Ellen Marmur, MD, is a dermatologist and dermatologic surgeon who diagnoses and treats patients at Marmur Medical. She established the practice in 2012 and works alongside fellow dermatologist Rachel Maiman, MD. Furthermore, Dr. Marmur is an Associate Clinical Professor at The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. As a dermatologist, she specializes in the surgical and medical management of diseases related to skin, hair and nails and some cosmetic problems. Dr. Marmur’s professional journey spans over eighteen years. Her areas of expertise cover skin cancer diagnosis and surgery, Mohs surgery reconstructive surgery, cosmetic surgery, and women’s health dermatology. Dr. Marmur has been responsible for creating the first Skin Cancer & Anti-Aging Biobank at Icahn School of Medicine and has bridged a pioneering collaboration between the department of genetics and genomic research and the dermatology department. Dr. Marmur has also served as Director of the prestigious Procedural Dermatology Fellowship program. With frequent appearances on television programs, including The Dr. Oz Show and The Today Show, Dr. Ellen Marmur is regularly quoted in articles in major magazines and newspapers. Dr. Marmur dedicates her spare time to SoulCycle classes, shopping at Sephora, and, most importantly, to her husband and their black cat. In her future, she wishes to learn sculpting.
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Education and Training
Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY B.A. Major: Philosophy 1991
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY M.D. 1999
American Board of Dermatology
Expert PublicationsData provided by the National Library of Medicine
- Adverse reactions associated with an alcohol-based hand antiseptic among nurses in a neonatal intensive care unit.
- Complications from injectable polyacrylamide gel, a new nonbiodegradable soft tissue filler.
- Histologic and ultrastructural analysis of ultraviolet B laser and light source treatment of leukoderma in striae distensae.
- Clinical, histologic and electron microscopic findings after injection of a calcium hydroxylapatite filler.
- Ultrastructural changes seen after ALA-IPL photorejuvenation: a pilot study.
- Treatment of terminal and vellus non-pigmented hairs with an optical/bipolar radiofrequency energy source-with and without pre-treatment using topical aminolevulinic acid.
- Comparative treatment of small diameter (< or =400 microm) vascular lesions using extended pulse dye lasers.
- Paradoxical effects of hair removal systems: a review.
- Perioperative management of anticoagulant therapy during cutaneous surgery: 2005 survey of Mohs surgeons.
- The five D's of botulinum toxin: doses, dilution, diffusion, duration and dogma.
- Treatment of disseminated superficial actinic porokeratosis (DSAP) with the Q-switched ruby laser.
- Case-based considerations in the treatment of actinic keratoses: utilizing combination or sequential therapy with 5-fluorouracil cream and destructive treatments.
- Catastrophic cutaneous carcinomatosis in the non-organ transplant patient.
- Over-the-counter topical skincare products: a review of the literature.
- Ultrasound in dermatology: principles and applications.
Areas of expertise and specialization
Faculty Titles & Positions
- Vice-Chair of Surgical and Cosmetic Dermatology Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City -
- Associate Clinical Professor in both the Department of Dermatology and the Department of Genetics and Genomic Research The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai -
- Skin Cancer
- Cosmetic Dermatology
- Acne Correction
- Acne Scar Removal
- Actinic Keratosis Treatment
- Allergy Testing
- Brown Spot Removal
- Cellulite Treatment
- Chemical Peels
- Total Leg Anti-aging Makeover
- Ear Piercing
- Ear Piercing Repair For Torn Earlobes
- Earlobe Rejuvenation
- Excisional Surgery
- Eyelid Rejuvenation
- Freckle Removal
- Hair Loss Treatment
- Hyperhidrosis (sweat) Treatment
- Lip Rejuvenation
- Mohs Surgery
- Mole And Birthmark Removal
- Nail Surgery
- Neck Treatment
- Non-surgical Nose Correction
- Photodynamic Therapy (pdt)
- Rosacea Treatments
- Scar Revision
- Seborrheic Keratosis Removal
- Skin Cancer Removal
- Skin Cancer Screening
- Skin Tag Removal
- Skin Texture/tone
- Spider Vein Treatment
- Tattoo Removal
- Botox, Dysport And Xeomin
- Soft Tissue Fillers
- Restylane Lyft
- American Society of Dermatologic Surgery
- New York Dermatologic Society
- Women’s Dermatologic Society
- American Medical Women’s Association
- American College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery
- American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery
- Manhattan Metropolitan Dermatological Society
- New York State Society of Dermatology & Dermatologic Surgery
- New York Facial Plastics Society
- American Society of Cosmetic Dermatology and Aesthetic Surgery
- Association of Professors of Dermatology
- Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Mohs micrographic surgery 2004
Areas of researchFDA trials on the first-in-class treatment of advanced basal cell carcinoma approved in 2012 called Erivedge
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Get to know Dermatologist Dr. Ellen Marmur, who serves patients in New York, New York.
