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ABOUT PRIYA NAYYAR, MD, FAAD

Board-certified dermatologist and fellowship-trained Mohs and cosmetic surgeon

Dr. Priya Nayyar is a New York City trained board-certified dermatologist and fellowship trained Mohs, cosmetic and reconstructive surgeon. As a widely regarded dermatologist, she has trained extensively in the treatment and management of high-risk skin cancers as well as advanced dermatologic laser and cosmetic procedures, including hair-restoration. With her precision and expertise, Dr. Nayyar takes pride in achieving exceptionally elegant results for both her surgical and cosmetic procedures and provides the highest quality of care for each and every patient she sees.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

Dr. Nayyar graduated magna cum laude from Temple University with a degree in Psychology and Neuroscience and subsequently attended SUNY Downstate Medical School. During medical school, Dr. Nayyar was accepted into the highly competitive Clinical Research Training program at the world-renowned National Institute of Health. Only 40 students across the country are selected for this prestigious program each year. Dr. Nayyar’s ability to diagnose and treat skin cancer is unparalleled because of the cutting-edge research she conducted.

Dr. Nayyar went on to complete a surgical internship and dermatology residency at SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Her decision to complete an internship in surgery demonstrates a love and commitment to surgery, and a high level of proficiency and comfort with the procedures she performs.

Following residency, Dr. Nayyar was chosen to join what is arguably the top procedural dermatology fellowship in North America at Mt. Sinai Beth Israel Health System in New York City. There she trained in all aspects of procedural dermatology, with a focus on Mohs Micrographic Surgery, hair transplantation and cosmetic surgery.

Dr. Nayyar is one of the only dermatologists in the country to have this extensive training, which is why she is a respected expert in the fields of dermatologic surgery, hair transplantation and cosmetic procedures.

CONTRIBUTIONS TO DERMATOLOGY

As a leader in her field, Dr. Nayyar has been invited to speak at numerous national and international dermatology meetings. She has published several articles in peer-reviewed medical journals and book chapters. She is an active member of the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, and the American College of Mohs Surgery.

EDUCATION

  • Medical School (M.D.) –SUNY Downstate Medical School

TRAINING

  • Surgical Internship – SUNY Downstate Medical Center
  • Dermatology Residency – SUNY Downstate Medical Center
  • Procedural Dermatology Fellowship –Mount Sinai Hospital

PUBLICATIONS

  • Bologna Textbook 4th edition
  • Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
  • Dermatologic Surgery
  • Skin Aging
  • Blood Journal
  • Annals of Pediatrics