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Lauren Levy, MD, FAAD

Specialty in Dermatology

Dr. Levy is a board certified dermatologist specializing in medical derm with expertise in acne, rosacea, skin cancer, psoriasis, and skin manifestations of rheumatologic disease. Her undergraduate education was completed at the University of Pennsylvania where she graduated summa cum laude and was inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa honors society. She graduated with a distinction in research from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. During medical school, she received a one year Doris Duke Clinical Research Fellowship Award. During that time, she investigated imaging techniques for early diagnosis of head and neck cancer. Her training continued with a medical internship at Memorial Sloane Kettering Cancer Center followed by dermatology residency in the Department of Dermatology at Yale University, one of the most prestigious dermatology departments in the country. Following her residency, she worked as a clinical Instructor at Yale School of Medicine. She currently sees patients in New York City and Westport Connecticut and is a Clinical Instructor in the Department of Dermatology at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology.

Dr. Levy is well published in the field of dermatology having written articles on atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, acne, and skin manifestations of systemic disease. She is an avid lecturer and has been invited to lecture at state wide dermatology meetings. She is the editor of a board review Dermatology textbook.

Practice names

Clinical Instructor , Mount Sinai Hospital, Department of Dermatology

Education and training

2014-2017 - Dermatology Residency, Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT

2013-2014 - Transitional Year Internship, Memorial Sloane Kettering Cancer Center New York, NY

2008-2013 - Doctor of Medicine with distinction in research, Mount Sinai School of Medicine New York, NY

2004-2008 - Bachelor of Arts in Biological Basis of Behavior, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA


Alpha Omega Alpha

Phi Beta Kappa


American Board of Dermatology Certified

Publication Highlights

Leventhal JL and Levy LL(EDITOR). Self-Assessment in Dermatology: Questions and Answers. Elsevier. 2019.

Levy L, Zubek A, Alexiades M. Chapters 11.6, 11.7, 11.8 In Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery, edited by Alexiades M and Zubek A. Wolters Kluwer. 2019

Levy L, Kao J, Sikora A. “Immunobiology and immunotherapy of melanoma.” Chapter in Cutaneous Malignancy of the Head and Neck, edited by Randal S. Weber and Brian A. Moore, 297-316. San Diego: Plural Publishing Inc., 2011.

Coleman, E. & Levy, L. Curr Derm Rep (2018) 7: 249.

Levy L, Layher H, McNiff JM, Ko CJ. Dermatomyositis: Histopathologic findings of parakeratosis and dermal edema revisited. J Cutan Pathol. 2018Apr;45(4):282-285.

Khurana M, Leventhal JS, Levy L, McNiff JM, Antaya RJ. Purpuric lesions of the scalp, axillae, and groin of an infant. Cutis. 2017 Jun;99(6):398;405;406.

Shi VJ, Levy L, Choi JN. Cutaneous manifestations of nontargeted and targeted chemotherapies. Semin Oncol. 2016: 43(3):419-25.

Levy L, Urban J, King B. Treatment of recalcitrant atopic dermatitis with the oral janus kinase inhibitor tofacitinib citrate. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2015: 73(3):395-9.