Dr. Saya Obayan, MD, MPH, FAAD

Dermatologist located in Austin, TX

Skin Joy Dermatology

"I believe in having a personal connection with each patient.  I always strive to take the time to know more about your condition, and lifestyle, along with answering any questions so you feel at ease with me and with your care." - Dr. Saya Obayan

What we offer



Meet Saya Obayan

Dedicated to meet all your health needs

Personal Message

Welcome to my practice! It is a privilege to be trusted to care for all of your skin-related needs. I am a Board-Certified Clinical Dermatologist specializing in the care of all types of skin, hair, and nail diseases. I am particularly passionate about spreading awareness about skin care and have a special interest in holistic dermatology. This involves caring for all types of skin diseases and paying attention not only to the many medical and surgical treatments out there but to the myriad of nonpharmaceutical options available to you. Skin conditions are often related to what we eat, drink, and our levels of stress. I examine these factors and more to determine what might be causing the skin condition and how best to treat you. 

I find practicing dermatology deeply rewarding. Compassion and hope are an integral part of my approach to treatment and when patients’ symptoms improved or disappear altogether, I feel their sense of joy and relief. I fell in love with the medical profession as a child, watching my mother achieve her dream of becoming a doctor. Her hard work and perseverance inspired me to achieve my goals and give back to society wherever I can.

I have fallen in love with Austin and enjoy spending time outdoors in and around the city. I love kayaking and paddle boarding and taking in the outdoors while on the water. I enjoy hiking and have explored many of the trails in Austin.

In my spare time I also volunteer at the Hope Clinic, offering free services to those who cannot afford insurance and I serve as a role model with the Girls Empowerment Network, encouraging girls to pursue careers in medicine. 

I invite you to schedule a consultation to explore your questions and experience it for yourself.


Saya Obayan   

Patient advocate and community educator Dr. Obayan is more than a Board Certified Dermatologist, she’s a leader in her field.

Credentials & Experience


  • Boston University School of Medicine
    • Department of Dermatology, Residency
    • Completed Masters in Public Health
  • Brown University Providence, RI
    • Completed Medicine Intern Program

Honors & Awards

  • Austin's top 40 under 40 2019 finalist 
  • Peter E. Pochi Award for Dermatology Excellence
  • American Academy of Dermatology Presidential citation
  • Woman's Dermatology Society - Mentorship Award
  • Albert Schweitzer Fellowship Award
  • Boston University School of Medicine Summer Research Scholar 
  • Commission to End Healthcare Disparities, American Academy of Dermatology delegate to the Commission
  • American Medical Association; Resident and Fellow Section Delegate 
  • Austin Black Physicians Association; Scholarship committee co-chair
  • AMA and AAD National Advocacy Conferences 
  • American Medical Association; Minority Affairs Section  

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • American Society of Dermatologic Surgery
  • Austin Black Physicians Association 
  • Texas Dermatological Society 
  • Texas Medical Association 
  • Travis County Medical Society 
  • Women’s Dermatologic Society

Dr. Obayan obtained her medical degree from the Boston University School of Medicine and is a member of the Travis County Medical Society and the Austin Black Physicians Association.


At Skin Joy Dermatology, it is our joy to treat you in a manner that is in line with your beliefs and tailored to your individual skin concerns.  Dr. Obayan takes the time necessary to understand what’s important to you regarding the care of your skin and provides a wide variety of skin care treatments, including natural products.  We want you to be a confident partner in the care of your skin and to help you decide which options are the best for your unique skin type.

As a practice, we take a 360 approach to treating skin conditions by providing practical advice and treatment solutions on nutrition, lifestyle, and self-care.


Testimonials & Reviews

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"She was very knowledgeable and took time to answer my questions"

Linda L — Verified Zocdoc patient

"I met Dr. Obayan for the first time and was in a lot of pain and she was extremely compassionate and professional. It was very obvious to me that she is practicing because she wants to help people.​"

Jessica M. — Verified patient

"After 3 bad visits with other dermatologists, Dr. Obayan was wonderful. I feel confident that she will finally help me find out what’s going on with my skin"

Victoria P. — Verified patient
Major Insurance Providers Accepted
Who We Are

Meet the Team

Our dedicated and experienced staff is here to help you every step of the way

Yinda Obayan
Office Manager
Dr. Olubusayo Obayan
Blanca Rodriguez
Lead Medical Assistant
Contact US

Get in Touch

Our staff is here to answer an questions you may have

  • 9015 mountain ridge drive
  • Suite 200
  • Austin, TX 78759
  • Phone: (512) 312-7552
  • Email: contact@skinjoyderm.com
Office Hours
  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Thursday: 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Friday: 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed