Dr. Ariel Ostad, MD

Dr. Ariel Ostad, MD

Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
Dr. Ariel Ostad, MD is a cosmetic dermatologic surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from New York University School Of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in cosmetic dermatologic surgery, dermatology, and more.

897 Lexington Ave

New York, NY 10065

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • HIP Health Plan of New York

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Top Care Areas

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Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
very high
more than 99% of peers
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
very high
more than 99% of peers
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Ostad's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ostad "Dr. Ostad is known as a leader in Cosmetic surgical and non-surgical procedures. His expertise is widely sought after by nearly every media outlet, television and beauty magazine due to his tried and true philosophy of "Less is More." Dr. Ostad approaches his cosmetic procedures with an artist's eye. Your skin is his canvas. Your muscles, tendons and nerves his roadmap. Fillers, Botox, and surgical expertise are the tools in his toolbox. The result is a natural, refreshed and revitalized you without being overdone or overfilled! 

Dr. Ostad's mission is clear…Excellence in all aspects of patient care. Each patient is approached individually and with the utmost care. From infrastructure to staffing to the execution of every medical and cosmetic procedure, Dr. Ostad pays attention to the details that make an ordinary visit extraordinary!"

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10  Specialties

  • Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery
  • Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Dermatologic Research
  • Dermatologic Surgery
  • Dermatology
  • Facial Cosmetic Surgery
  • Mohs Micrographic Surgery
  • Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

44  Conditions Treated

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48  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne Surgery
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Biopsy
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Botox® Injection
  • Carbon Dioxide Laser Skin Resurfacing Treatment
  • Collagen Injection
  • CoolSculpting®
  • Cosmetic Laser Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgical Procedure
  • Dermabrasion
  • Dermal Filler
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facial Peel
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Facial Rejuvenation, Advanced, Laser
  • Hair Removal
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Juvéderm® Injection
  • Laser Hair Removal
  • Laser Skin Resurfacing
  • Laser Surgery
  • Laser Tattoo Removal
  • Liposuction
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Mole Removal
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Pellevé® RF Skin Tightening
  • Radiesse® Injections
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Grafts
  • Skin Resurfacing
  • Skin Surgery
  • Ultherapy®
  • Venous Sclerotherapy
  • Wart Removal
  • Wound Repair
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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

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • New York University School Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • New York University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • New York University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • UCLA Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ostad has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ostad's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ostad to family and friends
29 total reviews (16 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (29)

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  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Ostad's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (16)

Incredible experience with Dr. Ostad on 3 visits. Extremely easy to speak with and informed me of EVERY step regarding procedures. Welcoming manner and thorough EXAM. I would HIGHLY recommend this Dr..
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Extremely knowledgeable, excellent bedside manner, one of a kind doctor. 5 stars. Thank you for taking care of me!
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Came in for filler injections and was left lopsided. I had to pay thousands of dollars to correct it. This after paying almost $5000 to fill my cheeks. Now I’m lopsided and still have Lines all over my lower face. Terrible injector.
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Dr. Ostad is extremely knowledgeable and a charming clinician. Both he and his office are efficient and respectful of the patient. I would recommend him without any reservation.
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I am just finishing treatment with Dr. Ostad and his terrific, highly skilled staff. I was diagnosed with an infiltrative basil cell carcinoma on my nose, very deep and wide. Dr. Ostad was so thorough and gentle during my initial examination I felt immediately in the best of hands. My procedure was...more
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