Dermatology Expert 519695 AL

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years of experience in the private practice of Dermatology in New York, including extensive experience with all the medical and surgical problems of skin disease. Specifically, I have dealt with not only the routine treatments of skin disease but also with the newer therapies, such as biologicals for debilitating diseases such as psoriasis. A very major part of my activities include the early detection and treatment of skin cancer including melanoma. I have also been involved in cosmetic treatments of the skin including skin rejuvenation. Through my academic appointment I have many years of experience teaching medical students and resident physicians in Dermatology. I have provided deposition, consultations, and courtroom testimony as a dermatology expert witness.

Areas of Expertise

Expert Witness

My expert witness experience includes many years of working with a major malpractice insurance company. This has involved review of malpractice cases, independent medical examinations, and trial appearances.

Consulting Experience

My consulting experience includes years of consulting with a regional Independent Physician’s Review Organization (IPRO) determining the appropriateness of treatment for Medicare and commercial patients and determination if payment should be made or denied.

Professional Experiences

My professional experience includes the private practice of Dermatology. Through my faculty appointment as Clinical Professor of Dermatology at a university. l have taught medical students and resident physicians and have published articles in peer reviewed joumals. I have participated in medical societies not only in Dermatology but also in general medicine and have served as president of the New York State Society of Dermatology and Dermatological Surgery and also of the New York County Medical Society.


Degree Subject Institution
M.D. Albany Medical College Union University

Licenses Certifications

Doctor of Medicine, State of New York
Doctor of Medicine, State of Connecticut

Awards & Affiliation

Manhattan Metropolitan Dermatological Society
Fred Wise Memorial Award, New York Academy of Medicine
New York Magazine, The Best Doctors in New York
Castle Connolly Guide, The Best Doctors in New York

Primary Affiliation

Manhattan Metropolitan Dermatological Society