Dr. Eyal Levit, MD

Preparation Date: March 28, 2016

Name: Eyal Konstantine Levit, M.D.
Associate Clinical Professor of Dermatology, Columbia University; Adjunct Associate Clinical Professor, Mt.Sinai School of Medicine; Director of Dermatologic and Cosmetic Surgery, St. Luke’s Hospital, Mt.Sinai School of Medicine; Medical Director, Advanced Dermatology Laser & Cosmetic Surgery

Birthplace:Ukraine

Citizenship: United States

Address: Advanced Dermatology Laser & Cosmetic Surgery
1220 Avenue P
Brooklyn, NY 11229

Languages Spoken:Fluent in Hebrew and Russian
Conversational Spanish

Academic Training:

1988-1989Yeshiva University, New York

1989-1991New York University, B.A., June 1991, New York

1990-1991New York University Graduate School of Hebrew & Judaic Studies-
Literature classes, New York

1991-1995Albert Einstein College of Medicine, M.D. with special distinction for research in dermatology, June 1995, New York

Licensure:New York, 1997
New Jersey, 2000

Traineeship and Appointments:

Fellowship
7/00-6/02
Fellowship in Cosmetic and Laser surgery
Fellowship accredited by the American Association of Cosmetic Surgery
Morristown, New Jersey

Fellowship
7/99-6/00
MOHS micrographic (microscopically controlled),
Laser & Dermatologic Surgery
University of Pennsylvania
Department of Dermatology
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Residency
6/98-6/99
Chief Resident in Dermatology
St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital, Columbia University
Department of Dermatology
New York, New York

Residency
7/96-6/99
Resident in Dermatology
Columbia University
College of Physicians and Surgeons
Department of Dermatology
New York, New York

Internship
7/95-6/96
Internship in Internal Medicine
Beth Israel Medical Center
New York, New York

Academic Appointments:

7/09-presentAssociate Clinical Professor of Dermatology
Columbia University
College of Physicians & Surgeons
New York, New York

6/04-6/09Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology
Columbia University
College of Physicians & Surgeons
New York, New York

7/00-6/02Assistant Clinical Instructor
Columbia University
Laser, Cosmetic and Ambulatory Surgery Clinic
New York, New York

7/99-6/00Attending Fellow Supervisor/Instructor-Resident
University of Pennsylvania
Laser, Cosmetic & Dermatologic Surgery Clinic
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

1/90-6/90 Member of “Students for Students” tutoring Program
New York University
New York, New York

Hospital Appointments

5/18/07-presentAttending
NYU Langone Medical Center
Lutheran Medical Center
Brooklyn, New York

7/29/09-presentAttending
Mount Sinai Beth Israel
Dermatology Department
New York, New York

Other Work Experience

9/13-presentAssociate Clinical Professor
NYU Langone Medical Center
Department of Dermatology
New York, New York

7/12-present Adjunct Associate Clinical Professor
Mount Sinai Medical Center
Department of Dermatology
New York, New York

7/09-presentAssociate Clinical Professor of Dermatology
Columbia University
College of Physicians & Surgeons
New York, New York

2/05-6/08Director, Procedural Dermatology Fellowship
Affiliated Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery
ACGME accredited
Morristown, New Jersey

1/03-presentDirector, Dermatologic and Cosmetic Surgery
St. Lukes-Roosevelt Hospital
New York, New York

2/12-presentMedical Director, VIP Dermatology
New York, New York

1/02-presentMedical Director, Advanced Dermatology Laser & Cosmetic Surgery
Brooklyn, New York

Board Qualification:

American Board of Dermatology, 1999, Recertification, 2010

Professional Organizations & Societies:

American Academy of Dermatology
American Society for Laser Medicine & Surgery
American College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology
American Society of Dermatologic Surgery
The American Medical Association Political Action Committee (AMPAC)
American Medical Association

Honors and Awards:

  • Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai St. Luke’s Roosevelt – Teacher of the Year in Surgical Dermatology Award – for Outstanding Teaching of Residents, June 16, 2015
  • Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 2012 and 2013
  • 2011 Top Doctors and Dentists Award – The Best in New York Medicine. Selected by Top Doc New York
  • Community Service Award for Participation in charitable causes, devotion to his fellow citizens, and dedication to his profession, Manhattan Beach Jewish Center, November 14, 2009
  • Community Service Award for Participation in charitable causes, devotion to his fellow citizens, and dedication to his profession, Manhattan Beach Jewish Center, November 14, 2009
  • Community Service Award for Participation in charitable causes, devotion to his fellow citizens, and dedication to his profession, Manhattan Beach Jewish Center, November 14, 2009
  • American Academy of Dermatology for the efforts and contributions to the 2009, 2010 and 2011 Melanoma/Skin Cancer Screening Program
  • American Academy of Dermatology Leadership Circle for Volunteerism, 2005 and 2007
  • International Health Professional of the year award for work in Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery, 2004
  • Honored Member Strathmore’s Who’s Who 2002/2003 edition
  • Honors in Subinternship in Internal Medicine, New York, NY, 1995
  • M.D. “With Distinction in Research”, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1995
  • Departmental Representative at Graduation, 1991
  • Gary Bruce Slachowsky memorial Award presented for exemplary character, commitment, and excellence in the pursuit of Hebrew and Judaic studies, 1991
  • Dean’s Honor List, New York University, 1989-1991
  • Honor Thesis in contemporary Hebrew Literature, New York University, 1990
  • Dean’s Honor List, Yeshiva University, 1988-1989

Presentations

“To See or Not to See? When Blepharoplasty Should Be Used – A Dermatologist’s Perspective”. Columbia University Department of Dermatology, Heidenfeld Surgery CME Conference, April 15, 2015, New York, NY

“Updates on Latest Studies about Skin Cancer Prevention and Melanoma”. Advanced Dermatology Laser & Cosmetic Surgery. June 18, 2014, Brooklyn, NY

“Erivedge: For the Treatment of Advanced Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC)”, A Clinical Presentation for the Medical Dermatology Community, Genentech Speaker Bureau, June 18, 2013, Brooklyn, NY

Aqua Pharmaceuticals Roundtable Meeting regarding usage of Fluoroplex Cream, May 23, 2013, Brooklyn, NY

“What every general practitioner should know about the skin, from simple to sublime. Cases from my practice”, The Lutheran Medical Center, Department of Medicine, Lecture, November 26, 2011, Brooklyn, NY

“ Typical Day in Dermatologic Practice – The Good, The Bad and The Dangerous”, The Lutheran Medical Center, Department of Medicine, Lecture, November 10, 2009, Brooklyn, NY

American Academy of Dermatology, Summer Meeting, Skin of Color Society meeting at the AAD – Winner of the Skin of Color Society Resident Competition. W. Tutrone, Eyal Levit, February 1-4, 2008, San Antonio, TX,

American College of MOHS Surgery, 40th Annual meeting.“An Examination of the Effects of Imiquimod 5% Cream on Keloid Recurrence at Excision Sites: Healing by Secondary Intention.” W. Tutrone, Eyal Levit, May 1-4, 2008, Vancouver, BC, Canada

1st Annual St. Luke’s Roosevelt Research Fair, “An Examination of the Effects of Imiquimod 5% Cream on Keloid Refcurrence at Excision Sites Healing by Secondary Intention.” W. Tutrone, Eyal Levit, 2007, New York, NY

American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, “An Examination of the Effects of imiquimod 5% Cream on Keloid Recurrence at Excision Sites Healing by Secondary Intention.” W. Tutrone, Eyal Levit, October 11-14, 2007, Chicago, IL

Summer American Academy of Dermatology meeting. W. Tutrone, Eyal Levit, August 1-5, 2007, New York, NY

Doctors against Terrorism, Speaker. The Treatment of Burns and Skin Cancer Caused by Radiation Exposure. Eyal Levit, MD, April 8, 2003, Coney Island Hospital, Brooklyn, NY

ASDS & ACMMSCO, Annual Meeting “Thromboembolism after liposuction? Oral contraceptives? What is the real deal?” D. Daly, Eyal Levit, E. Bisaccia, D. Scarborough, October 25, 2001, Dallas, TX

ASDS & ACMMSCO, Annual Meeting, “Otoplasty by the cosmetic dermatologic surgeon.” M. Randovich, D. Daly, E. Levit, E. Bisaccia, D. Scarborough, October 25, 2001, Dallas, TX

