Posts Tagged ‘ black dermatologist ’


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 »


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 »



#AglowGives2018

Happy New Year!! I took some time to just be, feather my own nest, and commune this last weekend of the year. One of the things I’ve wanted to nurture is where my attention goes. Our lives are made up of what we pay attention to. I want to focus my 2018 on supporting what..Read More »




#29/31 Days of Giving- St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital – Musings of an NYC Dermatologist

When I first put out a query to get some ideas for organizations to include in this giving practice, many people requested that I include St Jude Children’s Hospital. Well known for its celebrity endorsements, particularly of its later founder, Danny Thomas, and his daughter, Marlo, St Jude has an excellent reputation for using donations..Read More »