Meet Our Team
Dr. Dina D. Strachan, MD
Dr. Strachan (pronounced ‘strawn’), the director of Aglow Dermatology, is a board-certified dermatologist who specializes in medical and cosmetic dermatology. Having trained and worked on both the East and West coasts of the United States, and in a variety of practice settings, Dr. Strachan truly is an expert in treating patients of all skin types. Additionally, she is an internationally recognized expert in ethnic skin.
After graduating from Harvard College and Yale Medical School, Dr. Strachan completed her residency training at the University of California, San Francisco. Known for her excellence in teaching she went on to become Director of Resident Education at King/Drew Medical Center in Los Angeles, and join the faculty of UCLA. Given her interest in using technology to provide more efficient healthcare, Dr. Strachan did post-doctoral training in biomedical informatics both at the prestigious Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, MA and at Columbia University.
Dr. Strachan is a sought after media source who has been cited in a variety of local and national media including The New York Times, The Washington Post, AM New York, Women’s Health, Ebony, Essence, Latina, Shop Smart, Rolling Stone, health.com, beautynewsnyc.com, mommymd.com, The Network Journal, HSN as well as the local CBS and NBC news.
Dr. Strachan is currently an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Dermatology at New York University. Dr. Strachan is published and has spoken both nationally and internationally on a variety of topics in dermatology. She is active in both professional and civic organizations. She has also been a consultant for Alberto Culver. Dr. Strachan was a recipient of the “Forty Under 40″ Achievement Award from the Network Journal, and has been included multiple times in “America’s Guide to Top Dermatologists.” Dr. Strachan is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology.
Nicole Tardio, MS, PA-C
Aglow Dermatology is very pleased that Nicole Tardio, MS, PA-C is an associate of our practice.
Physician Assistant Nicole Tardio is highly proficient and experienced within the fields of medical, cosmetic, adult, and pediatric dermatology. Her professionalism and technical competence place her among the best in the profession.
Nicole is a graduate of the University of Delaware (with a B.A. in Biological Sciences Education) and Stony Brook University (with an M.S. degree as a Physician Assistant). A board-certified Physician Assistant and Diplomat of the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants, Nicole has been practicing in the field of dermatology since 2007.
Nicole is an active member of several professional organizations in her field. She has served multiple terms as the Secretary of the NY Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants. Nicole is also published in the well-respected Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.
Ms. Tardio works skillfully with our patients being treated for acne, alopecia, atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, warts, skin cancer, and more. She also excels in providing facial rejuvenation services, such as Botox, Juvederm, Pelleve, and chemical peels.
Hamatee Manick-Singh, RN
Hamatee (hay-mah-tee) Manick-Singh, a licensed aesthetician and registered professional nurse, has over 7 years of experience in skin care and aesthetic services at Aglow Dermatology. Under the expert guidance of Dr. Dina D. Strachan, she is able to help you to achieve and maintain a youthful and glowing complexion.
Specializing in chemical peels and facials, Hamatee’s keen ability to analyze skin and develop courses of treatment place her among the very best in the business. Experienced in treating patients of all skin types, she performs aesthetic skin consultations, chemical peels, facials, hair removal, acne surgery, and Pelleve (skin tightening). Among Hamatee’s very popular service offerings is Aglow Dermatology’s signature Aglow On The Go facial.
Starting as a medical assistant with Dr. Strachan in 2006, Hamatee developed a passion for skin health and beauty. She went on to receive her aesthetics licensure from the prestigious Lia Schorr Institute of Cosmetic Skin Care Training in New York City. At Lia Schorr, she was one of the top graduates in her class. Hamatee is also a member of Associated Skin Care Professionals. In addition, she received her nursing degree (with honors) from Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC). Ms. Manick-Singh is a licensed Registered Professional Nurse in the state of New York.
At Aglow Dermatology, we believe that “healthy skin is beautiful skin.” Hamatee Manick-Singh is here to help you to achieve the beautiful skin that you deserve.