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Kristen Forman, MD FAAD

Dr. Forman is a board-certified dermatologist serving the Newport Beach area since 2005. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from UCLA in 1995 and then earned her medical degree at UCLA in 1999. She completed the family medicine residency program at Santa Monica-UCLA Hospital prior to her dermatology residency at the Keck School of Medicine at USC. She served as chief resident for the Department of Dermatology and was awarded the Resident Teacher of the Year while at USC. 

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Samreen Choudhry, MD FAAD

Dr. Choudhry is a board-certified dermatologist providing care at The Derm Studio since 2017. Originally from Chicago, Dr. Choudhry completed both her undergraduate and medical school education at the University of Illinois at Chicago, part of the prestigious 7-year pre-professional accelerated medical program. She graduated summa cum laude in Psychology in 2007, after which she received her medical degree in 2011. She completed her internship at Saint Joseph hospital in Chicago, followed by dermatology residency at Henry Ford Health System. 

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Holly Beardsley, PA-C

Holly is a certified and licensed Physician Assistant. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Biology at UCSD and her Master of Medical Science in Physician Assistant Studies at Midwestern University. Dr. Forman and Holly have worked closely together in dermatology private practice since 2009. Holly is experienced in medical and aesthetic dermatology and provides thorough and trusted care to our patients.

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Amber Young, PA-C

Amber is a certified and licensed Physician Assistant. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Biopsychology at University of California, Santa Barbara and then earned her Master of Medical Science in Physician Assistant Studies at USC. Amber has been providing care in the field of Dermatology since 2011 and joined The Derm Studio in 2016, where she provides excellent comprehensive care in both medical and cosmetic dermatology.

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Marina Arnold, RN

Marina earned her nursing degree at LAC-USC and worked for several years in both hospital and outpatient medical settings.  She gained extensive experience in ICU step-down care, hemodialysis, orthopedics and hospice before entering the field of plastic surgery and dermatology. Marina worked for Lumenis, training other nurses and physicians on their laser platforms. She has been safely performing cosmetic laser treatments for over 25 years and has been collaborating with Dr. Forman since 2005.