David J Goldberg

David J Goldberg, MD, JD

  • CLINICAL PROFESSOR | Dermatology



Dr. Goldberg earned his medical degree from Yale University School of Medicine.  He completed his dermatology residency and dermatologic surgical fellowship at New York University Medical Center.  He has served as President as well as Chairman of both the Ethics and International Committees of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS).  Dr. Goldberg was the first ever recipient of the ASLMS Leon Goldman award named after the founder of laser medicine.  He is past Chair of the Ethics Committee of both the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Society for Lasers in Medicine and Surgery. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Dermatology and Secretary to the Board of Directors of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery.

Dr. Goldberg is a Clinical Professor of Dermatology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.  He has published over  125 peer-reviewed manuscripts and is author and/or editor  of  12 books on Laser Hair Removal; Ablative and Non-ablative Skin Rejuvenation; Photodamaged Skin, Complications in Cutaneous Laser Surgery, and Dermal Fillers in Dermatology . Dr. Goldberg has performed pivotal research studies in the areas of laser hair removal, non-ablative skin treatments, dermal fillers and new botulinum toxins.  He is on the editorial boards of the Lasers in Surgery and Medicine and Dermatologic Surgery.  He is current Senior Chief-Editor of the Journal of Cosmetic and Laser Therapy.  Finally, Dr. Goldberg is an attorney having graduated from NY's Fordham University School of Law where he currently serves as an Adjunct Professor of Law and teaches a course entitled "Advances in Health Care Law."


Clinical & Laboratory Dermatological Immunology

American Board of Dermatology

Clinical Focus

  • Melanoma Removal
  • Skin Cancer


MD, Yale University School of Medicine

Internship, Internal Medicine, Overlook Hospital

Residency, Dermatology, New York University Medical Center

Fellowship, Dermatology, New York University Medical Center

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