New York Dermatologist
115 East 57th St , 1220
New York, New York 10022 US
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5 out of 5 stars Cellfina

Probably Not Worth It Unless You Only Have a Few Well-defined Dimples - New York, NY

I went to a high-end doc in NYC known for doing this procedure, but I would say overall it wasn't worth it. First, the areas still look bumpy and I am especially disappointed that the dimples that show when I wear shorts are still there (the pictures below are from now, 4 months later). Second, it was painful. Third, I still have discoloration from the bruises, months later.

5 out of 5 stars CoolSculpting

CoolSculpting Does Work on a 44 Year Old After Having Two Kids! - Little York, NY

I work out 3-4 times a week but I could not get rid of this pouch in my mid-section. I tried CoolSculpting for my abs and flanks and it works. The procedure is not painful, it is cold and slightly uncomfortable at first but the uncomfortably goes away. You sit there for one hour and read a book or watch TV. There may be redness and some swelling and bruising but it goes away within a couple of...

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Dermatology


American Academy of Dermatology (AAD)
American Dermatological Association (ADA)
Fellow, American Academy of Dermatology (FAAD)

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Free. Requesting an appointment with Julie E. Russak, MD using is free & confidential. Consultation fee: $50 off your consultation fee if you mention

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Dr. Russak has hospital affiliations at Mt. Sinai, New York, NY.


  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: B.S., magna cum laude, Biology, Hunter College, CUNY, 2000
    Medical School: MD, New York University School of Medicine, 2004
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Internship: Internal Medicine, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY; 2005
    Residency: Dermatology, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Chief resident, 2008
    Fellowship: Oncology/Melanoma Fellowship; Rigel Dermatology, NY 2009

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Are there any products or procedure for large pores on the face?

Clear + Brilliant is a great option for minimizing pores. The gentle laser promotes new collagen production, and helps with the look of larger pores. READ MORE

I can't have Botox, Dysport or Xeomon due to bad reaction. Need options!

Ulthera can be a great, and more permanent alternative to the neurotoxins (botox, dysport, etc). It is a non-invasive procedure that uses ultrasound... READ MORE

How should I treat and correct my oily skin?

Acnotin is isotretinoin (also known as Accutane, a branded medication) which is the drug that you're talking about that actually shrinks oil glands.... READ MORE

It's the 4th day after botox, my lines are visible and my crowfeet are also there. Will my forehead improve?

Don't worry, you need a good 2 weeks to see the full results of your Botox treament. If you're still unhappy once that timeframe has passed, I'd... READ MORE

What is the best approach for maintaining tight and youthful skin, without the use of fillers or surgery?

We love using the Clear + Brilliant laser for maintaining youthful skin. This is a gentle laser treatment clinically proven to refresh skin tone,... READ MORE

Cheek Tightening for 23 year old? (photo)

Clear + Brilliant is a laser that is by far the best option for minimizing pore size. It's perfect for younger skin, and those with deeper skin tones... READ MORE

Is there a way to shrink pores or remove them entirely?

The best treatment for improving the look of pores is the Clear + Brilliant laser. Often called "baby Fraxel", this laser makes small microinjuries in... READ MORE

Concerned about hollowing under eyes, what is best to treat my Hollowing? (photo)

The most effective and immediate results driven procedure is the use of dermal fillers to correct under-eye hallows. I have found that BELOTERO... READ MORE

Is it possible to blend stretch mark edges into surrounded skin?

I have seen very impressive results using the Palomar Icon for stretch marks. FDA cleared; the Palomar Icon is specially designed, using... READ MORE

What cream can a dermatologist recommend me for under eye bags and dark circles?

Teamine Concealer™ is a concealer and eye treatment in one. It is clinically proven to reduce dark circles, fine lines and wrinkles while it... READ MORE

Before and After Photos by Dr. Russak

Julie E. Russak, MD has shared 2 before and after pictures with 69 helpful votes from the RealSelf community.

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