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Dermatology in New York

Updated Oct 05 2014 04:43 PM EST with 84 listings
Dermatologists and dermatology offices offer skin care and treat a whole range skin diseases such as psoriasis, skin cancer, eczema, skin infections and other skin disorders.
Our skin is our largest organ, literally covering our entire body. It is our armor, protecting us from bacterial infection. However, it is usually a location where symptoms of systemic ill health first appear. Dermatology is the study of skin health. To maintain both skin and bodily good health, we often visit a Dermatologist. A Dermatologist is a medical specialist licensed to diagnose and treat skin diseases as well to perform cosmetic skin procedures such as Botox and Dermabrasion. Please check the listing of Dermatologists in New York City below. Additional information on Dermatologista and medical center could be found in For local Dermatologists in New York City.
Dermatology in New York

Abrahams, Irving, MD - Dept of Dermatology, Columbia Presby

Dermatologic surgery/Geriatric dermatology. BrdCert in Derm (60). Resident at Columbia-Presby (Derm) & Int Med at Kings County/Brklyn. Assoc Clin Prof at Columbia. HospAffil = Columbia-Presby. New pts with ref. 2-4 wks to appt.
161 Fort Washington Ave., Washington Heights NY 10032 Tel 212-305-5301
Fax: 212-795-1859

Ackerman, A. Bernard

Dermatopathology, melanoma. Best Doctors NY Mag 6/4/01.
St Luke's, No. HMO/PPO, Tel 212-889-6225

American Dermatology Center

Medical cosmetic dermatology ,botox, colagen, radiesse, restolyne, lasers.
315 W. 57th St., Clinton NY 10019 Tel 212-245-8123
Fax: 212-333-6151; E-mail: baral150@aol.com
Website: americandermatologyctr.com

Ashinoff, Robin, MD - NYU Med Ctr

Skin Cancer/Botox. BrdCert in Derm(89). Resident at NYHosp-Cornell & Derm Res at NYU. Fellow in Derm Surg at NYU. HospAffil = NYU (also Bellevue). Asst Prof NYU. New pts w ref. Immed appts.
530 First Ave., Kips Bay NY 10016 General Info 212-263-7019

Auerbach, Robert, MD - Dermatology Associates

Skin Tumors (Benign & Cancer)/Psoriasis. BrdCert in Derm (64). Resident in Derm U Chicago Hosp. Fellow at NCI, Bethesada. Hosp Affil = NYU (also Bellevue). New pts with referral. Seen immed.
440 E. 57th St., Sutton Place NY 10012 General Info 212-935-9610

Avram, Marc R. , MD

Hair Transplantation/Lasers. BrdCert in Derm (94). Resident at Harvard. HospAffil = Columbia-Presby (also LI Coll Hosp). Asst Prof NYU. New pts w ref. Seen in 2-4- wks.
927 Fifth Ave., Upper East Side NY 10021 Tel 212-734-4007
Fax: 212-737-6600

Bickers, David, MD - Columbia Univ Derm Asoc

Photobiology/psoriasis. BrdCert in Derm (74). Resident at NYU. Fellow in Pharm at Rockefeller U. Hosp Affil = Columbia-Presby. Prof at Columbia. New pts w ref. Few days to appt.
16 E. 60th St., Lenox Hill NY 10032 General Info 212-326-8465

Brademas, Mary Ellen, MD

Cosmetic Derm/Skin Dis. BrdCet in Derm (83). Resident in Derm at Johns Hopkins & NYU. HospAffil = NYU. Asst Clin Instr NYU. New pts w ref.2-4 wks to appt.
11 Fifth Ave., Greenwich Village NY 10003 General Info 212-477-1515

Brodey, Marvin, MD

Skin Cancers/XRay Therapy. BrdCert in Derm (56). Resident at Columbia-Presby. Hosp Affil = Lenox Hill. New pts with ref. Seen immed.
876 Park Ave., Upper East Side NY 10012 General Info 212-734-4365

Buchness, Mary Ruth, MD - Med Assoc of St Vincent's Hosp

Skin Infections/Skin Cancer. Brd Cert in Derm (86). Resident in Derm at Columbia. HospAffil = St Vincents. New pts w/o ref. Few days to appt.
32 W. 18th St., Flatiron District NY 10011 General Info 212-647-6400

Burke, Dr. Karen E.

