Caroline Yeager, MD, FAAD
Caroline Yeager, MD, FAAD

Meet Caroline Yeager, MD, FAAD

Dermatologist in Rockville, MD

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.