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Dr. Douglas L. Forman

In our soothing setting, The Red Door now offers a menu of advanced medispa procedures. Our Pulsed Light Hair Removal service offers a convenient and permanent alternative to waxing and shaving. Fast, simple and minimally invasive, our rejuvenating facial services can reduce lines and creases, or restore volume and fullness. Results for Botox® Cosmetic last four to six months and injectable fillers such as, Restylane®, Perlane® and Juvéderm™ last six months or more. Sculptra Aesthetic stimulates skin to produce volume enhancing collagen that lasts up to two years. All medi-spa services require no downtime and are performed by board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Douglas Forman, cited by Washingtonian Magazine as a leading plastic surgeon in the Washington DC area. Dr. Forman answers commonly asked questions about our facial enhancements: Medi Spa Q&A

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Dr. Forman received his board certification from the American Board of Plastic Surgery and is a Fellow of The American College of Surgeons. He the immediate past Chief of Plastic Surgery at Suburban Hospital, a member of Johns Hopkins Medicine in Bethesda, Maryland. Now he has been elevated to Chair-Elect of Surgery and in 2014 will be made Chair of Surgery at Suburban Hospital. He is a Clinical Instructor in Surgery at Georgetown University. Dr. Forman was the first President of the Maryland Society of Plastic Surgeons from 2010-2012 and remains active in state issues that impact the safety of patients undergoing plastic surgery procedures. On a national level, he is a member of The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) and The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) and he serves on various committees within each society, including the highly selective ASPS Ethics Committee starting in the fall of 2013.
Dr. Forman has been consistently recognized  as a Top Physician in Plastic Surgery by Washingtonian, Bethesda, Northern Virginia, and Consumers’ Checkbook Magazines. The Plastic Surgery Institute of Washington was selected as the Best of Bethesda Top Cosmetic Surgery Practice for 2013. In addition, he has been honored as a Top Doctor in Washington Post Magazine and named a Super Doctor by Castle Connolly for the Washington, Baltimore and Northern Virginia region. US News and World Report has selected Dr. Forman as a Top Doctor for several consecutive years.
Dr. Forman offers both surgical and non-surgical treatments in order to achieve and maintain a more youthful appearance. His specialty in aesthetic surgery enables him to provide a wide array of facial rejuvenation as well as , breast and body contouring procedures. Eyelid surgery, face and neck lift procedures, breast augmentation, breast lift or reduction, Vaser ultra-sonic assisted liposuction, tummy tucks, Mommy Makeovers and body contouring after massive weight loss are just a sampling of the procedures that Dr. Forman performs on a regular basis. He and his attentive, highly trained staff will individualize a patient’s care to help them achieve their desired goals in a safe and caring manner.

Injectables such as Botox, Dysport, Restylane, Perlane, Juvederm, and Radiesse compliment other procedures performed or can offer a separate, non-surgical means to creating or sustaining a refreshed facial appearance. Ulthera is an exciting, new non-surgical treatment that helps to reduce facial laxity and thereby raises the eyebrows, better defines the jaw line and lessens loose skin on the neck area.  

Dr. Forman regularly lectures on new developments and procedures in plastic surgery. He has been the Medical Director for Red Door Spa in the Washington, DC metropolitan area since 2006.


Dr. Douglas L. Forman was elected to Phi Beta Kappa during his undergraduate studies, and then he obtained his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He completed a residency in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Yale University. His training culminated with a fellowship in Breast and Aesthetic Surgery at Georgetown University.