Best Doctors NY Mag 6/4/01.
Cabrini, No HMO/PPO, Tel 212-754-1100

Burke, Karen, MD

dermatology. BrdCert in Derm (85). Resident at NYU. HospAffil = Cabrini.
429 E. 52nd St., Sutton Place NY 10022

Bystryn, Dr. Jean-Claude

Skin cancer, melanoma. Best Doctors NY Mag 6/4/01.
NYU Med., Tel 212-889-3846

Cipollaro, Vincent, MD

Skin Cancer/Pre-Cancer/Radiation Therapy. BrdCert in Derm (65). Residency in Derm at VA/Bronx. Fellow in Derm at NYHosp-Cornell. HospAffil = Cornell-Presby. New pts with ref. 2-4 wks to appt.
1016 Fifth Ave., Upper East Side NY 10028 General Info 212-879-1670

Clark, Sheryl, MD

Melanoma/Moles/skin cancer/laser/hair removal/botox. BrdCert in Derm (88). Resident at Mt Sinai & Barnes/SL. Fellow in Barnes/SL. HospAffil = Cornell-Presby. Asst Clin Prof Cornell. New pts w ref. Seen immed.
109 E. 61st St., Lenox Hill NY 10021 General Info 212-750-2905

DeLeo, Vincent A.

Photoaging, contact dermatitis, eczema. Best Doctors NY Mag 6/4/01.
St Luke's, NO HMO/PPO, Tel 212-523-6003

DeLeo, Vincent A., MD

Contact Allergy/Eczema (rashes)/photobiology (rashes from sun and skin degeneration). BrdCert in Derm (76). Resident in Derm at Columbia-Presby. Fellow at Columbia-Presby.. HospAffil = StLukes. Assoc Prof at Columbia. New pts w ref. 2-4 wks to appt.
425 W. 59th St., Lincoln Center NY 10019 Tel 212-523-6003
Fax: 212-523-6293; Website: bethisraelny.org

Demar, Leon.

Skin Cancer/Pediatric Dermatology. BrdCert in Derm (77). Resident in Derm at Stanford & Columbia-Presby. HospAffil = Lenox Hill) Also Columbia-Presby. Asst Clin Prof at Columbia. New pts w ref. Few days to appt.
985 Fifth Ave., Upper East Side NY 10021 General Info 212-988-9010

DermaDocter

Online source for skincare
Website: dermadoctor.com

Epelbaum, Sylvie M., M.D.

104 E. 40th St., Murray Hill NY 10016 Tel 212-661-3817
Fax: 212-889-5966

Franks, Andrew G., Jr., MD - Gramercy Park Dermatology Assoc

RareSkinDiseases/Lupus/Morphea/Vasculitis/Skin Cancer. BrdCert in Derm (77)&Rheum (78). resident in IntMed at Beth Israel & Derm at Columbia-Presby. Fellow in Rheum at Columbia-Presby. HospAffil = NYU. (also Lenox Hill). Assoc Clin Prof NYU. New pts w/o ref. 2-4 wks to appt.
60 Gramercy Pk., Gramercy Park NY 10010 Tel 212-475-2312
Fax: 212-475-3542

Freedberg, Dr. Irwin

Psoriasis, rare skin diseases. Best Doctors NY Mag 6/4/01.
NYU Med., Tel 212-263-5889

Freedberg, Irwin, MD - NYU Dermatologic Associates.

