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

About

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

Massachussetts General Hospita STUDENT RESEARCHER AT WELLMAN LABORATORIES - 2000

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...

  • When should one get a mole biopsied?

    Any changing mole is a concern, on average moles that change in size, color, shape should be assessed immediately for malignancy. Please visit your dermatologist to get more recommendations and for your yearly skin exams. READ MORE

  • What causes acne on the back?

    Bacteria causes it. After work outs, sweating can increase "back-ne". A topical antibacterial wash once a day may help, but if a prolonged state of back acne persists an oral antibacterial or topical antibacterial may be needed. Please visit your dermatologist to get more recommendations and for your yearly skin exams. READ MORE

  • Are nail gels safe?

    Nail gels? If you are referring to the fake nails and the gel to glue them, then you need to be careful that your cuticle is not damaged. Water retention and a fungal growth or bacterial growth may develop. Please visit your dermatologist to get more recommendations and for your yearly skin exams. READ MORE

  • What causes pigment loss in skin?

    Depending on how much the pigment is loss. A total loss could be vitiligo and more testing may be needed. If there was an inflammation prior to the loss, it could be post-inflamatory hypo-pigmentation, color usually returns. Please visit your dermatologist to get more recommendations and for your yearly skin exams. READ MORE

  • What causes hard skin growths to form?

    It could be calcification, could be a wart. Visit a dermatologist for an evaluation. Please visit your dermatologist to get more recommendations and for your yearly skin exams. READ MORE

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

Awards

  • 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 

Treatments

  • 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  

Residency

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

Fellowships

  • 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

Treatments

  • PRPScar revisionlaserbotoxfillers

Internships

  • New York University 2001

Fellowships

  • 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

  • JAADAMA

Dr. Fitzgeraldo Sanchez, MD's Practice location

The Derm Group NYC

117 East 18th Street 1 -
New York, NY 10006
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