Welcome to Cypress Dermatology, founded by Dr. Lauren Campbell in 2016. Our dermatology clinic is located in Cypress, Texas.

Cypress Dermatology is an elite team of board-certified dermatologists that expertly diagnose and treat all conditions of your skin, hair, and nails.   Our residency and fellowship-trained dermatologists, Drs. Lauren Campbell, Jennifer Hau, Selina Hamill and Vandana Madkan are professionals in the fields of medical, surgical, cosmetic, and pediatric dermatology.  Our dermatologists conduct skin cancer screenings, care for skin conditions including acne and rosacea, psoriasis, eczema, hair loss, and others, as well as diagnose and treat rare and challenging dermatologic conditions. Cypress Dermatology’s doctors perform skin surgeries and Mohs Micrographic surgery for skin cancers. All surgeries are performed in office- without costly hospital stays or general anesthesia.  We offer the latest expertise in non-invasive aesthetic treatments including fillers, Botox, Dysport, laser procedures including CO2 resurfacing and photofacials, Coolsculpting, Ultherapy, radiofrequency microneedling, and many others. Financing options are available. Major private insurance and Medicare are accepted, and we have affordable self-pay rates. Cypress Dermatology strives to ensure that patients know when they seek truly expert care for their family’s skin they have come to the right place. We also offer telemedicine and same-day appointments. Why settle for anything less than the best when it comes to your skin health and beauty? We seek one ultimate goal: for you to love your reflection!


Drs. Campbell and Downing also conduct clinical studies in dermatology including eczema and psoriasis. If you or a loved one is interested in a trial for atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, or another skin condition and need help, please call Studies in Dermatology 281-377-6665.




Lauren Campbell, M.D, FAAD is a native Houstonian who grew up in the Cypress area and attended Jersey Village High School. She earned her undergraduate degrees in Spanish and Biology from the University of Texas at Austin, graduating with Highest Honors, and attended Houston’s prestigious Baylor College of Medicine with a full tuition scholarship. Dr. Campbell graduated from Baylor with Honors, and was inducted into the exclusive Alpha Omega Alpha medical Honor Society. She matched into the competitive specialty of dermatology and completed her residency training at the Rush University Medical College in Chicago where she served as chief resident her senior year. Dr. Campbell also spent a year at the University of Pittsburgh completing a dermatology fellowship specializing in pigmented lesions, melanoma, cutaneous T-cell lymphoma and participated in numerous clinical trials including cancer vaccine research trials.

Upon completion of many years of training, Dr. Campbell returned  to her native Houston and practiced for more than six years in her hometown area of Cypress/Jersey Village. She also served as the principal investigator for dozens of clinical studies

Dr. Campbell Awards & Honors:

  • Super Doctors Rising Star 2012-2014

  • Houstonia Magazine Top Doctors 2015 ,2017,2018, 2019

  • Living Magazine Best Dermatologist, Inner Loop Houston 2015

  • Living Magazine Best Dermatologist, Cy-Fair 2016

  • H Texas Magazine Top Dermatologist 2017

  • Real Self Favorite Injector Award 2017

  • International Dermatological Society Top Dermatologist 2018

focusing on important topics in dermatology such as psoriasis, acne, shingles, and atopic dermatitis.  She has cared for thousands of patients in and around the Cypress area, many of whom are former teachers, friends, coaches, family members, and patients and loved ones of local primary care physicians. She has been honored numerous times with awards for best physicians in the Houston area, but she is most proud of the referrals her patients and colleagues send her of their friends and relatives every single day. Dr. Campbell adores her Cypress patients and the relationships she has built over the years, and she hopes to replicate that trust in her exciting new venture of starting her own dermatology practice.


Dr. Campbell is truly an expert in her field, who can deliver excellent care with a personal touch grounded in years of experience. Her areas of special interest include psoriasis, hair loss (alopecia), atopic dermatitis (eczema), pediatric dermatology, and aesthetic (cosmetic) dermatology. All of her free time is spent with her two small boys and her husband.  She is fluent in Spanish and enjoys treating patients in the Latino community as well.



Dr. Selina Hamill was born in Houston, Texas and received her BA from Rice University, where she graduated cum laude. 


Dr. Hamill completed medical school at the University of Texas in Houston. Her academic achievements were recognized by induction into the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Society, where she was elected president by her peers.


After completing her internship in internal medicine at the University of Texas in Houston,

Dr. Hamill completed her dermatology residency at the MD Anderson Cancer Center and University of Texas, where she served as chief resident.


Throughout medical school and residency, Dr. Hamill has been an enthusiastic student, researcher, and teacher. She has published in multiple peer reviewed journals and presented her work at national conferences. 


She is committed to the highest standards of patient care and is thrilled to be practicing in Houston.


Jennifer Hau, MD, FAAD is a board-certified dermatologist and fellowship-trained Mohs surgeon.  She specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of skin cancer, Mohs micrographic and reconstructive surgery, and non-invasive cosmetic procedures.


