Dr. Amy Forman Taub founded Advanced Dermatology in 2003, one of the top fifty medical and cosmetic dermatology practices nationally recognized for excellence in dermatological care, specializing in photodynamic therapy, skin cancer detection and non-surgical anti-aging treatments.
Dr. Taub is an assistant clinical professor at Northwestern University Medical School (at which she teaches a monthly cosmetic surgery clinic for residents) where she was presented with the Contributed Services Faculty Teacher of the Year by Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in 2007 and 2016. Dr. Taub is also a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery and the American Society for Laser Surgery and Medicine, Patient Education for the ASDS, Chicago Dermatologic Society, Illinois State Dermatologic Society, the Leader’s Society of the Dermatology Foundation and the Medical Advisory Council of the Skin Cancer Foundation.
She is a pioneer in photodynamic therapy as well as a frequent lecturer and author on the national scene, with over 18 original articles in print and 10 book chapters published in medical journals. 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 procedures. From 2005 to 2011, Dr. Taub performed research studies dedicated to advanced research in dermatology under her own organization, SKINQRI.
Dr. Taub founded the website skinfo.com in 2000 and opened a retail front, skinfo® Specialty Skincare Boutique offering physician dispensed and cosmeceutical-grade skincare products. In the summer of 2011, Dr. Taub started a fundraiser for The Skin Cancer Foundation, Skin for Life (skinforlife.org), to educate the public about the dangers of tanning and proper sun protection. Dr. Taub was also presented with the Liquid Facelift Specialist award for her expertise and volume in performing injectable treatments.
In 2013, Dr. Taub was inducted into the Amonette Circle of the Skin Cancer Foundation. She has been featured in many media outlets such as CBS2 Chicago, Harper’s Bazaar, Redbook, Chicago Tribune, WBBM Radio, Allure, webmd.com, foxnews.com, and more. Since 2013, Dr. Taub continues to be chosen as Top Doctor in Dermatology by Castle Connolly, a Top Dermatologist by U.S. News & World Report in 2013, and as one of the best plastic and cosmetic surgeons in 2012 by Plastic Surgery Practice Magazine. In 2017, Dr. Taub was presented with the “Exceptional Women in Medicine” award by Castle Connolly.