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.
- 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