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Rita Linkner, MD, FAAD

cosmetic dermatology
Associate Dermatologist at Spring Street Dermatology
Spring Street Dermatology
New York, NY

For me, Cosmetic Dermatology is a Labor of Love based on getting to know someone first. My methodology is based in conservatism: looking natural, rejuvenated, and real while addressing the face as a whole, is always tantamount.

Professional Statement

Board certified dermatologist, Rita Linkner completed her undergraduate education at Johns Hopkins University, where she graduated with University Honors in Biology. She completed her medical degree at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. A native New Yorker, Dr. Linkner returned to Manhattan to complete her internal medicine internship at St. Vincent’s Medical Center, followed by a dermatology fellowship at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. During fellowship, she was a clinical investigator in multiple areas of dermatology including psoriasis, eczema, acne, vitiligo, skin cancer, and cosmetics. Based on her research, she has been honored with numerous awards including the Resident of Distinction Award and the Cosmetic Surgery Forum Grant Award. Dr. Linkner completed her residency in Dermatology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and served as Chief Resident in her last year. A passionate writer, she has published over 70 peer-reviewed papers in various medical and surgical journals and contributed to several book chapters. In addition to being in private practice, Dr. Linkner holds the academic attending appointment of Clinical Instructor in the Department of Dermatology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.


5 years






Spring Street Dermatology73 Spring Street, ##303New York, NY 10012

Education & Affiliations

Education & Training

  • Fellowships

    Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai


  • Residency


    Mount Sinai Medical Center

    Trained from 07/30/2019 to 06/30/2015

  • Undergraduate School

    Johns Hopkins University


  • Graduate School

    University of Miami


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Dermatology

Professional Memberships

  • American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  • American Society of Dermatology
  • Women's Dermatologic Society

Hospital Affiliations

  • Mount Sinai Hospital

Awards & Recognitions

  • Cosmetic Surgery Forum Grant Award
  • Resident of Distinction Award

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