Douglas Altchek, MD

Douglas Altchek, MD, Clinical Professor

Dermatology New York, NY

Douglas Altchek, M. D.

Office Address

  • 115 E 61st St
    9th Floor
    New York, NY 10021
    Phone: (212) 838-8430
    Fax: (212) 755-0164

Douglas Altchek, MD, Clinical Professor

Dermatology New York, NY

Douglas Altchek, M. D.

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Dermatology: Cosmetic Dermatology, Dermatologic Surgery
  • Clinical Interests: Pigmented Lesions; tropical dermatology

Education & Training

  • Mount Sinai School of MedicineMount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Mount Sinai School of MedicineMount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Complutense University of MadridComplutense University of Madrid
  • University of PennsylvaniaUniversity of Pennsylvania

Certifications & Licensure

  • FL State Medical LicenseFL State Medical License2010 - 2017
  • NY State Medical LicenseNY State Medical License1978 - 2015
  • American Board of DermatologyDermatology

    Awards, Honors, & Recognition

    • Clinical Teaching AwardsMount Sinai Department of Dermatology, 2010, 2011, 2012
    • Education Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Teaching of Residents in DermatologyMount Sinai Medical Center, 1997-2009, 2009
    • Certificate of Merit for service rendered (1980-2005)United Nations Medical Corps, 2006

    Publications & Presentations

    Journal Articles

    • Granulomatous Reaction to Autologous Hair Incarcerated During Hair Transplantation.  Altchek, Douglas D. and Pearlstein, Hillard H, Dermatologic Surgery and Oncology, 4: 928-929
    • An Unusual Histopathologic Response to an Insect Bite.  Altchek, Douglas D. and Kurtin, Stephen B, Cutis 25: 169-170
    • Lymphangioma Tuberosum Multiplex: An Unusual Variant of Lymphangioma.  Altchek, Douglas Dl, International Journal of Dermatology, 20: 193-7

    Books/Book Chapters

    • Hair Loss. Chapter: The Home Remedies Handbook Page 185 - 214
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    • The Department of Dermatology” in “Mount Sinai Hospital, The First 150 Years.  
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    • Spanish English Translations for Medical Conditions.  
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    • Angiotrophic Malignant Melanoma: A Report of a Case. Shim, H., Heimann, T., Altchek, D., and Phelps, R, Presented at the American Academy of Dermatology Meeting, San Francisco, California


    • Antique, Archaic, and Arcane Dermatologic Instrumentation and Armamentaria. Mount Sinai Medical Center
    • Spanish for Dermatologists. Mount Sinai Medical Center
    • Dermatologic Surgery of the Millennium. Mount Sinai Medical Center

    Professional Memberships

    • American Academy of Dermatology - AADFellow

    Other Languages

    • Spanish, Chinese (Mandarin), French, Italian, Portuguese, Hebrew

    Hospital Affiliations

    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
    • CIGNA Open Access
    • Empire BCBS HMO
    • Empire BCBS PPO
    • First Choice
    • First Health PPO
    • GHI PPO
    • Great West PPO
    • HIP of New York - Select PPO
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • MagnaCare PPO
    • Multiplan PHCS PPO
    • Multiplan PPO
    • MVP Healthcare PPO
    • Oxford Health Freedom
    • Oxford Health Liberty
    • Premera BCBS Heritage & Heritage Plus 1
    • Regence Washington - Preferred Provider Network
    • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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