Dr. Sheila Farhang

Board-certified dermatologist in Tucson, AZ

Dr. Sheila Farhang is a board-certified dermatologist and double-fellowship trained cosmetic surgeon as well as a reconstructive Mohs micrographic (skin cancer) surgeon. “Dr. Sheila” as many know her as, stands out in the dermatology space as she has expertise in both integrative skincare and cutting-edge procedures. She is also highly regarded in the female empowerment space being a founder, CEO, and multi-business owner.

Dr. Sheila attended the University of Texas for her undergraduate and medical degrees. Dr. Sheila then completed her dermatology residency at the University of South Florida Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery. During this time, she augmented her surgical education with additional training with plastic surgeons. Upon completion, she was selected for a position at arguably one of the most competitive programs in the country for dual fellowship at the Skin Institute of South Florida and Hollywood Dermatology in the Miami, FL area. During this time, she also completed a year-long entrepreneur and leadership program through the Advancing Innovation in Dermatology led by Harvard faculty and international industry leaders.

Industry leadership

As a rising leader in the field, Dr. Farhang has authored numerous publications in top dermatology journals, has written textbook chapters, and has been invited to present her research internationally. Dr. Farhang is also principle investigator for dermatology clinical trials.

Dr. Farhang is considered a media expert by the American Academy of Dermatology and has been selected as a Key Opinion Leader for large industry skin and beauty companies. Dr. Farhang has a large social media presence (@Dr.Sheila_Derm) where she is known for her skin and beauty tips, health/wellness, female empowerment, and her integrative medical approach. Dr. Farhang is considered a celebrity media expert, from being featured in several magazines such as Allure to making national television show appearances on shows including Dr. Oz.

Dr. Farhang and her husband recently moved to Tucson where her husband who is an astrophysicist works in planetary defense through a NASA-funded project. They love the Tucson community and are so excited to explore more of the nature, art, food and culture the city has to offer.