At Adara Medical Spa, we know skin!

We are board-certified dermatologists and trained specialists here to help with all your skin care needs. We know your time is important, and we believe you shouldn’t have to sacrifice quality to be seen at your appointment time.

Contact us today to see how we can help you get the clear, flawless skin you are looking for with the convenience you deserve.

Learn more about our contributions to the local community

Karan Sra, MD

Board Certified Dermatologist
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Karan K. Sra, M.D., is a native Texan, as she was born and raised here in Houston.  Dr. Sra spent her earlier years in Northwest Houston, where she attended Jersey Village High School.  She then went on to complete her undergraduate training at University of Texas Austin where she graduated with honors.  She attended medical school, internship and Dermatology residency at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Prior to completing her training, she was a fellow in clinical trials at the Department of Dermatology at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and Center for Clinical Studies in Houston under the supervision of Dr. Stephen Tyring M.D. Dr. Sra has since served both as principal and sub-investigator on numerous clinic trials involving skin diseases such as psoriasis and atopic dermatitis.

Dr. Sra has published multiple scientific manuscripts in medical journals and books in the last few years. In addition, she has received numerous academic awards including 2 scholarships from the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Sra’s interests include both medical and cosmetic dermatology. She is board certified by the American Board of Dermatology and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology.

When Dr. Sra is not working, she enjoys spending time with her husband, daughter and their German shepherd. In addition, she enjoys traveling, running and exercising.

Samantha Robare, MD

Board Certified Dermatologist
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Samantha Robare-Stout, M.D. is a native Texan.  Dr. Robare-Stout is a board certified dermatologist licensed in Texas with a special interest in several facets of skin health, including pediatrics and medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas, where she received a Bachelor of Science in Biology and went on to complete medical school at Loma Linda University School of Medicine in Southern California.

After an internal medicine internship at Baylor University College of Medicine in Dallas, Dr. Robare-Stout completed her Dermatology Residency at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. During her final residency year, she served as the Chief Resident of Academic Education, where she established a new curriculum to train future dermatologists.

During her time at Hardin-Simmons University, Dr. Robare-Stout was awarded the prestigious Minnie L. Anderson Award, signifying her as the top female graduate in her class. She was also granted a junior invitation to the medical honor society, Alpha Omega Alpha, at Loma Linda University School of Medicine. When she is not focused on dermatology, Dr. Robare-Stout enjoys spending time with her family, fitness, travel and cooking.

Rana Mays, MD

Board Certified Dermatologist
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A native of Louisville, Kentucky, Dr. Rana Mays is board certified in Dermatology and Internal Medicine, with a special interest in both medical and cosmetic dermatology. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Louisville on a full academic scholarship, participating in a rigorous externship at the National Institute of Health (NIH) her last year.

She went on to attend the University of Louisville School of Medicine where she was appointed director of the HOPE Clinic for Women and Children. Dr. Mays graduated from medical school with high honors and proceeded to complete a full Internal Medicine residency at the University of Louisville Hospitals. During her training in Internal Medicine, Dr. Mays served as principal investigator on a project in melanoma oncogene transcription at the prestigious James Graham Brown Cancer Center and clinical investigator in the multicenter SUNBELT melanoma trial.

After completing her residency, Dr. Mays practiced as an Internist in Kentucky for one year before moving to Houston to start a dermatology clinical research fellowship under the direction of Dr. Stephen K. Tyring. During her fellowship, Dr. Mays served as sub-investigator in over twenty national clinical trials involved in new dermatologic therapies and several collaborative studies with NASA scientists. She went on to complete her Dermatology residency at Baylor College of Medicine, serving as chief resident during her last year.

Dr. Mays has authored numerous publications and book chapters in Dermatology and has presented at many national and regional scientific meetings. She enjoys spending time with her husband, a practicing general surgeon in Clear Lake, and their three children. She also enjoys cooking, painting and yoga.

Connie Wang, MD

Board Certified Dermatologist
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Dr. Connie Wang was raised in Southwest Houston where she attended Dulles High School and played varsity volleyball. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Baylor University where she received a full academic scholarship.

She completed medical school and residency at Baylor College of Medicine. During her third year of medical school, she was inducted into the prestigious medical honor society, Alpha Omega Alpha. She also received multiple scholarships for her academic achievements.

