Narin “Dr. Joe” Apisarnthanarax, M.D., F.A.A.D.

Meet Dr. Joe

Narin Apisarnthanarax, M.D., F.A.A.D. is affectionately known as “Dr. Joe” to his patients. A native of the Clear Lake area of Houston, TX, he graduated from St. John High School before attending Washington University in St. Louis, MO. He graduated with a bachelor's degree in biology and then attended the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, TX.

After finishing medical school, Dr. Joe completed a residency at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH, one of the leading research universities in the country. In addition, Dr. Joe conducted three years of skin cancer research at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center with the University of Texas. Currently, Dr. Joe teaches medical and physician assistant students and serves as a clinical assistant professor of dermatology at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston.

Dr. Joe is a leader in dermatology and has published several articles in esteemed medical journals and medical textbooks. At Clear Lake Dermatology, he specializes in treating skin cancer and psoriasis. He's regarded as an expert on cutaneous lymphomas, which are cancers of white blood cells that affect the skin. Dr. Joe also has a keen eye for aesthetics and is an artistic master at cosmetic dermatology and laser procedures.

As a board-certified dermatologist, Dr. Joe is a proud member of several professional societies, including the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, and is a fellow with the American Academy of Dermatology. For nearly 10 years, he has worked in private practice and has hospital privileges at Clear Lake Regional Medical Center in Webster, TX.

Dr. Joe is proud to welcome new patients to Clear Lake Dermatology.


"Dr. Narin Apisarnthanarax was very personable and took time to explain the procedure he performed."



"They were very helpful and very kind. Gave me great information and handouts for future use. Very friendly and I didn't have to wait hardly at all! I highly recommend Dr. Narin."



"Fighting Wrinkles - Wrinkles are helped with filler as well as Dysport and the combination works well. I am always pleased with the results. There are other treatments that I have had in the past that have been helpful as well. I recently had microneedling which seems to have worked well; it was much easier to tolerate than Ultherapy."



"Dr. Joe takes his time to listen to you, very patient and keeps up to date on all new procedures. His medical staff are all awesome and go out of their way to make your visit very comfortable. I have been a patient their for about 35-30 years. First with Dr. Joe father. His father -awesome as well! I highly recommend Clear Lake Dermatology!"



"Dr. Joe and his staff are fantastic. They make you feel welcome from the moment you walk in. Their office is very nice and clean. I will definitely be back for more cosmetic treatments in the future! Would definitely recommend for all your dermatology and cosmetic needs!"



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