New York Dermatologic Surgeon
1145 Montauk Highway, STE 1
West Islip, New York 11795 US
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Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Dermatology


American Academy of Dermatology (AAD)
American Society of Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS)

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Mariwalla has hospital affiliations at Stonybrook Medical Center.


  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: BA, Yale University, 1998
    Medical: MD, Yale School of Medicine, 2004
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Internship: Internal Medicine Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, 2005
    Dermatology, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven Hospital, 2008
    Advanced Dermatologic Surgery and Mohs Micrographic Surgery, 2009, Yale School of Medicine

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After Juvederm is Injected, Should You Massage or Press it out?

It is important to go see your doctor if you notice any lumps - especially in the first 72 hours. After a certain period of time, lumps cannot be... READ MORE

How Long Does Juvederm Last?

It depends on where it is injected but typically Juvederm Ultra lasts 4-5 months and if you use it regularly, you may notice that it lasts up to 6... READ MORE

How Do I Know if I Had an Allergic Reaction to Juvederm Injections?

Dear Jani, The first thing I would do is go back to the physician who injected the Juvederm. It is unusual to have this sort of reaction for so many... READ MORE

How Long Before Bruises from V Beam Disappears?

Dear BrookeinCO, The bruises (ie "deep purple) after VBeam typically takes up to 10-12 days to resolve. Some doctors recommend taking Arnica (a... READ MORE

Can V Beam Help Diffused Redness if IPL Didnt Help?

VBeam does work for redness and is more effective than the IPL however you will need several treatments.  If your redness is diffuse, you will... READ MORE

Are All Mohs Surgeon Qualified to Deal with DFSP Tumor?

Dear Hope for a cure, DFSP is a notoriously difficult tumor to treat. First, because it is an aggressive tumor and second, because it recurs often.... READ MORE

Scar Revision on Brown Skin?

No surgery is magic surgery so you will always have a scar. The key thing however is that this scar should be a fine line and should blend in with the... READ MORE

Bio-Oil on Stitch Scars?

Bio-oil will not help. The final appearance of a scar can be assessed at 1 year (that is how long it typically takes for all of the remodeling of the... READ MORE

Restylane or Juvederm for Genetic Tear Trough Deformity or Hollowness?

Improving hollows under the eyes with filler is definitely an option. And a good option - patients do very well if there are hollows. Here is my... READ MORE

What Can I Use to Prevent a Burn from Scarring Stomach?

If the burn is still red and inflamed, keep the wound moist. You can use plain vaseline (head to head studies show it is as effective as more... READ MORE

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Is This Going to Scar? Yes, But You Don't Have to Worry — Learn Why

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