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Advanced Dermatology, PC

Advanced Dermatology, PC

510 Montauk Highway | West Islip, NY 11795

Call 631-358-5505
Monday 8:30am - 7:00pm
Tuesday 9:00am - 5:30pm
Wednesday 8:30am - 6:00pm
Thursday 9:00am - 8:00pm
Friday 8:30am - 3:00pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday 8:30am - 2:00pm
  • Scar Revision
  • Sun Damage Repair
  • Vein Therapy
  • Wrinkle Reduction
  • Acne Treatment
  • Allergic Skin Reaction
  • Birthmarks
  • Cyst Removal
  • Dermatitis
  • Endovenous Laser Therapy
  • Eczema treatments
  • Dermatology
  • Mole Removal
  • Pediatric Dermatology
  • Phototherapy
  • Dermatopathology
  • Psoriasis
  • Skin Cancer Surgery
  • Vitiligo Treatment
  • Wart Treatment
  • Age Spot Reduction
  • Anti-aging Facial Treatments
  • Chemical Peels
  • Ear Lobe Repair
  • Facial Rejuvenation
  • Hair Restoration
  • Laser Hair Removal
  • Laser Skin Resurfacing
  • Lip Augmentation
  • Non-Surgical Face Lift
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Liposuction
  • Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • WellPoint
Description

Advanced Dermatology P.C. and the Center for Laser and Cosmetic Surgery (New York & New Jersey) is a premier medical practice with multiple locations throughout Long Island, Queens, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Westchester, and Ridgewood, NJ. We provide the widest range of medical, laser & cosmetic dermatology and plastic surgery services in the NY Metropolitan area and at our NJ office. We are proud to own more dermatological lasers than any hospital or medical practice on Long Island.

Each board certified physician in our practice is recognized as an expert in his or her specialty. Collectively, they are active lecturers, media guests, authors and researchers. Joshua L. Fox, M.D. is the Founder and Medical Director here at Advanced Dermatology P.C. and the Center for Laser and Cosmetic Surgery. He is a leading authority in the field of dermatology with expertise in skin cancer, cosmetic surgery and laser procedures. Dr. Fox and each of our physicians offer unique insight and advanced solutions for medical, cosmetic and laser dermatology treatments. They are the professionals with everything you need to love your skin.

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Jason Applebaum, M.D.
Jason Applebaum, M.D.

Dr. Applebaum earned his Medical Degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. He graduated with honors and received special distinction for his intensive research in molecular biology. Dr. Applebaum completed his internal medicine internship at the New York University Medical Center and his dermatology residency at the University of Chicago. During his post-graduate training in Chicago, Dr. Applebaum conducted extensive research in his field, particularly in the area of melanoma, and has been published in peer-reviewed journals, including Journal of the National Cancer Institute . He has presented his findings at multiple conferences of the Chicago Dermatologic Society. With extensive training and experience in laser surgery and cosmetic surgery, Dr. Applebaum specializes in facial rejuvenation and scar treatment. He joined our team at Advanced Dermatology and the Center for Laser and Cosmetic Surgery in 1999. Board certified in dermatology, Dr. Applebaum is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and is a graduate member of the American Medical Association and the Society for Investigative Dermatology.

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Robert Levine, D.O.
Robert Levine, D.O.

Dr. Levine is a New York native, growing up in Merrick, Long Island. He received his undergraduate degree in biology from Binghamton University. He completed his Master’s program in biomedical sciences at Barry University and later went on to receive his medical degree from Nova Southeastern College of Osteopathic Medicine in Fort Lauderdale, Florida in 2002. Dr. Levine became board certified in Family Practice at Long Beach Medical Center in Long Beach, NY and later became dually board certified in Dermatology. He is experienced in many areas of medical and surgical dermatology with an interest in cosmetics. Dr. Levine has presented and authored several publications on various topics in clinical dermatology. He enjoys playing the piano, traveling, and most of all spending time with his family.

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Joshua L. Fox, M.D.
Joshua L. Fox, M.D.