Dr. Wang has a wide range of interests in medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and is an active member of the Texas Medical Association, Harris County Medical Society, and Houston Dermatologic Society. In addition, Dr. Wang has authored numerous publications in dermatology.  She is caring and compassionate and strives to provide the best care possible to her patients.

When she is not working, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, cooking, yoga, and going on long walks with her Maltese, Hope.

Chelsea Barr

Physician Assistant
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Chelsea Barr, MPAS, PA-C, is a NCCPA nationally board-certified and Texas State licensed Physician Assistant, who can diagnose and treat skin conditions and skin cancer, and perform procedures such as cryotherapy, intralesional injections and excisions.

Prior to joining the Dermatological Association of Texas team, she practiced for four years at Clearlake Dermatology in Webster, Texas, where she gained extensive medical and surgical dermatologic training and experience. Chelsea earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition Science at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo followed by her Master of Science Degree in Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) in Galveston, where she frequently returns to lecture PA students throughout the year.

Her professional memberships include the American Academy of Physician Assistants, Texas Academy of Physician Assistants and Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants. Chelsea continues to thrive in her field and to expand her education by attending local, regional and national dermatology conferences and meetings to learn the most up-to-date technology and treatments.

Chelsea is passionate about dermatology and building positive relationships with her clients in order to help them achieve their desired skin care goals. When she is not working, Chelsea lives an active and healthy lifestyle and enjoys to run, swim, bike, practice yoga and spend time with her family and her Maltipoo, Buster.

Gurjeet Basra

Physician Assistant
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Gurjeet K. Basra, MPAS, PA-C is a board certified and Texas state licensed Physician Assistant (PA). She received her Masters of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston in 2013. During her program she was honored with the Dean's Academic and Competitive scholarship and was recognized as a student in Who's Who Among Students in American Universities & American Colleges. Prior to moving to Houston which she has called home for more than a decade, she attended the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California, where she completed her Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention.

Since being a PA, Gurjeet has committed herself to the specialty of dermatology and prior to joining our team she worked at Bay Area Dermatology. Her clinical interests include medical dermatology, dermatologic surgery and cosmetic dermatology. She is licensed to diagnose and treat skin conditions such as psoriasis, atopic dermatitis/eczema, fungal infections and skin cancers in both adult and pediatric patients. She also performs medical procedures such as biopsies, excisions and cryotherapy. She has received extensive training in a range of cosmetic services such as Intense pulse light (IPL) rejuvenation and Hair laser removal, sclerotherapy  to treat veins, cosmetic fillers such as Juvederm, Belotero, Sculptra, Voluma, Botox and Dysport. Gurjeet is dedicated to providing compassionate and superior patient care and attends yearly dermatology conferences to provide up to date care to her patients. 

She is certified by the National Commission of Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA). She is also an active member of the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants (SDPA) and was honored with the prestigious Diplomate status by the (SDPA) a distinction awarded to experienced dermatology PAs.  

She resides in Friendswood with her son and her family. During her free time she loves to workout, enjoy musicals with her friends, learn dancing, and explore new restaurants and cuisine in Houston.

Taryn Poling

Medical Esthetician
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Taryn Poling is a licensed esthetician specializing in laser hair removal, specialty facials, chemical peels, Intense-Pulsed Light (IPL) Photofacials, Clear + Brilliant and microdermabrasion treatments. She also has extensive knowledge of cosmetic products including SkinMedica, SkinCeuticals, EltaMD and Revision.

Born and raised in Houston, Taryn graduated from Pearland High School and began her career as a makeup artist working with notable modeling agencies and photographers. After discovering her passion for the cosmetic industry, Taryn earned a degree from the Institute of Cosmetology and Esthetics.

She continues to thrive in her field and to expand her education in the newest technology and treatments to keep her clients looking and feeling their best. When she is not at Adara, Taryn enjoys traveling, spending time with friends, family and her adorable mini Australian Shepherd, Cooper.

Carr Cormier

Patient Care Coordinator
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As a Patient Care Coordinator at Adara Medical Spa, Carr is passionate about building positive relationships with her patients to help them look and feel their best. By assessing her patients needs and concerns, she develops custom treatment plans to help them accomplish their desired skin care goals.

Carr is a native Houstonian and she graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Houston with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education. With over 7 years of experience in the skin care and beauty industry, she continues to broaden her knowledge on the latest advances in technology and treatments to provide the best possible experience for her patients.

In her spare time, Carr enjoys trying new restaurants with her husband, listening to live music, running, and taking her dog to the dog park.