Amy Forman Taub, MD, FAAD , Founder, Medical Director, Board Certified
Dr. Taub was ranked #1 in Illinois and #10 in the nation in America’s Best Cosmetic Dermatologists 2022 by Newsweek!
Amy Forman Taub, MD, FAAD is a board-certified dermatologist who founded Advanced Dermatology and skinfo® Specialty Skincare Boutique in Lincolnshire, Illinois in February of 2003 and Glencoe, Illinois in September of 2013. Advanced Dermatology is a state of the art medical and cosmetic dermatology practice nationally recognized for excellence in dermatologic care, specializing in aesthetic dermatology, including injectable fillers and neuromodulators, laser surgery including resurfacing, non-invasive body shaping, laser resurfacing, treatments for acne scarring and procedural treatments for acne, photodynamic therapy and cosmeceutical-grade skincare.
Dr. Taub also founded the website, skinfo.com in 2002, the second skincare store on the internet. Additionally, she opened a skincare boutique called skinfo® which can be found in the same locations as her practices. skinfo® employs certified estheticians that offer expert help in constructing skincare regimens unique to a patient’s individual needs. skinfo® and skinfo.com, both offer physician-dispensed and cosmeceutical-grade skincare products and product information to the public.
Dr. Taub’s practice philosophy is one of active collaboration with her patients. While she likes being on the cutting edge of technological and medical innovations, Dr. Taub carefully evaluates the scientific principles and safety of new treatments and procedures she makes available to her patients.
True Chicago Native
Born and raised in the Chicago area, Dr. Taub graduated from Northwestern University Medical School in 1985 and completed her internal medicine internship and dermatology residency at its affiliated hospital, Northwestern Memorial, in 1989. Dr. Taub is currently an Assistant Clinical Professor at Northwestern University Medical School. Prior to opening Advanced Dermatology, Dr. Taub was the Medical Director for the Division of Dermatology of Northwestern Memorial Physicians Group.
Trusted Leader and Mentor
Most recently, Dr. Taub was ranked #1 in Illinois and #10 in the nation in America’s Best Cosmetic Dermatologists 2022 by Newsweek. Dr. Taub has also been selected as “Top Doctor” and “Top Cancer Doctor” by Castle Connolly and Chicago Magazine every year since 2013, named one of the Best Doctors in Dermatology by U.S. News and World Report, and voted Best Cosmetic Dermatologist in the Suburbs of Chicago by Better Magazine every year since 2018.
Dr. Taub is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Dermatology at Northwestern University Medical School. She is also a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, American Society for Laser Surgery and Medicine, Chicago Dermatologic Society, Illinois State Dermatologic Society, Leader’s Society of the Dermatology Foundation, Amonette Circle of the Skin Cancer Foundation, Medical Advisory Council of the Skin Cancer Foundation, a founding member of Dermatologic & Aesthetic Surgery International League (DASIL), and on the Industry Advisory Council of ASDS . She is a senior editor at the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology and a peer-reviewer for Dermatologic Surgery and an Allergan Medical Facial Aesthetic Speaker and Trainer.
Dr. Taub is a pioneer in photodynamic therapy, full facial volumetric filler rejuvenation and laser/energy-based device expert, as well as a frequent lecturer and author on the national and international scene, with over 20 original peer-reviewed publications in major journals and 10 book chapters. As a consultant to leading laser and drug companies, as well as a sought-after speaker and thought leader, Dr. Taub educates and trains physicians from all over the country to provide cosmetic and laser treatments.
Dr. Taub is on staff at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington, IL, Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital in Lake Forest, IL, and Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, IL.