Doris Day MD, FAAD, MA

Dermatologist Dr. Doris Day Doris Day, MD, is a board certified dermatologist who specializes in laser, cosmetic and surgical dermatology on the Upper East Side in New York City. Her private practice includes national and international celebrities. Dr. Day is affiliated with Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City and is a clinical associate professor of dermatology at the New York University Langone Medical Centers where she was presented with the award for Dedication and Excellence in the Teaching of Dermatology.

Dr. Day is a highly respected and sought-after media personality in the area of cosmetic dermatology. She also lectures regularly nationally and internationally both to her peers and to the public on cosmetic techniques. She has written and spoken extensively in this area and is a frequent guest expert for Good Morning America and The View, and has had several appearances on 20/20 including a Barbara Walters Special on rejuvenation, CNN, the Today Show, The Rachael Ray Show, The Katie Couric Show, Bethenny, and other television, news and internet events, and is frequently quoted in major women’s magazines including InStyle, Allure, Vogue, Glamour, W, and Cosmopolitan.

Dr. Day is a member of many relevant national and international organizations including the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, American Academy of Dermatology, Women’s dermatologic society, NY State Dermatology Society, New York Facial Plastic Surgery Society and is a recent inductee into the American Honors Society of Dental and Facial Aesthetics. She has also served on medical advisory boards and training panels for Allergan, Valeant, Galderma, Merz and others and she teaches other physicians the art and techniques of soft tissue fillers, laser treatments and facial rejuvenation.

She is author of two books, Forget the Facelift: Turn Back the Clock with Dr. Day’s Revolutionary Four-Step Program for Ageless Skin (Avery/Penguin Publishers), and 100 Questions and Answers about Acne (Jones and Bartle Publishers) and she has completed a clinical monograph titled Understanding Hyperpigmentation. She is also a freelance journalist for several medical and other scientific and internet publications, and is a talk show host for Doctor Radio, on SiriusXM 81, with her own bi-monthly two hour live dermatology call-in radio show, which won the American Academy of Dermatology 2010 Golden Triangle Award for Media Excellence. She is listed in the Doctors Who’s Who, and has won awards for her work in laser research.

After graduating from Columbia University with a degree in English, she completed her masters in journalism and science writing at New York University and earned her MD at Downstate Medical School in New York. She completed her residency in dermatology at Cornell University College of Medicine with the title of Chief Resident. She is a devoted wife and mother of two college children, loves traveling, reading and spending time with her family.

Professional Experience

1998- Present

Private Practice
New York, NY
Diplomate, American Board of Dermatology
*Director, Day Dermatology and Aesthetics

2008- Present

Doctor Radio
Sirius/XM Radio 81
*Bi-monthly host for live two hour Weekly Dermatology Show
**Winner, AAD 2010 Golden Triangle Award for Media Excellence


Dr Oz Show
Medical Advisory Board

2009- 2012

Kips Bay Towers Condominium
Vice President, Board of Directors
New York,NY

1986- Present

Freelance Medical Journalist, Author 
New York, NY
*Forget the Facelift, 
*100 Questions and Answers About Acne

2003- 2006

Estee Lauder Corporation
*Consultant, product development for new skin care line, Good Skin

1998- Present

New York University Langone Medical Center 
New York, NY
*Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology
Board Certification
Diplomate, American Academy of Dermatology
New York
Hospital affiliations
New York University Langone Medical Center, New York, NY
Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY



Mela Sciences
Principal Investigator
*New Diagnostic Tool for the Early Detection of Melanoma


Principal Investigator
*Clinical Trial for treatment of hyperhidrosis


Principal Investigator
*Latisse FDA post-chemotherapy study Medication for Eyelash Growth


Principal Investigator
*Latisse FDA study -New Product for Eyelash Growth
Approved Dec 2008


Jet Trial - Juvederm


Johnson & Johnson
Clinical Trial
*Efffects of Natural Soy on minimizing hair growth


Clinical Trial
*Effects of lipid complexes in renewing hydration barrier of skin

2001- 2002

Clinical Investigator
*FDA approval studies for Restylane -hyaluronic acid soft form filler.


