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Heidi Waldorf

  • ASSOCIATE CLINICAL PROFESSOR Dermatology
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Specialty

Certifications

  • American Board of Dermatology

Education

  • MD, University of Pennsylvania- School of Medicine

  • BA, Harvard College
    Economics, Public Policy

  • MD, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
    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

Biography

    As Director of Laser and Cosmetic Dermatology at The Mount Sinai Medical Center and Associate Clinical Professor at the Icahn School of Medicine of Mount Sinai University, Dr. Waldorf, Dr. Waldorf is an internationally respected expert in the field of skin rejuvenation including the use of soft tissue augmentation, botulinum toxins, topical cosmeceuticals, lasers and other devices.  She trains residents, cosmetic fellows, practicing dermatologists and cosmetic surgeons around the world in advanced non-invasive techniques for aesthetic restoration of the face and body. 

    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.

    Among other distinctions, Dr. Waldorf’s notable career includes serving as an investigator, speaker, consultant, advisory board member and trainer for major industry producers of medical devices and products, allowing her to participate in the development of treatment protocols and to offer her patients the latest treatments.  These companiesinclude Allergan, the makers of Botox, Latisse, Juvederm and Voluma; Merz Aesthetics, the makers of Xeomin, Radiesse, Belotero and Asclera; Solta, the makers of Fraxel, Thermage and Liposonix; Valeant/Medicis, the distributors of Dysport, Sculptra, Restylane and Perlane; as well as numerous cosmeceutical companies. 

    Dr. Waldorf has been published extensively in professional journals and books on laser surgery, dermatologic surgery and general dermatology, is Co-Chief Medical Editor of Modern Aesthetics and of Dermatology Focus, and is on the editorial boards of Cutis and Cosmetic Dermatology.  She is the author of over twenty peer reviewed articles and seventeen book chapters.  Dr. Waldorf is a nationally and internationally recognized researcher and lecturer.  She is a highly sought after speaker for major aesthetic meetings in Europe, Asia and the Middle East as well as the United States. Dr. Waldorf has served as Director of various symposiums on aesthetic dermatology and dermatologic surgery including serving as Director of the Advanced Cosmetic Surgery Symposium, the Sclerotherapy Symposium and the Soft Tissue Augmentation Course at the annual American Academy of Dermatology meetings.  Her research includes her clinical investigations involving the use of lasers, botulinum toxins, filling agents, lipolytic agents and cosmeceuticals for the treatment of various skin conditions.

    In September 2003, Dr. Waldorf was selected by the Rockland Economic Development Corporation and the Rockland Business Associates as one of Rockland County’s Best Forty under Forty.  Dr. Waldorf is listed in the Castle Connolly Guide to Top Doctors New York Metro Area 2008-2014, Castle Connolly Guide to America’s Cosmetic Doctors & Dentists 2004, has been selected as one of The Best Doctors®  in America 2003-2014 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 VOGUE, ALLURE, ELLE, O: THE OPRAH MAGAZINE, INSTYLE, PEOPLE STYLEWATCH, GOOD HOUSEKEEPING and REAL SIMPLE among others, Dr. Waldorf is also a member of the Health Advisory Panel for BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS.  She has also appeared on various morning shows, evening news programs and the Dr Oz Show. 

                                                                                                                    

    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, Member of the International Society of Dermatologic Surgery, Fellow of the American College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology, Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and an elected Member of the prestigious American Dermatological Association.  She is a Board Member of the Women’s Dermatologic Society and was a founding Board member of the Dermatologic and Aesthetic InternationalSociety.

     

    In addition to her positions at The Mount Sinai Hospital and The Icahn  School of

    Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City, Heidi A. Waldorf, M.D. has private practices

    in both New York, NY, at Mount Sinai Medical Center, and in Nanuet, NY, at Waldorf

    Dermatology & Laser Associates, P.C.

    In the News

    Dr. Waldorf discusses sun damage in The Daily News feature The Daily Check Up.
    View the PDF.

    Related Resources

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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 http://icahn.mssm.edu/about-us/services-and-resources/faculty-resources/handbooks-and-policies/faculty-handbook. Patients may wish to ask their physician about the activities they perform for companies.

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