Dr. Doris Day, MD

Bio

I am Dr. Doris Day, a Sharecare expert, and I believe in looking your best at any age, with the most conservative, personalized, and gentle approach. My office is geared to offer the the highest quality care and the most advanced technology in aethetic & laser treatments to help you age naturally and gracefully not helplessly.

I am a board certified dermatologist specializing in laser, cosmetic and surgical dermatology on the Upper East Side in New York City. I am a clinical associate professor of dermatology at the New York University Medical Center where I was presented with the award for Dedication and Excellence in the Teaching of Dermatology.

I have won awards for my work in laser research and continue to actively participate in FDA clinical research trials. I regularly lectures nationally and internationally to my peers and the public. I am an active member of many organizations including the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, the American Academy of Dermatology and the Women’s Dermatologic Society.

I also have a master’s degree in medical journalism and is host of the Dermatology Show on Doctor Radio on Sirius/XM 110 and have frequent appearances on many national media outlets.

Specialties:

Affiliation:

  • NYU Langone Medical Center

Location:

  • Day Dermatology and Aesthetics
  • 10 East 70th Street, 1C
  • New York, NY
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  • Dr. Doris Day, MD - New York, NY - Dermatology
    Dr. Doris Day, MD answered:

    What is the difference between a whitehead and a blackhead?

    Different processes can affect the contents of the follicle, which translates to what happens to the microcomedo and the type of acne that then forms. If the plugged follicle, or microcomedo, stays beneath the skin and continues to grow, it is called a closed comedo, which looks like a white bump...Read More
  • Dr. Doris Day, MD - New York, NY - Dermatology
    Dr. Doris Day, MD answered:

    How can I get a suntanned look without sun/UV exposure?

    If you like the look of a suntan, try the sunless tanning products that are now available. They are safe and create a very natural-looking “tan” without the damage of sun exposure.

    Hundreds of products are available that offer a quick, easy way to get the color of a suntan you want without the sun...Read More
  • Dr. Doris Day, MD - New York, NY - Dermatology
    Dr. Doris Day, MD answered:

    Will drinking a lot of water make my skin look better?

    The easy number to remember is 8  8 oz glasses of water. This number has been attacked on and off as being to much or too little, but it is an easy and safe number to make sure you get adequate water on a daily basis. If you exercise and sweat more, you will need more, if you are completely inactive,...Read More
  • Dr. Doris Day, MD - New York, NY - Dermatology
    Dr. Doris Day, MD answered:

    Who is most likely to benefit from hormone therapy for acne?

    For optimal results from hormonal therapy, appropriate patient selection is key. Hormonal therapy is useful for women with endocrine abnormalities and for women who have proven nonresponsive to or unable to tolerate more conventional therapies such as oral antibiotics, topical antibiotics, and re...Read More
  • Dr. Doris Day, MD - New York, NY - Dermatology
    Dr. Doris Day, MD answered:

    What is the treatment for sweat rash?

    This problem can appear as clusters of itchy red bumps or as larger hives. Sometimes called prickly heat, it is particularly common during the hot summer months. The medical term for the condition is miliaria.

    You can get relief from the prickly sensation by applying a topical medication such as...Read More
  • Dr. Doris Day, MD - New York, NY - Dermatology
    Dr. Doris Day, MD answered:

    Can any oral contraceptives make my acne worse?

    The only oral contraceptives that can potentially worsen acne are the ones that contain only progestins instead of a combination of progestin and estrogen. Oral contraceptives containing only progestins include levongestrel and medroxyprogesterone. Acne, hirsutism, and hair loss have been associated...Read More
  • Dr. Doris Day, MD - New York, NY - Dermatology
    Dr. Doris Day, MD answered:

    How does drinking alcohol affect the skin?

    If you are in the habit of having more than one or two drinks a day, or if you binge drink at parties or on weekends, you’re not only endangering your health in general but you’re making your skin old before its time. Alcohol dehydrates you skin, thus depriving it of the moisture that makes for a...Read More
  • Dr. Doris Day, MD - New York, NY - Dermatology
    Dr. Doris Day, MD answered:

    I lost a lot of weight, what can I do about all the excess skin?

    Depending on how much weight has been lost you may be able to see a nice improvement with a skin tightening treatment such as Thermage, or you may need to see a  plastic surgeon to remove the excess skin. Read More
  • Dr. Doris Day, MD - New York, NY - Dermatology
    Dr. Doris Day, MD answered:

    How long should a typical acne pimple last?

    Some people note that their pimples last for months before finally going away. Comedones, the plugged hair follicles, can last for weeks or months or longer if not treated. Inflammatory lesions usually clear within days to weeks; however, marks (red and eventually brown) can be left behind that remain...Read More
  • Dr. Doris Day, MD - New York, NY - Dermatology
    Dr. Doris Day, MD answered:

    Is acne contagious?

    The bacterium Propionibacterium acnes (P. acnes) plays an important role in the inflammatory types of acne; however, it lives in the depths of the hair follicle where it is not easily accessible, even by close contact. This bacterium is not typically active except under certain conditions such as...Read More
  • Dr. Doris Day, MD - New York, NY - Dermatology
    Dr. Doris Day, MD answered:

    Is it safe to get a tan?

    Don’t get a tan, either from the sun or from tanning booths.
    Tanning booths are not safe. Studies have shown an increase in the risk of skin cancer in young people who use tanning booths. A tan is the body’s defense against the sun. To get a tan, the skin must be damaged. There is no such thing as...Read More
  • Dr. Doris Day, MD - New York, NY - Dermatology
    Dr. Doris Day, MD has posted a video:

    How Can I Look Younger Without a Facelift?

    Facelifts are invasive and expensive procedures.In this video, Dr. Oz and dermatologist Doris Day discuss age erasers that can be easily found in a store or performed in a doctor's office.
  • Dr. Doris Day, MD - New York, NY - Dermatology
    Dr. Doris Day, MD has posted a video:

    Sharecare Make a Change Challenge Week 2

    Learn simple ways to get healthier and win prizes while you do it! This week dermatologist Dr. Doris Day challenges you to grow younger.
  • Dr. Doris Day, MD - New York, NY - Dermatology
    Dr. Doris Day, MD has posted a video:

    Sharecare's Make a Change Challenge #2-Grow Younger

    Learn simple ways to get healthier and win prizes while you do it! This week dermatologist Dr. Doris Day challenges you to grow younger.
  • Dr. Doris Day, MD - New York, NY - Dermatology
    Dr. Doris Day, MD has posted a video:

    How Are Hives Treated?

    A simple over-the-counter medicine can safely and effective treat hives, says dermatologist Dr. Doris Day. Find out how best to use it by watching this video.