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About Neil Shah

Dr. Neil A. Shah is a board-certified dermatologist, the founder and medical director of Clarus Dermatology and Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota. Dr. Shah completed his residency at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., and is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Medical Association, a Diplomat of the American Board of Dermatology, a Fellow of the American Society for Mohs Surgery and a member of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. Outside of clinical practice, Dr. Shah enjoys travel with his wife, Sara, as well as cooking, woodworking and auto racing. If you see any hair on his scrubs his white Labrador retriever Stockholm is to blame.

Neil's Posts:

Alopecia Awareness, Diagnosis and Treatment

September is designated Alopecia Awareness Month by the National Alopecia Areata Foundation (NAAF). The purpose of this post is to inform the reader about alopecia areata, a common form of hair loss that affects over 6 million Americans. Alopecia areata (AA) is an autoimmune type of hair loss due to unknown causes. In this condition the body’s own immune system […]

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Made in the Shade: Top 5 Tips for Sun Safety

Dermatologist Neil Shah offers his top five tips for sun safety this summer. 1. Make sunscreen your last line of defense. Sunscreen is important, but it’s actually comes in last in Dr. Neil Shah’s list of ways to protect your skin (see his 4 additional tips below). “And when you do use sunscreen,” says Dr. Shah, “read the label and […]

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