Brad Amos, MD, PhD
Board-Certified Dermatologist
4.9 /5
13 reviews
Google Forefront Dermatology
Dr. Amos and Stephanie were professional, courteous, and worked hard to make my minor surgery a lighthearted time. Both made sure I knew what was happening at all times and what to expect for recovery.
Forefront Dermatology
Great Doc and staff
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wonderfull
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I wish I could have my appointment with Dr. Amos with no other person in the room. Most doctors I see allow for privacy. It is not real comfortable having the assistant in the treatment / examination room. Otherwise, I always enjoy my visits with Dr. Amos and admire his expertise and care.
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I began to see Dr. Amos as a proactive measure because I have had a high level of sun exposure through many decades. During one of my semi-annual skin examinations, a melanoma in situ was uncovered. It was surgically excised and no chemotherapy or radiation was necessary. I am grateful for the early diagnosis and remain vigilant about using sunscreen and limiting exposure.
Forefront Dermatology
Very Good over all.
Google Forefront Dermatology
Friendly, professional, on time
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Dr. Amos is extremely attentive to one's needs & thorough in his examinations. He explains all findings in an understandable way. He is caring and friendly during entire visit.
Forefront Dermatology
Completely satisfied. Believe I am being properly cared for.
Forefront Dermatology
The service at this office has been excellent. They make you feel comfortable which is important when facing health uncertainty.
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.