Karen Kagha, MD

Karen Kagha

Lives In

Boston, Massachusetts


  • Loma Linda University


  • Aesthetic medicine


Karen Kagha, MD, is a board-certified dermatologist based in Boston. She aims to diversify beauty standards and, armed with experiences in pageantry and television, she believes media has an immense power to help her achieve this mission. She has a particular interest in evidence-based aesthetic medicine and in 2021 she partnered with Madison Beer and Vanessa Hudgens to launch their own skin care line. 


She earned her undergraduate degree at Vanderbilt University and went on to receive her medical training at Medical College of Georgia. She completed her dermatology residency at Loma Linda University in Southern California and is currently pursuing a cosmetic and laser fellowship at Harvard Massachusetts General Hospital.

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