Arathi R. Rana, MD was born and raised in Allen, Texas. She attended Austin College where she earned her bachelor’s degree and was inducted into the Psi Chi International Honor Society, graduating Cum Laude. She then went on to earn her medical degree from Texas A&M College of Medicine. During her time in medical school, she was inducted into the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society as a junior member and graduated in the top 5% of her class. She also received the Glasgow-Rubin Certificate of Achievement and Glasgow-Rubin Commendation awards for her academic accomplishments.
After medical school, Dr. Rana completed her internship and dermatology residency at The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) in Galveston, Texas. She received an award for two consecutive years during her residency from the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) to train under national leaders within the field of Cosmetic Dermatology. She also authored numerous publications and presented her work at both local and national conferences. In her final year of residency, she was selected as the Academic Chief Resident and awarded the UTMB Dermatology Resident Research Award for her study in aesthetic medicine.
Dr. Rana’s professional interests include detection and management of skin cancers; cosmetic treatments including neuromodulators (e.g., Botox), dermal fillers, sclerotherapy; the treatment of acne, warts, hyperpigmentation; and cyst/lipoma removal.
Dr. Rana and her husband, a facial plastic surgeon, reside in North Dallas with their fun-loving German Shepherd. Her personal interests include spending time with family and friends, going to the dog park, trying new restaurants, spin class, interior design, and traveling.