NEW YORK, February 23, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Schweiger Dermatology Group (“SDG”), the North East’s leading dermatology practice, has launched a Specialty Skin of Color Clinic to meet the needs of patients with dark skin tones. SDG has assembled a team of providers with expertise and understanding of various skin types to launch this division within the firm.
Sumayah jamal, MD-PhD is the Program Director of the Skin of Color Specialty Clinic at the Schweiger Dermatology Group. Dr Jamal was the founding director of the Ethnic Skin Clinic at New York University Medicine School. Prior to starting the clinic, there were few options available for patients of color seeking cosmetic treatments in NYU due to the lack of providers familiar with their skin treatment.
“As a leading provider of skin care services, Schweiger Dermatology Group recognizes the importance of meeting the needs of an ever-growing diverse patient population,” says Dr. Jamal. “It requires providers who not only understand how to safely provide cosmetic treatments for darker skin tone, but who also understand the differences in how certain medical conditions present in this patient population.
Dr Kautilya Shaurya, Dr Kautilya Shaurya, Dr. Erum Ilyas, Dr. Christina lee chung, Dr. Rina allawh, Kendra joseph, PA-C and Tinuke Aderemi-Ibitola, PA-C. These providers were selected specifically for their expertise in colored skin, enabling SDG to deliver the high level of care for which they are known, specially designed for patients with darker skin tones. Skin of Color at Schweiger Dermatology Group will be an ongoing initiative, as Dr Jamal and his team focus on training and educating additional providers throughout practice.
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About the Schweiger Dermatology Group
Schweiger Dermatology Group is the largest group dermatology practice in the North East with more than 70 offices and 200 healthcare providers. SDG provides medical and cosmetic dermatology services to over 750,000 patients each year. The Schweiger dermatology group has been appointed to the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing private companies in America for 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020 and at Crain’s New York Fast 50 for 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020. For more information, visit schweigerderm.com.
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