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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 and with a variety of needs. Additionally, she is an internationally recognized expert in acne treatment, hair loss, chemical peels, and ethnic skin. As not all New Yorkers are from New York, since 2016 Dr. Strachan has visited all 50 states for personal interest, and because it helps her relate to her patients.

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 National Library of Medicine Program at Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, MA, and at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.

Dr. Dina Strachan is a sought after media source who has been cited in a variety of local and national media including The New York Times, Good Morning America, The Dr. Oz Show, The Washington Post, AM New York, Cosmopolitan, Crain’s New York Business, Women’s Health, Ebony, Essence, Latina, Shop Smart, Rolling Stone, NY1, Health,, The Network Journal, HSN as well as the local CBS and NBC news. Dr. Strachan is a best-selling author and a popular blogger. Her first article on was listed among the most influential for 2016. She is also featured in episodes 2 and 3 of the ground-breaking Netflix docuseries, The Black Beauty Effect, now streaming in the US, Canada, the UK and New Zealand.

Dr. Strachan is currently an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Dermatology at New York University. She 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, Phyto, CVS, and other health, beauty, technology, and legal organizations. 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. She has been listed in the SuperDoctors directory for several years.

Interested in hiring Dr. Dina Strachan for speaking or consulting? Please feel free to contact us and we will be happy to help.

“I have been a patient of Dr. Strachan’s (or Dr. D as I affectionately call her) for 8+ years. She is a leader in her field, with top notch, multifaceted expertise and excellent bedside manner.”

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