Gary Goldenberg, MD



Gary Goldenberg, MD, is a former writer for Verywell Health covering skin cancer. He is a medical and cosmetic dermatologist at Goldenberg Dermatology and an Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology at The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. He is also the former Medical Director of the Dermatology Faculty Practice at The Mount Sinai Medical Center. Board-certified in both Dermatology and Dermatopathology, Dr. Goldenberg provides comprehensive dermatological care in medical and cosmetic dermatology, including skin cancer, nevi (moles), psoriasis, eczema, sexually transmitted diseases, acne, BOTOX® and filler injections, and laser surgery.

Dr. Goldenberg focuses on prevention, early diagnosis and treatment of skin cancer. As an expert in skin cancer, Dr. Goldenberg focuses on the earliest signs of non-melanoma and melanoma skin cancers. Prevention of skin cancer is also a focus of Dr. Goldenberg's practice and research. Dr. Goldenberg has published numerous article on prevention and treatment of skin cancer, particularly actinic keratosis and non-melanoma skin cancer. As a board-certified Dermatopathologist, Dr. Goldenberg also focuses on microscopic findings and research as it relates to skin cancer.

Dr. Goldenberg is the author of over 100 original articles, and has been listed in Super Doctors in The New York Times and Top Doctor in New York Magazine. Dr. Goldenberg is the former president of The Dermatologic Society of Greater New York, the nation's largest local dermatologic society.


Medical School - Temple University School of Medicine

Dermatology Residency - Wake Forest University School of Medicine

Dermatopathology Fellowship - University of Colorado Health Sciences Center.

A Word From Gary Goldenberg, MD

Skin cancer is a preventable disease in most instances. Treating skin cancer at the earliest stage saves and improve lives.

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