We have the pleasure and honor of welcoming Dr. Nicole Strickland to the Northstar Dermatology family. Dr. Strickland has the distinction of serving as one of the chief residents within the Department of Dermatology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, one of the top Dermatology programs in the country. A brief background on Dr. Strickland:
Dr. Nicole Strickland grew up in Harker Heights, Texas, and graduated summa cum laude from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a Minor in History. She received her M.D. degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, where she was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. She then completed both her internship in Internal Medicine and residency in Dermatology at UT Southwestern. In her final year of residency, she served as a Chief Resident, managing the main teaching clinics at Parkland Memorial Hospital and the Dallas VA Medical Center. During her residency she also served as member of the American Academy of Dermatology’s Drug Pricing and Transparency Task Force and volunteered locally at the Agape free dermatology clinic in East Dallas.
Dr. Strickland has a passion for providing comprehensive dermatologic care, with clinical interests in basic and complex medical dermatology, surgical dermatology (including skin cancer detection and prevention), and cosmetic dermatology. She has published multiple articles in journals including the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, the Journal of Investigative Dermatology, and Pediatric Dermatology. She is an active member of the American Academy of Dermatology, Texas Dermatologic Society, Dallas- Fort Worth Dermatologic Society, and the Texas Medical Association. Outside of the office, she enjoys attending musicals and operas, trying new restaurants, and practicing yoga and barre.
“I am very excited to have Dr. Strickland as part of our staff. With her distinguished scholarly background and her genuine concern for patients, I am confident that Dr. Strickland will deliver the compassionate, evidence-based care that our patients have come to expect. Furthermore, with an additional physician on board, we hope to reach an even larger local community.” – Dr. Amir Aboutalebi