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Margaret H. Terhune, MD

Dr. Margaret Terhune was born and raised in New Hampshire. She graduated summa cum laude from Dartmouth College with a degree in biochemistry. She attended Harvard Medical School and completed her internship and dermatology residency at the University of Michigan. During her final year of residency, she served as Chief Resident.  She was board certified by the American Board of Dermatology in 1993 and is a fellow in the American Academy of Dermatology.

Dr. Terhune practiced in Lexington, KY for 14 years prior to relocating to Richmond. She was an assistant professor at the University of Kentucky until 2000, when she joined the Lexington Clinic, a multispecialty private practice. In 2010, she moved with her family to Richmond and joined Richmond Dermatology & Laser Specialists where she has continued her full-time practice of general dermatology. She prides herself on the relationships she develops with patients and their families and her attentiveness to the needs of individual patients.

While Dr. Terhune evaluates all diseases of the skin, hair and nails in adults and children, her particular interests are in the prevention, detection and treatment of skin cancers and melanoma, acne, psoriasis, eczema, diseases of the nails and hair and cosmetic dermatology. Within cosmetic dermatology, she offers Botox, fillers (including Juvéderm and Sculptra) and sclerotherapy.

Dr. Terhune lives in Midlothian, VA with her husband, two teenaged children and their chameleon. Her husband is a neurologist and researcher at the McGuire VA Medical Center and her children attend Robious Middle and James River High Schools. She enjoys many activities in her spare time including jewelry-making, gardening, cooking and volunteering at the Richmond Animal League with her daughter.