Ainah U. Tan, MD, FAAD

DMG Aesthetics, Dermatology

4.8
334 Ratings
Practices In: Glen Ellyn
Patients Seen: All Ages

I believe in treat­ing each patient as if they were my fam­i­ly, with high-qual­i­ty and well-researched care. Each patient is a unique indi­vid­ual that deserves per­son­al­ized care, whether it is treat­ing acne, per­form­ing cos­met­ic pro­ce­dures, to remov­ing skin can­cer. I absolute­ly love get­ting to know my patients and aim to cre­ate a com­fort­able envi­ron­ment. We look for­ward to help­ing you look and feel great about your skin!

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within the last three (3) years

Board Certifications
Dermatology
Languages
English
Awards & Accolades
Alpha Omega Alpha Honors Society 2013
University of Pennsylvania Lawrence R. Klein Prize for Outstanding Research by an Undergraduate 2009
Certificate in LGBT Health 2013
New York University President's Service Award 2013
Clinical Interests

Acne, Cuta­neous oncol­o­gy, Der­ma­to­log­ic surgery, Rosacea, Skin of col­or, Skin reju­ve­na­tion, Vul­var der­ma­tol­ogy, Wom­en’s skin health and Cos­met­ic der­ma­tol­ogy includ­ing Bot­u­linum tox­in injec­tions, Fillers and Scar revision.

Personal Interests

Spend­ing time with friends and fam­i­ly, trav­el­ing the world, and eat­ing deli­cious food along the way.

Memberships
American Academy of Dermatology Women's Dermatologic Society American Society of Dermatologic Surgery American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery Chicago Dermatological Society Illinois Dermatological Society American Medical Association Medical Dermatology Society

School
New York University School of Medicine Graduation Date: 2013 Degree: MD
Residency
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Dermatology, Chief Resident
Provider’s Publications
Breaking Out? Why a Dermatologist Wants You to Reconsider Your Natural Skincare
2020
The Best Wrinkle Creams, According to Dermatologists
2019
The Best Sunscreens for Babies and Kids, According to Dermatologists
2019
Adult Acne Is On The Rise & It Goes Way Beyond Surface Level
2019
7 Dermatologist-Approved Ways to Improve Your Hair Health Today
2019
10 Sunscreen Myths Experts Want You to Stop Believing
2019
5 Medical Professionals Sound Off on the One Thing Women Should Be Doing for Their Health
2019
7 Beauty Products That Protect Your Skin From Blue Light Damage
2019
4 Expert-Approved Steps To Improve Your Hair
2019
Tan AU, Schlosser BJ, Paller A. A review of diagnosis and treatment of acne in adult female patients. Int J of Women's Dermatol
2017
Hinchcliff M, Toledo DM, Taroni JN, Wood TA, Franks JM, Ball MS, Amin SM, Tan AU, Tom K, Nesbeth Y, Lee J, Ma M, Aren K, Carns MA, Pioli PA, Whitfield ML. Mycophenolate mofetil treatment of systemic sclerosis reduces myeloid cell numbers and attenuates the inflammatory gene signature in skin. J Invest Dermatol 2018 Jan 29 [Epub ahead of print].
January 2018
Tan AU, Silverberg J. Chapter: Preservatives in cosmetics and toiletries. Fisher's Contact Dermatitis, 7th Ed.
2018
Gibbs T, Tan A, Weis RJ, Coffey BJ. Stimulant medication addition to antidepressant in an adolescent with difficult to treat depression. J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 2012 Dec;22(6):466-9.
2012
Tan AU, Gonzalez ME. Management of severe atopic dermatitis in children. J Drugs Dermatol 2012 Oct;11(10):1158-65. Review.
2012
Martiniuk F, Giovinazzo J, Tan AU, et al. Lessons of leprosy: the emergence of TH17 cytokines during type II reactions (ENL) is teaching us about T-cell plasticity. J Drugs Dermatol 2012;11(13):626-630.
2012
Tan AU, Orlow SJ, Manga P. Identifying novel therapeutic agents for vitiligo [Abstract]. J Invest Dermatol 2011 April;131(suppl. 1):S121.
2011
Tan AU, Hoffman B, Rosas SE. Patient perception of risk factors associated with chronic kidney disease morbidity and mortality. Ethn Dis 2010;20(2).
2010
Tan A, Rosas SE. Race differences in perceptions of chronic kidney disease risk factors [Abstract]. J Am Soc Nephrol 2008;19:959A.
2008
Robinson J, Tan AU, Wilensky, Matthai W, Munoz M, Rosas SE. Electron-beam computerized tomography correlates with coronary angiogram in chronic kidney disease patients. Am J Nephrol 2007;27(3):247-52.
2007