ASDS & ACMMSCO, Annual Meeting, “Platysmal Banding: A new correction technique.” Eyal Levit, D. Daily, D. Scarborough, E. Bisaccia, October 25, 2001, Dallas, TX

The Summer AAD Case Presentation “Non-healing Cutaneous Leishmaniasis as the Presenting Signs of HIV Seropositivity”. Eyal Levit, E. Michael, D. Foitel & V. DeLeo. St. Lukes/Roosevelt Department of Dermatology, Columbia University, July 31, 1999, New York, NY

NY Academy of Medicine. Resident Night. “The Alphabet of Subungual Melanoma, proposal and Pilot Study.” Eyal K. Levit, MD, June 1, 1999, New York, NY

The 10th Annual Conrad Strizler Memorial Resident’s Competition Award for the Dermatologic Society of Greater New York, “The Alphabet of Subungual Melanoma.” Eyal K. Levit, MD, January 28, 1999, New York, NY

The 8th Annual Conrad Stritzler Memorial Residency Competition Award for the Dermatologic Society of Greater New York, “Photosensitivity: a 10 year prospective study.” E. Levit and V. DeLeo, January 23, 1997, New York, NY

The Society for Investigative Dermatology (SID) Annual Meeting – Chicago, IL, “Clinical Photosensitivity”. E. Levit, Y. Harth and V. DeLeo, May 27, 1995, Chicago, IL

The Society for Investigative Dermatology (SID) Annual Meeting – Washington, D.C. “Ultraviolet radiation induces phosphorylation of the EGF receptor in keratinocytes by novel mechanism” Y. E. R. Morraru, E. Levit, H. Zhu and V.A. DeLeo, May 3, 1995, Washington, DC

The Southern Region, Society for Investigative Dermatology (SSID) and Photomedicine Society meeting at New Orleans, LA “Clinical Photosensitivity”, E. Levit, Y. Harth, and V. DeLeo, February 3, 1995, New York, NY

The Society for Investigative Dermatology meeting. “The Effects of Ultraviolet Radiation on the Human Keratinocyte Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor.” Ingrid Warmuth, Nancy Want, Eyal Kossov, Mary S. Matsui, Vincent A. DeLeo, MD, June 28, 1994, Baltimore, MD

The Society for Investigative Dermatology in Washington D.C. “Human Keratinocyte Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Binding is down regulated by both Longwave and Midwave Ultraviolet Radiation”. E. Kossov, I. Warmuth, M. Matsui and Dr. V. DeLeo, May 2, 1993, New York, NY

Conferences:

7th Annual Caribbean Dermatology Symposium, W. Tutrone, Eyal Levit, January 15-19, 2008, St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands

American Academy of Dermatology, “Summer Academy Meeting 2015”, August 19 – 23, 2015, New York, NY

American College of Mohs Surgery, 47th Mohs College Annual Meeting,
April 30 – May 3, 2015, San Antonio, TX

Columbia University, Department of Dermatology, Heidenfeld Surgery CME Conference. Super Wednesday. “To See or Not to See? When Blepharoplasty Should Be Used –A Dermatologist’s Prospective”, April 15, 2015, New York, NY

NYU School of Medicine. NYU Langone Medical Center,
Advances in Dermatology, June 5 -6, 2014, New York, NY

American College of Mohs Surgery, 46th Mohs College Annual Meeting,
May 1 – 4, 2014, Phoenix, AZ

American College of Mohs Surgery, 45th Mohs College Annual Meeting,
May 2 – 5, 2013, Washington, DC

American Academy of Dermatology, “Summer Academy Meeting 2011”, August 3 – 7, 2011, New York, NY

American College of Mohs Surgery, 42nd Mohs College Annual Meeting,
April 30 – May 10, 2010, New York, NY

American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. “The Art & Science of Fillers and Injectables”,
October 24 & 25, 2009, New York, NY

American College of Mohs Surgery, 41st Mohs College Annual Meeting,
April 23-26, 2009, Austin, TX

Columbia University, Department of Dermatology, Grand Rounds, 2004 – Present, New York, NY

82nd Atlantic Dermatological Conference. A Case of Eruptive Syringomas. Kimberly Eickhorst,MD, Eyal Levit, MD, May 21, 2005, New York, NY

American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
10th Annual Winter Symposium on the Latest Advances in Facial Plastic Surgery, Member, Expert Panel, Mid-face Lift: Advantages and Complications,” February 18, 2003, Snowmass, CO

