Lakes Dermatology offers expert care in a compassionate setting and we're proud to congratulate Dr. Rehana Ahmed on her selection as both a Minnesota Monthly "Best Doctors" and "Best Doctors For Women".
WE ARE ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS
MEDICAL, SURGICAL, AND COSMETIC DERMATOLOGY
STATE-OF-THE-ART LASER AND LIGHT TECHNOLOGIES
Meet Our Team:
Dr. Rehana Ahmed MD, PhD, Board Certified Dermatologist
Dr. Ahmed’s clinical expertise includes pediatric, general, surgical and cosmetic dermatology with special interests in skin cancer surgery/Mohs micrographic surgery, laser treatments and cosmetic procedures, including BOTOX®, Radiesse, Sculptra, Juvederm and Voluma. Dr. Ahmed is available for appointments in our Minnetonka and Burnsville locations.
Dr. Ahmed attended the Johns Hopkins University and graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a BA in Behavioral Biology. She graduated from the University of Minnesota School of Medicine, Alpha Omega Alpha. She completed her internship in Internal Medicine and her residency in Dermatology at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Ahmed is certified by the American Board of Dermatology and is an active member of several dermatological organizations. She comes to dermatology with a Ph.D. in Epidemiology and a background in clinical research. Her research emphasis includes cancer development and survivorship issues. She currently has a grant to the effects of a new medication on squamous cell carcinoma and melanoma, and also works with a group at the University of Minnesota, lead by Dr. DeAnn Lazovich, to understand the effects of indoor tanning on melanoma. Dr. Ahmed's work has been published in the New England Journal of Medicine and JAMA, among other places. She is an Assistant Professor of Dermatology at the University of Minnesota, where she is active in research. In addition to her academic work, she writes frequently on cosmetic dermatology and simple skin care regimes at goodskinsimple.com.
Dr. Ahmed was born and raised in Minneapolis, where she still lives. She enjoys traveling, cooking and spending time with family and friends. She is married and is the proud mother of a sweet baby boy.
Erica is a certified Medical Assistant who earned her Associates degree from Argosy University in 2009. She has always been passionate about helping others and was able to grow that passion into a career. With almost 7 years of dermatology experience, Erica has accomplished training in Mohs surgery, cosmetic lasers and peels, photodynamic therapy and other dermatology-specific procedures. She strives to ensure each patient receives exceptional care. Outside of work, Erica enjoys spending time with friends and family, especially her fiancé Matt and their daughter Isla.
Beth is a Licensed Practical Nurse who graduated from Dakota County Technical College in 1993. She has 22 years of nursing experience caring for patients from pediatrics to geriatrics. Beth is a XTRAC Laser Clinical Specialist that treats patients with Psoriasis and Vitiligo and loves seeing the life changing results patients receive. She is also trained in using cosmetic lasers and peels, photodynamic therapy and assisting in surgical procedures. Outside of work, Beth enjoys reading, spending time with friends, her husband, two sons and their two golden retrievers.
Jenn is the receptionist at Lakes Dermatology and enjoys greeting and helping patients. She has experience as an Esthetician and make-up artist, enjoys sharing tips and techniques, and is passionate about helping others feel better about themselves. In her spare time she loves to exercise, hike, spend time with her husband and cheer on her daughters, Lily and Emma.