Emily Guo, MD
Dr. Emily L. Guo is a board-certified cosmetic and general dermatologist seeing both adult and pediatric patients. She grew up in Sugar Land, TX and attended The University of Texas at Austin with the Dedman Merit Scholarship, awarded to the top 1% of students in the nation. She went on to earn her MD at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, graduating with honors. Dr. Guo stayed at Baylor College of Medicine to complete her Internal Medicine internship where she trained at MD Anderson Cancer Center, Ben Taub Hospital, Michael E. Debakey Veterans Affairs and St. Luke’s Health.
Dr. Guo completed her Dermatology residency training at Georgetown University in Washington, DC, one of the leading teaching hospitals in the nation, where she was selected to serve as Chief Resident her final year. At Georgetown University, she had the opportunity to train at Children’s National Medical Center and the National Institutes of Health.
Dr. Guo is passionate about teaching the next generation of medical students and residents and was nominated by Georgetown University for the String of Pearls Award for excellence in teaching.
After residency, Dr. Guo was thrilled to return to Houston having been personally selected by Dr. Paul Friedman to complete a prestigious ASDS Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery fellowship. She has extensive training in lasers, energy based devices, and injectable treatments. Dr. Guo is board-certified by the American Board of Dermatology and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology. She has presented at national and regional dermatology conferences and is well published in peer-reviewed journals. She is active in the American Society of Laser Medicine & Surgery, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, Women’s Dermatologic Society, and Skin of Color Society.
Dr. Guo strives to provide a holistic and individualized approach to patient care, personalizing treatment plans for each patient. She takes pride in helping patients feel more confident in their own skin. In her free time, Dr. Guo enjoys spending time with her husband Graham and dog Peanut, exploring the Houston restaurant scene, balancing all the good Houston food with SoulCycle and runs in Hermann Park, and creating content & connections through social media.