About Dr. Rigel

Darrell S. Rigel, MD is a Clinical Professor of Dermatology at New York University Medical Center. He is a graduate of MIT with a BS in Management Information Sciences, an MS (MBA) from the Sloan School of Management at MIT and received his MD degree from George Washington University. He attended Cornell University Medical Center for Internship in Internal Medicine and completed his training at NYU where he was Resident, Chief Resident, NIH Training Fellow and Dermatology Surgery Fellow. He is board certified by the American Board of Dermatology and a Fellow and has been awarded Honorary Membership in the American Academy of Dermatology

His research is in the areas of risk factors and prognosis for malignant melanoma and other skin cancers and factors leading to aging of the skin. He is the author of numerous articles and abstracts in professional journals as well as lead editor of Cancer of the Skin, the major textbook in this field.

Dr. Rigel has testified before Congress regarding the effects of ozone depletion on skin cancer. He has made over 600 presentations at medical and governmental policy conferences worldwide and has chaired numerous national and international conferences and symposia. He often appears on National television including CNN, ABC, FOX, NBC and CBS and his research and opinions are regularly cited in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and many other national magazines and newspapers.

Dr. Rigel serves with many professional and charitable organizations related to his research interests. In 1999, he served as President of the American Academy of Dermatology and also served for 9 years as a Director of the American Board of Dermatology. He is also a Past President of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery and the American Dermatological Association. He also serves as a Regional Chair of the MIT Educational Counselor program.

Dr. Rigel has also received numerous awards and honors including the American Cancer Society's National Honor Citation for Skin Cancer Programs and Presidential Citations from the American Academy of Dermatology and American Society for Dermatologic Surgery for public education programs in skin cancer. He serves as a consultant dermatologist for the New York Yankees.

Dr. Rigel specializes in skin cancer, sun damage and cosmetic dermatology related to aging problems of the skin and has patients nationally and worldwide referred to him to help them with their dermatology problems.

About Dr. Nazarian

Dr. Rachel Nazarian’s clinical interests and expertise extend to many aspects of Dermatology including skin cancer, dermatologic surgery, cosmetic and general dermatology. Dr. Nazarian is board certified by the American Board of Dermatology and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology.

Dr. Nazarian is a faculty member of the Department of Dermatology staff at the Mount Sinai Medical Center where she teaches Dermatology Residents and Medical Students. She began conducting dermatology research while receiving her Bachelor of Science degree at Brandeis University in Boston, and was later awarded a grant by the Women’s Dermatology Society during her time at Tulane University School of Medicine where she obtained her M.D. degree. Dr. Nazarian was a dermatology resident at Mount Sinai Hospital, and was selected to serve as chief resident during her training.

In addition to her extensive research, Dr. Nazarian has published numerous articles in peer-reviewed medical journals and has authored several chapters in well-respected textbooks, including Treatment of Skin Disease, and the American College of Physicians master text. She has also lectured to her dermatology colleagues at multiple dermatology conferences.

About Dr. Dunbar

Scott Dunbar, M.D. is a board-certified dermatologist specializing in Mohs skin cancer surgery and advanced cosmetic dermatology. Dr. Dunbar studied Biology at Louisiana State University and received his medical doctorate from Emory University School of Medicine. He finished an internal medicine internship at New York’s Mount Sinai Hospital and completed his dermatology residency at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Dr. Dunbar then proceeded to become one of a small group of fellowship-trained Mohs Surgeons by training in New York at Skin, Laser and Surgery Specialists. Dr. Dunbar performs all the latest cutting-edge procedures including laser liposuction, zero-downtime laser rejuvenation, Botox and filler injections, hair transplant surgery and non-invasive body contouring.

Dr. Dunbar has given multiple presentations and published numerous articles on skin cancer, laser therapy and aesthetic medicine in top medical journals. He has served as a reviewer for JAMA Dermatology and an editorial assistant for the Journal of Cosmetic and Laser Therapy. Dr. Dunbar lives in New York with his wife Anna and enjoys biking, running, and skiing.

About Marianne Pistilli, PA-C

Marianne Pistilli PA-C is a Board certified physician assistant with over 11 years of experience in cosmetic and medical dermatology. She is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and a member of the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants and the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery.

Marianne has extensive experience performing cosmetic laser procedures, including scar resurfacing, skin rejuvenation, micro laser peels, tattoo removal, vein treatments for face and body, dark spot correction and laser hair removal. She also specializes in all injectable treatments such as Botox, Restylane, Juvaderm, Sculptra and Belotero. In addition, Marianne has many years of experience conducting medical skin procedures for her patients, including skin cancer screenings, biopsies, evaluation and treatment of rashes, acne, rosacea, psoriasis and other conditions.

Marianne graduated in 2003 from Weill Cornell Medical College. She also holds an MBA from New York University and a BS in Accounting from St. John’s University. Marianne is an instructor in dermatology at the Physician Assistant program at Weill Cornell Medical College.

About Danielle Daughtridge, PA-C

Danielle Daughtridge is a certified Physician Assistant who specializes in medical and cosmetic dermatology. She is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, the New York Society of Physician Assistants, Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants and is board certified through the NCCPA. She graduated from the University of Maryland with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a Pre-medical focus and a minor in Spanish studies. Danielle received her Master of Physician Assistant studies degree from Lenox Hill Hospital/Pace University PA Program with a focus in dermatology. Danielle completed her Physician Assistant training at several Manhattan hospitals including Lenox Hill Hospital, New York Presbyterian Hospital and New York University-Langone Medical Center.

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