Houston Dermatologist, Scarlett Boulos, MD, FAAD

Scarlett Boulos, MD is board-certified in dermatology and pediatric dermatology, with interests in general, surgical, and laser dermatology. She is the only board-certified pediatric dermatologist at DermSurgery Associates. She is a native Houstonian who is fluent in four languages (English, Spanish, Arabic, and French). Dr. Boulos received her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Rice University, where she graduated cum laude. She earned her medical doctorate from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. Dr. Boulos completed her internal medicine internship at the University of Massachusetts Medical School and her residency training in dermatology at Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine in Dayton, Ohio where she served as Chief Resident during her final year. Subsequently, Dr. Boulos completed a pediatric dermatology fellowship at the prestigious Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. She gained advanced training and experience in treating complex pediatric cases, vascular lesions, as well as surgical and laser treatment in children.

During her training, Dr. Boulos gave multiple academic presentations, authored several peer-reviewed publications, and contributed to a bi-monthly column in Infection Diseases in Children called Spot the Rash during her fellowship year. Dr. Boulos is looking forward to serving patients of all ages in the greater Houston community. She has a wide variety of clinical interests, including acne, eczema, psoriasis, infantile hemangiomas, port wine stains, pigmented lesions, and skin cancer.

Dr. Boulos lives in Houston with her husband. She enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and discovering Houston’s diverse local cuisine.

Dr. Boulos was recently featured in an article in the Houston Chronicle regarding pediatric melanoma, explaining how even young people can develop skin cancer and in Allure Magazine talking about the importance of skin checks for skin cancer.

Languages: English, Spanish, Arabic, French

certified by abd - Dr. BoulosAmerican Academy of Dermatology


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Education at a Glance


Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Rice University

Medical School

University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Texas


University of Massachusetts Medical School


Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine in Dayton, Ohio


Pediatric dermatology fellowship at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Accreditation at a Glance

  • Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology
  • Certified by the American Board of Dermatology

To schedule a consultation with Dr. Boulos, use the online form or call (713) 366-4503.

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