American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
10th Annual Winter Symposium on the Latest Advances in Facial Plastic Surgery, “Fat pad Resuspension for Ptotic Cheeks,” E. Levit MD, E. Bisaccia MD, D. Scarborough, MD, February 18, 2003, Snowmass, CO

American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
10th Annual Winter Symposium on the Latest Advances in Facial Plastic Surgery, Member, Expert Panel, Facial Resurfacing: New techniques and Complications, February 17, 2003, Snowmass, CO

American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
10th Annual Winter Symposium on the Latest Advances in Facial Plastic Surgery, “Minimal Approach to Mid-Face Lift,” E. Levit MD, E. Bisaccia MD, D. Scarborough, MD, February 17, 2003, Snowmass, CO

American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
10th Annual Winter Symposium on the Latest Advances in Facial Plastic Surgery, “Resuspension of Jaw line laxity with minimal invasive technique,” E. Levit MD, E. Bisaccia MD, D. Scarborough, MD, February 17, 2003, Snowmass, CO

American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
10th Annual Winter Symposium on the Latest Advances in Facial Plastic Surgery,“T-Lift” and CO2 laser for Adult Acne Scarring,” E. Levit, MD, E. Bisaccia MD, D. Scarborough, MD, February 16, 2003,
Snowmass, CO

20th World Congress of Dermatology, Workshop in Liposuction, Speaker & Expert Panel Discussion Member – July 3, 2002, Paris, France

Internal Medicine Noon Conference speaker/lecturer on Dermatological Malignancies, December 20, 2001

Internal Medicine Noon Conference, speaker/lecturer on Dermatological Malignancies, June 20, 2001

Atlantic Dermatological Conference, “Amniotic Band Syndrome.”
E. Levit, I. Ilarda, M. Grossman, and M. Garzon. Department of Dermatology, College of Physicians & Surgeons, Columbia University,
May 2, 1998, New York, NY

Clinical Research Projects

Columbia Presbyterian Hospital – Research Assistant in Dermatology – studying effects of UVR on EGF Receptor and its Phosphorylation; Supervisor – Vincent DeLeo, M.D.; Residency Program Director of Dermatology at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital, April – September 1994

Columbia Presbyterian Hospital Research Assistant – investigating the
Cellular effect of UVR on Human Keratinocytes under the guidance of
Dr. V. DeLeo, M.D., Residency Program Director in Dermatology at
Columbia Presbyterian Hospital, July – September 1992

Volunteer at the Staten Island University Teaching
Hospital Emergency Department under the supervision
of Dr. Patrick Broderick, Director of the Emergency
Department, 1990-1991

Publications:
Original:

