Dr. Wattenberg and Dr. Lefkowicz are chosen as NY Top Docs

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At NY Skin RX, we are honored to share the good news that Dr. Debra Wattenberg and Dr. Ilyse Lefkowicz have been chosen as NY Top Docs for another year! We pride ourselves in offering the best care in cosmetic and medical dermatology to Manhattan, the Upper East Side, and throughout New York City. Find out what receiving this recognition means, and why you would want to choose a NY Top Doc.

NY Top Doc has a stringent review process for selecting New York’s best doctors and dentists. First, the doctor must complete a questionnaire providing information about their education, certifications, and licensing, as well as the doctor’s continuing education accomplishments. Also included in the initial application process is a list of the doctor’s publications, charitable work, professional or administrative appointments, years in practice, and applicable achievements. But, this is just to get the ball rolling on the review process.

Once the application is received at NY Top Doc, there are additional criteria the doctor must meet, such as board certification. And, a malpractice and license review is conducted to ensure no actions have been taken against the doctor (pertaining to malpractice or board certification). What patients say matters, too. Patient reviews are collected and reviewed. There also is a ‘minimum years in practice’ standard because the quality of care improves the longer a doctor practices.

Finally, a collective team with a combined 40 years of experience in the medical field reviews the applicants thoroughly to decide who should receive the coveted recognition of NY Top Doctor. Applicants must be reviewed every 12 months (one year from the time they received their first approval).

What does this mean for you?

When choosing NY Skin RX for your dermatological needs, you can feel rest assured you are selecting two of the best dermatologists in New York. Dr. Wattenberg and Dr. Lefkowicz underwent a rigorous vetting process before receiving the honor of being called a Top Doctor in the state. Receiving this recognition isn’t just about obtaining the title of NY Top Docs, but it stands to reason that Dr. Wattenberg and Dr. Lefkowicz are operating at the forefront of their field. Also that they have the kind of experience you want in a physician when you are looking for one of the best dermatologists in Manhattan. NY Skin RX offers medical dermatology for skin, hair, and nail conditions, skin cancer screenings, cosmetic dermatology, body contouring treatments, and various nonsurgical anti-aging treatments.

Dr. Debra Wattenberg is a graduate of the University of Michigan, and obtained her medical degree and completed her residency at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. She has more than 20 years of experience and is an associate clinical professor of dermatology at Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan. She has made guest appearances on popular news shows like The Today Show and has been featured in popular magazines.

Dr. Ilyse Lefkowicz obtained her medical degree from The George Washington University and is the Global Dermatologist for Procter & Gamble’s Head and Shoulders, as well as having been a consultant for Cetaphil and Bio-Oil. Dr. Lefkowicz has made appearances on the Dr. Oz Show and has been featured in various magazines and online publications. She also is a faculty member at Mount Sinai Medical Center as an assistant clinical professor in the Department of Dermatology.

Awards, recognition, and accolades aside, what our patients have to say about their experience with NY Skin RX speaks volumes as to the kind of care that we provide. At our practice, we feel honored that our patients put their trust in us, and we thank you for your continued loyalty. If you are looking for a top dermatologist in Manhattan, we invite you to contact our office by calling (212) 288-3200.

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