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Dr. Virginia Maher-Wiese, MD, FAAD, Board Certified Dermatologist

The Best of the Best

We KNOW skin. Essex Dermatology is led by Dr. Virgina Maher-Wiese, MD, FAAD- board-certified dermatologist and Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology with over 25 years of experience in the field of medical and cosmetic dermatology.

Consistently on CT Magazine’s Top Doc list and winner of The Shoreline Times Best Dermatology Office on the Shoreline in 2022 and 2023.

Meet the Team

The Premier Shoreline Center for Cosmetic Dermatology

You are in the best hands with Essex Dermatology. Located in Essex, CT, our team has the knowledge and equipment to help those across the Connecticut shoreline and beyond. We’ll get you to feeling your best self.

About the Practice

Keep Your Skin Healthy

More than anything, we want to keep your skin in its best shape. From laser and acne scar treatments to Hydrafacials and chemical peels, our office is ready to help you transform your skin.

Medical Dermatology

Our goal is to enhance and refine, rather than alter one’s appearance.

We pride ourselves on offering cosmetic dermatology treatments for each person’s unique needs.

Make Essex Dermatology your skin care solution of choice. We provide patients throughout Middlesex County and the surrounding communities of Connecticut with a variety of dermatologic services. Please feel free to explore our site to learn more about all we have to offer.

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Feel Your Best

Have your cosmetic services performed by our trained, fully licensed professionals.


Restore youthful volume and fullness to your skin.


Soften the appearance of wrinkles and lines on your forehead, and around your eyes and mouth.


Our laser treats redness and brown spots.

Hydrating Facial

Infuse your skin with Alpha Hydroxy Acid, Beta Hydroxy Acid, and Hyaluronic Acid to hydrate, tone, brighten and exfoliate.

RF Microneedling

Encourage the natural healing in your skin to reduce imperfections.


A non-surgical, non-invasive treatment that freezes fat with minimal discomfort and no downtime.

Skin that's in.

Thoughts, tips, and tricks from Dr. Maher-Wiese & the team.