Hooman Khorasani

Hooman Khorasani, MD




Dr. Khorasani is the Chief of the Division of Dermatologic and Cosmetic Surgery at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and a double board certified, fellowship-trained skin cancer and cosmetic surgeon. He is a diplomat of the American Board of Dermatology (Procedural Dermatology) and the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery (Dermatologic Cosmetic Surgery). https://www.drkhorasani.com/

Dr. Khorasani has specialized training in advanced skin cancer screening and management (Melanoma, Basal & Squamous Cell Carcinomas).  He is an expert in Mohs micrographic surgery and post Mohs reconstructive surgery. As one of the co-founders of the Tisch Cancer Institute’s Melanoma and Skin Cancer Center, Dr. Khorasani is actively involved with clinical trials and the advancement of skin cancer therapy.

Dr. Khorasani is also a fellowship-trained cosmetic surgeon that performs cosmetic procedures including liposuction, various laser procedures, scar revisions, blepharoplasty (eye lift), Botox™, filler and fat injections.

He is deeply involved in minimal scar wound repair research and has done extensive research in this area. He is currently conducting two clinical trials addressing improved scarring after surgery.

As the co-director of the Mohs/Procedural Dermatology fellowship and the Director of Dermatologic Surgery Education at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Dr. Khorasani is actively involved in teaching surgical and cosmetic procedures to residents and fellows from all over the world.

Dr. Khorasani is the Chair of the Mount Sinai Spring Symposium "Advances in Facial Reconstruction & Cosmetic Surgery," a national, multi-specialty reconstructive and cosmetic cadaver workshop.

Dr. Khorasani graduated summa cum laude from UCLA with a degree in Physiological Sciences and graduated in the top 5% of his medical school with highest distinction from the University of Southern California. Following medical school, Dr. Khorasani completed his internship in General Surgery at the USC-LA County Hospital, gaining extensive exposure to trauma and reconstructive surgery. He then completed a research fellowship in Plastic Surgery at the University of Southern California School of Medicine where he studied minimal scar wound repair.

Dr. Khorasani served as chief resident and completed his dermatology residency at NYMC Metropolitan Hospital and Montefiore North in New York City. After his residency, Dr. Khorasani completed a fellowship in Procedural Dermatology and Mohs micrographic surgery at The Mount Sinai Medical Center where he had additional training in skin cancer surgery, reconstructive surgery and cosmetic surgery.

Dr. Khorasani is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, American Academy of Dermatology and American College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology.

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Clinical Focus

  • Acne Scars
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Age Spots
  • Aging
  • Aging Skin
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Biopsy
  • Birthmarks
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Botox
  • Botulinum Injections - Cosmetic
  • Broken Blood Vessels
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Dermabrasion
  • Double Chin
  • Dysplastic Nevus
  • Excess Fat
  • Flushing
  • Freckles
  • Frown Lines
  • Hemangiomas
  • Hyperhidrosis
  • Hyperpigmentation
  • Hyperpigmentation Submental Fullness
  • Jowls
  • Laceration Repair
  • Laser Resurfacing
  • Laser Surgery
  • Lip Lines
  • Lipoma


MD, University of Southern California

Residency, General Surgery, University of Southern California Hospital

Residency, Dermatology, Metropolitan Hosp.Center

Fellowship, Procedural Dermatology/Mohs, Mount Sinai Hospital

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