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Andrew Alexis, MD
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    • Position
    • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Dermatology
    • Specialty
    • Dermatology
    • Language
    • English
    • Hospital Affiliations
    • Mount Sinai Beth Israel
    • The Mount Sinai Hospital
    • Mount Sinai St. Luke's and Mount Sinai West

Andrew F. Alexis, MD, MPH, is the Chairman of the Department of Dermatology at Mount Sinai St. Luke's and Mount Sinai West, Associate Professor of Dermatology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Director of the Skin of Color Center at Mount Sinai West.

Dr. Alexis received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and his Master of Public Health degree from Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. He completed his dermatology residency at Weill Cornell Medical Center and a fellowship in dermatopharmacology at New York University School of Medicine.

Dr. Alexis is actively involved in advancing patient care, research, and education pertaining to dermatologic disorders that are prevalent in ethnic skin. He has published more than 40 articles in peer-reviewed journals and has co-edited two text books on dermatology for skin of color. He serves as Chair of the Scientific Meetings Committee of the Skin of Color Society, and is a member of the Board of Directors of the Cicatricial Alopecia Research Foundation. He has also served as Chair of the Diversity Task Force for the American Academy of Dermatology.

Latest News where Dr Alexis is quoted:

Many Ways to Shear a Man

In Search of a Perfect Shave

The Doctors are In

Dermatologist Suggests Skin Tone Should Impact Treatment

Ethnic Considerations in Features of Facial Aging

You May Not Have Heard of This Painful Skin Disease—But It's Actually Pretty Common

7 Sunscreen Mistakes You're Probably Making

What You Need to Know About Skin Cancer, And How to Protect Yourself

Why Melanoma Isn't the Only Kind of Skin Cancer You Need to Worry About

FDA Approves New Psoriasis Drug That Promises Huge Skin Improvement

Medical Bills another Burden for Eczema Patients: Study

Daily Checkup: Skin Cancer Strikes 1 In 5 Americans, Yet It Remains Highly Treatable, Especially If Caught Early

Higher response rate seen with T-VEC in advanced melanoma

Mouse Study Hints at Treatment for Eczema

New Drug Shows Promise against Psoriasis

Study Reveals Cause of Itch in Eczema, Hints at Possible Treatment

Darker Skin can Hide Early Signs of Cancer

Sunscreen Mistakes — Genevieve Monsma

Barbers May Help Men of Color Spot Hair Follicle Problems


American Board of Dermatology

Clinical Focus

  • Acne
  • Acne Scars
  • Age Spots
  • Alopecia Areata
  • Atopic Dermatitis
  • Biopsy
  • Botox
  • Botulinum Injections-Cosmetic
  • Chemical Peels
  • Eczema
  • Fractionated Laser Resurfacing
  • Fraxel
  • Hyperpigmentation
  • Inflammatory Skin Diseases
  • Juvederm
  • Keloid
  • Laser Hair Removal
  • Laser Resurfacing
  • Melanoma
  • Melasma
  • Mole Removal
  • Moles
  • Photofacial
  • Pigmentary Disorders
  • Pigmentation Laser
  • Pores
  • Pseudofolliculitis Barbae
  • Psoriasis
  • Razor Bumps
  • Resurfacing
  • Rosacea
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Screening
  • Skin Care
  • Skin Lesion Removal
  • Skin Rejuvenation
  • Skin Tightening
  • Skin of Color
  • Soft Tissue Augmentation
  • Vascular Laser
  • Vitiligo

Research Topics



MD, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons

Internship, Internal Medicine
St. Vincent's Hospital [CLOSED]

Internship, Internal Medicine
St. Vincent's Hospital [CLOSED]

Residency, Dermatology
Weill Cornell Medical College

Fellowship, Dermatology
New York University School of Medicine