Dr. Sylvie Epelbaum is a highly experienced dermatologist with a strong educational background. She holds a Diplôme d’État de Docteur en Médecine from Université de Médecine de Paris and completed her Études Spéciales en Dermatologie et Vénéréologie in Paris. Dr. Epelbaum is certified by the American Board of Dermatology and completed her Dermatology Residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center.

With expertise in various sub-specialties including acne, warts, rashes, moles, diseases of the genitalia, cutaneous T cell lymphoma, and skin cancer, Dr. Epelbaum provides comprehensive care for patients of all ages. She is actively involved in public education, conducting lectures on dermatology topics and skin cancer screenings for medical students, residents, school students, and large private companies.

Dr. Epelbaum is affiliated with Mount Sinai Hospital as a Clinical Professor of Dermatology since 1988 and has been running a successful private practice since then. She is a member of esteemed medical associations including the American Academy of Dermatology, New York County Medical Society, Greater New York Dermatology Society, and the American Medical Association. To schedule an appointment, you can contact Dr. Sylvie Epelbaum at (212) 448-0007.

To schedule an appointment, you can contact Dr. Sylvie Epelbaum at (212) 448-0007.

Professionnel Experience

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  • American Board of Dermatology – 1988
  • Etudes Spéciales en Dermatologie et Vénéréologie, Paris
  • Thesis: Fox-Fordyce Disease
  • Diplôme d’État de Docteur en Médecine, Paris, 1983
  • Université de Médecine de Paris, Centre hospitalo-universitaire Pitié-Salpêtrière


  • Dermatology Residency, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center 1985-1988
  • Dermatology Research, Columbia University, 1984-1985
  • Dermatology Resident, Hospital St Louis and Polyclinic La Roseraie
  • Intern, Paris
  • General Practice, Paris, 1980-1981

Current Practice and Hospital Affiliation

  • Mount Sinai Hospital, 1988 to present, Clinical Professor of Dermatology
  • Private Practice 1988 to present

Medical Associations

  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • New York county Medical Society
  • Greater New York Dermatology Society
  • American Medical Association

Dermatologist Profile

Expertise, Professional Engagements, and Public Education

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  • Acne, Warts, Rashes, Moles
  • Diseases of the genitalia
  • Cutaneous T cell lymphoma
  • Skin cancer
  • Prevention of aging
  • Cosmetic evaluation
  • Children and adults
  • Diseases of the skin, hair and nails
  • Complete yearly skin examination

Latest dermatology meetings

  • Greater New York Dermatology Meeting on Skin Cancer
  • American Academy of Dermatology meeting
  • Fall clinical dermatology 2020- 2022
  • XXVI World Congress and vulvo vaginal disease update 2022

Public Education

  • Melanoma Screenings with the American Academy of Dermatology


  • To medical students and residents at Mount Sinai hospital
  • To middle and high school students in Manhattan
  • To large private companies together with skin cancer screenings