Dr. Fitzgeraldo Sanchez, MD, Dermapathologist
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Dr. Fitzgeraldo Sanchez, MD

Dermatologist | Clinical & Laboratory Dermatological Immunology

117 East 18th Street 1 New York NY, 10006


Dr. Fitzgeraldo Sanchez is a dermatologist practicing in New York, NY. Dr. Sanchez specializes in skin care. Dermatologists evaluate and manage both common and uncommon skin conditions. These conditions include skin cancer, surgical dermatology, acne, psoriasis, warts, skin infections, atopic dermatitis, herpes simplex and laser/cosmetics. Dermatologists are also experts in more complex skin diseases like impetigo, hidradenitis and milaria. Dr. Sanchez diagnoses skin problems and develops unique treatments plans for each individual patient. He has been voted into the best dermatologists in NY and NYC by the prestigious Castle Connolly for the past several years. 

Education and Training

Mayo Clinic Graduate School Fellowship 2006

Ackerman Academy of Dermatopat Fellowship 2008


New York University - Derm Resident 2001

New York University Intern 2001

Boston University School of Medicine Goshen College B.S. 1995

Ponce School of Medicine M.D. 2001

Board Certification

DermatologyAmerican Board of DermatologyABD- 2005

Provider Details

Male English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Italian
Dr. Fitzgeraldo Sanchez, MD
Dr. Fitzgeraldo Sanchez, MD's Expert Contributions
  • Derm Tips from Dr. Fitz - Atopic Dermatitis

    What is atopic dermatitis?Atopic dermatitis (also called eczema) describes a condition that results in dry, red, and itchy skin. Patients with atopic dermatitis exhibit a skin barrier that is weakened and an immune system that is "hyper-excitable". This means that the skin's immune system is too...

  • Derm Tips from Dr. Fitz - Spironolactone for Acne

    Spironolactone for AcneSpironolactone is sometimes used off-label to treat women with persistent adult acne due to increased androgen levels, because the drug is able to inhibit the activity of sebaceous glands (small skin glands that releases an oily, lubricating substance called sebum). The...

Areas of expertise and specialization

Lasers / Cosmetics Dermatology - Adult / PediatricDermatologic Surgery / MOHSHair loss / PRPAcneDermatopathology

Faculty Titles & Positions

  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology Weil-Cornell Department of Dermatology 2016 - Present


  • Presidential Citations 2008 American Academy of Dermatology 
  • Presidential Citation 2009 American Academy of Dermatology 
  • MLB - Sun Protection Screening 2006 American Academy of Dermatology 
  • Best Derm NY 2017 Castle Connolly 
  • Best Derm NYC 2018 Castle Connolly 


  • Ultherapy® – Uplifting Ultrasound!
  • Clear + Brilliant®
  • Chemical Peel Treatment
  • Laser Skin Resurfacing
  • Radiesse® Wrinkle Treatment
  • Sclerotherapy Treatment
  • Spider Vein Treatment
  • Restylane®, Perlane®, and Juvederm®
  • Acne Treatment
  • BOTOX® Treatment Injections
  • Dermatologist Mole Removal
  • Dilated Capillary Treatment
  • Professional Laser Hair Removal
  • Sculptra® Treatment
  • Fractional CO2 Laser Treatment
  • Laser Tattoo Removal
  • Bladeless Laser Mole Removal
  • Juvéderm Voluma® Xc
  • PRP Therapy - Hair Restoration
  • Microneedling
  • Mesotherapy
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Treatment
  • Bellafill

Professional Memberships

  • American Society of Mohs Surgery  
  • American Academy of Dermatology  
  • Paul O'Leary Society - Mayo Clinic  


  • Ponce School of Medicine in Puerto Rico  General Parctice  
  • Skin and Cancer Unit at New York University Dermatology  
  • New York University


  • Mayo Clinic Graduate Medical School in Rochester, MN (Ackerman Academy of Dermatopathology) Dermapathology  
  • SUNY Downstate Medical School in Brooklyn, NY (Ackerman Academy of Dermatopathology) Dermapathology  

Charities and Philanthropic Endeavors

  • American Red Cross
  • Culebra / PR


  • PRPScar revisionlaserbotoxfillers


  • New York University 2001


  • Mayo Clinic Graduate SchoolAckerman Academy of Dermatopathology / SUNY Downstate Medical Center

Professional Society Memberships

  • American Academy of DermatologyAmerican Society of Mohs Surgery

What do you attribute your success to?

  • Focus on patient first, I am here for the patients.

Areas of research

  • Melanoma

Favorite Place to Vacation

  • Europe / Caribbean

Hobbies / Sports

  • Race Car Driving Snow Sports

Favorite professional publications


Dr. Fitzgeraldo Sanchez, MD's Practice location

The Derm Group NYC

117 East 18th Street 1 -
New York, NY 10006
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  • What Are Warts?

    Warts are small growths on the skin that are caused by the human papilloma virus (HPV). These warts may develop on different parts of the body. They are most commonly seen in children between the ages of 12-16 years old. Most of these warts disappear within a few months, while some of them may...

  • What is an Abscess?

    An abscess is a soft swelling or bump on the surface of the skin filled with pus surrounded by pink to reddish skin, which develops in response to a foreign body or an infection. The middle part of the abscess is filled with debris and pus, and is often warm to the touch.Abscesses are usually...

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    A rash is a general term used to refer to any visible outbreak of the skin. Heat rash also known as "prickly heat" refers to a condition of the skin that comes as a result of the blockage of sweat ducts. This is a condition that happens when the sweat ducts cannot excrete the sweat. Once these pores...

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    What Are Hives?Hives, also known as urticaria, nettle rash, or welts, refer to a skin condition characterized by raised itchy rashes. These rashes may develop suddenly, and can be localized or spread over a large surface of the skin. They vary in size and shape and are more commonly found in women...

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