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We found 5 surgical dermatologists who accept Consumer Health Network near New York, NY.

Dr. Dominick Joseph Ligresti I, MD
Specializes in Other, Pediatric Dermatology, MOHS-Micrographic Surgery
1040 Park Avenue
New York, NY
 

Dr. Dominick Ligresti's medical specialty is pediatric dermatology and MOHS-micrographic surgery. These areas are among Dr. Ligresti's clinical interests: academic dermatology, nail issues, and hair problems. He is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Ohio State University Medical Center, Dr. Ligresti attended Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Dr. Ligresti (or staff) speaks Spanish, Polish, and Italian. Dr. Ligresti is professionally affiliated with Clara Maass Medical Center. He has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Hair Problems, Cosmetic Skin Treatment, Nail Issues, Skin Issues, Tropical Skin Diseases, ... (Read more)

Dr. Laura Buccheri-Zappi, MD
Specializes in Surgical Dermatology
21 East 8th Street; #1b
New York, NY
 

Dr. Laura Buccheri-Zappi is a surgical dermatologist in New York, NY. Dr. Buccheri-Zappi has indicated that her clinical interests include skin issues and cosmetic skin treatment. She takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. She graduated from Pontifical Catholic University of Campinas and Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and then she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Buccheri-Zappi has received professional recognition including the following: New York Super Doctors. Dr. Buccheri-Zappi (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese. She is professionally affiliated with Montefiore Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Cosmetic Skin Treatment, Skin Issues

Dr. Sheryl Robin Miller, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Dermatology, Surgical Dermatology
10 Union Square East; Suite 3c
New York, NY
 

Dr. Sheryl Miller specializes in pediatric dermatology and surgical dermatology and practices in New York, NY. Dr. Miller (or staff) is conversant in Mandarin, Hebrew, and Sign Language. Her areas of expertise include hair problems, rosacea, and moles. Dr. Miller is affiliated with Mount Sinai Roosevelt. After attending SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine for medical school, she completed her residency training at Kings County Hospital Center. On average, patients gave Dr. Miller a rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Healthfirst, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Warts, Dermatomyositis, Eczema, Atopic Dermatitis, Scleroderma, Plantar Warts, Injectable Fillers, ... (Read more)

Dr. Valerie Goldburt, PhD, MD
Specializes in Surgical Dermatology
211 Central Park West; Suite 1d
New York, NY
 

Dr. Valerie Goldburt is a surgical dermatologist in Fresh Meadows, NY, Albertson, NY, and Commack, NY. Areas of expertise for Dr. Goldburt include psoriasis, cosmetic skin treatment, and laser treatment. She studied medicine at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine. Her training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Goldburt highly, giving her an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Amerigroup, POMCO, and Viant are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Goldburt takes. She has received the distinction of New York Rising Stars.

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Clinical interests: Psoriasis, Skin Cancer, Laser Treatment, Cosmetic Skin Treatment, Skin Issues, Skin of Color

Dr. Aza Lefkowitz, MD
Specializes in MOHS-Micrographic Surgery
211 Central Park West; Suite 1d
New York, NY
 

Dr. Aza Lefkowitz practices MOHS-micrographic surgery. In addition to English, Dr. Lefkowitz (or staff) speaks Hebrew and Yiddish. He is affiliated with The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York. He is a graduate of SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine. He takes several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, POMCO, and Humana ChoiceCare Network.

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What is Surgical Dermatology?

Dermatologic surgery is skin surgery to correct medical issues or improve appearance. Specialists in dermatologic surgery are called surgical dermatologists.

One of the most important procedures performed by surgical dermatologists is called Mohs surgery. Mohs surgery is an extremely precise type of cancer removal that leaves healthy tissue behind. It has the highest success rate of all skin cancer surgeries.

Beyond Mohs surgery, dermatologic surgeons may perform reconstructive surgery to restore function and appearance to skin damaged by trauma or a previous surgery. They can treat or remove growths and marks on the surface of the skin, including scars, moles, skin tags, and birthmarks. Most dermatologic surgeons also offer cosmetic treatments, which may include:
  • Hair transplants
  • Laser hair removal
  • Laser resurfacing to treat sun damage, age spots, or wrinkles
  • Tattoo removal
  • Sclerotherapy to treat varicose veins
  • Liposuction to remove unwanted fat
  • Anti-aging treatments such as Botox, injectable fillers, or chemical peels

There is a great deal of overlap between surgical dermatology, medical dermatology, and cosmetic dermatology. Some procedures apply to more than one subspecialty. For instance, mole removal can be medically necessary to lower the risk of skin cancer, but it also may improve appearance, especially if the mole is large or in a prominent position. Most dermatologists offer services in all areas.