Meet Our Providers
Debra Tanner Abell, MD
A board-certified dermatologist, Dr. Abell has been practicing dermatology in her Pittsburgh, PA office for over 20 years. She is also licensed to practice in New York, where she provides teledermatology services through DermatologistOnCall.
Originally from Los Angeles, Dr. Abell received her undergraduate degree from Harvard University and graduated from medical school at the University of California San Francisco. She completed her fellowship in Dermatology at The Johns Hopkins Medical Center.
An actively engaged member of both the Pittsburgh and New York City film and art communities, Dr. Abell is a founding board member of the non-profit organization Arts Crossing. She is the president and CEO of Tanner Film and Art, a company that provides financing of emerging artists in film, theater, and the visual arts.
She has a strong interest in genealogy. She serves on the board of trustees of The New York Genealogical and Biographical Society and is also on the national advisory board of The Hutchins Center at Harvard University.
- Fellow, American Academy of Dermatology
- Fellow, American Society of Dermatologic Surgery
- Member, Pennsylvania Academy of Dermatology
- Member, European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology
- Amonette Circle Lifetime Member, Skin Cancer Foundation
Amy Betschart, PA-C
Certified by the National Comission on Certification of Physician Assistants. Ms. Betschart is originally from Upper St. Clair, PA. She received her B.S. in Chemistry from John Carroll University in 2009 and Master of Physician Assistant Studies from Chatham University in 2011. Ms. Betschart has been a dermatology PA since joining Dr. Abell in 2011. Amy is interested in a variety of skin conditions from acne to rashes to skin cancer. She also enjoys the cosmetic aspect of dermatology, particularly chemical peels, microdermabrasions, and VBeam Pulsed Dye Laser treatments.