Eric Schweiger, MD
Eric Schweiger, M.D. is the founding dermatologist and C.E.O. of Schweiger Dermatology Group, a leading cosmetic and medical dermatology practice in the New York metro area.
Dr. Schweiger received his medical degree at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City and did his post-doctoral training at New York University and University of Kansas Medical Center, where he served as chief dermatology resident. Dr. Schweiger currently serves as Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology at Mount Sinai Medical School in New York City.
Dr. Schweiger specializes in cosmetic dermatology, with a focus on laser therapy, injectables and the treatment of acne and acne scars. His clinical studies and peer-reviewed articles have been published in many journals, including Journal of Drugs and Dermatology, Journal of Cosmetic and Laser Therapy and Journal of the Academy of Dermatology. Dr. Schweiger pioneered an advanced method of treating acne scars called Focal Acne Scar Treatment (F.A.S.T.) using the fractional CO2 laser at an increased energy level on areas of acne scarring. His findings were published in Journal of Drugs in Dermatology in 2013 and have since received much acclaim and attention. Acne scar patients from around the globe continue to seek out Dr. Schweiger for F.A.S.T.
Dr. Schweiger started Schweiger Dermatology Group in 2010 with one office and a single employee and has since grown the practice to over 20 offices with locations throughout Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Long Island, Westchester County, Rockland County, and New Jersey. SDG currently provides advanced dermatology services to over 250,000 patients annually and offers unique patient benefits including same-day scheduling. Dr. Schweiger’s vision is to make top-notch dermatology services easily accessible in the Tri-State area by opening new practices and revitalizing existing practices throughout the metro New York City area.
Dr. Schweiger is frequently called upon by the media to lend his expertise on cosmetic dermatology and has been featured in numerous publications, including Harpers Bazaar, Marie Claire, In Style, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Glamour, Cosmopolitan, Dr. Oz The Good Life and Allure. Dr. Schweiger is also a seasoned on-air personality and has appeared on Good Morning America, Fox News, Dr. Steve Show, ABC Eyewitness News, and CBS’s The Couch.