DiAnne S. Davis, MD, FAAD

Panelist | 19th Annual SOCS Scientific Symposium

Dr. Davis is a board-certified fellowship-trained cosmetic dermatologic surgeon practicing in Dallas, TX. Dr. Davis completed her dermatology residency at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center where she served as chief resident. While in residency Dr. Davis was influential in coordinating the first Skin of Color Symposium helping to promote awareness of the unique features of skin of color from both a medical and cosmetic dermatologic viewpoint. Following residency, Dr. Davis graduated from an American Society of Dermatologic Surgery accredited cosmetic dermatology fellowship program under the directorship of Mark B. Taylor, MD at the Gateway Aesthetic Institute & Laser Center in Salt Lake City, UT. She has expertise in skin of color, laser and light-based procedures, neuromodulators, injectable fillers, platelet rich plasma (PRP), sclerotherapy, body contouring, acne scars, laser blepharoplasties, and tumescent liposuction. Dr. Davis has authored several journal articles and textbook chapters, and has presented her work at local, regional, and national meetings. She is also the Co-Founder of Sunblock Kids which helps to bring awareness about the importance of sun protection at an early age. She has also served as an investigator on trials for Allergan.

Dr. Davis is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) and the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS), a member of the American Society for Laser Medicine & Surgery (ASLMS), and the Women’s Dermatologic Society (WDS). Dr. Davis served as the resident liaison for ASDS, on the curriculum task force for the AAD, and has received scholarships for mentorship opportunities through the ASDS. She currently serves on the AAD Leadership Forum Workgroup & Media Expert Team, the ASDS Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion and Branding & Media Workgroups, and serves as Chair of the WDS Media Relations Committee. She is extremely passionate about mentorship and chairs the Mentorship program through the National Medical Association Dermatology Section and serves on the mentorship program for the Skin of Color Society.

Dr. Davis believes in a collaborative approach when it comes to helping her patients’ look and feel their best. Considering the aesthetic goals her patients want to achieve, Dr. Davis creates a comprehensive treatment plan utilizing advanced technology through the viewpoint of an artist (as a classically trained ballet dancer).

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Skin of color patients comprise the majority in California, New Mexico and Texas…and soon will be the majority in Arizona, Nevada, Georgia, New York and Florida.

By 2042, more than 50% of the US population will have skin of color.