Sumayah Jamal, MD-PhD

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Experience

  • Board Certified Dermatologist

Specialties

  • Medical & Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Laser Surgery

Credentials

  • Graduated with her undergraduate degree from Johns Hopkins University
  • M.D. and Ph. D from New York University School of Medicine
  • Skin cancer researcher
  • Founding Director, Skin of Color Clinic, NYU School of Medicine
 

Dr. Sumayah Jamal is a board-certified dermatologist at Schweiger Dermatology Group in New York City. Dr. Jamal completed her undergraduate studies at The Johns Hopkins University. She then went on to receive a combined M.D. and Ph.D. degree from New York University School of Medicine, where she also completed her dermatology residency training and subsequently, was a member of the full time dermatology re-search faculty for 8 years. Her research background provides her an in-depth under-standing of the cutting-edge science underlying many of current skin treatments. She is the recipient of many awards, including the Marion B. Sulzberger Dermatology Award at NYU, the American Academy of Dermatology Young Investigator Award, the American Academy of Dermatology Everett C. Fox M.D. Award, and the Pan American Society for Pigment Cell Research Young Investigator Award. Her work has been pub-lished in many prestigious peer-reviewed scientific journals including Nature, Cell and Oncogene. Dr. Jamal is also the founding director of the Ethnic Skin Clinic at NYU School of Medicine that specializes in medical and cosmetic treatments in skin of color. Dr. Jamal is currently a clinical assistant professor of dermatology and research assistant professor of microbiology at the New York University School of Medicine.

Dr. Jamal’s believes that by addressing her patients’ top skin concerns and determin-ing their individual’s goals are for their skin, she can tailor a treatment regimen that is specific to both medical and aesthetic needs, personal philosophies and lifestyle.

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