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Dermatologist spotlight

Real dermatologists are the backbone of docent, and so we are excited to share their stories in their own words with you.

Our promise to you

Clinical integrity
above all else

You the patient, will always come first. docent is continually and vigilantly guided by the ethical commitment of our physicians.

Skin is personal, so your care should be as well. Our representative dermatologists understand all aspects of your skin. Our personalized formulations and in-depth evaluation process yield unique treatments.

We understand
you

Experts in
dermatology

We are focused solely on dermatology. Our highly-trained dermatologists design prescription regimens to achieve true impact.

We continuously analyze all our patients' clinical data to refine our formulations, ensuring that we, and you, are always moving forward.

Improve, and
improve again

Meet the dermatologists

Across our team, we develop proprietary clinical pathways for complex skin concerns, collaborate on tough cases, and create personalized regimens.

Image of our dermatologist, Dr. Dennis Porto

Meet Dr. John Yost

Home base

San Francisco, CA

Medical school

University of Michigan;
AOA Medical Honor Society

Residency

Dermatology at New York University
Morris Leider “best all-around resident”

Focus

LGBTQ+ awareness and treating skin of color

John is a board-certified dermatologist and a Clinical Associate Professor of Dermatology at Stanford University.  Originally from Madison, Wisconsin, John lives with his husband Steve, and dog Murphy, in San Francisco. Being a recent east coast transplant, John is now soaking up the warm weather yet still the best dressed person in the room. He completed his undergraduate degree in biology a Bowdoin College, where he graduated magna cum laude.

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Meet Dr. Allison Truong

Home base

Los Angeles, CA

Medical school

Stanford School of Medicine;
Women's Dermatologic Society Mentorship Award;
National Psoriasis Foundation Mentor Program Award

Residency

University of California, Los Angeles

Focus

Skin disease

Dr. Truong is a board-certified dermatologist and a multi-award winner in the dermatology field. Her expertise includes knowledge in managing complex skin diseases. She is experienced with surgical treatment of skin cancers, as well as non-surgical methods to treat skin cancer and precancerous lesions. She is also experienced with the use of complex dermatologic therapy, including biologic therapy, immunosuppressive medications, and phototherapy. In her free time, she volunteers for community events such as skin cancer screenings and teaches internal medicine at several academic centers.

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Meet Dr. Toyin Falola

Home base

Austin, TX

Medical school

Washington University in St. Louis;
AOA Medical Honor Society;
Olin Fellowship Scholarship Program

Residency

Stanford University

Focus

Skin of color, teaching, entrepreneurship, and innovation

Toyin currently serves as both Affiliate Faculty at The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School, and Clinical Director at Buoy Health. Passionate about how the intersection of technology and medicine can improve patient access, affordability, and outcomes, Toyin loves the visual based diagnosis, ability to care for patients of all ages, and multidisciplinary approach to care that is central to dermatology. In her spare time, she enjoys listening to podcasts, being outdoors, and exploring all the best BBQ and margarita spots in Austin.  Toyin was a Dean's Honored Graduate of the University of Texas at Austin with a degree in Honors Biology.

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Meet Dr. Farhaad Riyaz

Home base

Washington, D.C.

Medical school

Medical College of Virginia;
President of AOA Medical Honor Society

Residency

Henry Ford Hospital System;
Medical Innovation Fellowship at Henry Ford innovation Institute;
Mohs Fellowship at Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Focus

Skin cancer treatment & reconstruction

Farhaad is a board-certified dermatologist who serves as both a Mohs surgeon and practicing dermatologist at the Integrated Dermatology Group on Washington DC  He currently serves on committees for the AAD, American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, American College for Mohs Surgery and American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery. Away from work, Farhaad enjoys cycling, volunteering, exploring various cuisines and time with his family.”

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Meet Dr. Dennis Porto

Home base

Boston, MA

Medical school

University of Iowa;
AOA Medical Honor Society

Residency

Henry Ford Hospital System;
MPH, skin cancer research fellowship at Harvard University

Focus

Technology innovation and it’s intersection with skin health

Originally from Iowa, Dennis lives in downtown Boston where he splits his time between his boutique dermatology practice and healthcare technology innovation. Dennis is recently engaged, and spends his free time indulging his passion for urban art,  watercolor painting, sailing, and traveling. Dennis completed his undergraduate work in Biology at Creighton University, with high honors.