Leaders in Dermatology
We are medical dermatologists committed to the highest standard of personalized skin care.
Dr. Gray was born in Chicago and raised in Brooklyn Heights, New York, Ohio and Toronto. Dr. Gray studied Geophysical Sciences at the University of Chicago and Medicine at the University of Illinois at Chicago. After training in Internal Medicine, Dr. Gray returned to the University of Illinois as a Visiting Assistant Professor and Resident in the Department of Dermatology.
Dr. Gray has expertise in general dermatology, including the diagnosis and treatment of acne, skin cancer, warts, autoimmune disease, allergic contact dermatitis, and photo-aging. He has performed clinical research of emerging treatments for atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, fungal infections and hair loss. Dr. Gray recently collaborated on a chapter in the textbook Disorders of Hair Growth: Diagnosis and Treatment.
Dr. Gray is married and has three children. His wife Cynthia is a Chicago native and teaches choral music for the Chicago Public Schools. As a family they enjoy summer concerts in Millennium Park, museum trips, gymnastics and ballet classes, and are active in their church.
Dr. Ariano earned her Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy in 1978 and her Medical degree in 1982 at the University of Illinois. She remained at the University of Illinois for her internship in Internal Medicine and her Dermatology Residency, which she completed in 1985.
Dr. Ariano has been in private practice in Wheaton since 1985.
Dr. Ariano is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, the Illinois Society of Dermatology and the Chicago Dermatologic Society. She is a member of the medical staff at Central DuPage Hospital in Winfield, Illinois and is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois College of Medicine.
Key Professional Achievements and Awards:
- 1981 Alpha Omega Alpha National Medical Honor Society
- 1982 Adolph Rostenberg Award for Outstanding Research in Dermatology, University of Illinois College of Medicine
- 1982 American Women's Medical Association Recognition Award
- 1982 Nominee - William Grove Outstanding Medical Student, University of Illinois
- 1982 M.D. with Honors, University of Illinois, College of Medicine
- 2000 Vice President, Chicago Dermatologic Society