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Andrew Alexis, MD
Dermatology
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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 http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/17/fashion/17skinside.html

In Search of a Perfect Shave http://www.wsj.com/articles/SB10000872396390444270404577607183291333266

The Doctors are In
http://www.essence.com/2014/04/10/how-find-good-dermatoligist

Dermatologist Suggests Skin Tone Should Impact Treatment
https://www.michigandaily.com/section/news/mlk-dermatology

Ethnic Considerations in Features of Facial Aging http://www.healio.com/dermatology/aesthetic-cosmetic-surgery/news/online/%7B454543e0-1601-4b6c-8ea9-dffbcf8ad835%7D/video-ethnic-considerations-in-features-of-facial-aging

You May Not Have Heard of This Painful Skin Disease—But It's Actually Pretty Common
http://www.womenshealthmag.com/health/hidradenitis-suppurativa

7 Sunscreen Mistakes You're Probably Making
http://www.self.com/beauty-style/2016/04/common-sunscreen-mistakes

What You Need to Know About Skin Cancer, And How to Protect Yourself
http://www.chicagotribune.com/lifestyles/health/sc-skin-cancer-health-0427-20160422-story.html

Why Melanoma Isn't the Only Kind of Skin Cancer You Need to Worry About
http://www.menshealth.com/health/non-melanoma-skin-cancers

FDA Approves New Psoriasis Drug That Promises Huge Skin Improvement
http://www.healthline.com/health-news/fda-approves-psoriasis-drug-that-promises-huge-skin-improvement-012215

Medical Bills another Burden for Eczema Patients: Study
http://health.usnews.com/health-news/articles/2015/03/04/medical-bills-another-burden-for-eczema-patients-study

http://consumer.healthday.com/diseases-and-conditions-information-37/eczema-news-618/medical-bills-another-burden-for-eczema-patients-697068.html

Daily Checkup: Skin Cancer Strikes 1 In 5 Americans, Yet It Remains Highly Treatable, Especially If Caught Early
http://www.nydailynews.com/life-style/health/daily-checkup-skin-cancer-strikes-1-5-americans-article-1.2209794

Higher response rate seen with T-VEC in advanced melanoma
http://www.healio.com/dermatology/cutaneous-oncology/news/online/%7B1dcf025f-98c2-4b30-940d-de7e0857143b%7D/higher-response-rate-seen-with-t-vec-in-advanced-melanoma#perspective

Mouse Study Hints at Treatment for Eczema
http://consumer.healthday.com/diseases-and-conditions-information-37/eczema-news-618/mouse-study-points-to-origins-possible-treatment-of-eczema-700193.html

New Drug Shows Promise against Psoriasis
http://consumer.healthday.com/diseases-and-conditions-information-37/psoriasis-news-621/new-drug-shows-promise-against-psoriasis-700375.html

Study Reveals Cause of Itch in Eczema, Hints at Possible Treatment
http://www.youthhealthmag.com/articles/22842/20150909/study-on-mice-reveals-cause-of-itch-in-eczema-hints-possible-treatment.htm

Darker Skin can Hide Early Signs of Cancer
http://www.ny1.com/nyc/all-boroughs/health-and-medicine/2015/05/26/darker-skin-can-hide-early-skin-cancer-signs.html

Sunscreen Mistakes — Genevieve Monsma
http://www.realsimple.com/beauty-fashion/skincare/suncare/sunscreen-mistakes

Barbers May Help Men of Color Spot Hair Follicle Problems

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-barbers/barbers-may-help-men-of-color-spot-hair-follicle-problems-idUSKBN1D325W

Certification

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

Dermatology

Education

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

Language

English