Department of Dermatology
New York University Medical Center, New York, NY *Researched the effects of hormones and vitamins on
epidermal keratin gene expression; Identification of
recognition elements for hormone/vitamin receptors in DNA of the keratin genes; Definition of molecular mechanisms
and functional interactions between hormone/vitamin
receptors and keratin genes; with emphasis on applications in clinical dermatology


2014, 2015, and 2016 New York Doctors' Choice Award in Cosmetic Dermatology
2013 Aesthetic Everything Top 10 Dermatologist
January 2010 American Academy of Dermatology Golden Triangle Award for Media Excellence
June 2009 Botox Cosmetic Express Success program with Vanessa Williams and Dress for Success
*National Medical Spokesperson

January 2005 W Magazine
Profile on Top Aesthetic Doctors

October 2001 Vogue Magazine
Rising Star in Dermatology

May 2000 New York University Medical Center Award for Dedication and Excellence in the Teaching of Dermatology

March 2000 Doctors Who's Who
The Definitive guide to to doctors and health care information

February 1998 CO2 Laser: A Novel Approach to the treatment of Psoriasis
Greater NY Dermatology Society, Competition- Winner

Professional Memberships

New York Facial Plastic Surgery Society
American Society of Dermatologic Surgery *Journal Committee
American Academy of Dermatology * Media Committee; *Educational Task Force
International Academy for Dental- Facial Esthetics
Women's Dermatologic Society *Mentor for Dermatology Residents
New York State Dermatology Society
Skin cancer Foundation *Leadership Society

Board Membership/Advisory Board

American Society of Dermatologic Surgery Journal committee 
Educational Task Force
American Academy of Dermatology Media Committee
Womens Dermatologic Society Media Committee
Journal of Drugs in Dermatology Editorial Board

Residency Training

July 1995- Residency: Dermatology

June 1998 Cornell University/ The New York Hospital
Chief Resident
Director, Academic Activities

July 1994- Residency: Internal Medicine June

1995 Lenox Hill Hospital, New York

July 1992- Internship: Internal Medicine June

1993 New York University/ Bellevue Hospital

Product Development/Media

Doctor Radio Talk show host, bimonthly for 2 hour live call in dermatology show
WebMD Ask the Dermatologist, with multiple video segments on all aspects of general and aesthetic dermatology

ShareCare Internet site developed by Dr Oz and Oprah for sharing medical information with the public

Olay Meical Alliance, Professional ProX Line Review and create protocols for product development

Estee Lauder Inc. Good Skin- Developed and launched mass market skin care line for all skin types

Prescribed Solutions Created from Inception to production: Unique prestige skincare line and vitamins designed to be individualized to address specific skin/aging issues

Magazine/ Newspaper/ Television/ Internet Interviews

Television interviews:

Barbara Walters 20/20 Special on Anti-Aging (February 2012)
Good Morning America- *regular medical guest expert, GMA Health
The View- *Regular medical guest expert
FOX 5 News- *Bi-monthly anchor for medical news headlines
The Today Show
Live With Regis and Kelly
Rachel Ray
The Tyra Banks Show
Local and National News: CNN, Fox Television Network, MSNBC, ABC News, CBS News, Good Day NY, PBS

Magazine/Newspaper interviews:

Multiple monthly features and quotes in many women's magazines including: Vogue, Allure, InStyle, Glamour, Redbook, Health; Fitness, Daily News, Men's Health, Self, Good Housekeeping, People Style Watch,Target, Essence Seventeen, Teen Vogue, Cosmo Girl, Star, Women's World and other national and international publications
*Featured in January 2004 W magazine as Beauty's Newest Star

Internet/blog Interviews:

Healthology, iVillage, WebMD. ShareCare, WebMD, Talk Surgery, Best of Beauty- Allure and InStyle, Good Housekeeping, multiple blog interviews


Clinics in Plastic Surgery Section Editor: Non-Surgical Brow and Upper Face Rejuvenation (publication pending, November 2012). 
*Dermatology Section Editor

Forget the Facelift- The pathway to beautiful skin, and good health of the body and mind, made easy to follow and fun to read. Avery /Penguin Group, September 2005, Paperback, October 2006

100 Questions and Answers About Acne- Written for both the physician and the general public, the book was written to give clear, consice answers to the most common questions about acne. Jones and Bartlet pub. September, 2004.


