Rajani Katta, MD, Dermatology, Bellaire, TX, Texas Children's Hospital

RajaniKattaMD

Dermatology Bellaire, TX

Clinical Faculty, Baylor College of Medicine

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Summary

  • Dr. Rajani Katta (KattaMD.com and SkinAndDiet.com) is a dermatologist, an award-winning educator, and the author of 7 books. Her latest book "Glow: The Dermatologist's Guide to a Whole Foods Younger Skin Diet" provides evidence-based recommendations on the link between skin and diet. She serves on the clinical faculty of both the Baylor College of Medicine and the McGovern Medical School University of Texas Houston, and is an expert in allergic contact dermatitis. She has a deep interest in the link between skin and diet, and has published over 60 articles in medical journals. Her mission is to promote evidence-based recommendations to improve skin health.
  • Patient education on diet and dermatology and contact dermatitis

    The dangers of acrylic nails

    Mixing lime drinks and sun could give you margarita dermatitis

    Chemical found in all-natural products causing allergic reactions

    ABC News segment on an allergic reactions to methylisothiazolinone

Skills & Expertise

  • Allergic contact dermatitis, Patch testing, Diet and dermatology

Education & Training

  • McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
    McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern UniversityResidency, Dermatology, 1995 - 1998
  • Baylor College of Medicine
    Baylor College of MedicineInternship, Internal Medicine, 1994 - 1995
  • Baylor College of Medicine
    Baylor College of MedicineClass of 1994

Certifications & Licensure

  • TX State Medical License
    TX State Medical License 1998 - 2023
  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 1995 - 1999
  • American Board of Dermatology Dermatology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Fulbright & Jaworski Faculty Excellence Award for the Development of Enduring Educational Materials
  • Sulzberger Institute for Dermatologic Education Grant
  • Named to Texas Super Doctors List 2017
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Lectures

  • Basics of Patch Testing from the American Contact Dermatitis Society 
    American Academy of Dermatology - Annual Meeting 2019 - Washington, D.C. - 3/3/2019

Press Mentions

  • Is BHA the Missing Ingredient in Your Skin Care Routine?
    Is BHA the Missing Ingredient in Your Skin Care Routine?November 10th, 2020
  • Risks of Skin, Hair, and Nail Supplements
    Risks of Skin, Hair, and Nail SupplementsOctober 26th, 2020
  • How to Identify Chigger Bites, and Get Rid of the Annoying Berry Bugs for Good
    How to Identify Chigger Bites, and Get Rid of the Annoying Berry Bugs for GoodMay 4th, 2020
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