Monday 13 July 2020
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Exploring Telemedicine in Dermatology

Dermatology Telemedicine

TODAYS GUEST Dr. Dina Strachan, Director of Aglow Dermatology in NYC

Dr. Stachan joined us to discuss how she is Exploring Telemedicine in Dermatology for her practice in NYC.  Specifically, we discuss the following with Dr. Strachan:

  1. (2:36) What motivated you to start using telemedicine in your practice?
  2. (3:46) What was the learning curve like for you?
  3. (4:41)  Are you connecting with your patients via live video or some other method?
  4. (5:25) Are you using telemedicine with your current patients or net new patients?
  5. (6:53) What percentage of your patient visits would you say that you do via telemedicine?
  6. (7:30) What are your patients saying about using telemedicine?
  7. (8:17) What advice would you give a patient that was considering using telemedicine?
  8. (9:35) What advice would you give a physician that was considering implementing telemedicine in their practice?
  9. (12:33) Discussion of benefit of “access” to busy dermatologists.

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About Aglow Dermatology

At Aglow Dermatology, we understand that you want your skin to look radiant and vibrant. Together with Dr. Strachan, you can achieve it! Dr. Dina Strachan is a board-certified dermatologist who deals with both medical and cosmetic dermatological services. With a licensed aesthetician available to help with services such as facials, chemical peels, and product consultations, Aglow Dermatology is your one-stop shop for all of your skin care needs.

With both Harvard and Yale education in her background, Dr. Strachan is able to provide the absolute best in dermatological care with over ten years of experience. She is internationally recognized as an expert in ethnic skin, she has been interviewed for publications such as The New York Times and The Washington Post highlighting her knowledge and expertise in dermatology.

Our office combines state-of-the-art technology with a welcoming environment to allow our patients to have a relaxing experience when they come to us for services.

Dr. Strachan and our team work hard to maintain long-term relationships with all of the patients of Aglow Dermatology. You can count on the staff to be respectful, compassionate, and friendly every time you walk through our door. Our team has extensive experience and knowledge to provide the latest in proven treatments and the level of care that you deserve. (from


Dr. Dina Strachan’s Bio

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. Additionally, she is an internationally recognized expert in ethnic skin.

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 Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, MA and at Columbia University.
Dr. Strachan is currently an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Dermatology at New York University. Dr. Strachan 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. 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. (from



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