Medical SUNY DOWNSTATE College of Medicine
School Brooklyn, New York: M.D.
Graduation: June, 1992

School Science and Environmental Reporting Program New York, New York: M.A. Journalism Certificate: Science Writing
Graduation: June, 1988

New York, New York B.A. ENGLISH
Graduation: June, 1984

High School New York, New York
Graduation: June, 1980


October 2012 ASDS Annual Meeting: Put Down the Knife: Non-Surgical Rejuvenation of the Eyes, Atlanta GA

July 2012 Aesthetic Plastic Surgery/Anti-Aging Medicine The Next Generation: Autologous Fibroblast Therapy for Facial Rejuvenation, New York, NY

June 2012 NYU Advances in Dermatology: Supplements and the Skin, New York, NY

April 2012 Looking and Feeling Your Best: Women's Club of Fifth Avenue, New York, NY

February 2012 South Beach Symposium: Mini MBA Symposium: Optimizing your practice, Improving patient satisfaction, Electronic medical records, South Beach, FL

February 2012 South Beach Symposium: What's New: Everyday Advice to our Patients, South Beach, FL

February 2012 South Beach Symposium: Physician Branded Cosmeceutical Lines, South Beach, FL

February 2012 South Beach Symposium : Combination Therapy: Devices, South Beach, FL

February 2012 South Beach Symposium: Dermatology Mini MBA: Symposium II The Economics of Cosmetic Procedures , South Beach, FL

December 2011 Setting Up Aesthetic Success: Hands-on Injector Training
NYU Medical Center, New York, NY

December 2011 ASCDAS Annual Meeting
How to build a Laser Practice Las Vegas, NV

December 2011 Cosmetic Surgery Forum
Sclerotherapy with Asclera, Las Vegas, NV

December 2011 Cosmetic Surgery Forum
Integrating Mole Mapping into EHR, Las Vegas, NV

November 2011 ASDS Annual Meeting, 
Advanced Session: Non-Surgical Eye Rejuvenation Washington DC

September 2011 Masters in CO2 Symposium
New York, NY

July 2011 Cosmetic BootCamp, 
Female Hair Loss: Updates in Causes and Treatement, Aspen CO

May 2011 Grand Rounds, NYU Langone Medical Center 
Laser Treatments for Burns and Scars, New York, NY

March 2011 9th Anti-Aging Medicine World Congress & Medispa
Innovations in combination treatments: Updates on fillers and laser rejuvenation, Monte Carlo, MC

November 2010 Canadian Association of Aesthetic Medicine (CAAM), 
7th Annual Conference
Combination Treatments for Optimal Aesthetic Outcome, Toronto, Canada

November 2010 Cosmetic Bootcamp
Course Director, New York,NY

October 2010 European Masters in Aesthetic & Anti-Aging Medicine
Advances and Controversies in Fractional Laser Therapy, Paris, France

October 2010 European Masters in Aesthetic & Anti-Aging Medicine
Cutting Edge LED Phototherapy: What's new on the Horizon, Paris, France

January 2010 South Beach Symposium
From Bathing to Shaving, Advice For Patients
South Beach, FL

December 2009 Cosmetic Boot Camp
Fillers, Didactic Session and Live Injection Seminar
New York,NY

November 2009 Developing Leaders in Aesthetic Techniques, New York, NY

October 2009 American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, Midfacial Restoration, Phoenix,AZ

October 2009 American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, Tea With the Masters: How to build a cosmetic practice, Phoenix, AZ

