2023 Best Dermatologists for Skin-of-Color: Dr. Dina Strachen, M.D.
Years in Practice: 25
Undergrad School: Harvard College
Graduate School: Yale Medical School
Why did you become a dermatologist?
I wanted knowledge that few other doctors had in order to be able to add more value.
What do you love about being a dermatologist?
I love the independence and the variety of condition types and patients I can take care of. We get to use our brains and our hands. We can treat life threatening conditions and address cosmetic issues.
What key advice would you give people-of-color about taking care of their skin?
- Wear sunscreen daily.
- Moisturize daily.
- Don't wear hairstyles that hurt.
Which skin issues do you see most often among your patients who have skin-of-color?
I see hair and scalp conditions, eczema, acne and hyperpigmentation.
What is the best question a patient can ask their dermatologist?
Would you do a skin check and make recommendations on how I can best care for my skin and hair?
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