Arash Akhavan, MD, FAAD is a board certified dermatologist who has been practicing in Midtown Manhattan for the last decade. Dr. Akhavan is expert at all non-invasive and minimally invasive aesthetic procedures of the body, face, and neck. After completing his undergraduate education at Cornell University, Dr. Akhavan attended the Mount Sinai School of Medicine for his medical training. Today he is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology at The Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City, where he is involved in the training of future dermatologists.
Dr. Akhavan’s approach to cosmetic procedures of the body, face, and neck is to delay the need for surgery as long as possible. Using the most cutting edge techniques and technologies, Dr. Akhavan is able to give people a natural cosmetic improvement they are happy with, without the dangers, long recovery periods, and overdone appearance that can sometimes be seen with cosmetic surgery procedures.
Dr. Akhavan has over 50 publications on a variety of dermatology procedures, and can be frequently found in fashion and beauty magazines and websites. He is most proud of the great recognition he has achieved from his colleagues and patients including Castle Connolly’s Top Doctor Award in 2015 and 2016, and the Patient’s Choice 5 Year Award, and the Vitals Compassionate Doctor 5 Year Award.
Dr. Akhavan was amongst the first physicians in the country to receive and begin using the Cellfina System on patients.
Alyssa DiBenedetto, CLT, has been a key member of The Dermatology and Laser Group since its inception. She is a central point of contact for patients interested in the SculpSure procedure being amongst the first individuals in the country trained on the procedure.
In her capacity as Clinical Manager and Cosmetic Cordinator, Alyssa is in charge of making sure patients in our office have the most positive and helpful experience possible. She is a key reason for the high rate of patient satisfaction for our cosmetic patients who she develops close long lasting relationships with.
As our Cosmetic Coordinator Alyssa makes sure patients have all of their questions and needs addressed. Along with our physicians, she helps patients make educated decisions about what procedures they would most benefit from. Alyssa has undergone extensive training on all of the various lasers and other cosmetic procedures we use in our office.