Dr. Michael Paltiel is a Board Certified Dermatologist with extensive experience in medical and cosmetic dermatology. After graduating from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Dr. Paltiel completed dermatology residency at the University of Maryland. Over the course of his training Dr. Paltiel participated in a number of research projects which were published in peer reviewed dermatology journals. His findings were also presented at a number of national and international dermatology meetings . After graduating from residency, Dr. Paltiel worked as Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology at the Stony Brook Medical Center where in addition to clinical duties he was involved in teaching dermatology residents and medical students.
In 2008, Dr. Paltiel established a private practice committed to addressing a large spectrum of dermatological needs of his patients. Dr. Paltiel treats adults and children with all common skin conditions including acne, rosacea, warts, eczema, psoriasis as well as skin cancers and pre-cancerous growths. The innovative and accomplished doctor is also renowned in the field of cosmetic dermatology. Dr. Paltiel rejuvenates skin, correcting fine lines, wrinkles, redness and dark blotches with the use of cutting edge lasers, chemical peels, microneedling, PRP, Botox, and fillers such as Juvederm and Restylane. Dr. Paltiel is known for his thorough, individualized approach to each patient.
Kristina Goldenberg is a trusted and dependable dermatologist caring for the Forest Hills, NY community. Dr. Goldenberg obtained her medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. She also completed her dermatology training at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and her internal medicine training at Saint Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center.
Dr. Goldenberg is a part of Adult and Pediatric Dermatology. She is board certified by the American Board of Dermatology. Because Dr. Goldenberg is bilingual in English and Russian, patients from a variety of backgrounds enjoy having her as their physician. She sees patients for dermatology consultations, as well as other common and specialized reasons.
During her consultations, Dr. Goldenberg fully explains patients’ conditions and helps them choose an appropriate treatment plan. She conducts her appointments with the personalized care and attention that she would expect for her own family.
Dr. Daniel Kaufman is a Board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon. He is the founder and medical director of Discreet Plastic Surgery, PC, with offices in Manhattan and Brooklyn. Dr. Kaufman is recognized by his patients, peers, and mentors as a compassionate surgeon with artistic vision and excellent technical skills.
A Cum Laude Honors graduate from Binghamton University, Dr. Kaufman earned his medical degree at the State University of New York – Downstate Medical Center, where he was elected to the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha National Medical Honor Society. An accomplished researcher, Dr. Kaufman has published in numerous peer-reviewed medical journals, and has been invited as a speaker at major national and international scientific meetings. He also holds a Master of Science degree in Biomedical Engineering from the Polytechnic Institute of New York University, keeping him on the forefront of state-of-the-art technological advancements and emerging plastic surgery techniques.
Robert Bacigalupi, MD, FAAD is a board certified dermatologist and fellowship-trained dermatologic surgeon. Dr. Bacigalupi specializes in general dermatology, Mohs micrographic surgery, and cosmetic dermatology including laser therapy and injectable neurotoxins and fillers. He completed his medical degree in 2010 at Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans where he was awarded induction into the Alpha Omega Alpha Award honor society. After completing dermatology residency at Tulane Medical Center where he served as chief resident, Dr. Bacigalupi went on to complete a procedural dermatology fellowship at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City, where he remains on faculty as a clinical instructor overseeing the resident surgery clinic. He has authored many publications in peer-reviewed journals as well as book chapters in both medical and cosmetic dermatology.
Mr. Igor Romanov, NP of dermatology, MSN, is a dedicated General Nurse Practitioner and Adult Nurse Practitioner for children and adults in Forest Hills, NY. He speaks English, Russian, and Polish, and he is learning Spanish.
Mr. Romanov became a medical doctor at Crimean Medical University in Simferopol, and he completed a dermatology residency. He later became a registered nurse in Obninsk, Russia, before becoming a nurse practitioner in Brooklyn, NY. Mr. Romanov currently provides a number of skin-related services. Some of these include annual skin exams and destruction of many skin growths like seborrheic keratitis and precancerous lesions.
Mr. Romonov is quick to point out that the skin is everyone’s largest and most visible organ. It is important to protect it and care for it.
Zina Goldvekht, PA-C has been a board certified Physician Assistant since 2005. Zina earned a Bachelor of Science degree from NYU and a Physician Assistant degree from Pace University Lenox Hill Hospital PA Program. As part of her clinical medical education she completed her training in Plastic and Reconstructive surgery at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Additionally, she trained in plastic and general surgery at NYU Downtown Hospital.
Early in her career Zina worked at Lenox Hill Hospital ER covering both main and fast track emergencies. She gave lectures to Physician Assistant students and served as a preceptor for them.
Zina Goldvekht is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and Society of Dermatology of Physician Assistants.
Currently, Zina works at Adult and Pediatric Dermatology Clinic, treating both medical and cosmetic dermatology patients. She specializes in acne treatment and skin rejuvenation. Although she treats a wide variety, she has she has a strong interest in scar care, management of acne, rosacea, eczema, psoriasis and alopecia. In addition Zina has extensive and impressive skills in the use botox, fillers, lasers, PRP and microneedling for achieving a desired cosmetic outcome. Zina has worked with Dr. Michael Paltiel since March 2012.