Severe Skin Disease/Psoriasis. BrdCert in Derm (63). Resident in Derm at Harvard & Intmed at BethIsrael/Boston. HospAffil = NYU (also Bellevue). Prof at NYU. New pts w ref. 1 wk to appt.
530 First Ave., Kips Bay NY 10016 General Info 212-263-5889

Gendler, Dr. Ellen

Cosmetic dermatology. Best Doctors NY Mag 6/4/01.
NYU Med., NO HMO/PPO, Tel 212-288-8222

Gendler, Ellen MD

Cosmetic Dermatology. BrdCert in Derm (85). Resident in Derm at NYU. HospAffil = NYU. Assoc Clin Prof NYU. New pts with ref. 2-4 wks to appt.
40 E. 72nd St., Lenox Hill NY 10021 Tel 212-288-8222
Fax: 212-988-9640

Geronemus, Roy G. MD

Laser Rx/ Moh's Micrographic Surgery. BrdCert in Derm (83). Resident at NYU. HospAffil = NYU. New pts with referral. Seen immed.
317 E. 34th St., Kips Bay NY 10016 Tel 212-686-7306

Geronemus, Dr. Roy

Laser surgery, Mohs surgery. Best Doctors NY Mag 6/4/01.
NYU Med., Tel 212-686-7306

Gordon, Dr. Marsha

Photoaging, collagen. Best Doctors NY Mag 6/4/01.
Mt. Sinai, Tel 212-831-4119

Gordon, Marsha MD - Mt Sinai Dermatology Assoc

Ageing Skin/General Dermatology. BrdCert in Derm (88). Resident in Derm at Mt Sinai & Cooper Hospital/Camden. HospAffil = MtSinai. AssocClin Prof at Mt Sinai. New pts w ref. 2-4 wks to appt.
5 E. 90th St., Carnegie Hill NY 10128 Tel 212-831-4119
Fax: 212-987-1197

Granstein, Dr. Richard

Skin cancer, psoriasis. Best Doctors NY Mag 6/4/01.
Weill Cornell, Tel 212-746-2007

Granstein, Richard, MD

Psoriasis/Skin Cancer. BrdCert in Derm (83). Resident in Derm (MGH). Fellow at Harvard & NCI. Hosp Affil Charman Dermatology Cornell. HospAffil = Cornell-Presby.
525 E. 68th St., Uptown East NY General Info 212-746-2007

Greenberg, Robert MD

Cosmetic laser Surgery & Aesthetic Dermatology. BrdCert in Derm (77). Resident U Miami. Fellow at NYU. HospAffil = NYU. (also Lenox Hill). Asst Clin Prof NYU. New pts w ref. Seen in few days.
117 E. 72nd St., Upper East Side NY 10021 General Info 212-861-2580

Greenspan, Alan, MD

Dermatologic Surgery & General Dermatology. BrdCert in Derm (84). Resident in Int Med at Northwestern Chicago & Derm at NYU. HospAffil = NYU (also NYU Downtown). Asst Clin Prof NYU. New pts with ref. Few days to appt.
39 Broadway, Financial District NY 10026 General Info 212-509-5200

Gross, Dennis MD

Dermatology. BrdCert in Derm (90). Resident in Derm at NYU. Asst Clin Prof NYU.
E. 36th St., Murray Hill NY 10016 General Info 212-725-4555

Grossman, Dr. Melanie

Skin laser surgery, hair removal. Best Doctors NY Mag 6/4/01.
NYU Downtown, NO HMO/PPO, Tel 212-725-8600

Hatcher, Virgil, MD

Psoriasis/Viral skin infections. BrdCert in Derm (82). Resident in Derm at NYU. HospAffil = NYU. New pts with appt. 2-4 wks to appt.
161 Madison Ave., Midtown South NY 10016 General Info 212-686-2888

Jacobs, Michael, MD

Lupus/Skin Cancer.BrdCert in Derm (81). Resident at Baylor Med Ctr & NYHosp Cornell. HospAffil = Cornell-Presby. (also Hosp Spec Surg). New pts w ref. Seen in one wk.
407 E. 70th St., Uptown East NY General Info 212-772-7190

Kantor, Irwin MD - Mt Sinai Dermatology Assocs

Dermatology. BrdCert in Derm (60). Resident in Derm at Mt Sinai & U Penn. HospAffil = Mt Sinai. Prof in Derm at Mt Sinai. New pts w ref. Seen in few days.
5 E. 98th St., East Harlem NY 10029 General Info 212-369-4548

Katz, Bruce E. MD - The Skin and Laser aesthetics Ctr.

