Division of Dermatology

Mohs Surgery & Dermatology Surgery


Your doctor might refer you to a Mohs or Dermatologic surgeon if you have been diagnosed with a skin cancer. This may be the case for immunocompromised patients, such as those on chemotherapy or after an organ transplant.


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What conditions do you treat?


Skin cancers melanoma, basal and squamous cell carcinomas, benign tumors of the skin, full skin exams for sun damaged skin as well as patients with dysplastic nevi.

What treatments/services do you offer?


  • Mohs surgery for Non-Melanoma skin cancers (NMSC) Basal Cell Carcinoma and Squamous Cell Carcinoma.
  • Surgical Excisions for Melanoma and atypical moles
  • Laser surgery to treat Port Wine stains, pigmented lesions, telangiectasia and hair reduction.
  • Anti-aging Cosmetic Procedures
  • Sclerotherapy for spider veins
  • Non-surgical anti-aging and cosmetic procedures such as injectables and fillers.

Education


Education opportunities in your division for Medical Students:
Dermatology is an outpatient discipline therefore medical students will be able to rotate in the office as well as receive didactic training.

Residency Program Information/Summary:
The Division of Dermatology is involved in the training and education of Dermatology Residents D.O., from the Dermatology program at Palisades General Hospital.

Fellowship Program Information/Summary:
Not at this time

Education for Our Patients:
We provide our patients with educational resources such as flyers and pamphlets with pertinent information on the importance of skin cancer prevention and early detection.

Research


Clinical Trials your division is participating in:
Not at this time

Recent Publications:
I am involved in a research study in conjunction with Negar Tavossolian, Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Sevens Institute of Technology, and we have applied for a federal grant. The study is entitled, “Millimeter-wave Imaging for Skin Cancer Detection”.
I have over 50 publications in peer-reviewed journals and over 10 chapters

Recent Presentations:
I continue to present at “Advances in Dermatology” every June in NYC and have lectured extensively in my 26 year career.
Melanoma “Lunch and learn” held yearly in May at the John Theurer Cancer Center (JTCC).

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