Shari Lipner, M.D., Ph.D.
Shari Lipner, M.D., Ph.D.

Shari Lipner, M.D., Ph.D.

Dermatology
Specialties
Dermatology, more

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Israel Englander Department of Dermatology - Weill Greenberg Center

1305 York Avenue
9th Floor
New York, NY 10021
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About Shari Lipner, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Lipner is an Associate Professor of Clinical Dermatology, Associate Attending Physician, and Director of the Nail Division at the New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center. She completed her undergraduate studies at Dartmouth College where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry and graduated Phi Beta Kappa and Summa Cum Laude. Dr. Lipner completed her medical training at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, where she received both M.D. and Ph.D degrees and graduated Alpha Omega Alpha. She completed her residency training in Dermatology at the New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center.


Dr. Lipner is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, Women's Dermatologic Society, and Council for Nail Disorders, American Dermatologic Association, and is chair of multiple committees. She is also past President of The Dermatologic Society of Greater New York, President of the New York State Society of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery, and Founding Editor in Chief of JAAD Reviews.


Dr. Lipner is board certified in Dermatology and has a wide range of clinical experience in the diagnosis and management of skin, hair, and nail disorders. She is one of the few experts in nail disorders in the world, and treats patients with nail psoriasis, nail fungal diseases, brittle nails, and nail cancers. She is also the Primary Investigator on clinical trials utilizing novel treatments for nail disorders, and offers alternative treatments to patients who have failed traditional therapies. She is also an expert in telemedicine and can diagnosis many patients with nail disorders using a video platform.


Dr. Lipner is one of the leading researchers in dermatology. She has authored over 400 peer-reviewed publications, numerous books and book chapters, lectures nationally and internationally, and is frequently featured by the media including, CNN, NPR, Self, Allure, The Washington Post, and The New York Times for her expertise. Dr. Lipner offers aesthetic therapies such as Botox and injectable fillers, laser therapy for the treatment of rosacea, broken blood vessels, age spots and hair removal in both fair-skinned patients and patients with skin of color. To schedule an appointment, please call 646-962-DERM (3376).


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Expertise

  • Aesthetic Dermatology

  • Botox and Filler Treatment

  • Color Changes in Nails

  • Cosmetic Dermatology

  • General Dermatology

  • Juvederm Fillers

  • Laser For Hair Removal

  • Laser Removal of Brown Spots on Skin

  • Nail Abnormalities

  • Nail Bed Carcinoma

  • Nail Bed Melanoma, Upper Extremity

  • Nail Biopsy

  • Nail Fungal Infection

  • Nail Issues

  • Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy

  • Restylane

  • Skin Boils/Cyst

  • Skin Cancer

  • Skin Check

  • Skin Lesions

  • Skin Peeling/Redness

  • Skin, Hair and Nail Conditions

  • Surgical Nail Removal

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Education

  • Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine

  • Residency: Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center

  • Residency: Maimonides Medical Center

  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center

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Languages

  • English
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Titles & Positions

  • Associate Attending Dermatologist

  • Associate Professor of Clinical Dermatology

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Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center

Education

  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • Residency: Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center
  • Residency: Maimonides Medical Center
  • Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Awards & Honors

  • American Academy of Dermatology Academic Dermatology Leadership Program Award
  • American Academy of Dermatology Presidential Citation
  • JAAD Editorial Mentorship Award
  • Richard D. Granstein, M.D., Award for Excellence in Dermatology
  • Weill Cornell Leadership in Academic Medicine Program Award
  • Womens Dermatologic Society Mentorship Award

Titles & Positions

  • Associate Attending Dermatologist
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Dermatology

Languages Spoken

  • English