Dr. Snehal Amin, MD

Dr. Snehal Amin, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Dr. Snehal Amin, MD is a dermatologist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University in 2000 and specializes in dermatology and mohs micrographic surgery.

820 2nd Ave Rm 3A

New York, NY 10017

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 99% of peers
Skin Infections
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Amin "Dr. Snehal Amin, a board certified dermatologic surgeon, is a graduate of Harvard College, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Cornell-New York Hospital Dermatology Residency. He also completed a one-year dermatologic surgery fellowship and became certified in Mohs micrographic surgery, lasers, liposuction and facial reconstruction. Dr. Amin previously served as the Director of Mohs, Laser and Dermatologic Surgery at New York Medical College. Currently, Dr. Amin is on the faculty of Cornell Weill Medical College and New York Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Amin has trained numerous residents and fellows in Mohs micrographic surgery and laser medicine. His clinical interests include skin cancers such as basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and melanoma. He is a nationally recognized expert in difficult-to-treat or advanced basal cell carcinoma. "
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2  Specialties

  • Dermatology
  • Mohs Micrographic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

100  Conditions Treated

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45  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne Surgery
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Allergy Testing
  • Biopsy
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Botox® for Blepharospasm
  • Botox® for Chronic Migraine
  • Botox® for Severe Underarm Sweating when Antiperspirants Fail
  • Botox® Injection
  • Collagen Injection
  • Cosmetic Botox® Injection
  • Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery
  • Cosmetic Facial Implant Surgery
  • Cosmetic Facial Surgery
  • Cosmetic Laser Surgery
  • Cosmetic Neck Surgery
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Cosmetic Surgical Procedure
  • Dermal Filler
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Penile Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Facial Peel
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Hair Removal
  • Laser Hair Removal
  • Laser Skin Resurfacing
  • Laser Tattoo Removal
  • Laser Vein Removal
  • Mesotherapy
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Botox® Injection
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Sculptra™ Injection
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Thermage Radiofrequency Treatment
  • Varicose Vein Surgery
  • Venous Sclerotherapy
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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.


  • Harvard
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Mt Sinai Mc
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Cornell Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Mohs micrographic surgery, Laser Medicine, Cosmetic Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Attending of the Year, 2009
  • Alpha Omega Medical Honor Society, 2000
Media & Publications
  • Combined 633-nm and 830-nm led treatment of photoaging skin., 2006
  • Multiple subclinical syringomatous proliferations encountered during Mohs surgery for basal cell carcinoma., 2004
  • RNA as a tumor vaccine: a review of the literature., 2001
  • Mutations in the desmoglein 4 gene underlie localized autosomal recessive hypotrichosis with monilethrix hairs and congenital scalp erosions., 2006
  • Complications from injectable polyacrylamide gel, a new nonbiodegradable soft tissue filler., 2004
  • Somatostatin increases collagenase-1 (MMP-1) expression in cultured human keratinocytes., 2001
  • Acne scar correction using calcium hydroxylapatite in a carrier-based gel.,
  • Clinical comparison of four hair removal lasers and light sources., 2006
  • Comparative treatment of small diameter vascular lesions using extended pulse dye lasers., 2006
  • Sarcoid-like presentation of smoldering HTLV-I cutaneous lymphoma., 2003
  • Extraocular sebaceous carcinoma treated with Mohs micrographic surgery: report of a case and review of literature., 2008
  • Ectodermal Dysplasia with immunodeficiency: NEMO mutation.,
  • Topical anesthetics for cosmetic and laser dermatology., 2005
  • Mesotherapy for facial skin rejuvenation: a clinical, histologic, and electron microscopic evaluation., 2006
  • Regulation of matrix metalloproteinase-1 expression in fibroblasts by calcitonin gene-related peptide., 2001
  • Glutamate uptake disguises neurotoxic potency of glutamate agonists in cerebral cortex., 1992
  • Chapter in Cosmetic Dermatology, Ed.,

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Gujarati
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Amin's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Amin to family and friends
24 total reviews (11 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

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Dr. Amin'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
Dr. Amin Says:

Dr. Amin has been included in the New York Magazine's annual guide to Best Doctors in NYC for the past few years.


Patient Comments (11)

I was very pleased with the courtesy, friendliness and efficiency of the staff. It was easy to make the appointment, which I was able to get without a long wait for an available slot, and I had only a short wait in the waiting room and in the exam room. Dr. Amin himself is very personable and seems...more
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Very knowledgeable. Very accommodating.
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My experience with Dr. Amin was truly exemplary. His office staff was courteous, I had only a very short wait, and Dr. Amin himself was professional but warm and personable, and give me excellent care. I could not rate him more highly.
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Excellent dermatologist.
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Dr Amin was wonderful. He answered all my questions and explained my treatment options for removal of basal cell cancer. I feel completely confident with Dr Amin performing Mohs surgery on my face. His staff was lovely and I felt very comfortable. Great place, great doctor!
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