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 board certified Dermatologist with Houston Skin Associates and Adara Medical Spa.  Born and raised in the great state of Texas, Dr. Sra spent her earlier years in Northwest Houston, where she attended Jersey Village High School. She then went on to complete her ungraduated training at University of Texas Austin where she graduated with honors. She attended medical school, internship and her Dermatology residency at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston.

Dr. Karan Sra has also been acclaimed for her use of injectable treatments such as Botox and fillers to achieve distinguished results without a look that reveals that cosmetic work was done. She has been recognized by her patients and awarded “The Compassionate Doctor Recognition Award” and “The Patients’ Choice Award”. She has also been chosen as “Houston’s most dynamic women” by Houston Modern Luxury. In addition, she is a Master Injector of Botox and Fillers, demonstrating her proficiency with non-invasive cosmetic procedures.

Houston Skin Associates and Adara Medical Spa take pride in preforming cutting edge procedures to help patients feel better about their skin and bodies. In addition to cosmetic procedures, Dr. Sra also detects hundreds of skin cancers yearly, she believes strongly that regular visits to the dermatologist can help with early detection and prevention of skin cancer. Her mission is to provide exemplary and compassionate care to her patients by providing the most current medical and cosmetic skin care procedures available. She does this by remaining committed to the advancement of her education and experience in the cosmetic and general dermatology fields. Dr. Sra has also been published numerous manuscripts and has been involved in clinical trials for conditions such as acne, psoriasis and atopic dermatitis.

Dr. Sra is a philanthropist and donates to The American Cancer Society, The Women’s Home, Houston Food Bank and many more charities. She is married with one daughter, she enjoys spending time with her family (and her German Sheperd) and serving her community on her days off. Her commitment to her family, patients and employees remains her highest priority.



Samantha Robare, MD

Board Certified Dermatologist
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Samantha Robare, M.D. is a native Texan.  Dr. Robare 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 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 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 enjoys spending time with her family, fitness, travel and cooking.

Donna Tran, DO

Board-Certified Dermatologist
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A Houston native, Dr. Donna Tran is a board certified dermatologist, specializing in advanced medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology, with expertise in skin cancer and laser therapy. She received her medical degree from the University of North Texas and went on to complete her dermatology residency at the Western University of Health Sciences in Orange County, California, where she was elected to serve as Chief Resident.

Dr. Tran is committed to providing the utmost dermatologic care to her patients in a friendly and relaxing setting. Dr. Tran is especially skilled in cutting-edge cosmetic procedures such as Botox, Juvederm, Voluma, Sclerotherapy for spider veins, and laser treatments for vascular lesions, scars, tattoo removal, skin tightening, and hair removal. She has co-authored numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals and attends conferences to stay informed of the latest in dermatology. Dr. Tran enjoys working with patients of all ages and being active in the philanthropic community. To date, she has traveled to impoverished areas of Guatemala, Dominican Republic, and Peru providing dermatologic and medical care.   

Dr. Tran is excited to be back and practicing in Houston. She is a member of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, and is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology.

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.