George Z Han

George Z Han, MD, PhD

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Dermatology

Specialty:

Dermatology

Research Topic:

Wound Healing

Dr. Han currently serves as the System Medical Director for Dermatology at the Mount Sinai Health System. He is also the Chief of Teledermatology for the Department of Dermatology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Dr. Han is the current Vice President of the Dermatologic Society of Greater New York and a member of the Medical Board of the National Psoriasis Foundation.

 

Following graduation from the University of Southern California, where Dr. Han received his B.S. in Biomedical Engineering cum laude, he entered the MD, PhD Medical Scientist Training Program in the Department of Physiology and Biophysics at Albert Einstein College of Medicine successfully completing the program in 2011. He completed a preliminary year in Internal Medicine at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine prior to entering the Dermatology residency program at Albert Einstein College of Medicine’s Montefiore Medical Center, where he served as Chief Resident during his final year. Dr. Han is Board Certified in Dermatology and is licensed to practice medicine in New York.

Dr. Han is the recipient of numerous awards including a Science and Travel Award for Outstanding Research to attend the 3rd International Meeting on the Role of Nitrite in Physiology, Pathophysiology, and Therapeutics in Sweden (2009), DermMentors Resident of Distinction Award, First Prize in the Resident’ Competition (2013), and a co-winner of the Everett C. Fox Award in the Residents and Fellows Symposium at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology. He is also the recipient of a Women's Dermatologic Society grant for his research. The Journal of Drugs in Dermatology Leaders of Distinction program also recognized Dr. Han with a Resident of the Year Award (2015) during his training.

To date, Dr. Han has two patents and over 30 publications in well-respected journals such as the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, the Journal of Investigative Dermatology, the Journal of Infectious Diseases, and the American Journal of Pathology. He remains active in both basic science research and clinical trials, serving as Principal Investigator in numerous trials encompassing clinical area such as Psoriasis, Atopic Dermatitis, Vitiligo, and Actinic Keratosis.

Certifications

American Board of Dermatology

Clinical Focus


Education

MD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

MD, PhD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Internship, Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital

Residency, Dermatology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

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