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Dermatology Residents

Trainees in the Dermatology Residency at NYU Langone’s Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology are dedicated to patients’ health and wellbeing and have exceptional clinical and leadership skills.

Postgraduate Year Four Residents

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Lisa Akintilo, MD, MPH

Undergraduate: Northwestern University
Medical and graduate school: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Internship: University of Chicago NorthShore
Clinical interests: hair loss, skin of color, and acne
Research interests: hair loss, global health, and healthcare disparities

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Peter Chansky, MD

Undergraduate: University of Pennsylvania
Medical school: Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Internship: St. Mary’s Medical Center, San Francisco

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Theodora Karagounis, MD

Undergraduate: Princeton University
Medical school: Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
Internship: Massachusetts General Hospital
Clinical interests: complex medical dermatology, rheumatology dermatology, blistering diseases, and infectious diseases
Research interests: dermatology–immunology, dermatology–infectious diseases

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Andy Nguyen, MD

Undergraduate: Stanford University
Medical school: Harvard Medical School
Internship: Mount Auburn Hospital
Clinical interests: male genital and perianal skin disease, infectious dermatoses, and medical and procedural dermatology
Research interests: LGBT health, gender-affirming dermatology, HPV-associated dermatoses, and anal dysplasia

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Katharina Shaw, MD

Undergraduate: Columbia University
Medical school: Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
Internship: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

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Yiping Xing, MD

Undergraduate: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Medical school: NYU School of Medicine
Internship: NYU School of Medicine

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Di Yan, MD

Undergraduate: Swarthmore College
Medical school: Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
Internship: Virginia Mason Medical Center
Clinical interests: dermatopathology and inflammatory skin disease
Research interests: molecular mechanisms of autoimmune skin disease, and the interplay between the adaptive immune system and the human microbiome

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Emily Yin, MD

Undergraduate: Yale University
Medical school: Yale School of Medicine
Internship: Mount Sinai St. Luke’s West

Postgraduate Year Three Residents

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Jeremy Freedman, MD

Undergraduate: Touro College
Medical school: University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Internship: University of Miami Miller School of Medicine at Holy Cross Hospital

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Carolyn Kushner, MD

Undergraduate: Duke University
Medical school: Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Research fellowship: Autoimmune skin disease at the University of Pennsylvania
Internship: Mount Sinai West/St. Luke’s Roosevelt

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Valerie Larson, MD

Undergraduate: Yale University
Medical school: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Internship: Morristown Medical Center
Clinical interest: medical dermatology

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Sydney Liang, MD

Undergraduate: University of Maryland, College Park
Medical school: NYU School of Medicine
Internship: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Clinical interests: complex medical dermatology, bullous diseases, cutaneous oncology, and procedural dermatology

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Adriana Lopez, MD

Undergraduate: Colgate University
Medical school: Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
Internship: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Clinical and research interests: cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, supportive oncodermatology, complex medical dermatology, and blistering disorders

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Marleigh Stern, MD

Undergraduate: Washington University in St. Louis
Medical school: NYU School of Medicine
Internship: Mount Sinai Hospital

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Duy Tran, MD

Undergraduate: University of California, Davis
Medical school: Stanford University School of Medicine
Internship: California Pacific Medical Center
Clinical and research interests: cutaneous oncology, melanoma, keratinocytic tumors, immunotherapy, and clinical research

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Julie Wu, MD

Undergraduate: Rice University
Medical school: Baylor College of Medicine
Internship: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

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George Zakhem, MD

Undergraduate: University of Michigan
Medical school: NYU School of Medicine
Internship: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (Transitional Year)
Research interest: technology in dermatology

Postgraduate Year Two Residents

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Ademide Adelekun, MD

Undergraduate: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Medical school: Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Internship: Albert Einstein Medical Center

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Shayan Cheraghlou, MD

Undergraduate: University of Pennsylvania
Medical school: Yale School of Medicine
Internship: University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School
Clinical and research interests: data science, melanoma, artificial intelligence in dermatology, Merkel cell carcinoma, non-melanoma skin cancer, and cutaneous oncology
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Jaclyn Himeles, MD

Undergraduate: University of Pennsylvania
Medical school: Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Internship: Mount Sinai Beth Israel

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Michelle Juarez, MD

Undergraduate: Lehigh University
Medical school: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Internship: Mercy Medical Center, University of Maryland
Clinical and research interests: complex medical dermatology, cutaneous oncology, medical education, health disparities, and procedural dermatology

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Efe Kakpovbia, MD

Undergraduate: Columbia University
Medical school: NYU Grossman School of Medicine
Internship: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Clinical and research interests: skin of color, complex medical dermatology, and procedural dermatology

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Costner McKenzie, MD

Undergraduate: Stanford University
Medical school: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Internship: NorthShore University HealthSystem, University of Chicago
Clinical and research interests: infectious dermatoses, dermatoepidemiology, health care disparities, and LGBTQ+ health

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Vignesh Ramachandran, MD

Undergraduate: The University of Texas at Austin
Medical school: Baylor College of Medicine
Internship: Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas
Clinical and research interests: medical dermatology (vitiligo, psoriasis, cutaneous T-cell lymphoma), underserved/rural care, patients of color, dermatopathology, health disparities, database-driven research, and technology in dermatology

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Alexa Steuer, MD

Undergraduate: Brown University
Medical school: NYU Grossman School of Medicine
Internship: Lenox Hill Hospital
Clinical and research interests: complex medical dermatology, procedural dermatology, melanoma, and public health in dermatology