July 2009 Combination Treatments for Optimal Aesthetic Outome
XVII World Congress of Aesthetic Medicine, Vancouver, BC

July 2009 Acne: A New Therapeutic Option

June 2009 Aesthetic Roundtable, New York, NY

March 2009 Moderator, Latisse Summit
National Seminar on Eyelash Growth, New York, NY

February 2009 South Beach Symposium
Combination Treatments My Way, South Beach, FL

February 2009 South Beach Symposium
Fractional CO2 Resurfacing, South Beach, FL

February 2009 South Beach Symposium
How to Recession-Proof Your Practice, South Beach, FL

February 2009 Fractional CO2 Resurfacing 
Advanced Seminar for Aesthetic Physicians, New York, NY

December 2008 Cosmetic BootCamp
How To Grow a Cosmetic Practice, Las Vegas,NV

December 2008 Cosmetic BootCamp
The Paperless Office, Las Vegas,NV

December 2008 Cosmetic BootCamp 
CO2 Laser Resurfacing Workshop, Las Vegas, NV

November 2008 American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL: Fact, Fiction and Fantasy of Fractional Resurfacing

November 2008 American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
Annual Meeting Orlando, FL: A Balancing Action- Using Combination Treatments to Restore Order to the Face

November 2008 American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
Annual Meeting: Tea with the Masters, How to Build a Cosmetic Practice, Orlando, FL

June 2008 Bloomberg, Inc.
Skin Care Update Advances in Skin Rejuvenation Techniques, New York, NY

June 2008 Facial Cosmetic Surgery Symposium
My Current Approach to Invasive Skin Resurfacing, New York, NY

June 2008 Facial Cosmetic Surgery Symposium
Innovative New Treatment of Acne and Acne Scarring
The Masters Skin Clinic Panel, New York, NY

June 2008 Young Pharmaceuticals
Advanced Product Training

June 2008 Step Up Women's Network
2nd Annual Women's Health Panel: Our Mothers, Ourselves

May 2008 Skin Cancer: What you need to know before you go in the sun
Alston & Bird, New York, NY

March 2008 TLC 10 Years Younger
Makeover for three primetime shows

August 2007 Bloomberg
Skin Cancer Prevention and Skin Rejuvenation

May 2007 Goldman Sachs
Skin Care Through the Ages

March 2007 National Educational Foundation
Advanced Techniques in Botox and Soft-Tissue Fillers

November 2004 Greater New York Dental Meeting
Rejuvenation of the Face to Complement Aesthetic Dentistry

April 2004 New York University Kimmel Center
Rejuvenation of the Skin

January 2004 Society of Dermatology Physicians Assistants
Restylane: Advances and Treatment Protocols

April 2003 Satellite Media Tour
How to Prepare Your Skin for Spring

April 2003 Hypersensitivity Reactions
Grand Rounds, Lenox Hill Hospital

March 2003 Photosensitivty
Lecture Series, Lenox Hill Hospital

July 2002 American Morning with Paula Zahn

March 2002 Turning Back the Hands of Time
Discovery Channel One hour Documentary

February 2002 Cosmetic Series: Skin Rejuvenation
NYU Medical Center

June 2001 The Art of Aging Well

June 2001 Dermatology Lecture Series
Lenox Hill Hospital Physicians Assistant Program

April 2001 Skin Cancer, Skin Rejuvenation
Vivendi Corporation

March 2001 The Art of Skin Rejuvenation
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

June 2000 Dermatology Lecture Series
Lenox Hill Hospital Physicians Assistant Program

June 2000 Seminar: Aging and Skin Rejuvination
Loral Space and Communications

May 2000 Seminar: Skin Cancer and Sun Protection 
Revlon, Inc.

April 2000 Television interview: Treatment of Acne Scarring
Good Day NY, Fox Five Television

April 2000 Television interview: Treatment of Rosacea
Good Day NY, Fox Five Television

January 2000 New York University Medical Center
Melanoma Lecture Series

November 1999 Lenox Hill Hospital Grand Rounds
Update on Skin Cancer for the New Millenium

August 1999 Lenox Hill/ Pace University Physicians Assistant Dermatology Lecture Series

May 1999 Skin Cancer Awareness Lecture
Revlon, Inc.

