Professional Statement

Board-certified dermatologist Dr. Deborah Sarnoff is the Director of Dermatology at COSMETIQUE Dermatology, Laser & Plastic Surgery, LLP, New York (with offices on Park Avenue in Manhattan and on Long Island's Gold Coast), where she specializes in cosmetic dermatology, dermatologic and laser surgery and Mohs micrographic surgery for the treatment of skin cancer. A Clinical Professor of Dermatology at New York University's School of Medicine, Dr. Sarnoff graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Cornell University, where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. She received her medical degree, with distinction, from the George Washington University Medical School, where she was elected to the Medical Honor Society, Alpha Omega Alpha. She completed her residency in dermatology and fellowship in Mohs surgery from New York University School of Medicine. She is a Diplomate of the American Board of Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology and the American Board of Dermatology, as well as a Fellow in the American Academy of Dermatology and the American College of Physicians. Dr. Sarnoff is President of The International Society for Dermatologic Surgery, Senior Vice President of The Skin Cancer Foundation, Secretary/Treasurer of The New York State Society of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery, and Co-Editor in Chief of The Journal of Drugs in Dermatology. She also served on the Inter-specialty Advisory Board of The Aesthetic Surgery Journal for five years. Dr. Sarnoff frequently lectures at national and international meetings on all aspects of dermatologic surgery, and also serves as a principal investigator for clinical studies that lead to groundbreaking treatments and new technologies in lasers, fillers and neurotoxins. As one of the preeminent cosmetic dermatologic surgeons in the world, Dr. Sarnoff is frequently interviewed by the media. She has been featured in newspaper articles for The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal and numerous magazines, such as Oprah Magazine, Vogue, Glamour, Allure and Cosmopolitan. Dr. Sarnoff has also demonstrated her cosmetic procedures on a variety of television programs, including The View, The Today Show, Good Morning America, 20/20, Dateline, Nightline, CBS News, NBC News, The Doctors and Dr. Oz, and was named a "life saver" on Extra. Dr. Sarnoff is the co-author of the best-selling books Beauty and the Beam: Your Complete Guide to Cosmetic Laser Surgery and Instant Beauty: Getting Gorgeous on Your Lunch Break (St. Martin's Press). She was named one of the "Best Doctors" in New York by New York magazine; one of New York's "Super Doctors" by The New York Times; and a "Top Doctor" in America as well as the New York metropolitan area by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. Dr. Sarnoff has also been the recipient of the Humanitarian Award from CancerCare.


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Cosmetique625 Park AvenueNew York, NY 10065

Education & Affiliations

Education & Training

  • Fellowships

    New York University

    Dermatologic Surgery

  • Residency


    NYU School of Medicine

  • Undergraduate School

    Cornell University

  • Graduate School

    GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Dermatology
  • Other

Hospital Affiliations

  • Glen Cove Hospital
  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center
  • North Shore University Hospital
  • NYU Langone Hospitals

Awards & Recognitions

  • Castle Connolly Newsday - Top Doctors on Long Island
  • Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area
  • Humanitarian Award
  • Super Doctor

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