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David J. Goldberg, MD
Dermatologist in NYC & NJ

David J. Goldberg, MD, JD is recognized nationally and internationally for his innovative work with skin lasers, cosmetic dermatology and non-invasive facial and body rejuvenation techniques. A board-certified dermatologist who has been in practice since 1985, he has treated patients and taught doctors throughout the world in the use of these cutting-edge technologies. Under his direction, Skin Laser & Surgery Specialists of New York and New Jersey has been a pioneer in making skin laser and cosmetic dermatology technologies available to the public.

Dr. Goldberg’s background & education

Dr. Goldberg earned his medical degree from Yale University. He completed his dermatology residency and dermatologic surgical fellowship at New York University Medical Center. He is a clinical professor and former director of Mohs Surgery and Laser Research in the department of Dermatology at New York’s Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

Dr. Goldberg has published over 160 academic papers and has contributed to over 15 academic textbooks. He has authored textbooks on laser dermatology, laser hair removal, laser facial rejuvenation, photodamaged skin, skin wrinkle fillers, acne, rosacea, unwanted fat and cellulite. He has also co-authored two books for the general public: Light Years Younger and Secrets of Great Skin.

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Dr. Goldberg’s awards

Dr. Goldberg was the first recipient of the prestigious Leon Goldman award, named after the founder of laser surgery. Additionally, Dr. Goldberg has received the following accolades:

  • One of the “Top Ten Laser Surgeons in the U.S.” by Self magazine
  • One of the “Best Doctors in America” by Woodward/White, Inc.
  • A “Best Doctor in America” by Best Doctors Inc.
  • One of the “Best Dermatologists in New Jersey” by New Jersey Monthly.

A teacher of others

Dr. Goldberg has always been eager to advance the skill levels of his colleagues. He has an active fellowship program at his practice that draws the “best of the best” dermatologists and Physician Assistants, many of whom join Skin Laser & Surgery Specialists after their fellowship is complete.

Lastly, Dr. Goldberg taught Health Care Law at NY’s Fordham Law School for over 15 years, putting him at the forefront in understanding the economic, legal and ethical issues of today’s health care and dermatology delivery systems.

Why Choose Skin Laser & Surgery Specialists?

Helmed by Dr. David Goldberg, our practice brings a boutique, personalized experience to every patient. While we do offer the full array of medical dermatological procedures, we are also known for our artistry in cosmetic dermatology, with a host of rejuvenating options including lasers, injectables, and non-surgical body contouring. When you come to Skin Laser & Surgery Specialists, you will find our concierge team dedicated to make your treatment as enjoyable as possible—not just your results, but also in every aspect of your experience.

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We are proud to announce that Skin Laser & Surgery Specials of NY & NJ has joined Schweiger Dermatology.

Learn More about our revised in-office safety policies in response to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Practice Policy Update Regarding COVID-19

The health and safety of our patients and staff is our top priority. Our in-office safety policies are aligned with the latest guidelines issued by the CDC and local government officials related to COVID-19.

New safety policies for patients:

  • Patients will undergo screening questions and receive comprehensive instructions about our new policies prior to their appointment.
  • To minimize contact, we will offer patients virtual check in and check out.
  • Patients will be instructed to come to the office wearing a mask.
  • Patient temperatures will be checked via forehead scanners upon arrival to the office.
  • We have reorganized our offices to maximize social distancing and cleanliness, and we have altered workflows to allow patients to wait outside or in their cars until their exam room is ready. Patients will be contacted via text message or phone call when the provider is ready for the visit to begin.
  • We are asking for patients to arrive at their appointment alone. For children and adult patients who require a caretaker, one adult may accompany the patient.
  • Patients who are sick or have had exposures to COVID-19 will be rescheduled.
  • Offices will be cleaned and disinfected frequently throughout the day.
  • Teledermatology appointments remain available for patients who prefer to be seen virtually.

New safety policies for office & staff:

  • All of our staff have completed training on all new workflows and infection prevention measures.
  • All of our clinical staff will be wearing appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) during patient encounters to include masks and eye protection.
  • Our exam rooms are sanitized before and after every patient visit.
  • All SLSS team members will be screened for symptoms and/or fever daily prior to coming to work.
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