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Ainah U. Tan, MD, FAAD

DMG Aesthetics, Dermatology

4.8
228 Ratings
Practices In: Glen Ellyn
Patients Seen: Adults and Children

I believe in treat­ing each patient as if they were my fam­i­ly, with high-qual­i­ty and well-researched care. Each patient is a unique indi­vid­ual that deserves per­son­al­ized care, whether it is treat­ing acne, per­form­ing cos­met­ic pro­ce­dures, to remov­ing skin can­cer. I absolute­ly love get­ting to know my patients and aim to cre­ate a com­fort­able envi­ron­ment. We look for­ward to help­ing you look and feel great about your skin!

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Board Certifications
Dermatology
Languages
English
Awards & Accolades
Alpha Omega Alpha Honors Society 2013
University of Pennsylvania Lawrence R. Klein Prize for Outstanding Research by an Undergraduate 2009
Certificate in LGBT Health 2013
New York University President's Service Award 2013
Medical Interests

Acne, Cuta­neous oncol­o­gy, Der­ma­to­log­ic surgery, Rosacea, Skin of col­or, Skin reju­ve­na­tion, Vul­var der­ma­tol­ogy, Wom­en’s skin health and Cos­met­ic der­ma­tol­ogy includ­ing Bot­u­linum tox­in injec­tions, Fillers and Scar revision.

Personal Interests

Spend­ing time with friends and fam­i­ly, trav­el­ing the world, and eat­ing deli­cious food along the way.

Memberships
American Academy of Dermatology Women's Dermatologic Society American Society of Dermatologic Surgery American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery Chicago Dermatological Society Illinois Dermatological Society American Medical Association Medical Dermatology Society

School
New York University School of Medicine Graduation Date: 2013 Degree: MD
Residency
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Dermatology, Chief Resident
Physician’s Publications
Breaking Out? Why a Dermatologist Wants You to Reconsider Your Natural Skincare
2020
The Best Wrinkle Creams, According to Dermatologists
2019
The Best Sunscreens for Babies and Kids, According to Dermatologists
2019
Adult Acne Is On The Rise & It Goes Way Beyond Surface Level
2019
7 Dermatologist-Approved Ways to Improve Your Hair Health Today
2019
10 Sunscreen Myths Experts Want You to Stop Believing
2019
5 Medical Professionals Sound Off on the One Thing Women Should Be Doing for Their Health
2019
7 Beauty Products That Protect Your Skin From Blue Light Damage
2019
4 Expert-Approved Steps To Improve Your Hair
2019
Tan AU, Schlosser BJ, Paller A. A review of diagnosis and treatment of acne in adult female patients. Int J of Women's Dermatol
2017
Hinchcliff M, Toledo DM, Taroni JN, Wood TA, Franks JM, Ball MS, Amin SM, Tan AU, Tom K, Nesbeth Y, Lee J, Ma M, Aren K, Carns MA, Pioli PA, Whitfield ML. Mycophenolate mofetil treatment of systemic sclerosis reduces myeloid cell numbers and attenuates the inflammatory gene signature in skin. J Invest Dermatol 2018 Jan 29 [Epub ahead of print].
January 2018
Tan AU, Silverberg J. Chapter: Preservatives in cosmetics and toiletries. Fisher's Contact Dermatitis, 7th Ed.
2018
Gibbs T, Tan A, Weis RJ, Coffey BJ. Stimulant medication addition to antidepressant in an adolescent with difficult to treat depression. J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 2012 Dec;22(6):466-9.
2012
Tan AU, Gonzalez ME. Management of severe atopic dermatitis in children. J Drugs Dermatol 2012 Oct;11(10):1158-65. Review.
2012
Martiniuk F, Giovinazzo J, Tan AU, et al. Lessons of leprosy: the emergence of TH17 cytokines during type II reactions (ENL) is teaching us about T-cell plasticity. J Drugs Dermatol 2012;11(13):626-630.
2012
Tan AU, Orlow SJ, Manga P. Identifying novel therapeutic agents for vitiligo [Abstract]. J Invest Dermatol 2011 April;131(suppl. 1):S121.
2011
Tan AU, Hoffman B, Rosas SE. Patient perception of risk factors associated with chronic kidney disease morbidity and mortality. Ethn Dis 2010;20(2).
2010
Tan A, Rosas SE. Race differences in perceptions of chronic kidney disease risk factors [Abstract]. J Am Soc Nephrol 2008;19:959A.
2008
Robinson J, Tan AU, Wilensky, Matthai W, Munoz M, Rosas SE. Electron-beam computerized tomography correlates with coronary angiogram in chronic kidney disease patients. Am J Nephrol 2007;27(3):247-52.
2007

Ratings


Ratings Category

The Patient Satisfaction Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our independent rating system, the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.

Patient Satisfaction Rating

4.8
228 Ratings

Ease of scheduling appointments

4.6
228 Ratings

Provider showed concern

4.9
226 Ratings

Provider explained things clearly

4.8
227 Ratings

Provider included you in decisions

4.8
226 Ratings

Likelihood of recommending this provider

4.9
225 Ratings

Comments


Comments are collected in our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Surveys. Patients are de-identified to protect confidentiality and patient privacy. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.
"*Dr. Tan is AWESOME!"
5
Jun. 25, 2020
"Dr. Tan was incredibly friendly and made me feel at ease. Definitely would recommend her"
5
Jun. 21, 2020
"Excellent - love *Dr. Tan! She is so knowledgeable but explains everything so I can understand. She is SO CARING, friendly & happy - so refreshing in a doctor!!"
5
Jun. 19, 2020
"Doctor Tan is wonderful!"
5
Jun. 15, 2020
"all good."
5
Jun. 15, 2020
"recommended MD to my family member"
4.75
May. 28, 2020
"The Doctor did a through examination"
5
May. 26, 2020
"Good however I think she needs to do a complete head to toe exam (every sq. inch of my body), this was not done."
4.75
May. 22, 2020
"Dr. Tan is just the best!!"
5
May. 14, 2020
"She is a very good. She is very good with explaining everything and showing you what to look for on your body."
5
May. 14, 2020
"outstanding experience. very friendly and attentive, provided thorough answers to questions, suggested alternatives, complete disclosure of pricing, etc."
5
May. 14, 2020
"Dr. Tan is SO nice!!! she made me feel so comfortable!"
5
May. 14, 2020
"very good experience"
5
May. 13, 2020
"I always trust Dr. Tan."
5
May. 9, 2020
"I enjoy seeing Dr. Tan. She is always upbeat and thorough with her work. She always shows empathy and concern."
5
May. 7, 2020
"Doctor was incredible! I've been dealing with a skin condition for a long time that other doctors evaluated but still went undiagnosed until this doctor."
5
Mar. 18, 2020
"Dr Tan has fabulous bed side manner. Took the time to talk and listen and explained everything she saw."
5
Mar. 17, 2020
"good"
3.75
Mar. 17, 2020
"annual skin check. thorough, professional, friendly"
5
Mar. 12, 2020
"Good experience"
5
Mar. 7, 2020
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