Dr. Fox earned his Medical Degree from the Mt. Sinai School of Medicine in New York. He completed an internship at Maimonides Hospital in Brooklyn, followed by a four-year dermatology residency at the New York University School of Medicine. A Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, Dr. Fox is known nationwide as a leading authority in the field of dermatology, with an expertise in skin cancer, cosmetic surgery and laser procedures. He has been an expert resource for the public interest on dermatologic topics for the major television networks, radio stations and national newspapers and magazines. Dr. Fox has received multiple research and clinical awards including recognition from Top Doctors, Who’s Who, the International Society of Dermatology and the prestigious Husic Award for most outstanding research. In addition, his service has been recognized by multiple hospitals, civic, educational and community organizations. He has been on the advisory boards of both the Psoriasis Foundation and National Rosacea Foundation, among others. With an extensive background in research, Dr. Fox has presented his findings on a wide range of subjects from laser techniques and cosmetic procedures to stretch marks and scars. He has been Chief of Dermatology of several major teaching hospitals including Mt. Sinai Hospital of Queens and Jamaica Medical Center and is currently on the staff of ten NY area hospitals.In 1987, Dr. Fox founded the American Academy of Dermatology Melanoma/Skin Cancer Prevention Program in Queens, NY. He is an educator as much as he is a physician and he has worked tirelessly to develop effective community screening programs and to increase skin cancer awareness and prevention. He later developed a dermatology and skin cancer research and advocacy forum for patients and physicians, called the New Age Skin Research Foundation. He serves as President of the Foundation. Dr. Fox is founder and director of Advanced Dermatology, P.C. and the Center for Laser and Cosmetic Surgery. He and his associates have expanded the practice into one of largest in the region for dermatology, laser & cosmetic surgery. The practice owns more lasers than any other hospital or dermatology practice on the East Coast, and has been a resource center for educating dermatologists, laser surgeons, cosmetic surgeons and others about laser procedures, skin cancer and cosmetic surgery techniques.

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Lance Barazani, M.D.
Lance Barazani, M.D.

Dr. Barazani earned his medical degree from New York Medical College. He was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society and was also honored with the Alfred Schwartz Award for Pathology. He served his internal medicine residency at University Hospital Stony Brook, NY. He continued his training as associate physician at The Rockefeller University Laboratory for Investigative Dermatology in NY, where he completed a two-year postdoctoral research fellowship before completing his dermatology residency at New York Hospital Cornell Medical Center. Dr. Barazani has conducted research work on skin disorders and wound healing, with his findings published in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology and other peer-reviewed medical journals. He was one of the first physicians on Long Island to perform cosmetic Botox ® treatments in 1996. He is recognized by Botox ® Cosmetic as a member of the National Education Faculty, an honor limited to very few physicians nationwide. Dr. Barazani has a clinical interest in scar treatments, using various lasers, fillers and other innovative modalities to reduce the appearance of scarring. Dr. Barazani has been a member of Advanced Dermatology and the Center for Laser and Cosmetic Surgery since 1994. His patient philosophy is to treat patients the way he himself expects to be treated at a doctor’s office: with courtesy, honesty and respect. Dr. Barazani donates his expertise in the form of dermatological services and procedures to local charities. An avid music fan, he enjoys playing classical piano in his free time and boasts an iTunes library of over 14,000 songs, primarily R&B and Jazz.

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Francis X. DiSpaltro, M.D.
Francis X. DiSpaltro, M.D.

Dr. DiSpaltro joined Advanced Dermatology and the Center for Laser and Cosmetic Surgery in 2003. He is experienced in many areas of medical as well as cosmetic dermatology and offers his patients a wide range of treatments available in our offices. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from Binghamton University and pursued his medical degree at the Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara. Dr. DiSpaltro went on to complete a sub-internship as well as an internship in General Surgery at Downstate Medical Center. He joined the United States Army Medical Corps where he was a Captain and served as the Chief of the clinic at The Kimbrough Army Hospital in Maryland.Upon completion of his duties in the military, Dr. DiSpaltro furthered his education through an internal medicine residency at The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey at Robert Wood Johnson Medical Center. He practiced Emergency Medicine for several years while pursuing research in immunology as well as in clinical trials at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in New York where he worked with world renowned dermatologists. He has published many articles in peer reviewed journals including the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, and has given presentations at the national meetings of the American Academy of Dermatology.In 1999 Dr. DiSpaltro went on to further his studies by returning to a residency in dermatology at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in New York where he completed his training. He joined Advanced Dermatology shortly after to offer his expertise in medical as well as state of the art cosmetic procedures. His creative spirit and his attention to detail makes him particularly suited to the cosmetic aspect of dermatology.

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