Cosmetic & Laser Surgery. BrdCert in Derm (83). Resident in Derm at Columbia-Presby. HospAffil = Columbia-Presby. (also St Lukes). Assoc Clin Prof Columbia. New pts w ref. Seen in 1 wk.
14 E. 82nd St., Upper East Side NY 10028 Tel 212-688-5882
Fax: 212-421-9502

Katz, Dr Bruce

Laser surgery, cosmetic surgery. Best Doctors NY Mag 6/4/01.
Columbia Pres., Tel 212-688-5882

Kauvar, Arielle, MD - Comprehensive Laser Center

Dermatology. BrdCert in Derm Resident in Derm, NYU. Fellow at Laser & Skin Surg Ctr, NY. Hosp = NYU. Clin Asst Prof NYU.
317 E. 34th St., Kips Bay NY 10016 General Info 212-686-7306

Kenet, Barney J. , MD

Liposuction/cosmetic dermatology & derm surgery. BrdCert in Derm (92). Resident in Derm at NYU. HospAffil = Cornell-Presby. New pts with ref in few days.
160 E. 72nd St., Lenox Hill NY 10021 Tel 212-535-9753
Fax: 212-988-0462

Kenet, Dr. Barney

Cosmetic dermatology, surgery. Best Doctors NY Mag 6/4/01.
Weill Cornell, NO HMO/PPO, Tel 212-535-9753

Konecky, Elizabeth, MD

Dermatology. Brdcert in Derm (82). Resident at Beth Israel or SUNY/Bryklyn. HospAffil = StLukes (also Clumbia-Presby). New pts with ref. Few days to appt.
133 E. 73rd St., Upper East Side NY 10021 General Info 212-861-9000

Kopf, Dr. Alfred

Melanoma, dysplastic moles. Best Doctors NY Mag 6/4/01.
NYU Med., NO HMO/PPO, Tel 212-689-5050

Kurtin, Stephen, MD

Collagen Injections/Skin Ageing. BrdCert in Derm (70). Resident in Med at Mt Sinai & Derm at NYU. HospAffil = MtSinai. AsstClin Prof Mt Sinai. New pts w ref. Seen immed.
111 E. 71st St., Lenox Hill NY 10021 General Info 212-772-1717

Laser and Skin Surgery Center of New York

Private practice specializing in dermatological surgery.

Lebwohl, Dr. Mark

Skin cancer, psoriasis. Best Doctors NY Mag 6/4/01.
Mt. Sinai, NO HMO/PPO, Tel 212-876-7199

Lebwohl, Mark, MD

Psoriasis/Skin Cancer. BrdCert in Derm (83) & Intmed (81). Resident in Derm & Intmed at Mt Sinai. HospAffil = Mt Sinai. Prof & Chairman of Derm at Mt Sinai. New pts w ref. Seen immed.
5 E. 98th St., East Harlem NY 10029 5th/Madison Ave, Tel 212-876-7199
Fax: 212-987-1197

Lerkvits, Alber M., M.D.

1040 Park Ave., Carnegie Hill NY 10028 Tel 212-861-9600
Fax: 212-876-8983

Manhattan Anti-Aging Clinic

Crystal Dermapeel treatment. No recovery time.
12 E. 72nd St., Lenox Hill NY 10021 Tel 212-517-6600

Narins, Rhoda, MD -- Derm Surgery & Laser Ctr.

Liposuction/Laser Rx/Collagen/Botox/Fat Peels. BrdCert in Derm (70). Resident in Derm at NYU. HospAffil = White Plains. New pts w ref in 1 wk.
1021 Park Ave., Upper East Side NY General Info 212-348-1800

NY Dermatology Group

General dermatology offers dermatological surgery, skin cancer screening, cryotherapy and other skin treatments
119 Fifth Ave., Flatiron District NY 10003 at E. 19th St., Tel 212-533-8888
E-mail: info@nydermatologygroup.com; Website: nydermatologygroup.com

Orbuch, Philip, MD

Pediatric Dermatology. Skin Cancer. BrdCert in Derm (86). Resident in Derm at NYU. Fellow in Derm at NYU. HospAffil = NYU. (also Bellevue).New pts w ref in 1 wk.
200 E. 36th St., Kips Bay NY 10016 General Info 212-532-5355

Orlow, Dr. Seth J.

