Years of experience
5 / 5 Stars
|Dana Stern, M.D., is a board certified dermatologist. Although she is considered internationally to be a nail expert and devotes the majority of her time in her New York City practice to treating nail disorders she also specializes in medical, pediatric and cosmetic dermatology. Dr. Stern graduated Summa Cum Laude from Emory University where she majored in Biology & Anthropology and received a medical degree from New York Medical College in 2002. She completed her medical residency in dermatology at the Mount Sinai Medical Center, where she served as Chief Resident. Having completed a two-year fellowship in dermatopharmacology, Dr. Stern has a unique knowledge of dermatologic therapeutics and is able to offer a tailored and individualized treatment regimen to each of her patients. Dr. Stern is an assistant Clinical professor at The Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, a member of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, The Council for Nail Disorders, and The Skin Cancer Foundation. Dr. Stern has been nominated by her peers to be featured in the New York Times magazine “Super Doctors” in 2014.|
Every dermatologist has access to the same products and treatments, but it takes a true artist, with skill and empathy, to create beautiful, natural-looking results.
As a nationally recognized dermatologist, Dr. Stern has lectured at the annual Council for Nail Disorders conference, The American Academy of Dermatology, The New York College of Podiatric Medicine, The Dermatology Society of Greater New York and is a regular invitee at grand rounds lectures at several teaching hospitals. Dr. Stern has published several book chapters, original studies and many articles in the medical literature including the Journal of The American Academy of Dermatology, The Archives of Dermatology, Journal of Drugs In Dermatology, Dermatologic Clinics and Psoriasis Forum.
Fellow, American Academy of Dermatology
Member, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
|Residency:||Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Department of Dermatology Training Chief Resident Residency Program, July 2005-2008|
|Fellowship||Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Department of Dermatology Dermatopharmacology Research Fellow July, 2003 –July, 2005|
|Internship:||Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, New York July, 2002 – July, 2003 Internship in Internal Medicine|
|Medical:||New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York August, 1998 – 2002|
|Pre-Medical:||Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia Summa Cum Laude Bachelor of Science, May, 1998 Major: Human Biology & Anthropology|
- New York Super Doctor 2021
- Superdoctors Award, 2020
- Castle Connolly Top Doctor Award, 2019
- Dan’s Best of the Best Award 2019
- NY Super Doctors Rising Star Award, 2014, 2015 Peer-nominated
- Teacher of the Year Award 2011-2012 For outstanding mentorship to the Dermatology Residency Class 2011-2012
- Council for Nail Disorders Research grant awarded to study the relationship between brittle nails and dehydration of the nail plate; grant period: 2004-2005
- Pediatric AIDS Foundation
- Awarded a research grant to conduct pediatric epidemiological HIV/AIDS research at the Center for Disease Control & Prevention, Atlanta
- This monetary award was based on original research proposal supported by CDC sponsors and judged against hundreds of submissions from across the United States
2007 Chaudhari P, Stern D, Lebwohl M. “Topical Therapy I: Corticosteroids and Vitamin D Analogues” Treatment for Psoriasis – Milestones in Drug Therapy Birkhauser Publishing (in press)
2007 Chaudhari P, Stern D, Lebwohl M. “Topical Therapy II: Retinods, Immunomodulators, and Others” Treatment for Psoriasis – Milestones in Drug Therapy Birkhauser Publishing (in press)
2005 Stern DK, Lebwohl M. Papulosquamous Eruptions in Conn’s Current Therapy, 2005
2005/2006 Stern DK, Lebwohl M. Papulosquamous Eruptions in Conn’s Current Therapy, chapter update for 2006 edition
2002 Dana Kazlow, James Spencer, Vitiligo in Treatment of Skin Disease, Editors: Mark Lebwohl, Warren Heyman, John Berth-Jones, Ian Coulson Publisher: Saunders NY
2003 “Cutaneous Ulceration caused by Methotrexate” Dana Kazlow, David Federgrun, Stephen Kurtin MD, Mark G. Lebwohl MD. J Am Acad Dermatol 2003;49:S197
2002 “Treatment of Mycosis Fungoides with Oral Bexarotene Combined with PUVA” Dana
“Acquired Idiopathic True Transverse Leukonychia” Ali Hadi, Dana Stern, SkinMed Dermatology for the Clinician 2017 July-August; 315
A randomized controlled trial of oral phosphate binders in the treatment of pseudoxanthoma elasticum” Jane Yoo, Robin Blum, Giselle Singer, Dana K Stern, Patrick O. Emanuel, Wayne Fuchs, Robert G. Phelps, Sharon F. Terry, Mark G. Lebwohl, J Am Acad Dermatol 2011;65:341-348.
“UV-A and UV-B Penetration of Normal Human Cadaveric Fingernail Plate” Stern DK, Creasey AA, Quijije J, Lebwohl MG, Arch Dermatol 2011; 147(4):439-441.
“The Water Content and Other Aspects of Brittle Nails” Dana Kazlow Stern, MD, Stephanie Diamantis, MD, Elizabeth Smith, MD, Huachen Wei, MD, PhD, Marsha Gordon, MD, Wangui Muigai, BS, Erin Moshier, MS, Mark Lebwohl, MD, and Phyllis Spuls, MD, PhD. J Am Acad Dermatol 2007;57:31-6.
“The Use of Systemic Immune Moderators In Dermatology: An Update” Dana Kazlow Stern, Jackie Tripp, Vincent Ho. Dermatol Clins 23;2005:259-300.
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