Lotus Dermatology

Board Certified Dermatologists & Cosmetic Dermatologists located in Spring Hill, Brooksville, & Homosassa, FL & Serving Patients in Hernando & Citrus Counties


Dear Patients of Lotus Dermatology,

You are scheduled for an appointment with us in the upcoming week.  Please read in full detail the following information related to the recent coronavirus outbreak and its impact on our appointment procedures.

Given the ongoing worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, Lotus Dermatology remains open with additional precautions beyond our normal sanitization procedures to minimize the risks to our patients, staff, and the community. 

We are requesting that any patients exhibiting cough, cold, or flu-like symptoms not be seen in the office at this time. If you are exhibiting symptoms or may have been exposed to COVID-19, and have a truly urgent matter, please call our office, your primary care physician, or local emergency room for guidance.

In addition, we are requesting that patients arrive alone, unless a companion is absolutely necessary.

We greatly appreciate your cooperation and understanding during this challenging time. From the staff and providers at Lotus Dermatology, we wish you and your family the best and continued health and safety.  If you have any questions or concerns, please call our office.


About Lotus Dermatology

Lotus Dermatology combines unmatched medical and surgical expertise with the highest level of care and compassion for adult and pediatric patients. This practice serves men, women, and children in Spring Hill, Brooksville, and Homosassa, Florida.

With a wide range of comprehensive medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology services, the Lotus Dermatology team values the physician-patient relationship and appreciates the trust and confidence each patient offers when they come in for their skin-care needs.

Each patient always sees one of this practice’s highly trained providers, who offers a thorough examination and diagnosis. The goal is to work together to develop a customized treatment plan.

With an emphasis on specialized skin cancer removal with the Mohs method, skin cancer screenings, and results-oriented cosmetic services, this team of medical professionals works closely with patients to provide quality care that exceeds expectations.

The Lotus Dermatology team recognizes that every man, woman, and child is unique. Their highest priority is to deliver the finest personalized service in a comfortable and relaxing environment. 

Our New Provider

Raja Sawhney MD MFA FACS, is a fellowship trained Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon. He is dual board certified in both Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery as well as Otolaryngology / Head and Neck Surgery. Prior to becoming a physician, Dr. Sawhney obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts (BFA) in Scientific Illustration and Painting and Drawing and then pursued his Masters of Fine Arts (MFA) in Medical and Biological Illustration both from the University of Michigan. After working as a medical artist, he returned to school to get his medical degree (MD) at Wayne State University in Detroit Michigan. He then completed his residency training in Otolaryngology (ENT) at the Henry Ford Health System in Detroit Michigan. He obtained specialized training in Facial Plastic Surgery, in Dallas / Fort Worth under the guidance of Dr. Yadro Ducic MD FRCS(C), FACS.

After completing his training, Dr. Sawhney worked as an Associate Professor in Otolaryngology at the University of Florida, where he was the Director of Facial Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery. He started the microvascular surgical program in the department and co-directed the Head and Neck microvascular fellowship along with Dr. Peter Dziegielewski, MD FRCS.

Dr. Sawhney has always enjoyed teaching. Beyond helping to train residents and fellows at the University of Florida, where he continues to be adjunct faculty, he is also teaching faculty for the AOCMF, an International Organization dedicated to training surgeons in trauma care. Dr. Sawhney has taught numerous international courses in facial trauma, including reconstruction of the orbit and soft tissue of the face as well as reconstruction after ballistic injuries. He has 30 publications in peer-reviewed journals and multiple text book chapters. He is also an expert when it comes to reconstruction after facial nerve paralysis, Mohs surgical excision and nasal deformity and breathing. 

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