Taylor M. DeFelice, MD, MPH, FAAD, a Dermatologist with Manhattan Dermatology

Get to know Dermatologist Dr. Taylor M. DeFelice, who serves patients in New York, New York.

One of New York City’s most established board-certified dermatologists, Dr. DeFelice is known for providing compassionate, patient-centric care. She treats patients at Manhattan Dermatology’s two locations in Murray Hill and Midtown East.

As a state-of-the-art skin care clinic, Manhattan Dermatology is home to some of New York City’s leading board-certified dermatologists. With two locations on Park Avenue and East 36th Street in Murray Hill and Midtown East, patients have options for choosing their most convenient clinic. They can expect comprehensive care for both medical and aesthetic needs, including head-to-toe skin checks and monitoring for skin cancer, mole changes, and skin discoloration. 

The dermatologists working at Manhattan Dermatology also provide the latest and most advanced treatments for chronic skin conditions, including allergic dermatitis, psoriasis, eczema, and rosacea, to name just a few. Due to the fact that they have extensive training in all aspects of skin care, all five of them are even professors of dermatology at the New York University School of Medicine, patients can expect high-quality skin health management and a full spectrum of cosmetic dermatology services, such as Botox®, dermal fillers, and laser skin resurfacing.

Throughout her academic career, Dr. DeFelice completed her undergraduate degree at Stanford University in California, where she was inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa Society. She then went on to earn her Master of Public Health degree, with a focus on molecular and genetic epidemiology, from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). While studying at UCLA, she earned a place in the Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health.

Shortly thereafter, she earned her medical degree from the University of California Irvine School of Medicine, where she was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society and the Pathology Chairs Honor Society. During her medical program, she received both the Milton T. Kaplan Memorial Outstanding Student in Immunology Award and the prestigious Dean’s Scholar Award.

In order to continue to stay abreast of the latest medical techniques and treatments, Dr. DeFelice went on to complete her internship in internal medicine at the UCLA Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center. As a Maryland native, she returned to the East Coast to complete her residency in dermatology at the Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology at NYU Langone Health, where she served as chief resident. 

A Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and a member of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, the doctor is board-certified in dermatology by the American Board of Dermatology and regularly presents her dermatologic literature at national dermatology conferences.

Dermatology is the branch of medicine dealing with the skin. The skin is the largest organ of the body. Dermatology is a specialty with both medical and surgical aspects. A dermatologist is a specialist doctor who manages skin diseases, and deals with both internal and external causes and some cosmetic concerns involving the skin. Dermatological duties include taking consultations, providing screening tests, and undertaking non-invasive surgical procedures.

Learn More about Dr. Taylor M. DeFelice:

Through her findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/82326016-Taylor-DeFelice-Dermatologist or through Manhattan Dermatology, https://www.dermatologistnewyork.org/provider/taylor-m-defelice-md-mph-faad

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