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Andrew Alexis

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  • American Board of Dermatology


  • MD, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons

  • Internship, Internal Medicine
    St. Vincent's Hospital [CLOSED]

  • Internship, Internal Medicine
    St. Vincent's Hospital [CLOSED]

  • Residency, Dermatology
    Weill Cornell Medical College

  • Fellowship, Dermatology
    New York University School of Medicine


    Andrew F. Alexis, MD, MPH, is the Chairman of the Department of Dermatology at Mount Sinai St. Luke's and Mount Sinai Roosevelt, Associate Professor of Dermatology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Director of The Skin of Color Center at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s and Mount Sinai Roosevelt.

    Dr. Alexis received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and his Master of Public Health degree from Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. He completed his dermatology residency at Weill Cornell Medical Center and a fellowship in dermatopharmacology at New York University School of Medicine.

    Dr. Alexis is actively involved in advancing patient care, research, and education pertaining to dermatologic disorders that are prevalent in ethnic skin. He has published more than 40 articles in peer-reviewed journals and has co-edited two text books on dermatology for skin of color. He serves as Chair of the Scientific Meetings Committee of The Skin of Color Society, and is a member of the Board of Directors of the Cicatricial Alopecia Research Foundation. He has also served as Chair of the Diversity Task Force for the American Academy of Dermatology.

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. Alexis during 2014 and/or 2015. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.


  • Allergan, Inc.; Amgen Inc.; Bayer; Galderma S.A.; Johnson & Johnson Services, Inc.; Proctor & Gamble

Scientific Advisory Board:

  • Allergan, Inc.; Amgen Inc.; Galderma S.A.; LEO Pharma Inc.; Suneva Medical, Inc.; Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc.

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

  • Cipla Global Limited

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

Insurance Information

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