Altchek Dermatology: Douglas Altchek, MD

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115 East 61st Street 9th FloorNew York, NY 10065

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Dr. Altchek's office is dedicated to the complete care of the skin, the early detection and cure of skin cancer, the care of aging skin, and the relief of suffering from skin disease. Dr. Altchek is a renown dermatologic surgeon with expertise in skin resurfacing, laser, microdermabrasion, fillers and wrinkle treatments. He is also an expert in difficult to diagnose and treat dermatologic conditions and tropical diseases of the skin. Dr. Altchek believes "the skin is the mirror of life" in that.. it reflects all of health. The philosophy of the office is to help all in need of skin care, and in doing so, promote better health. Dr. Altchek attended Quaker schools, Friends Seminary, Friends Academy, and the University of Pennsylvania, where he majored in English literature further diversified his education by studying medicine at the at the Complutense University of Madrid. He then trained in surgery and dermatology at Mount Sinai. He is currently Clinical Professor of Dermatology and the archivist of the Department of Dermatology at Mount Sinai. Dr. Altchek has taught dermatologic surgery at Mount Sinai for over 30 years. He practices out of the oldest, continuous dermatology office in Manhattan (in operation since 1929) and is a member of the United Nations Medical Corps. He is frequently consulted in tropical dermatology. At one time, he had the largest Hansen's disease practice in the city. Fluent in Spanish, French, Portuguese, Italian, and Catalan, Dr. Altchek also reads Hebrew and Old English. He has published a variety of papers and book chapters dealing with hair transplantation, skin tumors, eczema, and the history of dermatology. Several of his publications were in Spanish and Portuguese and have appeared in international publications and texts. He has lectured both in this country and abroad on subjects ranging from forensic dermatology to tropical dermatology.

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Residency

  • Mt Sinai Hospital
    New York
  • , NY

Education 1

Universidad Complutense

Hours of Operation

  • MON
  • 10:00am
  • 06:00pm
  • TUE
  • 07:30am
  • 01:00pm
  • WED
  • 08:00am
  • 06:00pm
  • THU
  • 10:00am
  • 06:00pm
  • FRI
  • 07:30am
  • 01:00pm
  • SAT
  • 08:00am
  • 01:00pm
  • SUN

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