Mark Lebwohl, MD, is the Chairman of the Department of Dermatology, and Jacob Levitt, MD, is the Program Director of the Residency program. The Vice Chairs are Marsha Gordon, MD and Jacob Levitt, MD.

The primary mission of the Department of Dermatology is to provide outstanding dermatological care in a cost-effective manner to all adult and pediatric patients seen in the Dermatology Clinic, the Inpatient Consult Service, and the FPA practice.

The Department has several divisions and units, including:

  • The Division of General Dermatology, which offers services in both adult and pediatric dermatology.

  • The Infusion Center, where we administer a variety of injectable and intravenous medications for conditions such as psoriasis, pemphigus vulgaris, bullous pemphigoid, hidradenitis supprutiva, sarcoidosis, and pyoderma gangrenosum.

  • The Phototherapy Center, which offers narrowband ultraviolet B (NBUVB), psoralens plus ultraviolet A (PUVA), broadband UVB (BBUVB), hand and foot units, hair and scalp units, as well as a bathtub for soak PUVA. Conditions commonly treated in our phototherapy center are psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, vitiligo, mycosis fungoides (aka cutaneous T-cell lymphoma or CTCL), and pruritus (itching).

  • The Clinical Trials Department, which conducts studies on cutting edge treatments in a variety of conditions, including psoriasis, atopic dermatitis and eczema, vitiligo, genital warts, and actinic keratoses, to name a few.

  • The Inpatient Consultative Service, which is staffed by our residents and attendings who are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, provides dermatological consultations for inpatients.

  • The Dermatopathology Division, which is responsible for processing and reading slides for scores of dermatologists in the Tri-State area and is invaluable in our dermatologists' ability to render accurate diagnoses and the highest quality of care.

  • The Division of Dermatologic Surgery, which offers a wide variety of dermatologic procedures, including Mohs surgery, cosmetic surgery, and laser surgery.

  • The Dermatology Research Laboratories, which are involved in cutting edge research in the areas of melanoma, atopic dermatitis, and related areas.