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Your heart and you…hair?

Androgentic alopecia, or male/female pattern hair loss, is the most common cause of hair loss. Its cause is usually genetic, but it can also occur as a result of hormonal problems. Although many regard the problem as merely cosmetic, onset of this type of hair loss before age 36 years old is associated with an..Read More »


5 reasons patients should care about the credentials of their physicians

The world has changed tremendously since I started my journey to become a board-certified dermatologist. It shouldn’t be a surprise. The journey was long: 1. College (Harvard) – four years2. Medical school (Yale) – four years3. Internal medicine internship (spending every 3rd night in the hospital- University of California, San Francisco) – one year4. Dermatology..Read More »





$52 for 52 weeks- Edward and Musicians on Call

Although our blogging has been off schedule for the last two weeks (due to sinus challenges), our giving has not. Last week, pondering to whom we should give as I was about the get on the subway, I found myself standing behind a homeless man begging for coffee money–and I had cash. “My office makes..Read More »


Concierge Service- Musings of an NYC Dermatologist

Although Aglow Dermatology prides itself on providing excellent service with efficiency while participating in a variety of health insurance plans some of our patients have needs outside of the customary.  That’s diversity.  Personality research shows that whereas some people prefer limited, concise communication, others are more comfortable with much longer explanations.  Others simply are so..Read More »