Dr. Leslie Tenaro

Dr. Leslie Tenaro

Board Certified Dermatologist Dr. Leslie Tenaro has been practicing in the Houston area for over 20 years.  She sees both adult and pediatric patients, and is experienced in both medical and cosmetic dermatology. She was inspired to specialize in dermatology after witnessing the profound effects serious skin conditions can have on someone’s social and professional life.

Dr. Tenaro served in the United States Navy, retiring as a Captain in 2004.  Throughout her military career, she proudly spent time serving our country in New London and Groton, Connecticut, Camp Pendleton and San Diego, California and Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

She is a member of the American Board of Dermatology, American Academy of Dermatology, Texas Medical Association, Houston Dermatologic Society, Harris County Medical Society, and the Association of Military Dermatologists.

Education & Training


  • Bachelors of Science, Biology,Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Masters of Science in Pharmacology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Doctorate of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia


  • Family Medicine Internship, Camp Pendleton, California
  • Dermatology Residency, Naval Hospital, San Diego, California


She is experienced in treating patients with a variety of skin conditions, including: mole evaluations, rosacea, warts, rashes, psoriasis and eczema, dry or itchy skin, skin bumps and growths, and hair loss.  She has a particular interest in helping patients with acne and diagnosing and treating skin cancer.



Dancing, traveling, cooking, and gardening

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