Pediatric dermatology, hemangiomas. Best Doctors NY Mag 6/4/01.
NYU Med., Tel 212-263-5889

Orlow, Seth, MD - Dermatologic associates.

Pediatric/Teenage Derm (Acne)/hemangioma/Moles/Eczema. BrdCert in Derm (90_. Resident in Ped Derm at Mt sinai & Derm at Yale. Fellow in Ped Derm at Yale. HospAffil = NYU (also Lenox Hill). Assoc Prof at NYU. New pts w /o ref.
530 First Ave., Kips Bay NY 10016 General Info 212-263-5889

Perez, Maritza, MD

Hair Transplant/Melanoma/Skin Cancer. BrdCert in Derm (89). Resident at U Puerto Rico in Derm Fellow in ImmunoDerm at Columbia-Presby & Dermatologic Surgery at NYU. HospAffil = StLukes. Assoc Prof Columbia. New pts w referral. Seen in few days.
425 W. 59th St., Lincoln Center NY 10019

Philip Orbuch & Rena Sue Brand

200 E. 36th St., Kips Bay NY 10016 Tel 212-532-5355

Podwal, Mark, MD

Dermatology. BrdCert in Derm (75). Resident in Derm at Bellevue/NYU. New Pts w ref. Seen immed.
55 E. 73rd St., Upper East Side NY 10021 General Info 212-288-7488

Polis, Dr. Laurie

Cosmetic dermatology, laser skin surgery. Best Doctors NY Mag 6/4/01.
Beth. Israel, Tel 212-431-1600

Polis, Laurie J.

Cosmetic Dermatology/Laser Skin Surg. BrdCert in Derm (89). Resident in Derm Albert Einstein. HospAffil = Beth Israel (also Mt Sinai). AsstProf at Einstein. New pts with ref. 2-4 wks to appt.
62 Crosby St., Soho NY 10012 General Info 212-431-1600
Website: sohoderm.com

Prioleau, Dr. Phillip G.

Sub-specialty in melanoma, Mohs micrographic surgery. Hos. affil. = NY Pres.
Tel 212-794-3548

Prioleau, Philip G, MD

Melanoma & skin cancer. BrdCert in Surg (73) & Derm (83). Resident in Surgery at U Virg/Charlottesville & Duke U. Fellow in Path at Barnes & DermPath at NYU. HospAffil = Cornell-Presby. Assoc Clin Prof Derm at Cornell. New pts with ref. 2-4 wks to appt.
161 Fort Washington Ave., Washington Heights NY 10032

Prystowsky, Janet, MD

Micrograft Hair Restoration/Mohs Skin Cancer Surgery. BrdCert in Derm (87). Resident at U Chicaga & in Derm at U Pa. HospAffil = Columbia-Presby (also St Lukes). Asst Prof Columbia. new pts w ref. Seen in few days.
161 Fort Washington Ave., Washington Heights NY 10032 General Info 212-305-5293

Rabhan, Nathan B, MD

Psoriasis Phototherapy/ Connective tissue and bullous/blistering diseases (often immune based). BrdCert in Derm (70) & IntMed (68). Resident in Intmed at Mt sinai & Derm at NYU. HospAffil = BethIsrael. New pts w ref. Seen in few days.
136 E. 36th St., Murray Hill NY 10016 General Info 212-685-1337

Ramsay, David L, MD - NYU Med Ctr

Lymphomas of Skin/Oncology. BrdCert in Derm (74). Residency in Derm at NYU.Fellow at NIH.HospAffil = NYU. New pts w/o ref. Seen in few days.
530 First Ave., Kips Bay NY 10016 General Info 212-683-6283

Rigel, Darrell, MD

Aging Skin/ Melanoma/ Skin Cancer. BrdCert in Derm (83). Resident in Int Med at NYHosp-Cornell & Derm at NYU. Fellow in Skin Surgery at NYU. HospAffil = NYU. Clin Prof NYU. New pts w ref. Few days to appt.
35 E. 35th St., Murray Hill NY 10016 General Info 684-684-6894