  1. Eyal Levit, MD, To See or Not to See. Rejuvenating the eyelid and brow complex. World J of Surg Proc, 2016. Accepted for Publication
  2. Eyal Levit, MD, The Treatment of Early and Late Sequelae of Arterial Compromise from Filler. J of Cosmet and Oral Facial Surg, 2016. Accepted for Publication
  3. Eyal Levit, MD, Maria Paulina Estrada, MS6. “A minimally invasive approach to lower lid blepharoplasty”. Surgical Pearl. JAAD, 2015
  4. Eyal Levit, Arthur Rozentsvit. “Basal Cell Carcinoma in Skin of Color: Diagnosis and Treatment Considerations”. Practical Dermatology, May 2015
  5. Eyal Levit, R. Nini, D. Foitel, V. DeLeo. “Non healing Cutaneous Leishmaniasis as the presenting sign of HIV seropositivity.” Chosen to be among the best cases from The Gross and Microscopic conference to be presented on the CD-ROM
  6. Deborah Daly, Eyal Levit, Emil Bissacia, Dwight A. Scarborough. Complication corner: Liposuction of the Medial Thighs: Awareness of Anatomical Attachment Zones. Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology , Vol. 15, No. 4, 2002, Pages 35-36
  7. Eyal Levit, MD, Deborah Daly, DO, Emil Bisaccia, MD, Dwight A. Scarborough, MD, Complication Corner solutions: A Pixie earlobe following facelift. Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology,Vol. 15, No. 2, 2002, Pages 53-54
  8. Eyal Levit, MD, Deborah Daly, DO, Dwight A. Scarborough, MD & Emil Bisaccia, MD. The case for Nonablative Laser Resurfacing. Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology, Vol. 15, No. 1, 2002, Pages 39-44
  9. Tseng S., Levit E.K., Ilarda I., Garzon M.C., Grossman M.E.: Linear porokeratosis with underlying bony abnormalities. 2002, Cutis 69, Pages 309-312
  10. Deborah Daly, Eyal Levit, E. Bisaccia, D. Scarborough. Cosmetic Surgery Update: The Importance of Avoiding Perioperative Hypothermia in Surgery Patients,
    Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology, Vol. 14, No. 12, 2001, Pages 48-53
  11. Eyal Levit, D. Daly, E. Bisaccia, D. Scarborough. Case report and complication corner: Stelate and linear crusts following hair removal laser, Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology, Vol. 14, No. 11, Nov. 2001
  12. Eyal Levit, Deborah Daly, Emil Bisaccia, Dwight A. Scarborough. Cosmetic Surgery Update: A profile of hand rejuvenation options. Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology, Vol. 14, No. 10, 2001, Pages 47-53
  13. Deborah Daly, Eyal Levit, Emil Bissacia, Dwight A. Scarborough. Complication corner: Prolonged peri-follicular edema after laser hair removal, Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology, Vol. 14, No. 9, 2001, Pages 37-38
  14. Eyal Levit, M. Kagen, R. Scher, M. Grossman, E. Altman. The ABC rule for clinical detection of Subungual Melanoma, 2000, JAAD, No. 42, 2000, Pages 269-273
  15. Levit E.K., Scher R.K.. Onychomycosis: Avoiding indefinite, improper management, Patient Care, No.33, 1999, Pages 197-213

Case Reports:

  1. Eyal Levit, D. Daly, E. Bisaccia, D. Scarborough. Cosmetic Surgery Update: The Case for Nonablative laser resurfacing, Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology – January 2002
  2. Levit E., Daly D., Bisaccia E., Scarborough D.. Case report and complication corner: Stelate and linear crusts following hair removal laser. Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology, Vol. 14, No. 11, 2001
  3. Levit E.K., Shaffer J., Lumbardo P.C., Foitel D.R. A Case of a Hard Inguinal Nodule, Cutis, Vol. 6, 2000, Pages 263-267
  4. Levit E.K., Scher R.K. Photographing fungal infections of the nail and scalp. CME Case Studies, MD, Photoderm Journal, Vol. 1, 1998, Pages 6-9

Reviews, Chapters and Editorials

Books:

  1. Eyal K. Levit, A Lost Art (Reflections of Dermatologist), New York, 2011
  2. Eyal K. Levit, Etudi Vrachebnih Budnei (Zapiski Dermatologa), New York, 2011

Chapters

  1. Kimberly Eikenhorst, Eyal K. Levit. Disorders of the Hair. In Rakel R., Bope E., eds. Conn’s Current Therapy 2006. Philadelphia: WB Saunders
  2. Eyal Levit, Richard Coburn. Skin Care: Protect yourself from sun damage. In Terry Hensle ed. Golf after Playing without pain. New York, Rodale Press, 2006
  3. Bissacia E., Scarborough D. eds. Atlas of Aesthetic dermatologic reconstruction
    New York: McGraw-Hill
  4. Leonard M. Dzubow, Eyal K. Levit. Cancer of the Skin. In Rakel R., Bope E., eds. Conn’s Current Therapy 2002, Philadelphia: WB Saunders, Pages 777-790
  5. Eyal K Levit, Richard K. Scher. Basic science of the Nail unit. In Freinkel R., Woodley D, The Biology of Skin. London: Parthenon, 2001, Pages 101-112
  6. Bissacia E. & Scarborough D. eds. The Columbia Manual of Dermatologic Cosmetic Surgery. New York: McGraw- Hill, 2002

Abstracts:

  1. “Ultraviolet radiation induces phosphorylation of the EGF receptor in keratinocytes by novel mechanism”, ER Morraru, E. Levit, H. Zhu, and V. DeLeo, Department of Dermatology, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Journal of Investigative Dermatology, May 1995, New York, NY
  2. “Clinical Photosensitivity”, E. Levit, Y. Harth,V. DeLeo, Department of Dermatology, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Journal of Investigative Dermatology, April 1995, New York, NY
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