedures that are not covered by insurance, we can discuss your options for financial assistance such as CareCredit®. Please don't hesitate to call us today (843) 881-4440.
At Germain Dermatology your health and your confidence is our number one priority. In order to feel your personal best you must be happy with whom you are inside and out. We believe that everyone deserves the privilege to look and feel his or her best. To learn more about the cost of a specific procedure or to discuss your insurance and financing options, request a consultation online or call our office at (843) 881-4440.
Lauren is a Charleston native and has spent the last 30+ years in beautiful Mount Pleasant, SC. She has always been drawn to skin care and loves helping people achieve their goals. After becoming a certified Laser Technician/Specialist, Lauren continues to advance in her field and currently specializes in Ultherapy and CoolSculpting. To fulfill her love of learning, she often attends conferences and continues her education. She strives to discover the most innovative ways to help her patients achieve their personal best. “I love dermatology because I can give natural results that make you look younger, healthier, and not overdone.…
Germain Dermatology has expanded their team of qualified health care professionals with the addition of Louisa Floyd, certified Physician Assistant. Louisa is a Charleston native, who attended Bishop England High School on Daniel Island. She graduated from Clemson University in 2007 with a BS in Psychology. After college, Louisa moved abroad to London where she lived for six months. During her time abroad, she visited 13 countries, studied various cultures and experienced many lifelong memories. She returned home to Charleston and began working at Germain Dermatology as a Medical Assistant. After two years working with Dr. Germain, Louisa enrolled in…
Holly Carter, an upstate South Carolina native, is a Board Certified Physician Assistant with over 10 years of clinical experience in dermatology. Holly graduated from the University of South Carolina with a BS in Biology. During her four years at the University of South Carolina, she spent her free time volunteering at medical clinics in the area. Holly’s passion for medicine led her to pursue a career in the field of medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina where she received her Masters of Science in Physician Assistant Studies in 2005. Shortly after graduation, Holly joined our practice and…
Dr. Marguerite Germain is known for her passion and desire to help others. In addition to her medical training she has long since developed an eye for beauty. Inspired by years spent traveling, particularly in Italy, her artistic talent evolved into inspiring confidence in others through her practice.  A board certified dermatologist, Dr. Germain, provides exceptional service in clinical and cosmetic dermatology for patients from all over South Carolina. While her warm and caring demeanor wins over the heart of everyone she meets, it’s her independent thinking, skilled precision and technologically savvy ways that make her the best at what she…


Germain Dermatology

Voted Charleston’s Best Dermatologist consecutively for nine straight years, board-certified dermatologist Dr. Marguerite Germain, MD, of Germain Dermatology uses cosmetic and medical dermatology, laser surgery and powerful combination treatment options to quickly and effectively help you see dramatic improvements in the appearance and health of your skin.



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Germain Dermatology

612 Seacoast Parkway
Mt Pleasant, SC 29464
(843) 881 4440

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Voted Charleston’s Best Dermatologist consecutively for nine years, board-certified dermatologist Dr. Marguerite Germain, MD, of Germain Dermatology uses cosmetic and medical dermatology, laser surgery and powerful combination treatment options to quickly and effectively help you see dramatic improvements in the appearance and health of your skin. Whether you're interested in CoolSculpting, laser hair removal, dermal fillers, Botox, Dysport, acne treatment or other ways to refresh your look, she provides exceptional care with optimal results. Make your appointment today by calling (843) 881-4440 or request a consultation online. Click here to read Dr. Germain's blog