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Julide Celebi

  • PROFESSOR Pathology
  • PROFESSOR Dermatology
  • PROFESSOR Oncological Sciences
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  • American Board of Dermatology

Clinical Focus


  • MD, Istanbul University

  • Internship, Internal Medicine
    Shands Hospital, Jacksonville

  • Residency, Dermatology
    Columbia University


    Dr. Celebi is a Professor and Vice Chair of the Department of Dermatology  and Professor of the Department of Pathology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. She is a physician of the Mount Sinai Hospital.

    She completed her dermatology residency training at Columbia University’s College of Physicians & Surgeons in New York.  She joined the faculty at Columbia University in 1998 and completed translational and basic science research training in cancer genetics.  Dr. Celebi is a recipient of numerous prestigious awards; the Women’s Dermatologic Society Mentorship Program Award, the Dermatology Foundation’s Clinical Career Development Award, and the Irving Scholarship from Columbia University.  In addition, Dr. Celebi is the recipient of the Skin Cancer Foundation’s Frederick E. Mohs Memorial Award, NIH Mentored Clinical Scientist Award, and numerous Foundation and NIH grants for her groundbreaking work on melanoma.  Her laboratory studies focus on the molecular genetics of melanoma. She is an active member of the Tisch Cancer Institute located at the Norma and Leon Hess Center for Science and Medicine.

    She is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, Society for Investigative Dermatology, American Association for Cancer Research, Society for Melanoma Research, and New York Dermatologic Society.

    Dr. Celebi’s dermatology expertise includes:
    1) Moles and Melanoma: skin cancer screening, melanoma risk assessment and surveillance, state-of-the-art imaging systems such as mole mapping, dermoscopy and MelaFind.
    2) General Dermatology
    3) Cosmetic Dermatology, Skin Health and Appearance: Botox and filler injections, chemical peels and laser surgery.

    Dr. Celebi is an exceptional leader, a brilliant and caring physician, a devoted educator, and an insightful scientist. She sees patients at our eastside location.

    Appointments can be made by calling (212) 241-9728 or using the online appointment link on this page.


  • 2014 - 2016
    Improving Diagnostic Precision of Melanoma Using Genetic Information
    Melanoma Research Foundation

  • 2014 - 2016
    Notch Inhibition in Melanoma
    National Institutes of Health/National Cancer Institute



The Celebi laboratory studies the following topics; Melanoma, Melanoma Precursors, Moles, Oncogenes, Tumor Suppressor Genes, Genomics, Cancer Genetics, and Cancer Biology.


FBXW7 modulates cellular stress response and metastatic potential through HSF1 post-translational modification. Nature Cell Biology 2015 March; 17(3).

FBXW7 mutations in melanloma and a new therapeutic paradigm. Journal of the National Cancer Institute 2014 May; 106(6).

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. Celebi did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2015 and/or 2016: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

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Mount Sinai East 85th Street Skin and Laser Center
234-236 E85th Street, 5th Fl. (between 2nd and 3rd Avenues)
New York, NY 10028

Tel: 212-241-9728
Mount Sinai Dermatology

Mount Sinai E85th Street Skin and Laser Center
234-236 E85th Street, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10028

Tel: 212-731-3311
Fax: 212-987-1197
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