DermSurgery Associates, PA

Ryan R. Riahi, MD

Most of us don’t think about our skin as an organ, but it is the largest, and one of the most important. Why trust it to anyone but the specialists at DermSurgery Associates?

When you choose DermSurgery Associates, you are choosing among the best of the best. One look at their talented team of specialists and the vast and comprehensive array of services offered—surgical, medical, and cosmetic—and you will understand just how special this practice is.

Bringing Premier Dermatologic Services Close to Home

Dedicated to best-serving their patients, DermSurgery Associates has expanded its footprint so you don’t have to drive far out of your way to be seen by one of Greater Houston’s premier dermatology groups. Now with nine locations, there’s an office close to you!

From its inception, DermSurgery Associates has stood out. Founded by Dr. Leonard H. Goldberg, recognized as a leader in dermatologic surgery and Mohs Micrographic Surgery, you can rest assured DermSurgery Associates stays up-to-date on the latest advancements in their field. As a teaching practice that is involved in cutting-edge research, DermSurgery Associates participates in an array of skin cancer and dermatological studies. In doing so, they lead the way and their patients reap the benefits of having more options and the most advanced treatment regimens available.

Personalized Care from Leading Dermatologists

In addition to offering advanced treatments and procedures to patients of all ages using the latest protocols and technology, DermSurgery Associates takes pride in providing individualized, patient-centered care offered with compassion, understanding, and warmth. Nearly all patients are personally seen by a medical doctor, and with a state-of-the-art electronic medical records system shared among offices, it’s easy to be seen at different locations for your convenience.

Get to Know Dr. Ryan R. Riahi, Board Certified Dermatologist

Ryan R. Riahi, MD, practices at DermSurgery Associates’ Southwest Memorial Office. Patients love his easy going, upbeat demeanor, and how he genuinely takes their well-being to heart. As a patient of Dr. Riahi’s, you will never feel like a number or just another medical chart. Taking a personalized approach, Dr. Riahi spends time with his patients and educates them on their conditions and possible causes, as well as different therapy options. He also strives to match the treatment with the patient’s lifestyle and for your convenience, often has same-day appointments available.

“Unlike medical conditions that involve internal organs and systems, skin problems are on the surface and often seen by everyone, which makes patients feel self-conscious,” says Dr. Riahi. “One of the most gratifying aspects of being a dermatologist is the ability to help my patients feel more self-confident.”

In addition to skin cancer detection and medical dermatology, Dr. Riahi offers a range of cosmetic services producing beautiful results. Services include Botox—which relaxes wrinkles and may help keep new ones from forming—and dermal fillers to minimize wrinkles and depressions, and to enhance and augment tissue shape and volume.

Dr. Riahi chose dermatology because of the breadth and depth of the field, and the variety of cases, procedures, and technology involved. After earning a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry and molecular biology at Houston Baptist University, graduating summa cum laude, he completed a medical degree at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas, where he received the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society award for being in the top of his class. He went on to complete an internship at Tulane University Hospital in New Orleans, and a dermatology residency at the Louisiana State University Department of Dermatology, where he served as Chief Resident. Trained in general and cosmetic dermatology and dermatologic surgery, Dr. Riahi has extensive experience in the management and treatment of dermatologic conditions in individuals with skin of color.

Dr. Riahi has published numerous manuscripts and continues to mentor medical students. His clinical interests include general and cosmetic dermatology, skin aging, hair loss, the diagnosis and treatment of skin cancer, retinoids, and the treatment of photodamaged skin.

Patients Love Dr. Riahi, and You Will, Too!

“Dr. Riahi should write a book on bedside manner. He was great, took all the time I needed to answer questions. Very professional and puts you at ease. Go here!” – Matthew P.

“Dr. Riahi was very informative. My son felt comfortable with the doctor. I will be sending all my boys to him.” – Sebastian G.

“He was kind and genuine. He addressed all my concerns, even the ones that are more emotional from issues I am having. He is knowledgeable and caring. The perfect mix.” – Verified Patient

“Very exceptional bedside manner. Staff very nice with positive attitudes. He explained everything in detail. He also let you know he’s available anytime concerning questions and concerns.” – Chandra M.

Whether you want to have a mole or suspicious spot checked, need skin cancer screening or have skin cancer, or suffer from acne, rashes, warts, cysts, psoriasis, eczema, actinic keratoses, skin growths, and more, you can trust your skin to DermSurgery Associates. They also offer a wide range of results-oriented cosmetic services that help you look vibrant and youthful in every season of life.

Schedule an appointment today. Next day appointments are often available. Visit for more information and a full list of services. Most medical insurance plans are accepted.

DermSurgery Associates has nine convenient locations: Houston Medical Center, Pearland, Bellaire, Brenham, Southwest Memorial, Katy, Kingwood, Beaumont, and The Woodlands.

World-Renowned Leader in Dermatologic Surgery

Excellence is something DermSurgery Associates’ founder, medical director, and CEO more than strives for; he lives and breathes it. Dr. Leonard H. Goldberg, a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, is recognized as a leader in Mohs micrographic surgery around the globe. Among many other achievements too numerous to list, Dr. Goldberg is the Program Director of The Mohs Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology Program sponsored by Houston Methodist, and a Professor of Clinical Medicine at the Houston Methodist Institute for Academic Medicine. Visit to read his impressive bio.


7500 Beechnut, Suite 290

Houston, Texas 77074

(713) 988-8442


By Annette Brooks

Photography by Kelley Sweet Photography

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