Sejal Shah, M.D., F.A.A.D.

Address:
110 East 55th Street, 11th Fl., New York, NY 10022
Phone:
212.826.2400 | Fax: 212.826.6200
Email:
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EDUCATION

  • Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, Doctor of Medicine, May 2005
  • University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL, Bachelor of Arts, Summa Cum Laude, May 2001

POST-DOCTORAL TRAINING

  • Resident, Dermatology, St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY, July 2008-June 2011; Chief Resident 2010-2011
  • Research fellow, Skin of Color Center, St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center-Department of Dermatology, New York, NY, July 2006-June 2008
  • Internship, St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center-Department of Medicine, New York, NY, June 2005-June 2006

ACADEMIC AND HOSPITAL APPOINTMENTS

  • St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY; September 2011-present

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Bernstein Medical – Center for Hair Restoration, New York, NY; August 2011-present
  • Schweiger Dermatology, New York, NY; August 2011-present
  • Manhattan Center for Dermatology, New York, NY; July 2011-present

MEDICAL LICENSURE

  • New York, 2007

PROFESSIONAL AWARDS AND RECOGNITION

  • Women’s Dermatologic Society 2010 Mentorship Award; Mentor: Dr. Elizabeth Tanzi
  • First place oral presentation, Skin of Color Society Resident Symposium 65th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology, Washington, DC, 2007
  • Mount Sinai Research Scholar, 2002

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND SOCIETIES

  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • American Hair Loss Council
  • North American Hair Research Society
  • American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  • American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery
  • Women’s Dermatologic Society
  • American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI)

RESEARCH

  • Department of Dermatology, St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY, 2010-2011. Studied non-ablative fractional resurfacing for the treatment of acne scarring in Fitzpatrick skin types IV-VI
  • Department of Dermatology, St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY, 2008. Conducted community-based survey of skin diseases and skin concerns in South Asian Americans first epidemiological study of skin diseases in South Asian Americans
  • Department of Dermatology, St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY, 2006-2008. Developed clinical trial comparing the efficacy of four anti-inflammatory regimens in the treatment of central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia
  • Department of Dermatology, St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY, 2006-2007. Conducted retrospective chart review of patients at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center diagnosed with central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia and national survey of dermatologists with expertise in hair loss regarding characteristics of their patients with this condition and treatments they utilize
  • Departments of Dermatology and Pathology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, 2004. Basic science research lab assistant; studied expression of integrins potentially involved in squamous cell carcinoma pathogenesis using immunofluorescence techniques

