Dr. Susan E. Mackel (Retired)
Dr. Mackel was born in Indiana and like her father and three siblings, graduated from Indiana University School of Medicine.
She moved to Charlottesville, Virginia in 1980 to be an assistant professor of dermatology at the University of Virginia and married her husband, Dr. Douglas Nelson, at the university chapel.
Private practice of dermatology started in 1984 in Newport News and was followed shortly by the birth of their two children. Dr. Mackel cares for patients with all types of skin problems.
She enjoys reading, the outdoors, and eating her husband’s cooking.
Indiana University 1969-1972
Phi Beta Kappa
Indiana University School of Medicine
Medical College of Wisconsin 1975-1976
Immunodermatology Fellowship & Dermatology Residency
Medical College of Wisconsin 1976-1980
University of Virginia 1980-1984
American Board of Dermatology
American Academy of Dermatology
Medical Society of Virginia
Women’s Dermatology Society
Newport News Medical Society
Virginia Dermatology Society