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Kenneth Edelson

  • ASSOCIATE CLINICAL PROFESSOR Dermatology
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Specialty

Certifications

  • National Board of Medical Examiners

Clinical Focus

Education

  • MD, Mount Sinai School of Medicine

  • Internship, Rotating Medical & Surgical
    Beth Israel Medical Center

  • Residency, Dermatology
    New York Hospital Cornell University Med Ctr

Biography

    Associate Clinical Professor, Dermatology
    Attending Physician, Dermatology, The Mount Sinai Hospital

    Dr. Edelson has practiced dermatology in New York City since finishing his dermatology residency at Cornell University Medical Center. He has authored articles in peer reviewed dermatology journals as well as authoring a chapter on Hand Rejuvenation in the textbook on Cosmetic and Medical Dermatology. In addition to his interests in medical and surgical dermatology, Dr. Edelson has extensive training in the use of injectable fillers, Botox , lasers and intense pulsed light for removal of vascular and pigmented lesions. Dr Edelson also has a special interest in hand rejuvenation using fillers, and has a Hand Recontouring Workshop for the residents on a regular monthly basis. He enjoys teaching residents and medical students and lecturing at workshops at the Annual Mount Sinai Dermatology Symposium on Medical and Surgical Dermatology.

    Dr. Edelson also has a second career! He has a passion for acting and his long time friendship with Woody Allen has led to his appearing in 14 of Mr. Allen's films. For further information regarding his practice please refer to www.docskin.com.

    In the News

    Dr Edelson on CBS News
    Watch the Video.


    Publications

    Hand Recontouring in the Cosmetic Dermatology Textbook, Part V Chapter 58.

    Hand Recontouring with Calcium Hydroxylapatite (Radiesse)®. Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology 2009 March; 8(1): 44-51.


Awards

  • 2012 - Present
    Mentor of the Year Award
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Department of Dermatology

  • 2012 - Present
    Teaching Excellence Award
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Department of Dermatology

  • 2011 - Present
    Distinguished Teacher of the Year Award
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Department of Dermatology

Publications

Hand Recontoruing with Calcium Hydroxylapatite (Radiesse). Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology 2009 March; 8(1): 44-51.

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.

Dr.Edelson is not currently required to report Industry relationships.

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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Address

Icahn Medical Institute Floor 2nd Room L2-28 Adm. Dermatology
1425 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10029

Tel: 212-659-9530

Address

Icahn Medical Institute Floor 2nd Room Dermatology
1425 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10029

Address

112 East 84th Street
Suite 1B
New York, NY 10028

Tel: 212-744-4800
Fax: 212-744-4808
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Office Hours:
  • Monday 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday 1:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Wednesday 9:00am - 7:00pm
  • Thursday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Languages:
  • Spanish
  • French
Insurance Plans
  • Aetna
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • CHAMPUS (Tri-care)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Group Health Insurance, Inc.
  • Health Insurance Plan (HIP)
  • Healthnet
  • Horizon Healthcare
  • Magnacare
  • Medicare Assignment
  • Metropolitan Life
  • MultiPlan, Inc.
  • NY State Nurses Assoc
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • PHS
  • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
  • Travelers
  • United Health Care Empire Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • WellCare of New York, Inc.
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