Shilesh Iyer MD

Shilesh Iyer MD Dermatologist


Shilesh Iyer, M.D. a board-certified Dermatologist, is a graduate of Yale College 1993 and earned his M.D. from NYU School of Medicine. He completed his internship at Beth Israel – Harvard Medical School and residency in Dermatology at UCLA averaging in the top 5% on annual national exams. Dr. Iyer then completed a cosmetic fellowship focused on developing advanced skills in surgical, cosmetic, and laser procedures and contributed to early research and development in these fields. Currently a professor of Dermatology at Columbia University Medical School, Dr. Iyer has published extensively in medical literature and is widely sought after by patients for both first and second opinions for his scientific acumen and thoughtful, comforting bedside manner.

Dr. Iyer’s cosmetic expertise encompasses injectable procedures to laser and energy based treatments for skin tightening, sun damage, rosacea, pigmented lesions, and skin laxity among other aesthetic concerns. Dr. Iyer has authored book chapters on lipo-sculpture and has considerable expertise in guiding patients to balanced approaches to body contouring with energy based devices. Focused on mind and body balance, Dr. Iyer is recognized for harmonious, pleasing, natural-looking outcomes combining advanced modalities and sophisticated technologies at New York Dermatology Group.

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