Madeliene Elaine Gainers, M.D.

Meet Dr. Gainers

Dr. Madeliene Elaine Gainers is a board-certified, award-winning dermatologist who specializes in hair restoration and cosmetic dermatology. Dr. Gainers opened her dermatology practice to help patients who experience hair loss problems. Focusing on innovative hair restoration treatments, Dr. Gainers knows hair loss can significantly impact a person's perception of themselves. With years of experience, training and research, and a compassionate approach, Dr. Gainers works with you to design a unique, personalized treatment plan. Dedicated to your needs, Dr. Gainers is also about ensuring you have the best experience. At Madeliene Elaine in Chevy Chase, MD, she strives to offer a spa-like atmosphere and services to all of her patients.


Dr. Gainers received her bachelor's degree in psychology with a minor in chemistry from Florida State University. Following her time in Florida, she pursued her medical degree at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and completed a research fellowship with Harvard Skin Disease Research Center. Once finished with her medical degree, Dr. Gainers attended a dermatology residency at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO. During her residency, Dr. Gainers received comprehensive training in dermatology to help patients with various needs. Dr. Gainers also pursued a surgical fellowship in hair restoration from Bosley, which helped her learn more about FUT and FUE hair transplant techniques.

Specialties and Expertise

Dr. Gainers is an expert at hair restoration procedures, like transplant surgery, hair prosthetics, laser hair therapy, hair loss medication, and PRP therapy for hair loss. She can also diagnose the underlying reason for your hair loss, which can help her personalize your treatment plan and address any hormone, immune, or scalp issues. At her personal practice in Chevy Chase, MD, she also helps patients enhance their skin with cosmetic and medical dermatology treatments, like BOTOX, dermal fillers, chemical peels, and acne treatments. In addition, she enjoys addressing common skin concerns such as hirsutism (excessive hair growth) and hyperpigmentation (dark spots).

Publications and Research

Dr. Gainers is a well-established researcher in the dermatology field. Throughout her time in school, she helped lead studies, served as a research fellow at Harvard Skin Disease Research Center, wrote and published articles for major medical journals, and completed presentations at conferences.


Dr. Gainers is proud to be a member of the following societies:

  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • International Society of Hair Restoration Surgeons
  • American Hair Loss Council
  • National Medical Association
  • Jacksonville Dermatology Society
  • Northeast Florida Medical Society


"A very thorough, knowledgeable, professional dermatologist."



"Very polite and professional hated to see her move so far from me."



"Dr. Gainers professionalism and attention to detail was impeccable."



"Diagnosis was accurate, the doctor is very professional and knowledgeable. Outstanding experience."



"Dr. Gainers professionalism and knowledge was awesome!!"



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