March 1999 Sun and Sun Protection- Grand Rounds, Cornell 
University Medical Center


1. Practical Dermatology March 2012: Ground-Breaking Device for Melanoma Detection
*Feature Article

2. Forget the Facelift- Avery/Penguin Group Publishers, August 2005/Paperback August 2006

3. Q&A monthly column: Health Magazine

4. Q&A monthly column: Redbook Magazine

5. How to keep your skin beautiful: Shape Magazine, October 2004

6. 100 Questions and Answers About Acne- Jones and Bartle Publishers, Sept 2004

7. Diabetes and the Skin; Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, New York Chapter News, Spring 2000.

8. Metastatic Basal Cell Carcinoma; A Case Report. Gross and Microscopic Discussion. AAD 1998 Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida, February, 1998.

9. Ultrapulse CO2 laser treatment of psoriatic plaques. Winner, Resident's competition, Greater New York Dermatologic Society, January 22, 1998.

10. Sunscreens and Sun-protection. New York Hospital/ Cornell University Medical Center Grand Rounds presentation. January, 1998.

11. "The Diagnosis and Treatment of Nail Disorders" 
D. J. Day and R. Scher. Cross Section, October 1993.

12. Cognitive-Behavioral Marital Therapy: Book Review 
New York State Journal of Medicine; Vol 91 No 9, August 1992; P. 420.

13. "A Cancer Answer: The New Melanoma Vaccine" 
Mademoiselle; January 1990; P. 70.

14. "Postconcussion syndrome" 
Medical Tribune; Oct.13, 1988; Vol. 29, No. 28; P. 1.

15. Issues in Oncology section: "Hospices Allow Patients to Live Their Lives in the Time That's Left" Oncology Times; May 1988; Vol. X, No. 9; P. 30.

16. Issues in Oncology section: "Understanding Pain Seen Vital to Treatment as More Cancer Patients Survive Disease" Oncology Times; Feb. 1, 1988; Vol. X, No. 3; P. 16

17. Issues in Oncology section: "Self-Test Market on the Rise for Breast and Colorectal Cancer" Oncology Times; Jan. 1, 1988; Vol. X, No. 1; P. 19.

18. "Dental clinics for patients with AIDS" 
AIDS Patient Care; Dec. 1987; Vol. 1, No. 3; pp. 31-33.

19. "Value of Medical Helicopter Programs Debated as Number of Helicopter Accidents Increases" Emergency Medicine & Ambulatory Care News; Sept. 1987; Vol. IX, No. 9; P. 1.

20. "Classification System Developed for HIV Infection in Children" 
Oncology Times; July 1, 1987; Vol. IX, No. 13; P. 4.

21. "Nutritional Therapy Important in Treatment of AIDS Patients" 
Oncology Times; June 1, 1987; Vol. IX, No. 12; P. 5.

22. "Kaposi's Sarcoma Decreasing in Patients While Lymphoreticular Malignancies on the Rise" Oncology Times; June 1, 1987; Vol. IX, No. 11; P. 4.

23. "ACS, ACR Launch a National Breast Cancer Detection Program" 
Oncology Times; April 15, 1987; Vol IX, No. 8; P. 4.

24. "Aging Reconsidered: A New Look at Refining Seniors' Health Care" 
Oncology Times; April 15, 1987; Vol IX, No. 8; P. 16.

25. "Cancer Research Seen to be Victim of it's Own Success" 
Oncology Times; April 15, 1987; Vol IX, No. 8; P. 22.

26. "Monoclonal Immunotoxin Therapy Tested In Vivo for GVHD" 
Oncology Times; March 15, 1987; Vol IX, No. 6; P. 1.

27. "New Vaccine for Hepatitis B: A Genetic Engineering First" 
Oncology Times; March 1, 1987; Vol. IX, No. 5; P. 3.
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