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The physicians of Sadick Dermatology are some of the most well known practitioners in New York, the United States, and beyond. To provide the most comprehensive menu of services and impeccable patient care, we’ve brought together a team of experts from several areas of the medical field.
Dr. Neil Sadick is one of the most influential and renowned dermatologists and researchers in the world. He holds four board certifications in Dermatology, Internal Medicine, Cosmetic Surgery, and Hair Restoration and is also a Fellow of the American College of Phlebology. Dr. Sadick is a Clinical Professor of Dermatology at Weill Cornell Medical College, the Immediate Past President of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (AACS), a member of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, and he serves on the Executive Board of the International Society of Dermatologic Surgery. He has been listed on New York Magazines “Best Doctors” list for several years running.
Nationally recognized for his expertise in cosmetic dermatology, skin care, and medical dermatology, Dr. John F. Romano has practiced at his West Village office for more than 25 years. A graduate of the Cornell Medical College (1973) and currently an Assistant Professor of Dermatology at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University, he is also an attending physician at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Manhattan and the New York Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Romano did both a surgical residency and an internal medicine residency before completing his training in dermatology at New York Cornell Medical Center. Dr. Romano has been one of New York Magazine’s Top Doctors for ten consecutive years. He has been similarly recognized by Allure magazine as one of the nation’s top cosmetic dermatologists, and is a member of Who’s Who in Medicine and Health Care, Who’s Who in America, and America’s Cosmetic Doctors and Dentists – A Patient’s Guide. Dr. Romano also served on the editorial boards of Men’s Health and Family Circle magazines, where for years he shared his experience and advice with their readers. In addition, he has authored articles on a wide range of dermatology topics for the field’s most prestigious medical journals.
Dr. Cheryl Karcher, a board certified dermatologist practicing in New York City, is a nationally recognized expert in aesthetic medicine. Dr. Karcher received her medical and advanced training in dermatology from New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center and New York University Medical Center.In addition to her medical degrees, Dr. Karcher holds a masters of science in human nutrition from the University of Florida and trained in human metabolism as a fellow at Rockefeller University.Articles detailing the results of Dr. Karcher’s research have been published in numerous peer-reviewed scientific journals including The New England Journal of Medicine, The Journal of Investigative Dermatology, and The Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.
Dr. Donald Roland began to build the foundation for his cosmetic surgery practice as an undergraduate at The George Washington University, where he majored in biology and minored in both art history and psychology. Subsequent to graduating with honors and receiving the James McBride Sterett Jr. Award in Physics, Dr. Roland earned his medical degree at the prestigious New York University School of Medicine. This is where Dr. Roland’s exposure to Plastic Surgery first began. As a young medical student on his nights off, Dr. Roland would often participate in long reconstructive surgeries continuing into the early morning hours at Bellevue Hospital in Manhattan.
Dr. Radha Mikkilineni is an experienced dermatologist and dermatopathologist. She joins our practice from Washington, DC where she has practiced for many years as the medical director of University Dermatology Associates, a group dermatology practice located in downtown DC.Prior to running her own practice, Dr. Mikklineni was full time dermatology faculty at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.
Dr. Vivian S. Yee is a Board-Certified Medical and Cosmetic Dermatologist dedicated to optimizing radiant, healthy skin. Whether you have a special dermatologic condition that requires treatment or your goal is to rejuvenate your skin using fillers, neurotoxins, chemical peels, or lasers, Dr. Yee and her knowledgeable staff are committed to helping you look and feel your best.A native New Yorker, Dr. Yee attended the combined B.S./M.D. program at the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education. There she graduated summa cum laude and was named valedictorian of her class. She was further recognized by USA Today to be one of the top 20 students in the nation and was named onto the All-USA College Academic First Team. Dr. Yee went on to obtain her M.D. degree from the Stony Brook University School of Medicine where she was awarded the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship to do research in Sydney, Australia.
Dr. Zeena Al-Dujaili received her medical degree at Tulane University School of Medicine where she was elected to the national medical honor society, Alpha Omega Alpha. Following medical school, Dr. Al-Dujaili completed a dermatology residency at Tulane University School of Medicine.Dr. Al-Dujaili then completed a one-year fellowship in Mohs and dermatologic surgery, lasers, liposuction and vein treatments. She also has extensive training and experience in cosmetic dermatology – including neurotoxins, injectable fillers, and chemical peels.
Dr. Michelle Henry is a board certified dermatologist. She specializes in Mohs micrographic surgery, dermatologic surgery, cosmetic dermatology and laser surgery.Dr. Henry attended medical school at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas and completed her residency in dermatology at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, where she served as Chief Resident. Following residency, she completed a fellowship in cutaneous oncology, Mohs, laser and reconstructive surgery with the Harvard Department of Dermatology at the Lahey Clinic in Boston, Massachusetts.
Dr. Steve is as board certified physician. Dr. Steve had been an Assistant Clinical Professor at Albert Einstein College of Medicine.Dr. Steve practices aesthetic and anti-aging medicine and has expertise in cosmetic fillers, lasers and drug therapy. He is a physician of choice for many high profile actors and celebrities including many business leaders.He is also the medical correspondent for PIX 11 news in NYC and the host of the Doctor Steve show, a nationally syndicated program on WPIX. Dr. Steve is proud to be a part of the renowned practice of Sadick Dermatology in New York.
