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Susan Bershad

  • ASSOCIATE CLINICAL PROFESSOR Dermatology
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Specialty

Certifications

  • Pediatric & Adolescent Dermatology

  • American Board of Dermatology

  • American Board of Dermatology

Education

  • MD, UMDNJ - Rutgers Medical School

  • MD, Mount Sinai School of Medicine

  • Residency, Internal Medicine
    Mount Sinai Hospital

  • Residency, Dermatology
    Mount Sinai Hospital

  • Fellowship, Pediatric Dermatology
    Mount Sinai Hospital

Biography

    Susan V. Bershad, MD
    Associate Clinical Professor
    Director of Pediatric & Adolescent Dermatology
    Medical Chief of the Mount Sinai Outpatient Dermatology Clinic
    Co-founder and Medical Editor of Skin Health, a publication of the Mount Sinai Department of Dermatology

    Dr. Susan Bershad specializes in skin disorders of children and teenagers. She received her B.S. degree from Hunter College in the field of nutrition and earned her medical degree at The Mount Sinai School of Medicine.  Dr. Bershad completed her dermatology residency in the Department of Dermatology at The Mount Sinai Hospital and served as Chief Resident in her final year.  She is Board-certified in General and Surgical Dermatology and is subspecialty-certified in Pediatric and Adolescent Dermatology.

    Dr. Bershad has over 25 years of experience in private practice and as a supervisory attending in the Mount Sinai Pediatric Dermatology Clinic. The dermatology house staff selected her as Teacher of the Year several times.  

    The American College of Physicians appointed Dr. Bershad as its expert for web-based physician education on acne, and in this role she wrote and updates the first widely accepted evidence-based acne treatment guidelines. She has served as principal investigator in acne clinical trials published in major journals, including the New England Journal of Medicine, and has authored some of the most important papers on oral and topical retinoids for acne.   She is also an active advocate for patients' rights, having recently completed a 5-year term as a member of the Mount Sinai Institutional Review Board

    In addition to acne, Dr. Bershad treats all pediatric and adolescent skin conditions, including vascular and pigmented birthmarks, atopic dermatitis and other skin rashes, benign growths, and the cutaneous manifestations of childhood diseases.

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. Bershad did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2012 and/or 2013: 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.

Mount Sinai's faculty policies relating to faculty collaboration with industry are posted on our website at http://icahn.mssm.edu/about-us/services-and-resources/faculty-resources/handbooks-and-policies/faculty-handbook. Patients may wish to ask their physician about the activities they perform for companies.

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