Amanda Derwae, M.D.

Dermatologist in Fairfax, VA

Amanda Derwae, M.D.

Amanda Derwae, MD, is one of the skilled dermatologists practicing at Integrated Dermatology of Fairfax, located in Fairfax, Virginia. 

Dr. Derwae spent most of her youth in a small town west of Charleston, West Virginia, before attending the University of Georgia for her undergraduate studies. There, she earned a degree in biology with a minor in mathematics and was UGA’s Air Force ROTC Distinguished Graduate in 2003. As a Second Lieutenant in the Air Force, she completed medical school at Uniformed Services University in Bethesda, Maryland, followed by a Transitional Internship at San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium. Her training accolades include Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, 2012 Association of Military Surgeons of the United States Award (most outstanding overall performance in academics and leadership by a medical student), and SAUSHEC’s John H. Gillespie Outstanding Intern 2013. 

Following her internship, Dr. Derwae served as a flight surgeon for the 563rd Operational Support Squadron, providing medical care and training for the 66th and 58th Rescue Squadrons at Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada. Ask her about the coolest job she’ll ever have, and this is what she’ll tell you about. Dr. Derwae then had a unique opportunity as an Air Force physician to attend a civilian dermatology residency, and she graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 2019 with specialized training in Global Health. Dr. Derwae served as the Dermatology Element Chief at David Grant Medical Center on Travis Air Force Base in California from 2019-2022. 

After her Air Force career, the Derwae family moved to Springfield, Virginia, to be closer to family. Dr. Derwae adores her husband and their 4-year-old son, has a moderate Peloton addiction, and loves to travel.