Robins, Perry, MD

Melanoma/Skin Cancer/Surgery. BrdCert in Derm (91). Resident in Derm at VA/Bronx & NYU. HospAffil = NYU (also Bellevue). Prof at NYU. New pts with ref. ! wk to appt.
530 First Ave., Kips Bay NY 10016 General Info 212-263-7222

Rubenstein, Beatriz, MD

Dermatology/Travel/Vaccination. Resident at Lenox Hill. Fellow at Univ of Vienna & Rockefeller Univ. HospAffil = Lenox Hill. New pts seen with referral immed.
50 E. 77th St., Upper East Side NY 10021 General Info 212-249-2447

Sadick, Neil, MD

Venous Disorders/Cosmetic Surgery. BrdCert in Intmed (80) & Derm (83). Resident in Intmed at NShoreHosp/Manhasset & Sloan-Ketter. Fellow in Derm at NYHosp-Cornell & Sloan-Ketter. HospAffil =Cornell-Presby (also N Shore Univ). New pts w ref. Seen immed.
772 Park Ave., Upper East Side NY 10021 General Info 212-772-7242

Sanchez, Miguel, MD

Dermatology. BrdCert in FamPract & Derm (79). HospAffil = Bellevue. (also Columbia-Presby).
1 Washington Square Vlg., General Info 212-263-6484

Scher, Richard K MD

Nail Disorders/Nail Surgery. BrdCert in Derm (60). Resident in Derm at NYU. HospAffil = Columbia-Presby. Prof Columbia. New pts w ref. Appts in few days.
16 E. 60th St., Lenox Hill NY 10022 General Info 212-326-8465

Scott, Rachelle, MD

Pediatric Dermatology. Inflammatory Skin Disease. BrdCert in Peds (82) & Derm (85). Resident at U Chicago & NYHosp-Cornell. Fellow in Ambulatory Peds at Columbia-Presby. HospAffil = Cornell-Presby. Assoc Prof Cornell. New pts with referral. Seen in 2-4 wks.
525 E. 68th St., Uptown East NY 10021 General Info 212-746-1459

Shupack, Dr. Jerome

Sub-specialty in rare skin diseases, psoriasis. Hos. affil. = NYU Med., Ins. PHS.
530 First Ave., Kips Bay NY 10016 Tel 212-263-7344
Fax: 212-263-5991

Sibulkin, David MD

Dermatology. BrdCert in Derm (73). Resident at Bellevue. HospAffil = Stlukes (also Columbia-Presby). Assoc Clin Prof at Columbia. New pts with ref. Seen in 1 wk.
30 E. 60th St., Lenox Hill NY 10022 General Info 212-753-1470

Silvers, David, ME

Dermatology. BrdCert in Derm (73) & DermPath (74). Resident in Derm at NYU. Fellow in DermPath at AFIP, DC. HospAffil = Columbia-Presby. Clin Prof Columbia. New pts with ref. Seen in 2-4 wks.
630 W. 168th St., Washington Heights NY 10032 General Info 212-305-2155

Skin Klinic

800 Fifth Ave., Upper East Side NY at 61st St.,
Website: skinklnic.com

Soler, Nicholas A, MD

Hives/Psoriasis. BrdCert in Derm (70) & DLI (85). Resident at Baylor & MGH. Fellow at Harvard. HospAffil = NYU. Prof Derm NYU. New pts with ref. Seen in few days.
560 First Ave., Kips Bay NY 10016 General Info 212-263-5889

Tannenbaum, Diane, ME

Dermatology. BrdCert in Derm (71). Resident in Derm at NYU. HospAffil = Lenox hill. Assoc Clin Prof NY.
16 E. 79th St., Upper East Side NY General Info 212-249-6122

Teser, Mark, MD

Cosmetic Derm/General Derm. BrdCert in IntMed (77) & Derm (80). Resident in Intmed & Derm at MtSinai. HospAffil = Mt Sinai (also BI). New pts wtih referal. Seen in few days.
1107 Park Ave., Carnegie Hill NY 10128 General Info 212-966-9600

