Brad Amos, MD, PhD
Board-Certified Dermatologist
4.8 /5
172 reviews
Survey
5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
I was called in for my appointment 5 minutes before the scheduled time; they were very efficient in getting my temperature and concerns, and then the Dr. came in. He was very thorough with my skin check and was willing to freeze off those skin issues that were bothering me. Very impressed.
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Survey Forefront Dermatology
As always, my experience was great.
Survey
5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
Staff always courteous and prompt. Same for doctor. I trust him very much.
Survey
5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
Forefront dermatology at Corporate Drive in Pittsburgh was very welcoming and safe. Dr. Amos and his staff were friendly, observant, and professional. Dr. Amos was thorough and explained all procedures and findings. it was an excellent experience.
Survey
5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
Dr Amos appears caring to me, the patient, he takes the necessary time to do a thorough exam. Greatly appreciated.
Survey
5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
As always, great professional service.
Survey
5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
Dr. Amos was efficient, direct and very thorough. I was very pleased that went to see him.
Survey
5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
Dr Amos always does an outstanding job and fully explains everything.
Survey
5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
The office was clean and the appropriate precautions were taken due to Covid-19. Dr. Amos was very professional and personable.
Survey
5.0/5
Survey Forefront Dermatology
Dr Amos was very nice, thorough, and Professional! He really cared about properly diagnosing. Highly recommend!
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.