Amy Forman Taub, MD
Meet Amy Forman Taub, MD
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Dr. Amy Forman Taub is a board certified dermatologist who founded Advanced Dermatology and skinfo® Specialty Skincare Boutique in Lincolnshire, Illinois in February of 2003 and Glencoe, Illinois in September of 2013. Advanced Dermatology is a state of the art medical and cosmetic dermatology practice nationally recognized for excellence in dermatologic care. Skinfo and skinfo.com, a professional skincare website, offer physician-dispensed and cosmeceutical-grade skincare products and product information to the public. Dr. Taub's practice philosophy is one of active collaboration with her patients. While she likes being on the cutting edge of technological and medical innovations, Dr. Taub carefully evaluates the scientific principles and safety of new treatments and procedures she makes available to her patients.

Born and raised in the Chicago area, Dr. Taub graduated from Northwestern University Medical School in 1985 and completed her internal medicine internship and dermatology residency at its affiliated hospital, Northwestern Memorial, in 1989. Dr. Taub is currently an Assistant Clinical Professor at Northwestern University Medical School. Prior to opening Advanced Dermatology, Dr. Taub was the Medical Director for the Division of Dermatology of Northwestern Memorial Physicians Group.

As a consultant to leading laser and drug companies, Dr. Taub also educates and trains physicians from all over the country to provide cosmetic and laser procedures. Dr. Taub is a member (Fellow) of the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS), the American Society for Laser Surgery and Medicine (ASLMS), the Chicago Dermatologic Society, the Dermatologic & Aesthetic Surgery International League (DASIL), and the Illinois State Dermatologic Society. Dr. Taub is also  a member of the Leaders Society, Dermatology Foundation, on the Advisory Council, Skin Cancer Foundation, on the Research Committee for the ASDS and an Allergan Medical Facial Aesthetic Speaker and Trainer.

Dr. Taub was selected as a Castle Connolly Top Doctor in the field of Dermatology, June 2013.   Castle Connolly is most recognized as America's trusted source when identifying the best doctors in their specialized field.  Dr. Taub was also chosen by Plastic Surgery Practice magazine as one of the best plastic and cosmetic surgeons in 2012 and was named one of the Best Doctors in Dermatology as featured in U.S. News and World Report, 2013. 

Dr. Taub is on staff at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington, IL, Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital in Lake Forest, IL and Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, IL.
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ADDITIONAL ACCREDITATIONS
Professional Society Membership:
• Diplomate, American Board of Dermatology 
• Fellow, American Academy of Dermatology 
• Member, Illinois Dermatological Society
• Member, Chicago Dermatological Society
• Fellow, American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery 
• Fellow, American Society for Dermatological Surgery

Leadership:
• Speaker and Trainer, Allergan Medical Facial Aesthetic 2013-current
• Founding Member, The Dermatologic & Aesthetic Surgery International League (DASIL), 2012-current
• Member, The Amonette Circle, Skin Cancer Foundation, 2012-current
• Senior Editor, Journal of Drugs in Dermatology, 2008-current
• Peer Reviewer, Archives of Dermatology, Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology, Dermatology Surgery, 2007-current
• Medical Council, Skin Cancer Foundation, 2006-Member, AcneNet Work Group, American Academy of Dermatology 2007-2009
• Member, Research Committee, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, 2007-2009
• Member, Committee on Patient Education, American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, 2005-2007
• Leader’s Society, Dermatology Foundation, 2005-current
• Member, Skin Cancer Screening Committee, Chicago Dermatological Society, 2002-2003
• Chairperson, Subcommittee on Lasers, Illinois State Dermatological Society, 2001-2002
EDUCATION
Graduate Medical Education:
• Northwestern University McGaw Medical Center Chicago, IL, Dermatology residency, 1986-1989
• Northwestern University McGaw Medical Center Chicago, IL, Internship in internal medicine, 1985-1986
• Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL Doctor of Medicine, 1985

Pre-Medical Education:
• Columbia University, New York City, NY Pre-medical studies, 1978-1980
• City University of New York, Hunter College, New York City, NY, One year of two towards a master in fine arts
• Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO Bachelor of Fine Arts, 1975

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