Dr. Arash Akhavan, MD

Dr. Arash Akhavan, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 42
Dr. Arash Akhavan, MD is a dermatologist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from Mount Sinai School Of Medicine Of New York University in 2003 and specializes in dermatology and cosmetic dermatology.

200 W 57th St Ste 510

New York, NY 10019

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Keloid Scar
more than 79% of peers
more than 77% of peers
more than 75% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Akhavan "As Director of Dermatology at The Dermatology & Plastic Surgery Group in Manhattan, Dr. Akhavan, MD FAAD, pursues a team approach to medical and cosmetic concerns, with an emphasis on providing comprehensive care for each patient at the highest level. Our practice's unique multi-specialty collaborative approach focuses on tailoring treatment to the patient's needs, wants, health, and lifestyle."

2  Specialties

  • Dermatology
  • Cosmetic Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

64  Conditions Treated

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38  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne Surgery
  • Biopsy
  • Body Contouring (After Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Botox® Injection
  • Cosmetic Laser Surgery
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Penile Lesion
  • Dysport Injection
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Facial Peel
  • Fat Reduction Procedure
  • Hair Removal
  • Hylaform Injection
  • Juvéderm® Injection
  • Juvéderm® Ultra Plus XC Injection
  • Juvéderm® Voluma® Injection
  • Lift - Parts of the Body Other than Face
  • Mole Removal
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Radiesse® Injections
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Sculptra™ Injection
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Resurfacing
  • Skin Surgery
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • ThermiSmooth™ Non-Invasive Skin Smoothing Treatment
  • ThermiVa™ Non-Invasive Vaginal Rejuvenation Treatment
  • Ultherapy®
  • Venous Sclerotherapy
  • Wart Removal
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • Weill Cornell Medical College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1998
  • Mount Sinai School Of Medicine Of New York University
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • The Mount Sinai Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • The Mount Sinai Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Mount Sinai Med Coll
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Arash Akhavan, MD
Dr. Akhavan is patient and soft spoken he takes the time to explain every option available leaving you the opportunity to form your own decision and formulate the best treatment plan for your particular concern. He follows up with you and is very considerate about how you are doing and how the...Read More
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victoria in Manhasset – Apr 20, 2017
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Easily the most competent physician I have ever been to. I see Dr. Arash for both skin cancer screenings and minor cosmetic procedures and he is the best. I have already recommended him to almost my entire family and friends.
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