Dr. Hau was born and raised in Houston and graduated with honors from Washington and Lee University. She earned her medical degree from The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, where she was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society.  She completed an internship in Internal Medicine at The University of Texas Medical School at Houston and dermatology residency at the University of California Los Angeles, where she served as chief resident.  Following residency, she completed a fellowship in Mohs micrographic surgery, dermatologic oncology and cosmetic dermatology at the University of California San Diego.  Dr. Hau has presented at numerous local and national conferences and has published peer-reviewed articles and book chapters and on medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology.   



Dr. Vandana Madkan is a board-certified dermatologist and fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology. She not only enjoys practicing the full breadth of medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology, but also feels passionately about educating physicians and patients alike on the important aspects of medical to cosmetic skin health. She lectures nationally on the identification and treatment of skin disease and works actively with patient groups such as the National Psoriasis Foundation and National Alopecia Areata Foundation to promote new therapies for patients. Dr Madkan has also traveled to Cuba to study different health care systems and observe the implementation of psoralens and other plants in medicinal therapies.

Dr. Madkan trained at the prestigious MD Anderson Cancer Center and the University of Texas Health Sciences Center where she served as chief resident in her final year. She then joined a locally well respected and academically inclined private practice in Houston where she was sub-investigator for the clinical trials that brought Humira to market for psoriasis in 2008 and was also principal investigator for the clinical trials that brought Otezla to market for psoriasis in 2015. She left Texas and returned to California, where she lived as a young child, to oversee the psoriasis clinic at UCLA where she was honored by the residency program as Outstanding Teacher of the Year. She left UCLA as Assistant Professor of Dermatology in 2013 to begin her own practice with locations in Santa Monica and Beverly Hills to increasingly focus on patieant care and expand on her previous clinical trial experience by opening a clinical trials center attached to an international consortium of trial physicians called Probity Medical Group. In 2021 she moved back to Houston, Texas to continue her work in private practice and to be closer to family.


Dr Madkan has an extensive list of published studies and articles in esteemed journals such as The Archives of Dermatology and The Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology as well as chapters in Dermatology textbooks on the subjects of psoriasis, herpes, skin cancer, and cosmetic enhancements. She continues to expand her knowledge of treatments to provides her patients the latest and greatest in medical care.

Originally from Augusta, Georgia, Dr. Madkan received her undergraduate education at Emory University after which she completed her medical degree at the Medical College of Georgia.  The remainder of her medical training took her through an internship in internal medicine at the University of Maryland and Baltimore VA Medical Centers, a clinical research fellowship in virology, psoriasis and sexually transmitted diseases at the Center for Clinical Studies in Houston, and a residency in Dermatology at the University of Texas Health Science Center and MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter at the beach and visiting with her close-knit family. She is great fan of historical nonfiction and as a literature major in undergrad, loves any books about people in medicine.


Heather Benton, LME

Heather Benton was born and raised in Austin, Texas. She became a Licensed Medical Esthetician in 2010, and a Certified Medical Assistant in 2012.
Since then, she has worked in dermatology and plastic surgery, assisting doctors in exams, cosmetic procedures, and surgeries, as well as performing an array of esthetic skin treatments.
Heather strives to stay up to date with continuing education. She attended CoolSculpting University in California, and became an advanced CoolSculpting practitioner. Over the years she has received extensive training in cosmetic laser treatments, including IPL, laser hair removal, and laser skin resurfacing.
She is driven by the desire to help her clients feel confident and beautiful in their skin. She is results-focused, achieving optimal skin health and improved appearance by utilizing a variety of modalities and products. She specializes in CoolSculpting, acne treatments, laser treatments, platelet-rich plasma (PRP), microneedling and chemical peels.
Heather enjoys spending her free time with her husband, Scott, daughter, Lyla, and their dog, Stella. She is excited to be a part of the team at Cypress Dermatology!



Jessy Shirley

Jessy Shirley was born and raised in Magnolia, Texas. She became a Licensed Cosmetologist in 2007. After a decade as a Cosmetologist, she continued her education by receiving her Associates Degree in Business in 2017. With a true passion for the beauty industry, she found the field of aesthetics and attended the Esthetician Program at The Aveda Institute. Jessy became a Licensed Aesthetician in 2018. She is now dual licensed.
In Jessy’s two and a half years as a State Board Licensed Aesthetician she has had extensive training in numerous cosmetic procedures. She specializes in Coolsculpting. As an advanced Coolsculpting practitioner, she has performed thousands of procedures. She strives to customize treatment plans for her clients to make them feel more beautiful and confident.
Jessy is excited to continue expanding her education and growing as apart of the team at Cypress Dermatology!!



"I love Dr. C's personality--very professional, she gets right to the point, always asks if I have any questions or any other issues."

Thomas S.