Meet the Team

Dermatologists located in Rockville, MD

All our professionals at Shady Grove Dermatology, maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dermatology.
Josef Yeager, MD, FAAD

Josef Yeager, MD, FAAD


Josef Yeager, MD, FAAD, is an experienced board-certified dermatologist serving patients at Shady Grove Dermatology in Rockville, Maryland. Dr. Yeager has been practicing in Maryland since 1990. 

He received his undergraduate degree from the University of South Carolina in Columbia and his medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. He completed his internship at Spartanburg Regional Hospital in South Carolina.

Dr. Yeager served in the United States Navy, where he trained as an aviation medical officer. Later, he completed his residency in dermatology at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, and became a member of the teaching staff there. 

Besides treating patients, he contributed to resident education and published over 50 articles on research studies and case reports. He was the principal investigator on two research projects that the National Institutes of Health sponsored; he taught as an associate professor of dermatology at the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, and he was an assistant professor of clinical dermatology at Georgetown University. 

Dr. Yeager also enjoyed serving as a dermatology consultant to the United States Congress. In addition, he was a reviewer for the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. 

He is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, a fellow of the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, and a member of the International Society of Dermatology, the Washington D.C. Dermatological Society, and the American Medical Association. He was named one of the “Top Doctors” in the Washingtonian Magazine.

Dr. Yeager is a dedicated, practicing dermatologist who is genuinely interested in delivering the highest quality patient care. He enjoys seeing patients and helping them to have the healthiest skin possible. Currently, he is accepting appointments at his new office on Shady Grove Road in Rockville.

Caroline Yeager, MD, FAAD

Caroline Yeager, MD, FAAD


Caroline E. Yeager, MD, FAAD, is a board-certified dermatologist at Shady Grove Dermatology in Rockville, Maryland.

Dr. Caroline Yeager was born at the Naval Hospital and raised in Bethesda, Maryland. She spent grades three to twelve at the Holton-Arms School, where she graduated as the ranking scholar (valedictorian) and as a National Merit Scholar. 

She then attended Princeton University in New Jersey, where she graduated summa cum laude and majored in classics with a certificate in medieval studies. At Princeton University, she received the Shapiro Prize for Academic Excellence and the Classics Department’s Atkins Prize for best senior thesis. Dr. Caroline Yeager is a member of Princeton University’s Phi Beta Kappa honor society.

Dr. Caroline Yeager attended Duke Medical School in Durham, North Carolina. She was the recipient of a Howard Hughes Medical Institute NIH Research Scholarship, which brought her back to Bethesda to do research at the National Human Genome Research Institute at NIH. She continued to research chemotherapy-induced hair loss when she returned to Duke. 

She received her medical degree in 2011. While there, Dr. Caroline Yeager was awarded membership into the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honorary society for her outstanding scholarship as well as leadership. In addition, Duke University Hospital awarded her the “Strength, Hope and Caring” Award for her dedication to compassionate patient care; it had never before been awarded to a medical student instead of a resident doctor or nurse.

Dr. Caroline Yeager came back to the Washington, D.C., area to do her internship at the George Washington University Hospital, where she received the Internal Medicine Preliminary Intern of the Year award and the George Washington University Hospital Service Excellence Pillar Award.

Dr. Caroline Yeager completed her training at Emory Medical School in Atlanta, Georgia, for her dermatology residency, from which she graduated in June 2015. During her third year of residency, she served as the Curriculum Chief Resident for Emory University Dermatology Residency.

Sanders Berk, MD, FAAD
Young Lee, NP-BC