Maryanne Makredes Senna, MD is a board certified dermatologist and Instructor in Dermatology at Harvard Medical School. In addition to adult and pediatric general dermatology, she also co-directs the Hair Loss Clinic at MGH and is Principal Investigator of the Hair Academic Research Unit at MGH, a clinical trials research unit dedicated to hair loss disorders.
- Clinical Interests
- Hair loss (alopecia)
- Vulvar dermatoses
- Pregnancy dermatoses (skin conditions during pregnancy)
- Pediatric dermatology
- Chemotherapy related skin reaction
- Dermatology (general)
- Nail disorders
- Medical Education
- MD, Tufts University School of Medicine
- Residency, UMASS Medical Center
- Board Certifications
- Foreign Languages
- Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
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- Insurances Accepted
- Aetna Health Inc.
- AllWays Health (NHP) - ACD
- AllWays Health (NHP) - PBO
- Beech Street
- Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Care 65
- Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
- Blue Cross Blue Shield - Managed Care
- Blue Cross Blue Shield - Partners Plus
- BMC HealthNet Mass Health MCO/ACO
- Cigna (PAL #'s)
- Commonwealth Care Alliance
- Fallon Community HealthCare
- Great-West Healthcare (formally One Health Plan)
- Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - ACD
- Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - PBO
- Health Care Value Management (HCVM)
- Humana/Choice Care PPO
- Medicare - ACD
- OSW - Maine
- OSW - New Hampshire
- OSW - Rhode Island
- OSW - Vermont
- Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
- Railroad Medicare
- Railroad Medicare - ACD
- Senior Whole Health
- Tufts Health Plan
- United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
- United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO
- Well Sense Pediatrics
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Maryanne Makredes Senna, MD is a board certified dermatologist and Assistant Professor of Dermatology at Harvard Medical School. In addition to adult and pediatric general dermatology, she also co-directs the Hair Loss Clinic at MGH and is Principal Investigator of the Hair Academic Research Unit at MGH, a clinical trials research unit dedicated to hair loss disorders.
Dr. Senna completed her internship in Internal Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, followed by a dermatology residency at the University of Massachusetts, where she served as chief resident. She received her medical degree (MD) with Research Honors from the Tufts University School of Medicine. She is a graduate of the College of the Holy Cross where she obtained her bachelor's degree (BA) with honors in Russian and Sociology.
Dr. Senna has published several articles and abstracts in dermatology journals, including the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology and the Archives of Dermatology. She has authored an online publication for eMedicine as well as a book chapter on conducting clinical trials in dermatology.
Refinery 29: Dermatologist, Maryanne Senna, MD discusses the important implications, and anxiety that affect people with hair loss, that others may take for granted.
Health Day News: Dermatologist Maryanne Senna, MD reports on a case of hair regrowth with an eczema drug that helped a teen with alopecia totalis
Newsweek: In a case report published in JAMA Dermatology, Dr. Maryanne Senna, Lead Investigator, discusses how an eczema drug helped restore hair regrowth.
Fox News: Reports on a case study published in JAMA Dermatology. Maryanne Senna, MD reports that an eczema drug helped a teen regrow hair. Dr. Senna hopes to be able to investigate this further to find out if it is helpful to other patients.
The Sun UK- Doctors say that an eczema drug has helped one long-time alopecia sufferer to start regrowing hair for the first time.
Boston Herald: Read about an unexpected side effect of an eczema drug that sparked hair growth in an alopecia patient.
Massachusetts General Hospital physicians describe how their patient with alopecia totalis - a total lack of scalp hair - along with eczema, experienced significant hair regrowth while being treated with dupilumab.
Traction Alopecia: Young Female Singer Warns of Self-inflicted Hair Loss: Don't Let It Happen to You
Newsweek International: Maryanne M. Senna, MD, explains that traction alopecia is common and can occur in every age group; she shares tips that are helpful in treating this condition.
For Women's History Month, dermatologist, Maryanne M. Senna, MD shares advice for women to maintain a healthy lifestyle.
SELF: Mass General dermatologist, Maryanne Senna, MD says how often you wash your hair is about finding out what works for you and your hair type. She provides a few tips to help you determine what may work for your hair type.
Refinery 29: Maryanne Senna, MD, dermatologist and hair loss specialist explains what is normal hair loss and what can cause hair loss.
What is Alopecia? Maryanne Senna, MD, hair loss specialist explains this type of hair loss.
Maryanne M. Senna, MD, dermatologist and hair loss specialist explains how to prepare for an appointment at the Mass General Dermatology Hair Loss Clinic, and what to expect from hair loss treatments.
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