Alaleh Akhavan, MD, FAAD
Dr. Alaleh Akhavan is a board certified dermatologist who believes in helping her patients achieve healthy, beautiful skin at all stages of life, and is committed to caring for her patients with an open-minded approach to skin wellness. As a member of the dermatology team at The Dermatology and Laser Group, Dr. Alaleh Akhavan offers a thoughtful balance of medical, surgical and cosmetic services. After studying political science as an undergraduate at Columbia University, and graduating with honors in poetry from the esteemed Creative Writing program, Dr. Alaleh Akhavan left an exciting career in journalism to pursue her dream of caring for patients. She attended the Albert Einstein College of Medicine as a prestigious Sue Golding Scholar, graduating with Distinction in Research in Dermatology. She was also inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honors Society.
Realizing her passion for caring for patients of all ages, she completed her internship in pediatrics at the NYU Langone Medical Center before returning to Albert Einstein for her dermatology training. In addition to her excellent medical and surgical training, she received extensive hands-on experience in achieving beautiful, natural results in cosmetic dermatology. She is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology and the Women’s Dermatologic Society.
Dr. Alaleh Akhavan sees patients of all ages, and her unique life experiences have allowed her to develop her own approachable style of dermatology that her patients have come to rely on.