Welcome to the Houston Dermatological Society! Founded by a passionate group of board-certified dermatologists in the greater Houston area, we are a community committed to advancing the field of dermatology and promoting skin health.

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The Houston Dermatological Society (HDS) is the professional organization of practicing, board certified dermatologists in the greater Houston area. HDS encourages the camaraderie of its members and mentoring the future of dermatology.

HDS hosts 10 meetings per year, traditionally held on the 1st Monday of the scheduled meeting month and begin at 6:30 p.m.

2024 Officers

Our officers are a team of dedicated board-certified dermatologists who bring a wealth of experience and expertise to our organization.


Danielle Applebaum


President Elect

Auris Huen

M.D., PharmD


Bryan Hiscox, MD
Byran Hiscox


Immediate Past President

Christopher Rizk



Join the professional organization of 200 board certified dermatologists practicing in the Greater Houston Area.

HDS members benefit from the following:

  • Bi-monthly educational programs offering CME credit;
  • A friendly atmosphere at meetings for members to engage in the local community and network;
  • Ability to explore leadership opportunities; and
  • Mentorship opportunities with local trainees.

Become a member of the Houston Dermatological Society today!  Membership dues begin at $175.00 per calendar year.

Click here to download an application.

Dues statements are mailed October 1.
Residents and Fellows are encouraged to participate in the society and attend the educational programs at no cost.


Below are members of the Houston Dermatological Society recognized for their financial contributions to the society. Their donations are above the regular membership dues payments. For more information on dues contributions, see upcoming dues statements.

Supporting Members:
Michael Sonabend, MD
Christopher B. Rizk, MD

Regular Member – $175.00
Supporting Member – $250.00
Sustaining Member – $500.00
Benefactor – $1,000.00