Dr. Nianda Reid

Dr. Nianda Reid

Dermatologist, Embrace Dermatology and Aesthetics, Pennsylvania, US
Work Experience: 10+ years in dermatology

“I am passionate about general medical dermatology and working to improve skin health in my patients.”

Career Highlights

  • Co-owner of Embrace Dermatology and Aesthetics, Philadelphia, PA
  • Presentations at national dermatology conferences
  • Two articles published in peer-reviewed journals
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology; Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology; and member of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, The Skin of Color Society, and the Women’s Dermatologic Society


  • Residency in Dermatology at Brown University — Rhode Island Hospital, Chief Resident, Providence, RI, 2011–2014
  • Doctor of Medicine and Master of Business Administration in Health Sciences Management from William E. Simon Graduate School of Business at the University of Rochester, NY, 2010
  • Degree in Medicine from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, NY, 2010
  • Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry from the University of Rochester, NY, 2005

Featured Publications

  • “Vulval Crohn disease: A case series of 26 patients.” Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 11 Dec. 2018, vol. 60, no. 3, doi: 10.1111/ajd.12972
  • “Worsening of contact dermatitis by oral hydroxyzine: a case report.” Dermatology Online Journal, 15 Feb. 2013, vol. 19, no. 2, PMID: 23473274

My Journey in Medicine

I was attracted to dermatology because it’s such a versatile field of medicine. It allows me to combine multiple specialties in one: general medicine, surgery, pathology, rheumatology, infectious disease, pediatrics, and geriatrics. Because of this, the specialty is ever-evolving and fulfilling.

I specialize in medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology, including injectables and laser dermatology. At my practice in Philadelphia, we treat a wide variety of skin conditions, such as acne, actinic keratoses, alopecia areata, atopic dermatitis, and benign skin growths.

My career has brought me to exciting projects around the world — I’ve done research and volunteered in New York, London, South Africa, Malawi, and Australia, which was amazing for me because I simply love to travel!

I also enjoy giving helpful advice to people through various online platforms. For instance, I’ve been featured as a skin care expert by Women’s Health Magazine, Byrdie, and Cosmopolitan. At Flo, I advise on different dermatological topics to help our millions of users achieve their skin goals.

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