Dr. Amy Forman Taub founded Advanced Dermatology, one of the top medical and cosmetic dermatology practices in the US. Recognized for excellence in dermatological care, specializing in aesthetic dermatology, laser surgery, photodynamic therapy, procedural treatments for acne, feminine wellness, and cosmeceutical-grade skincare, Advanced Dermatology has two locations in the Chicago suburbs, Lincolnshire and Glencoe, IL.
Dr. Taub was selected as a Castle Connolly Top Doctor in the field of Dermatology every year since 2013, and chosen by Plastic Surgery Practice Magazine as one of the best plastic and cosmetic surgeons in 2012, was named one of the Best Doctors in Dermatology as featured in U.S. News and World Report, 2013 as well as voted Best Cosmetic Dermatologist in the Suburbs of Chicago by Make It Better Magazine in 2018.
Dr. Taub also founded the website, skinfo.com in 2002 positioning itself as the second skincare store on the Internet at that time. She also opened a physical skincare boutique called skinfo® Specialty Skincare Boutique in the same locations as AD, which employs certified estheticians and makeup artists offering expert help in constructing skincare regimens unique to a patient's individual needs and desires.
Dr. Taub is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Dermatology at Northwestern University Medical School (where she teaches a monthly cosmetic surgery clinic for residents). She is also a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, the American Society for Laser Surgery and Medicine, Chicago Dermatologic Society, Illinois State Dermatologic Society, the Leader's Society of the Dermatology Foundation, the Amonette Circle of the Skin Cancer Foundation, the Medical Advisory Council of the Skin Cancer Foundation, a founding member of the Dermatologic & Aesthetic Surgery International League (DASIL), and on the Research Committee for the ASDS . In addition, she is a senior editor at the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology and a peer-reviewer for Dermatologic Surgery and an Allergan Medical Facial Aesthetic Speaker and Trainer.
Dr. Taub is a pioneer in photodynamic therapy, full facial volumetric filler rejuvenation and laser/energy-based device expert, as well as a frequent lecturer and author on the national and international scene, with over 20 original peer-reviewed publications in major journals and 10 book chapters. As a consultant to leading laser and drug companies, as well as a sought after speaker and thought leader, Dr. Taub educates and trains physicians from all over the country to provide cosmetic and laser treatments.
Dr. Taub has been featured in the media including The Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, Harper's BAZAAR, Allure Magazine, Redbook, Glamour Magazine, The Chicago Sun-Times, Chicago Tribune, WBBM Radio and Webmd.com. She has been seen on FOX, CBS and ABC, as well as being quoted in many websites and blogs.
Consultant (Medical Advisory Board): Medicell Technologies, Sterilis Medical Corporation, Allergan, Endo Pharmaceuticals, Almirall
Honoraria: Allergan, DUSA, Syneron/Candela, Medicell Technology, and Zimmer
Speaker: DUSA/Sun, Allergan, Syneron/Candela, Medicell Technologies, Hydrafacial
Reduced equipment: Cutera and Hydrafacial
Ownership: MediCell Technologies LLC (MCT), CARLSBAD, CA, Sterilis Medical Corporation, Boxborough MA , Skinfo
Derm related research for practice:
Medicell Technologies, Revance Therapeutics, Cutera, and Hydrafacial