Dr. Marion Shapiro is a Columbia University trained physician who has been in practice in the greater New York area since completing her residency in 1983.Dr. Shapiro was a pioneer and is a leading authority worldwide in the practice of Mesotherapy (a non-surgical alternative to liposuction and cellulite elimination). She has practiced aesthetic and anti-aging medicine for many years and has expertise in cosmetic fillers, lasers and drug therapy for facial rejuvenation and a youthful body.Dr. Shapiro has been and remains the physician of choice for many high-profile film, television and Broadway celebrities, singers and business leaders in their desire to look more youthful and to lose weight.Dr. Shapiro has been featured on The Today Show, The View, CNN, 48 Hours and Inside Edition. She has been profiled in top tier publications including, but not limited to, U.S. News & World Report, USA Today, Marie Claire, Elle, Self Magazine, Fit, First and many other national and regional outlets.
Elizabeth Choe completed her undergraduate education at New York University and she earned her Physician Assistant degree from Long Island University/The Brooklyn Hospital Center. She is board certified by National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and has been practicing dermatology for six years. She provides general dermatologic services including skin cancer screenings and mole evaluation, as well as the treatment of rashes, acne, eczema, psoriasis and warts. Ms. Choe’s experience also extends to aesthetic dermatology including laser hair removal, sclerotherapy, BOTOX® and fillers. She is a member of the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants, the American Academy of Physician Assistants, and the New York State Society of Physician Assistants.
Monique Olivares is a Nationally Certified Dermatology Physician Assistant licensed in NY State. She graduated from Boston College and attended Columbia University Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Medical Program. She completed her medical education at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ.Monique Olivares specializes in medical and cosmetic dermatology in adults and children. Her areas of expertise include skin cancer, infectious disease, acne, warts, psoriasis, eczema, moles and other complex skin conditions such as autoimmune diseases. Her cosmetic services include Botox, fillers such as Restylane, Radiesse, Juvederm and Sculptra, skin tag removal, chemical peels, sclerotherapy for spider veins as well as many laser therapies including Thermage, Fraxel, SmartXide, Zeltiq, CO2 resurfacing and many more.Monique’s compassion and knowledge result in superior outcomes and satisfaction for her patients.
Samantha Danesi, PA-C, LMT is a licensed and certified Physician Assistant with more than five years experience in Aesthetic Medicine and Plastic Surgery. She is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, American Association of Surgical Physician Assistants and is board certified through the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. Samantha earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Physician Assistant studies at Touro College of Health Sciences while completing her plastic surgery training at Lenox Hill Hospital and Manhattan Eye Ear and Throat Hospital in New York City. Samantha is also a clinical trainer for the National Laser Institute and provides training in the application of cosmetic injectables to practitioners in an accredited course setting.She has had the pleasure of training under numerous plastic surgeons in New York City thus gaining experience and enhancing her proficiency in the art of cosmetic injectables and laser procedures as well as becoming fully acquainted in the operating room as a surgical assistant. Her specialties include, facial and body rejuvenation with dermal fillers, Botox and Dysport, skin tightening, treatment of hyperpigmentation, vein disorders, fat reduction, cellulite and laser resurfacing. Samantha provides detailed information regarding each product and service and what is best suited for each patient. Most importantly, she believes in creating a natural overall result.
Sara Evangelista R.N., BSN is a Registered Nurse licensed in the state of NY and NJ. She graduated from Pennsylvania State University School of Nursing and also took part in the Nutritional Science Program in Rome, Italy. Sara Evangelista has experience in sub-acute rehabilitation and also was apart of the Hackensack Medical Center Surgical-Trauma Intermediate Care Team, where she was took courses and trained in multitude of areas ranging from telemetry to ethics to critical care. As a member of the Association of perioperative Nurses she joins Sadick Dermatology as the Operating Room nurse in their newly accredited Operating Room.
Luzinete Ripardo is a New York State licensed medical aesthetician with over 15 years of experience in in the beauty industry, the last 10 years at Sadick Dermatology. She obtained her education and training at Christine Valmy International School for Esthetics in New York City. Luzinete completed her course work at Berkowits School of Electrolysis and Laser and joined the staff of Verve Laser Center to sharpen her newly acquired knowledge and skills. Luzinete Ripardo is well known for her expertise in acne treatment, all levels of chemical peels, as well as microdermabrasion and Basic and Advanced Manual Lymphatic Drainage post-surgery. Luzinete is also an expert in laser hair removal on all skin color.
Michelle Terracciano is a New York State licensed aesthetician with over 10 years of experience at Sadick Dermatology. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from Long Island University, C.W. Post campus, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude. In her ten years with Sadick Dermatology, Michelle has been trained extensively on laser hair removal, chemical exfoliation, acne treatments and microdermabrasion.
Tamara Spaide is a medical aesthetician and laser specialist, bringing years of expertise with her. Tamara earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Dietetics from Westchester University. She later achieved her aesthetic license from Magnolia Beauty Academy in Philadelphia. She is a licensed aesthetician in both Pennsylvania and New York. She has five years experience in performing non-invasive laser and skin care treatments for multiple skin types such as IPL, laser hair removal, microdermabrasion, cellulite reduction, skin rejuvenation, and chemical peels.