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Brooklyn, New York 11201 US
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Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine

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Dr. El-Salawy has hospital affiliations at New York Methodist Hospital.


  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: Al-Fateh University, 1987
    Medical: MBBCh (MD), Al-Fateh University, 1993
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Internship: Al-Fateh University, Tripoli, Libya, 1994

    Categorical Internal Medicine, Marshall University, Huntington, WV, 2003
    Preliminary Internal Medicine, Marshall University, Huntington, WV, 2000

    Fellowship: Geriatric Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL (07/2003-06/2004)

Treatments offered at Sherif El-Salawy Medical P.C.

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Can I use a hydrocortisone cream on my lips after lip injections to minimize lip swelling?

In general we don't recommend applying steroids on thin skin and mucosa. Arnica preparations (OTC) my help with bruising and swelling. READ MORE

Can shortness of breath that comes and goes occur three weeks after Botox on my forehead, or would this be unrelated to Botox?

Effects of Botox and similar products are limited to injection site. I agree with previous comments that a further investigation is needed. READ MORE

I had Botox injections 2 days ago could I be allergic?

The location of the reaction is located away from the site of injection. Any possible effect or reaction to Botox is localized at the injection site.... READ MORE

Co2 laser: 1 year post and still horrible texture, glossy appearance, lines, huge pores, overall very unhealthy looking. (photo)

CO2 laser is used traditionally for rejuvenation. For Acne scars there are better options that are FDA approved for that particular purpose, Icon... READ MORE

Is it normal to have an actual frozen hard area after lips freeze?

It is possible that it is not related to Coolsculpting. Skin infection is a possibility, one that should be addressed as soon as possible by seeing... READ MORE

What is the normal setting for using a co2 laser? my settings were 35%, 22watts, 2 ms it was called a co2 cortex, fractional?

I am sorry, but I can give you smart skin CO2 laser go to settings, for the face I use generally 24 W, spot size 500, and Dwell 1000 for the face area... READ MORE

Is it ok to get Botox for auxiliary and palms-plantar Hyperhidrosis as the same time?

It is acceptable to use Botox on multiple areas of the body as effect remains local and does not affect any other areas. READ MORE

Hard lump immediately after dermal filler?

The location where the filler was used is an important clue. It is most likely a hematoma given the speed of the swelling formation. If the swelling... READ MORE

What do you think is the best quality facial filler?

I love the fact that results are immediate visible results, something that many patients appreciate. I do stop during my injections to allow feedback... READ MORE

Will getting Botox on the outer corner of the eye that wrinkles when smiling, change the look of your expression when smiling?

No it won't. The purpose of this procedure is to eliminate unwanted wrinkles. There is no effect what so ever on expression. READ MORE

Before and After Photos by Dr. El-Salawy

Sherif El-Salawy, MD has shared 8 before and after pictures from the RealSelf community.

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Videos by Sherif El-Salawy, MD

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See the CoolMini In Action

Dr. Sherif El-Salawy shares a clip of this woman during a CoolMini treatment for contouring her neck. WATCH VIDEO

See the Procedure: Getting Rid of Your Double Chin With CoolMini

Dr. Sherif El-Salawy shares this video of a woman undergoing the CoolMini treatment for fat underneath the chin. WATCH VIDEO

Restylane Lip Filler: Minimize Fine Lines Around the Mouth

Dr. Sherif El-Salawy performs a lip filler treatment with Restylane to treat the "smoker's lines" and "lipstick lines" around the mouth. WATCH VIDEO

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