Vogel, Louis MD

Warts. BrdCert in IntMed (80) & Derm (83). Resident in IntMed & Derm at NYU. HospAffil = NYU. Asst Clin Prof at NYU. New pts w ref. Seen in 1 wk.
16 Park Ave., Murray Hill NY 10016 General Info 212-447-5443

Walther, Robert MD

Psoriasis/Acne/Skin Cancer.BrdCert in Intmed (77) & Derm (78). Resident at U Miami & in Derm at Columbia-Presby. Fellow in Derm at Rockefeller. Hosp Afil = Columbia-Presby. New pts w ref. Seen in few days.
16 E. 60th St., Lenox Hill NY 10022 General Info 212-326-8465

Warner, Robert, MD

Cosmetic Derm/Derm Surg. BrdCert in Derm (81). Resident at Kings County/Brklyn & Mt Sinai. HospAffil = MtSinai. Clin Instr = Mt Sinai. New pts w ref. Seen in few days.
580 Park Ave., Lenox Hill NY 10021 General Info 212-752-3692

Wexler, Patricia, MD.

Liposuction/Cosmetic Surg/Botox. Resident in Intmed at BethIsrael & Derm at Mt Sinai. Fellow in InfDis at BethIsrael. HospAffil = BethIsrael. Asst Clin Prof Einstein.
145 E. 32nd St., Midtown South NY 10016 General Info 212-684-2626
Many non-medical practitioners offer Skin Care Services in New York City as well. Most offer personal cosmetics lines as well as treatments such as Botox and Collagen injections for smoothing wrinkles. Many have licensed laser hair removal specialists, attending to the needs of men and women alike. Other non-surgical procedures found at Skin Care salons throughout Manhattan include chemical peels to remove the skin’s outer layers for a more youthful appearance. Other treatments include hair transplantation and laser skin resurfacing, which is similar to a chemical peel.

More and more Dermatologists in New York City are offering Cosmetic skin care services, which were once the sole province of beauty salon owners. Chief among these is the care of both adolescent and aging skin, for non-life threatening, but disfiguring diseases such as acne and roseacea. Laser light pulses are used to treat age spots, facial and varicose veins, ruddy complexions and to remove unwanted hair from any part of the body. Light impulses are also used to maintain youthful jaw lines through a cosmetic process called photo facial rejuvenation.

Manhattan’s Dermatologists, as physicians, also remove suspect moles and skin lesions, sending these to laboratories for analysis. Many cases of melanoma, or skin cancer are first diagnosed in Dermatologist’s offices through this procedure, called a biopsy. Once diagnosed, the Dermatologist can prescribe a course of treatment that may include another specialist, an Oncologist.

Melanoma is a very serious form of skin cancer. It begins in melanocytes— cells that make the skin pigment called melanin. Although melanoma accounts for only about 4% of all skin cancer cases, it causes most skin cancer-related deaths. The good news is that melanoma is often curable if it is detected and treated in its early stages. For more information, see skin cancer section.

In men, melanoma is found most often on the area between the shoulders and hips or on the head and neck. In women, melanoma often develops on the lower legs. It may also appear under the fingernails or toenails or on the palms or soles. The chance of developing melanoma increases with age, but it affects all age groups and is one of the most common cancers in young adults.

It is important to detect melanoma as early as possible. The American Cancer Society recommends that people aged 20-40 have a skin check-up every 3 years and people age 40 and older have one every year. Self-examination of the skin is also important to detect new growths or other changes. If an odd-looking mole or marking is found, an appointment with a local Dermatologist is a must.

The Dermatologist will determine if the mole or marking looks unusual, then a procedure known as a biopsy will be performed. To perform a biopsy, a local anesthetic will be injected under the skin to numb the area. The entire mole, or a small sample of the mole, will be removed and examined in a laboratory to determine if the mole is cancerous.

Living in New York City it is easy to forget that the sun is causing skin damage everyday. Skin cancer prevention in Manhattan begins with daily application of a sunscreen (preferably one that doesn’t wash off and has a high sunscreen number). The fair complexioned and natural redheads should wear a protective head covering and not expose arms or upper chest areas to sunlight if at all possible.