Brad Amos, MD, PhD
Board-Certified Dermatologist
4.7 /5
133 reviews
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5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
The staff was kind and courteous.
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5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
Dr Amos was very informative and thorough. Highly recommended if concerned about your skin condition. Will follow up with him for sure.
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5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
I feel that I was checked over very well. I will be back next year. I would give you a excellent rating.
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4.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
Office visit was fine but a little more hurried than in the past
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5.0/5
Survey Forefront Dermatology
Doctor Amos was concerned about my prescriptions and if my insurance will not pay for one of them. They will not pay for one of them but I will use it until I need a refill. Doctor Amos told me to call if insurance will not pay. He took the time to hear about what was going on.
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5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
On time, clean facility, professional and helpful/caring.
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5.0/5
Survey Forefront Dermatology
Everyone is very nice. Fast service. Pleasant experience.
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Google Forefront Dermatology
Everyone is very nice. Fast service. Pleasant experience.
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Google Forefront Dermatology
Doctor Amos was concerned about my prescriptions and if my insurance will not pay for one of them. They will not pay for one of them but I will use it until I need a refill. Doctor Amos told me to call if insurance will not pay. He took the time to hear about what was going on.
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5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
Dr Amos & his Staff are caring, competent & professional. The office visit was handled efficiently & effectively.
Education

Undergraduate Degree:

BS, University of Pittsburgh – Pittsburgh, PA

Doctorate Degree:

PhD, University of Texas – Houston, TX

Medical School:

MD, Baylor College of Medicine – Houston, TX

Dermatology Residency:

University of Pittsburgh – Pittsburgh, PA

Certificates
American Board of Dermatology
Publications
  • Barnes DW, Mousetis L, Amos B, and Silnutzer J Glass Bead Chromatography of Cell Attachment and Spreading Promoting Factors in Human Serum. Anal. Biochem. 127: 196-204, 1984.
  • Barnes DW, Reing JE, and Amos B. Heparin Binding Properties Of Human Serum Spreading Factor. J. Biol. Chem. 260: 9117-9122, 1985.
  • Lotan R, Lotan, D, and Amos B. Sialyltransferase in Two Melanoma Cell Lines That are Growth Inhibited by Retinoic Acid Results in Increased Sialylation of Different Cell Surface Glycoproteins. Exp. Cell Res. I 77: 284-294, 1988.
  • Amos, B. Clifford J. and Lotan R. Modulation of Melanoma Growth and Differentiation by Retinoids. Shroot 8. ed.
    “Pharmacology of Retino1ds m the Skin” S Karger, Basel· vol3: 29-36, 1989.
  • Sacks PG, Oke V, Amos B, Vasey T, and Lotan R. Modulation of Growth, Differentiation, and Glycoprotein Synthesis by P All Trans Retinoic Acid in a Multicellular Tumor Spheroid Model for Squamous Carcinoma of the Head and Neck.  Int. J Cancer 99: 926-933, 1989.
  • Amos B, Deutsch V, and Lotan R. Modulation by All Trans Retinoic Acid ofGlycosylation in Murine Melanoma Cells: Enhancement of Fucosyl and Galactosyltransferase Activities. CancerBiochem. B1ophys. 11: 31-43, 1990.
  • Amos B, Lotan D, and Lotan R. Increased Fucosylation of High Molecular Weight Glycoproteins Accompanies Retinoic Acid Differentiation ofF-9 Embryonal Carcinoma Cells. Int. J Cancer 46: 86-94, 1990.
  • Amos B and Lotan R. Modulation of Lysosomal Associated Membrane Glycoproteins (LAMPs 1 and 2) in Embryonal Carcinoma Cells Induced to Differentiate by Retinoic Acid. J. Biol. Chem. 265: 19192-19198, 1990.
  • Amos B and Lotan R. Retinoid Sensitive Cells and Cell Lines. In L. Packer (ed) Methods in Enzymology: Retinoids. Academic Press, Orlando. 190: 217-225
    Lotan R, Amos B, Watanabe H, and Raz A. Suppression ofMelanoma Cell Motility Factor Receptor Expression by Retinoic Acid. Cancer Res. 52: 4878-4884, 1992.
  • Heffernan M, Lotan R. Palcic M, Amos B, and Dennis JW. Branching of 13 l-6N-Acetylglucosamine-Transferase and Polylactosamine Expression in Mouse F-9 Teratocarcinorna Cells: Modulation During Retinoic Acid Induced Differentiation. J. Biol. Chem. 268: 1242-1251, 1993.
  • Sacks PG. Amos B, and Lotan R. Enhancement of Glycosylation of Cellular G\yconjugates in the Squamous Cell LineMDA886Ln by 13 All Trans Retinoic Acid. GlycoconjugateJ. 13: 791-796, 1996. Amos B, Deng JS, and Suarez S. Bullous Pemphlgoid in Infancy Case Report and Literature Review. Ped. Dermatol. 15: I 08-111, 1998.
  • Lu Y, Amos B, Cruise E, Lotan D, and Lotan R. A Parallel Association Between Differentiation and Induction of Galectin-1, And lnhibition of Galectin-3 by Retinoic Acid in Mouse Embryonal Carcinoma F9 Cells. Biol. Chem. 11: 1323-1331, 1998.
  • Chew J, Gin l, Rau KA, Amos B, and Bridenstine JB. Treatment of Upper Lip Wrinkles: A Comparison of950 musec Dwell Time Carbon Dioxide Laser with Unoccluded Baker’s Phenol Chemical Peel. Dermato/. Surg. 25: 262-266, 1999.
  • Gin I, Chew J, Rau KA, Amos DB, and Bridenstine JB. Treatment Of Upper Lip Wrinkles: A Comparison of950 musec Dwell Time Carbon Dioxide Laser to Manual Tumescent Dermabrasion. Dermatol. Surg. 25: 468-474, 1999.
  • Rau KA, Chew J, Gin I, Amos DB, and BridenstineJB. Treatment of Upper Lip Wrinkles: A Comparison of the Sharplan Silktouch Carbon Dioxide Laser with Ellman Radiosurgery.
    Am.Jo/CosmeticSurg. 17: 9-14,2000.