Dr. Nelson Lee Novick, M.D., Dermatologist

Dr. Nelson Lee Novick, M.D.

Dermatologist | Procedural Dermatology

500 E 85th St New York NY, 10028



Nelson Lee Novick, M.D. is a Clinical Professor of Dermatology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, NY and an Attending Physician, and a former OPD Clinic Chief within the department of dermatology of the Medical Center. He has appeared on all the major television networks with personalities, such as Oprah Winfrey and Paula Zahn on a host of consumer affairs issues, and is the author and editor of numerous medical textbooks and chapters. Dr. Novick has also authored a dozen books for the general public, including Saving Face, SuperSkin and You Can Look Younger At Any Age. Dr. Novick specializes in the treatment of acne scars and the non-surgical rejuvenation of the face, neck, chest and hands. He is the developer of The Ten Minute Eyelift.


Education and Training

Mt Sinai Sch of Med of The City Univ of Ny, New York Ny 1975

Board Certification

DermatologyAmerican Board of DermatologyABD

Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM

Provider Details

Male English, Hebrew

Areas of expertise and specialization

I specialize in the treatment of Acne Scarring and in Non-Surgical Rejuvenation of the Face, Neck, Chest, and Hands

Faculty Titles & Positions

  • Clinical Professor of Dermatology Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai 2003 - Present


  • Lifetime Achievement Award Albert Nelson Marquis 2017 
  • Inductee Realself 100 & 500 HALL OF FAME 2019 
  • TOP DOCTORS Dermatology New York Magazine 2020 
  • AMERICA'S BEST PHYSICIANS National Consumer Advisory Board 2017 
  • Who's Who In America 1985-2020 Marquis Who's Who Publications 


  • Cosmetic Treatments, Cosmetic Skin Care, Hair Problems And More

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology  
  • Fellow of the American Society For Dermatologic Surgery  
  • Fellow of the American College of Physicians  
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery  
  • Fellow of the Skin Cancer Foundation  


  • Mt Sinai Med Ctr, Internal Medicine  
  • The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York   
  • NYU Langone Medical Center   
  • Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai Medical Center NY Dermatology NYU Skin & Cancer Unit Post-Graduate Preceptorship under Charles P. DeFeo, Jr., M.D.


  • Expertise in Subcision, TCA CROSS, Professional Microneedling


  • The Mount Sinai School of Medicine--Internal Medicine


  • The NYU Skin & Cancer Unit-Dermatology

Professional Society Memberships

  • FAAD, FACP, Fellow, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, Fellow, Skin Cancer Foundation

Articles and Publications

  • Published numerous articles in the medical literature and over 100 articles for the lay public in such magazines as Good Housekeeping, Lears.

What do you attribute your success to?

  • Intense love of medicine, hard work and perseverance

Areas of research

  • nonsurgical rejuvenation techniques


  • cited above

Philanthropic Initiatives

  • The American Cancer Society

Teaching and speaking

  • Clinical Professor of Dermatology, Mount SinaiFormer OPD Clinic Chief, Dept of Dermatology, Mount SinaiAttending Physician, Mount Sinai Medical Center

Favorite Place to Vacation

  • Israel

Hobbies / Sports

  • Writing Historical Novels. Published: In the Path of the Wolf.

Favorite professional publications

  • Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, Journal of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, Aesthetic Medicine

Dr. Nelson Lee Novick, M.D.'s Practice location

500 E 85th St -
New York, NY 10028
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