PRESENTATIONS

  • Shah S, Arthur A, Yang Y, Stevens S, Alexis A. A retrospective study to investigate ethnic variations in the treatment of psoriasis with etanercept. Skin of Color Seminar Series, New York, NY, May, 2011; Poster Presentation.
  • Shah S, Alexis A. Clinical and therapeutic approaches to CCCA: A North American Practice Survey. Skin of Color Seminar Series, New York, NY, May, 2011; Poster Presentation.
  • Shah S, Alexis A. Central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia: a retrospective chart review. Skin of Color Seminar Series, New York, NY, May 2011; Poster Presentation.
  • Shah SK, Bhanusali DG, Geria A, Nijhawan R, Alexis AF. A survey of skin conditions and concerns in South Asian Americans: preliminary results of a community-based survey. Skin of Color Seminar Series, New York, NY, May 2011; Poster Presentation.
  • Alexis A, Coley M, Luke J, Shah S, Argobi Y, Alam M. A prospective randomized split-face comparison study of nonablative fractional laser resurfacing in the treatment of acne scarring in Fitzpatrick skin phototypes IV-VI. Skin of Color Seminar Series, New York, NY, May 2011; Poster Presentation.
  • Alexis A, Coley M, Luke J, Shah S, Argobi Y, Alam M. A prospective randomized split-face comparison study of nonablative fractional laser resurfacing in the treatment of acne scarring in Fitzpatrick skin phototypes IV-VI. Annual ASLMS Conference, Grapevine, TX, March 2011; Oral and Poster Presentation.
  • Shah SK, Bhanusali DG, Geria A, Nijhawan R, Alexis AF. A survey of skin conditions and concerns in South Asian Americans: preliminary results of a community-based survey. 69th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology, New Orleans, LA, February, 2011; Poster Presentation.
  • Shah SK, Votava HJ, Smith BL. Genital porokeratosis: an unusual variant. 69th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology, New Orleans, LA, February, 2011; Gross and Microscopic Symposium; Oral Presentation.
  • Shah SK, DeLeo VA, NACDG. Photoallergic contact dermatitis: Results of photopatch testing 1999-2009. 68th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology, Miami, FL, March, 2010; 19th Annual Meeting of the Photomedicine Society; Oral Presentation.
  • Shah SK, Votava HJ, Silverberg NB. Necrobiotic xanthogranulomatous histiocytosis with eosinophils. Caribbean Dermatology Symposium, Puerto Rico, January, 2010; Oral Presentation.
  • Shah SK, Alexis AF. Central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia: a retrospective chart review. New York Academy of Medicine Dermatology Resident’s Night, New York, NY, June, 2009; Oral Presentation.
  • Shah S, Wilentz S, Buchholz, B. Localized urticaria pigmentosa: a unique radiation-induced reaction. 67th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology, San Francisco, CA, March, 2009; Gross and Microscopic Symposium; Oral Presentation.
  • Shah S, Arthur A, Yang Y, Stevens S, Alexis A. A retrospective study to investigate ethnic variations in the treatment of psoriasis with etanercept. 66th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology, San Antonio, TX, February, 2008; Poster Presentation.
  • Shah S, Arthur A, Yang Y, Stevens S, Alexis A. A retrospective study to investigate racial and ethnic variations in the treatment of psoriasis with etanercept. Skin of Color Society Resident Symposium, 66th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology, San Antonio, TX, February, 2008; Oral Presentation.
  • Shah SK, Alexis AF. Central Centrifugal Cicatricial Alopecia: What Do We Know 40 Years Later? The L’Oreal Institute For Ethnic Hair and Skin Research, 4th International Symposium, Miami, FL, November, 2007; Oral and Poster Presentation.
  • Shah S, Arthur A, Yang Y, Stevens S, Alexis A. A retrospective study to investigate ethnic variations in the treatment of psoriasis with etanercept. Society of Investigative Dermatology Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA, May, 2007; Poster Presentation.
  • Shah S, Alexis A. Central Centrifugal Cicatricial Alopecia: A Systematic Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment. Skin of Color Society Resident Symposium, 65th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology, Washington, DC, February, 2007; Oral Presentation.

MEDICAL PUBLICATIONS

  • Shah S, Arthur A, Yang Y, Stevens S, Alexis A. A retrospective study to investigate ethnic variations in the treatment of psoriasis with etanercept. J Drugs Dermatol. 2011 Aug;10(8):866-72.
  • Shah SK, Bhanusali DG, Sachdev A, Alexis AF. A survey of skin conditions and concerns: a community-based survey. J Drugs Dermatol. 2011 May;10(5):524-8.
  • Shah S, Alexis A. Central Centrifugal Cicatricial Alopecia: A Retrospective Chart Review. J Cutan Med Surg. 2010 Sep-Oct;14(5):212-22.
  • Alexis AF, Roberts WE, Shah SK. Cosmeceuticals for Hyperpigmentation. In Cosmeceutical Science in Clinical Practice. Sadick NS, Lupo M, Berson DS, Draelos ZD (Eds). London: Informa Healthcare. 2010.
  • Shah S, Alexis A. Acne in Skin of Color: Practical Approaches to Treatment. Journal of Dermatological Treatment.2010; 21(3): 206-11.
  • Shah SK, Alexis AF. What is Ethnic Skin? In Cosmetic Dermatology in Skin of Color. Alam M, Bhatia A, Kundu R, Yoo S (Eds.). New York: McGraw-Hill. 2009.
  • Shah S, Weinberg J. Traditional Systemic Therapy II: Retinoids and Others. In Treatment of Psoriasis. J Weinberg (Ed.). 2008.
  • Shah SK, Alvarez MS, Hawit F, Alexis AF, Silverberg NB. Selected topics in pediatric hair loss. Exper Review Dermatol. 2007;2(6):795-804.
  • Shah S, Alexis A, Silverberg N. Treatment of Vitiligo in Children of Color. Asian Pigment Bulletin. 2007;2(1):4-17.
  • Shah S, Gordon M. The Treatment of Keloids and Hypertrophic Scars: A Review. Cosmetic Dermatology. 2004;17:43-51.

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