Instructor from Harvard Medical School Joins NorthStar Dermatology Team

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NorthStar Dermatology welcomes Dr. Jennifer Tan, instructor from Harvard Medical School

“We are extremely pleased to add such a high caliber individual to the NorthStar Dermatology team. We are confident Dr. Tan will be able to help every patient with the utmost professionalism and care," Dr. Aboutalebi, NorthStar Dermatology.

NorthStar Dermatology, a specialized provider in advanced skincare for individuals in Forth Worth and Keller TX, is excited to announce an addition to their highly qualified team. This fall, board-certified Dermatologist, Dr. Sina Aboutalebi, is joined by Dr. Jennifer, a Board-certified Dermatologist and Fellowship Trained Pediatric Dermatologist who specializes in the diagnosis and management of skin diseases in patients of all ages.

Dr. Tan is a graduate of the combined BA/MD program at Rutgers University and the UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. During medical school, she was elected into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society and Humanism in Medicine Honor Society. Furthermore, she co-founded the Promise clinic, a student-run clinic for the indigent population in New Jersey. She graduated with Distinction in Research and received the Bruce Fisher award for academic achievement and compassionate patient care.

“We are extremely pleased to add such a high caliber individual to the NorthStar Dermatology team. With Dr. Tan’s extensive research and accomplishments, we are confident she will be able to help every single one of our patients with the utmost professionalism and care,” Dr. Aboutalebi, NorthStar Dermatology.

Following medical school, Dr. Tan completed her residency with the Harvard Combined Dermatology Residency Training Program. During her final year, she earned the distinction of chief resident. She then completed a fellowship in Pediatric Dermatology at Boston Children’s Hospital before joining staff at both Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Boston Children’s Hospital. Dr. Tan spent 3 years on faculty at Harvard Medical School where she taught medical students, residents and fellows. Her areas of expertise included pediatric dermatology, inpatient pediatric dermatology and dermatologic conditions in homeless populations. She also served as Director of Pediatric Dermatology and Director of Community Outreach and Wellness at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Additionally, Dr. Tan worked with the Boston Healthcare for the Homeless Program to develop a free clinic that is now an integral part of the Harvard Dermatology residency curriculum. For her community service efforts, she was awarded a Members Making a Difference award by the American Academy of Dermatology in 2012 and received the 2013 Brigham and Women’s Health Care Center for Faculty Development Pillar Award for Community Service.

Dr. Tan has lectured at many local, regional and national conferences on topics pertaining to medical dermatology, inpatient dermatology and pediatric dermatology. She has conducted research regarding psoriasis and dermatologic conditions in homeless populations and has co-authored several journal articles and book chapters. Dr. Tan is a Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology and American Board of Pediatric Dermatology. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, member of the Society for Pediatric Dermatology, and serves on the Board of Directors for the SHADE Foundation of America.

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About Northstar Dermatology
Since 2000, NorthStar Dermatology has delivered state-of-the-art skin care to patients by working closely with them to develop personalized treatment plans. NorthStar Dermatology adheres to only the highest medical, professional, and ethical standards. Located on North Tarrant Parkway, the team at NorthStar Dermatology serves the Keller and Fort Worth TX community.

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