Rana Mays, M.D., FAAD | Top Dermatologist in Louisville

Dr. Rana Mays was recently selected by a group of peers as TOP DOCTOR in Louisville KY by the Leading Physicians in the World.

Meet Rana Mays, M.D., FAAD

Rana Majd Mays M.D, FAAD, is dual-board-certified in Dermatology and Internal Medicine, with interest in both medical and cosmetic dermatology.

Dr. Mays graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Louisville school of Medicine. She proceeded to complete an Internal Medicine residency at the University of Louisville Hospital. During her Internal Medicine training, she initiated a study on the effects of melanoma oncogene transcription at the James Graham Brown Cancer Center.

Dr. Mays practiced as an Internal Medicine specialist in Louisville before moving to Houston to pursue her passion for Dermatology as a clinical research fellow under the direction of Dr. Stephen K. Tyring. During her fellowship, Dr. Mays served as investigator in over thirty national and international clinical trials involved in dermatologic diseases such as psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, atopic dermatitis, zosters, herpes simplex, acne, and rosacea. She also served as the main investigator on several collaborative zoster studies with NASA scientists. Dr. Mays completed her Dermatology residency at the prestigious Baylor College of Medicine, serving as chief resident her last year and scoring in the top national percentile.

Dr. Mays joined Houston Skin Associates and Center for Clinical Studies where she focused on extensive medical and cosmetic dermatology, and served as principal investigator in pivotal clinical trials including a cosmetic investigator initiated study with Kybella. Dr. Mays’ interest in hair disorders and cosmetics helped pioneer her introduction of PRP hair restoration and facial rejuvenation at her practice. After caring for thousands of patients in the Houston area, Dr. Mays and her family decided to re-locate to their true home of Louisville to be closer to family and friends.

Dr. May’s interests include medical and cosmetic dermatology with special interest in acne, psoriasis, skin cancer, and hair disorders. Dr. Mays is fully certified in PRP (platelet rich plasma) therapy for hair loss and restoration and has served as regional clinical instructor in the field. Dr. Mays brings her unique full face rejuvenation approach to cosmetic dermatology and has extensive experience in all injectable and non- injectable procedures including:

Dr. Mays has authored numerous peer-reviewed publications and book chapters in medical and cosmetic Dermatology and lectures nationally in the field. Dr. Mays believes in the “whole” patient approach when it comes to skin health and is a big advocate of prevention, patient education and early restorative and corrective approach. She strives in providing the utmost advanced and personalized care to her patients

In 2016, Dr. Mays was awarded America’s Top Dermatologist and recently recognized as "Top Doctor" by Houston Magazine, selected by a poll of thousands of local board-certified physician colleagues. Dr. Mays is fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, and member of the American Medical Association, American Society of Dermatologic Surgeons, Skin cancer Foundation, and American Society of Aesthetic & Cosmetic Physicians. Dr. Mays is ecstatic to join her hometown and serve her local community. When not working, she enjoys spending time with her husband and three young children, yoga and painting.

Board Certification & Professional Affiliations



American Board of Dermatology

American Academy of Dermatology

Skin Cancer Foundation

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