Division of Dermatology

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A multidisciplinary, collaborative group of investigators working to enhance understanding of skin pathology and cutaneous disease states toward efficacious therapies. more info  


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Established in 1973, the Division of Dermatology has evolved into the only one of its kind in the Bronx, offering care for the entire spectrum of skin disorders and diseases. Our goal is to offer each patient a precise diagnosis and customized treatment plan appropriate to his or her needs, while employing the latest advancements in technology to minimize the recovery period. Learn More 

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Resident News

  • Chief Resident Lauren Hoffman selected to present at 2021 ASDS meeting. Project entitled Perceived Barriers of Applicants to Mohs Micrographic Surgery
  • Chief Resident Jenna Borok selected as a 2021 ‘Rising Derm Star’ and presented at The Fall Clinical Dermatology Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. Project entitled: Spironolactone May Be Protective Against the Development of COVID-19
  • First year resident Urmi Khanna selected to present at Rheumatologic Dermatology Society Meeting. Project entitled: New Diagnosis of SLE After COVID 19 Vaccination
 

Dermatology News


Dr. Leonard MilstoneCelebrating the Inaugural Dr. Steven R. Cohen Lectureship

After 14 years of service as Professor and Chief of Dermatology, Albert Einstein School of Medicine, and 43 years in academic medicine, The Steven R. Cohen Lectureship celebrates a life of service as a physician-teacher-investigator-leader. We were honored to have Dr. Leonard Milstone as our first lecturer with his talk-- The Ichthyoses: The Common Thread in a Life of Investigation.


Benedict (Benny) WuDr. Benedict (Benny) Wu, DO, PhD joins the Division of Dermatology as Director of Inpatient Dermatology

After earning his Bachelor of Science in biological sciences from the University of California, Irvine, in 2006, Dr. Wu attended the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, earning his Master of Biomedical Sciences in 2007. He later attended Rowan University, earning his Doctor of Philosophy in Cell and Molecular Biology in 2014 and his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine in 2016. His postdoctoral training began with an internship in internal medicine at Drexel University College of Medicine in 2017, followed by a clinical research fellowship at Northwestern University in 2018. In 2021, he completed a three-year dermatology residency at Broward Health.

Dr. Wu’s clinical interests extend to inpatient and complex medical dermatology areas, including connective tissue disorders, autoimmune bullous disorders, immunodermatology, cutaneous presentation of systemic conditions, and cutaneous lymphomas.


Breanne MordorskiDr. Breanne Mordorski joins the Division of Dermatology

Breanne Mordorski, MD, received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the College of Saint Benedict in Saint Joseph, Minnesota, followed by her medical degree at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, during which she undertook a year-long basic science research fellowship. Dr. Mordorski subsequently completed her internship in internal medicine at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, and returned to Einstein/Montefiore to complete her dermatology residency. Her interests include inpatient dermatology and complex medical dermatology.


Beth McLellan Named Chief Division of DermatologyDr. Beth McLellan Named Chief, Division of Dermatology at Montefiore Einstein

Beth McLellan, MD, Director of the Division of Dermatology at Jacobi Medical Center and Associate Professor of Medicine at Montefiore Einstein, has been named Chief of the Division of Dermatology. An exceptional leader, outstanding educator, and role model for trainees and faculty, Dr. McLellan was selected by a committee from a large group of talented candidates in a nationwide search. Widely known for her expertise in the area of Oncodermatology, Dr. McLellan has made significant contributions to the field of Dermatology. Read More 

Kanya FergusonDr. Kanya Ferguson on Diversity and Inclusion in Dermatology 
Kanya Ferguson, MD, presented dermatologic surgery in skin of color in her presentation 'A Roadmap to Diversity in Dermatology.' 

The Division of Dermatology Welcomes Dr. Kseniya Kobets and Dr. Kristina Campton.

Kseniya KobetsDr. Kseniya Kobets Joins the Division of Dermatology 
Kseniya Kobets, MD, received her Bachelor of Arts from the Macaulay Honors College of Queens College, City University of New York, and went on to complete her medical training at Yale University School of Medicine and her medical internship at Yale-New Haven Hospital. Dr. Kobets completed her dermatology residency training at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), followed by a 1-year ASDS accredited cosmetic surgery fellowship at the UPMC Cosmetic Surgery and Skin Health Center with Dr. Suzan Obagi. Her interest lies in both medical and cosmetic dermatology.


Kristina CamptonDr. Kristina Campton Joins the Division of Dermatology 
Kristina Campton, MD, is a board-certified fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and is the clinical site director of Montefiore’s Wakefield campus. She graduated from Wellesley College and received her medical degree from Columbia University School of Physicians and Surgeons where she was given the Kligman Award and Fishman Award in recognition for her research in dermatology. Dr. Campton went on to complete her dermatology residency at Weill Cornell College of Medicine where she researched skin immunology and emerging therapies in psoriasis, eczema and acne.

Dr. Campton specializes in adult and pediatric medical dermatology. Her special interests are acne and hormonal treatments for acne, hidradenitis suppurativa, atopic dermatitis, and biologic immunomodulators. She believes in building long-lasting relationships with her patients and working with them as a team to enhance their skin health. She speaks Spanish and has performed medical work and studies in Cuba, Peru, India, Indonesia, and Cambodia, granting extensive experience in treating patients of various ethnicities and skin types.


Dermatology TimesDermatologists on New York City's COVID-19 Frontlines 
An article featuring our Dermatology residents and their experience while being deployed to COVID-19 frontline was recently featured in Dermatology Times.

 

Division Chief

Beth N. McLellan, M.D.Beth N. McLellan, M.D. (bio)

 

Contact the Division

Division Administrator:
Madeline Solis
Phone: 718-920-8154

Residency Program:
Karen Grant, MS, Residency Program Administrator
Phone: (718) 920-2680

Patient Care:
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Phone: 1 (866) 633-8255

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