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Dermatology

Dermatology professionals diagnoses and treats conditions that affect your hair, skin, and nails. They also treat conditions that affect mucous membranes, or the delicate tissue that lines your nose, mouth, and eyelids. Healthline’s Medical Network is composed of a diverse group of Dermatology professionals that bring experience from a variety of specialty areas. The collective experience from our Network can be seen in the medical review of our articles, advisory insights provided on research initiatives, and via the proactive surveillance of the evidence landscape, which ensures that our medical content is at the forefront of healthcare.

  • Bukky Aremu, APRN

    Bukky Aremu is an advanced practice registered nurse. Bukky has experience in family practice and urgent care, and she also specializes in dermatology. She especially enjoys the diversity of dermatology and being able to treat medical, surgical, and even cosmetic patients.

  • Susan Bard, MD

    Dr. Susan Bard is an ABMS board certified dermatologist and fellow of the American College of Mohs Surgery. She completed her dermatology residency, clinical research fellowship in pediatric dermatology, and a procedural dermatology fellowship at the University of Miami, where she further trained in Mohs micrographic surgery, lasers, and cosmetic surgery.

  • Reema Patel, MPA, PA-C

    Reema Patel is a physician assistant specializing in dermatological skin conditions and aesthetic medicine who has a special interest in treating skin of color. She has previously worked in the emergency room as a physician assistant and for several years in a cosmetic plastic surgery office, gaining experience in aesthetic dermatology.

  • Sara Perkins, MD

    Dr. Sara Perkins is an ABMS board certified dermatologist at Yale Medicine in Connecticut who practices general medical dermatology and has special interests in skin cancer prevention, screening, and treatment. She especially enjoys helping patients diagnosed with an aggressive form of skin cancer, melanoma, and addressing other skin-related dermatologic concerns that can result from too much sun exposure. Dr. Perkins is also an instructor of dermatology at Yale School of Medicine.

  • Sarika Ramachandran, MD

    Dr. Sarika Manoj Ramachandran is an ABMS board certified dermatologist at Yale Medicine and medical director of the Branford, Connecticut, location. She is also an associate professor of dermatology at Yale School of Medicine. Her clinical and research focus is in medical dermatology, with a special interest in rheumatologic dermatology conditions such as cutaneous lupus, scleroderma, and morphea.