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Heidi Waldorf

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  • American Board of Dermatology


  • MD, University of Pennsylvania- School of Medicine

  • Residency, Internal Medicine
    Hospital of The University Of Penn.

  • Residency, Dermatology
    Massachusetts General Hospital

  • Fellowship, Dermatologic Surgery
    Laser and Skin Surgery Center of NY


    As Director of Laser and Cosmetic Dermatology at The Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York, NY and Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Dermatology at The Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Heidi A. Waldorf, M.D. is a respected expert in the field of dermatology, including skin rejuvenation and laser technology, as well as skin cancer prevention and treatment.

    After graduating magna cum laude from Harvard University, Dr. Waldorf received her medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.  After completing her internship training at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and residency in the Department of Dermatology at Harvard University School of Medicine, Dr. Waldorf completed a fellowship program in Mohs Micrographic Surgery, Laser Surgery and Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery.

    Dr. Waldorf has been published extensively in professional journals and books on laser surgery, dermatologic surgery and general dermatology and is an editor of Cosmetic Dermatology.  She is the author of 13 articles, 10 book chapters and writes a regular column for regarding varied health and beauty issues.  Dr. Waldorf is a nationally and internationally recognized researcher and lecturer and has served as Director of various symposiums on aesthetic dermatology and dermatologic surgery. For four years she served as Director of the Advanced Cosmetic Surgery Symposium at the annual American Academy of Dermatology meetings.  Her research includes her clinical investigations involving the use of lasers, BOTOX and filling agents for the treatment of various skin conditions.

    Dr. Waldorf is listed in the Castle Connolly Guide to America's Cosmetic Doctors & Dentists, has been selected as one of The Best Doctors in America 2003-2008 and as a "Top Doctor" by Westchester Magazine in 2003. Dr. Waldorf was chosen as one of NEW YORK MOVES Magazine's 2006 Power Women. Quoted in magazines such as ALLURE, ELLE, REAL SIMPLE and GOOD HOUSEKEEPING, among others, Dr. Waldorf has also appeared on various morning shows and evening news programs.

    Dr. Waldorf's extensive professional accreditations include Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology, Fellow of the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, Fellow of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, Member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, Fellow of the American College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology, and Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology.

    In the News

    Dr. Waldorf discusses sun damage in The Daily News feature The Daily Check Up.
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Industry Relationships

Physicians and scientists on the faculty of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai often interact with pharmaceutical, device and biotechnology companies to improve patient care, develop new therapies and achieve scientific breakthroughs. In order to promote an ethical and transparent environment for conducting research, providing clinical care and teaching, Mount Sinai requires that salaried faculty inform the School of their relationships with such companies.

Below are financial relationships with industry reported by Dr. Waldorf during 2013 and/or 2014. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

Scientific Advisory Board:

  • Allergan, Inc.; Bausch + Lomb; Biopelle (Ferndale Laboratories Inc.); Merz Pharma Group / BioForm Medical, Inc.; Solta Medical, Inc.; Unilever

Industry-Sponsored Lectures: MSSM faculty occasionally give lectures at events sponsored by industry, but only if the events are free of any marketing purpose.

  • Caudalie; LaRoche Posay (L'Oreal); Merz Pharma Group / BioForm Medical, Inc.; NeoStrata Company; Solta Medical, Inc.; Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc.

Other Activities: Examples include, but are not limited to, committee participation, data safety monitoring board (DSMB) membership.

  • Allergan, Inc.; Suneva Medical, Inc.

Mount Sinai's faculty policies relating to faculty collaboration with industry are posted on our website at Patients may wish to ask their physician about the activities they perform for companies.

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