New York Dermatologist
390 West End Ave, 1G
New York, New York 10024 US
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Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Dermatology


  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: BS, Cell and Molecular Biology, Tulane University, 2005
    Medical: MD, Tulane University School of Medicine, 2010
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Fellowship: Procedural Dermatology / Mohs Surgery, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai,
    New York, NY, 2015
    Residency: Dermatology, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA, 2014
    Internship: Internal Medicine, Tulane University School of Medicine New Orleans, LA, 2011

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I'm very self conscious about my acne scarring, I have it on my face, chest, and back. (Photo)

Based on the type of scarring you have, resurfacing treatments would be appropriate for you. There are several options and are usually based on... READ MORE

Does Fraxel cause the skin to tan?

Post procedure the skin is inflamed and irritated due to the resurfacing. In darker skin types including Asian skin, inflammation can appear dark or... READ MORE

Any suggestions around the eyes; Botox or surgery? (photos)

When evaluating around the around, there are different options. Botox is usually used between the brows or around the eyes to soften fine lines or... READ MORE

Masseter muscle Botox?

This is a great procedure for subtle, gradual change to reshape the face. It helps soften a boxed appearance of the jaw or a widened lower face.... READ MORE

Botox for face slimming?

Yes this can be done! Botox can be used in the masseter muscles in the cheeks to soften the appearance of a square jaw. This may take more than one... READ MORE

Can I get severe dry eyes 3 years post LASIK? Could too much Botox cause my optical nerves to stop working? Tried everything.

Botox works by blocking release of neurotransmitters that affect muscle movement. It wouldn't have an effect on sensory nerves so would not be causing... READ MORE

Which one is better Botox or Fillers?

You are not too young and above the FDA-approved age group.Botox is primarily used in the upper face to prevent muscle movement that will cause lines... READ MORE

Ptosis from Botox injections - what can be done?

There are several techniques to avoid ptosis, but it is a rare side effect. If it is your eyelid, there are drops that can help and this is usually... READ MORE

Is there something to do to remove Botox? Or just to do it go away faster?

Once injected, botox cannot be reversed. However, if the issue is that one side was treated more aggressively, a very small touch up injection on the... READ MORE

Does this look like it could be subungual melanoma? (Photo)

If there is a concern for skin cancer especially melanoma, one should always be seen by a board-certified dermatologist for evaluation in person and... READ MORE

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