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Andrew F. Alexis, MD, MPH
Chairman, Department of Dermatology, Mount Sinai St. Luke's and Mount Sinai West, Director, Skin of Color Center
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Affiliated with:
Mount Sinai St. Luke’s Roosevelt
Mount Sinai Beth Israel
Medical SpecialtyDermatology
Clinical Interests
Botox Treatments
Hair Loss
Laser Hair Removal
Pigment Disorders
Skin of Color
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Board CertificationsAmerican Board of Dermatology, 2003
Medical SchoolColumbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, 1999
Residency TrainingDermatology, Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY, 2000‑2003
FellowshipDermatopharmacology, New York University Medical Center, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, 2003‑2004
Academic AppointmentIcahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Clinical StudiesA Prospective, Randomized, Split-Face Comparison Study of Nonablative Fractional Laser Resurfacing in the Treatment of Acne Scarring in Fitzpatrick Skin Phototypes IV-VI. (Closed to enrollment) A Multi-center, Open-label, Randomized Clinical Trial Comparing the Efficacy of Four Anti-Inflammatory Regimens in the Treatment of Central Centrifugal Cicatricial Alopecia.(Closed to enrollment)
Research / Advances

Skin of Color: A Practical Guide to Dermatologic Diagnosis and Treatment
Alexis, Andrew F.; Barbosa, Victoria H. (Eds.)
2013, XIII, 382 p. 99 illus., 93 in color.

Journal of Drugs in Dermatology Leaders of Distinction Award in 2014 and 2013.

Castle Connolly Top Doctors 2014

From the doctorDr. Alexis is a recognized leader in medical and cosmetic dermatology. He has been an investigator in numerous clinical studies, has published over forty dermatology articles, is the co-editor of two dermatology text books, and is a frequent guest lecturer at leading dermatology conferences.

He currently serves as Chair of the American Academy of Dermatology Diversity Task Force, President of the Manhattan Metropolitan Dermatological Society, and Treasurer/Secretary of the Skin of Color Society. He is also Past President of the New York Academy of Medicine Section on Dermatology and has served as Treasurer of the Dermatologic Society of Greater New York. As Associate Professor of Clinical Dermatology at Columbia University, he plays an active role in the training of dermatology residents and mentoring of medical students.

Dr. Alexis has appeared on ABC, CBS, NBC, and FOX television news programs and has been quoted in leading publications, including the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Essence, and Allure.

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