Dr. Gary Goldenberg, MD

Bio

Gary Goldenberg, M.D., is the Medical Director of the Dermatology Faculty Practice at The Mount Sinai Medical Center and an Assistant Professor of Dermatology and Pathology at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City.

Dr. Goldenberg received his medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine.  He completed his residency in Dermatology at Wake Forest University School of Medicine and a Dermatopathology Fellowship at University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. Board certified in Dermatology and Dermatopathology, Dr. Goldenberg provides comprehensive dermatological care in medical and cosmetic dermatology, including skin cancer, nevi, psoriasis, eczema, sexually transmitted diseases, acne, cosmetic injections, and laser surgery.

An active investigator, Dr. Goldenberg’s research interests include skin cancer, psoriasis, eczema, and acne. He is the author of over 50 original articles, abstracts and book chapters.  He serves on editorial boards and as a reviewer for multiple dermatology journals, and he regularly lectures at the American Academy of Dermatology meetings, as well as regional dermatology meetings.

Dr. Goldenberg is a member of many professional organizations, including American Academy of Dermatology, American Society of Dermatopathology, and the Treasurer and member of the Board of Directors for the Dermatologic Society of Greater New York. He has also received numerous awards and honors including Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, Mentor of the Year, Wake Forest Dermatology First Annual Dermatology Resident Teaching Award, and the American Academy of Dermatology’s Academic Dermatology Leadership Program.

Specialties:

  • dermatology

Affiliation:

  • The Mount Sinai Medical Center, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

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    MONDAY, April 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The "healthy glow" associated with a tan is actually a sign of danger, a dermatologist says.

    "The sad news is that unfortunately, no, there is no way to safely tan. The research is clear that there are not any cutoffs for how much sun is safe," ...Full Article

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    THURSDAY, April 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The incidence of deadly melanoma skin cancer is falling among American children, a new study finds.

    Researchers led by Dr. Lisa Campbell, of Case Western Reserve University and University Hospitals (UH) Case Medical Center in Cleveland, looked a...Full Article

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    WEDNESDAY, April 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- More than 20 percent of Medicare patients with melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, face delays in getting surgical treatment, a new study reveals.

    Researchers evaluated more than 32,000 melanoma patients covered by Medicare, the public...Full Article

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    THURSDAY, April 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A highly personalized vaccine can spur an immune response in people with advanced melanoma, a preliminary study finds.

    The experimental vaccine was tested in just three patients, and experts stressed that the findings show only that it can coax ...Full Article

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    THURSDAY, April 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists who've created the first 3-D map of a person's skin say people are covered with the chemical residues from shampoos, beauty products and even clothing.

    "Our daily routines -- what we eat, what we put on our skin -- also become a part ...Full Article

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    TUESDAY, March 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- If you plan to exfoliate, get some professional advice first, a dermatologist suggests.

    "Before you exfoliate, you really need to understand your skin and skin type," Dr. Mary Lupo, a clinical professor of dermatology at Tulane University School...Full Article

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    TUESDAY, March 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Sprains and fractures aren't the only hazards athletes face. Certain skin problems are also common among sports enthusiasts.

    The five skin conditions most often seen in athletes are blisters; turf burn (abrasions from falls on an artificial surf...Full Article

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    FRIDAY, March 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many acne patients do not take all their recommended medications, a small new study suggests.

    Researchers surveyed 143 acne patients and found that 27 percent of them did not obtain or use all of the prescription and over-the-counter products sug...Full Article

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    FRIDAY, March 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- While most white people who develop skin cancer are older men, the reverse is true in Asian and Hispanic populations, a new study suggests.

    Researchers contend that shifting preferences for tanning among Asians and Hispanics in the United States ...Full Article

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    FRIDAY, March 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The first genetic factors associated with the skin disorder rosacea have been identified by researchers.

    More than 16 million people in the United States have rosacea, an incurable skin condition that causes symptoms such as redness, visible bloo...Full Article

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    WEDNESDAY, March 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Eczema isn't just a painful, chronic problem for many -- it's a big drain on the pocketbook, too, a new study finds.

    Researchers at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago report that adults with eczema have higher health...Full Article

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    THURSDAY, Feb. 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Skin damage caused by ultraviolet (UV) radiation continues long after you get out of the sun, even in the dark, a new study says.

    Researchers explain that UV light from the sun or tanning beds can damage DNA in melanocytes. Melanocytes are cells...Full Article

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    WEDNESDAY, Feb. 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A cream used to treat the skin condition eczema in children does not appear to increase the risk of cancer, according to a study funded by the maker of the cream.

    Researchers looked at nearly 7,500 children in the United States who were given a...Full Article

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    WEDNESDAY, Feb. 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers say giving birth control information to women visiting dermatology clinics can help promote the safe use of the drug isotretinoin, an acne medication known to cause birth defects.

    Isotretinion was originally sold under the brand name...Full Article

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    THURSDAY, Jan. 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- For certain people, the acne treatment Aczone may be linked to a rare blood disorder, a new case study contends.

    A 19-year-old woman who had used Aczone -- the skin gel version of the drug dapsone -- for a week developed a serious condition ca...Full Article