A leading dermatologist and dermatologic surgeon, Dr. Marmur founded Marmur Medical in 2012. She is a recognized and admired expert in skin cancer diagnosis and surgery, Mohs surgery, reconstructive surgery, cosmetic surgery, and women’s health dermatology.
With two offices in New York, New York, the Marmur Medical team provides the highest-level, safest care for patients’ skin. They identify each patient’s unique skin issues, treat any potential problems, and choose the procedures that best enhance one’s own natural beauty. Their goal is to find the simplest, most straightforward solution to each patient’s skin needs, and to give them the information they need to take the best possible care of their skin and their overall health.
Paving the way for female dermatologists in New York City, Dr. Marmur is also an Associate Clinical Professor in both the Department of Dermatology and the Department of Genetics & Genomic Research at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. There, she created the first Skin Cancer & Anti-Aging Biobank and bridged a pioneering collaboration between the two departments. She was also the Director of the prestigious Procedural Dermatology Fellowship program.
Following the completion of her Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in Philosophy from Vassar College in 1991, Dr. Marmur went on to pursue her medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 1999. She achieved distinction in research on melanoma vaccines and the Alpha Omega Alpha Award for overall academic and clinical excellence in medicine.
Thereafter, she trained in internal medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and in dermatology at The New York-Presbyterian Weill Cornell Hospital. In 2004, she completed her fellowship in Mohs micrographic surgery.
The doctor’s pedigree includes nine years in full-time academia as the first Vice-Chair of Surgical & Cosmetic Dermatology at the prestigious Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. She is an experienced clinical researcher, specializing in genomic analysis of the effects of sun exposure and aging on skin.
With a focus on skin cancer prevention and anti-aging treatments, Dr. Marmur is board-certified in dermatology by the American Board of Dermatology, which is a voluntary, non-profit, private, autonomous organization formed for the primary purpose of protecting the public interest by establishing and maintaining high standards of training, education, and qualifications of physicians rendering care in dermatology.
A spokesperson for the American Academy of Dermatology, she is an active member of the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, the New York Dermatologic Society, the Women’s Dermatologic Society, the American Medical Women’s Association, the American College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology, the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, the Manhattan Metropolitan Dermatological Society, the New York State Society of Dermatology & Dermatologic Surgery, the New York Facial Plastics Society, the American Society of Cosmetic Dermatology and Aesthetic Surgery, and the Association of Professors of Dermatology.
Recognized as an expert in her line of work, Dr. Marmur has authored many original contributions to academic dermatological literature, articles, and book chapters. She is the author of Simple Skin Beauty: Every Woman’s Guide to a Lifetime of Healthy, Gorgeous Skin (Simon & Schuster), a comprehensive guide to skincare that covers everything from skin cancer and sun protection to cosmetic procedures and anti-aging products.
In addition, she has been the principal investigator on over one hundred research protocols. Her current research includes FDA trials on the first-in-class treatment of advanced basal cell carcinoma approved in 2012 called Erivedge, and many new treatments for actinic keratoses.
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.
Due to her acknowledged expertise in skin cancer and dermatology, Dr. Marmur is regularly quoted in articles in major magazines and newspapers. She has also made frequent appearances on television programs, including The Dr. Oz Show and The Today Show.
On a more personal note, she is very proud to be the mother of 3 children and 1 stepson, a wife, a full-time doctor, a philanthropist, a researcher, and an entrepreneur. In her future, she wishes to learn sculpting.
Dr. Ellen Marmur is a mother of 3 children and 1 stepson, a wife, a full-time doctor, a philanthropist, a researcher, and an entrepreneur.
She has nine years in full-time academia as the first Vice-Chair of Surgical and Cosmetic Dermatology at the prestigious Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. She is an experienced clinical researcher, specializing in genomic analysis of the effects of sun exposure and aging on skin. Dr. Marmur is the author of Simple Skin Beauty: Every Woman’s Guide to a Lifetime of Healthy, Gorgeous Skin (Simon & Schuster). She has been the principal investigator on over one hundred research protocols. Her current research includes FDA trials on the first-in-class treatment of advanced basal cell carcinoma approved in 2012 called Erivedge, and many new treatments for actinic keratoses.
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