Procedures

Acne Management, Acne Scar Removal, Biopsies, Cryotherapy, Electrodessication and Curettage, Excision, Full Skin Exam, Scar Revision, Vulvar Dermatology, Wart Treatment

Ratings


Ratings Category

The Patient Satisfaction Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our independent rating system, the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.

Patient Satisfaction Rating

4.8
334 Ratings

Ease of scheduling appointments

4.7
331 Ratings

Provider showed concern

4.8
328 Ratings

Provider explained things clearly

4.9
328 Ratings

Provider included you in decisions

4.9
326 Ratings

Likelihood of recommending this provider

4.8
330 Ratings

Comments


Comments are collected in our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Surveys. Patients are de-identified to protect confidentiality and patient privacy. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.
"Dr. Tan was wonderful and a great listener. She presented my treatment options clearly, and took the time to address any questions/concerns that I had."
4.75
Aug. 30, 2021
"Good experience with lots of questions answered."
5
Aug. 25, 2021
"The best thing about it was the doctor. Wish he was my primary care doctor."
4.25
Aug. 25, 2021
"Dr. Tan was great -- friendly disposition and professional demeanor."
5
Aug. 14, 2021
"I would recommend Dr.Tan to any of my friends looking for a fantastic, caring dermatologist."
5
Aug. 13, 2021
"I've only just recently started seeing Dr. Tan, but both times I've gone in extremely happy with the services provided! Dr. Tan and the staff are always super nice and very informative about my questions and the different treatment options avaliable."
5
Aug. 12, 2021
"Dr. Kungl is outstanding. Listens to all concerns and explains care options well. I would highly recommend Dr. Kungl as a primary care physician"
5
Aug. 12, 2021
"Physician was very professional yet friendly and compassionate."
5
Jul. 7, 2021
"Good"
5
Jun. 30, 2021
"good"
4
Jun. 28, 2021
"dr tan was friendly, caring, and knowledgeable. had a patient-centered approach, asking me how aggressive I wanted to treat my acne with topicals, orals, or both."
4.75
Jun. 28, 2021
"Dr. Tan is great! She takes the time to explain things and always asks if I have any questions/concerns. She is knowledgeable and thorough. I never feel rushed. I highly recommend her."
4.75
Jun. 23, 2021
"Excellent! Cordial, professional."
5
Jun. 18, 2021
"Dr Tan was awesome awesome awesome"
5
Jun. 18, 2021
"Doctor Tan seems very sweet and made me feel very comfortable."
4
Jun. 15, 2021
"I have, and will continue, to refer friends and family to Dr Tan with confidence."
4.75
Jun. 10, 2021
"Dr Tan is one of the best Doctors I've ever seen."
5
Jun. 9, 2021
"excellent"
5
Jun. 7, 2021
"I have always been greeted upfront with a smile and the most professional way. I am always included in the discussions about how I look and how well my progress is going in taking care of myself. I love my doctor, she's always honest with me! Most helpful and friendly."
5
May. 27, 2021
"Dr. Tan and her staff have to be the best at response and communication then any Doctor I have been, they always respond the same day to my chart and always get me quickly when needing to see her."
5
May. 26, 2021
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