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The Dr. Dustin Podcast

May 28, 2020

Join Dr. Dustin Portela (Between Two Derms) and Dr. Sarah Pinney as they talk about her experiences and different dermatology practice styles. She shares the process of how one can become a dermatologist and the story behind her decision to get into dermatology. They get into what fellowships are, the options to choose from, her reason for getting into academic practice, and later getting into a cash-pay, or fee-for-service practice. Stay tuned to the podcast to see Sarah’s take on the expensive, cookie-cutter products and the next best thing to sunscreen!

By the end of the episode, you will have a more detailed appreciation of dermatologists.


About Sarah Pinney:


Cosmetic Dermatologist and native Houstonian, Dr. Sarah Pinney, joined the team at Clear Dermatology in February 2019. She specializes in non-surgical facial rejuvenation and helps patients looking to utilize treatments such as Botox and Dysport as well as dermal fillers such as Restylane to achieve a natural, yet refreshed look without going under the knife.


Prior to going into private practice, Dr. Pinney was an Assistant Professor of Dermatology at The University of Texas Health Science Center – Houston. Her responsibilities included serving as chief of service at Lyndon B Johnson hospital, where she had the opportunity to train medical students and residents.


Although her background and experience is quite diverse, Dr. Pinney has always had a strong passion for the aesthetic and cosmetic aspects of dermatology. Helping patients look and feel their best, without surgery, is one of the most rewarding aspects of her day!


Some of the treatments that Dr. Pinney specializes in include:


  • Consultations to determine the most beneficial treatment for you
  • Reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles (Botox, Dysport)
  • Dermal fillers to help restore facial volume (Juvederm, Restylane)
  • Kybella to help with the appearance of excessive chin fat


Dr. Pinney is Board Certified by the American Board of Dermatology and a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology. She was selected as a Top Doctor by Texas Monthly Magazine in July 2017 and a rising star in July 2018. She is a member of the Texas Medical Association, Texas Dermatological Society, Harris County Medical Society, and Houston Dermatological Society. She has published articles in peer-reviewed journals and regularly participates in conferences and other activities to continue and share her medical education.


Dr. Pinney completed her undergraduate studies at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. After completing her degree in neuroscience and behavioral biology, she attended medical school at The University of Texas Health Sciences Center – Houston. She completed an internship at Baylor College of Medicine, dermatology residency at The University of Texas Health Science Center – Houston, and MD Anderson Cancer Center, where she served as chief resident.




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