Nationally recognized for his expertise in cosmetic dermatology, skin care, and medical dermatology, Dr. John F. Romano has practiced at his West Village office for more than 25 years. A graduate of the Cornell Medical College (1973) and currently an Assistant Professor of Dermatology at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University, he is also an attending physician at St. Vincent's Medical Center in Manhattan and the New York Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Romano did both a surgical residency and an internal medicine residency before completing his training in dermatology at New York Cornell Medical Center.
Dr. Romano has been one of New York Magazine's Top Doctors for ten consecutive years. He has been similarly recognized by Allure magazine as one of the nation's top cosmetic dermatologists, and is a member of Who's Who in Medicine and Health Care, Who's Who in America, and America's Cosmetic Doctors and Dentists - A Patient's Guide. Dr. Romano also served on the editorial boards of Men's Health and Family Circle magazines, where for years he shared his experience and advice with their readers. In addition, he has authored articles on a wide range of dermatology topics for the field's most prestigious medical journals.
Dr. Romano spends a number of hours each week supervising a dermatology clinic at New York Presbyterian-Cornell Medical Center, where he instructs other physicians in the proper use of BOTOX® and Dysport®, as well as fillers such as Restylane®, Sculptra® and Radiesse®. Because of these efforts, Dr. Romano was voted "Dermatology Teacher of the Year" in 2006 by the dermatology residents at New York Cornell Medical Center.
Dr. Romano's caring and professional attitude have long been hallmarks of his practice. He brings a wealth of knowledge, expertise, and experience to all that he does, unsurpassed by others in the area.
Dr. Romano is a member of a number of professional societies which include the American Academy of Dermatology, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, New York State Dermatology Society, Dermatologic Society of Greater New York, Manhattan-Metropolitan Dermatology Society (past president), and New York Academy of Medicine Section on Dermatology (past chairman).
Dr. Radha Mikkilineni is an experienced dermatologist and dermatopathologist. She joins our practice from Washington, DC where she has practiced for many years as the medical director of University Dermatology Associates, a group dermatology practice located in downtown DC. Prior to running her own practice, Dr. Mikklineni was full time dermatology faculty at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.
She is a graduate of Georgetown Medical School and completed internal medicine at Yale-New Haven Hospital. She trained in dermatology and dermatopathology at Case Western Reserve-University Hospitals of Cleveland and New York University Hospital, respectively.
Dr. Mikkilineni practices the full range of medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology. Her clinical interests include laser surgery, minimally invasive anti-aging procedures, alternative medical approaches to skin care, allergy and patch testing and skin cancer prevention and surgery.
Dr. Mikkilineni's philosophy is a comprehensive one. She believes that great skin health can only come about when patient and dermatologist are partners in the process. She typically manages all aspects of her patients’ care and takes great pride in developing longstanding relationships with her patients.
Dr. Mikkilineni is affiliated with the New York Presbyterian Hospital system where she is an adjunct professor at the Columbia University Department of Dermatology.
When she is not chasing after her two young boys and their standard poodle, Lola, she can generally be found on a horse, curled up with a book or baking!
Dr. Zeena Al-Dujaili received her medical degree at Tulane University School of Medicine where she was elected to the national medical honor society, Alpha Omega Alpha, following medical school.
Dr. Al-Dujaili completed a dermatology residency at Tulane University School of Medicine. She then completed a one-year fellowship in Mohs and dermatologic surgery, lasers, liposuction and vein treatments.
Dr. Al-Dujaili also has extensive training and experience in cosmetic dermatology – including neurotoxins, injectable fillers, and chemical peels. As a board certified dermatologist, she is licensed in New Jersey, New York, and Louisiana. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, American Society of Dermatologic Surgery and American College of Mohs Surgery.
Dr. Al-Dujaili is a member of the American Society for Lasers in Medicine & Surgery and the American Society of Cosmetic Dermatology and Aesthetic Surgery. Her clinical interests include Mohs Micrographic surgery, laser-assisted tumescent liposuction, autologous fat transfer, laser medicine, and minimally invasive cosmetic dermatology. .
Elizabeth Choe completed her undergraduate education at New York University and she earned her Physician Assistant degree from Long Island University/The Brooklyn Hospital Center. She is board certified by National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and has been practicing dermatology for six years. She provides general dermatologic services including skin cancer screenings and mole evaluation, as well as the treatment of rashes, acne, eczema, psoriasis and warts. Ms. Choe's experience also extends to aesthetic dermatology including laser hair removal, sclerotherapy, BOTOX® and fillers.
She is a member of the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants, the American Academy of Physician Assistants, and the New York State Society of Physician Assistants.
Tamara earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Dietetics from Westchester University. She later achieved her aesthetic license from Magnolia Beauty Academy in Philadelphia. She is a licensed aesthetician in both Pennsylvania and New York. She has five years experience in performing non-invasive laser and skin care treatments for multiple skin types such as IPL, laser hair removal, microdermabrasion, cellulite reduction, skin rejuvenation, and chemical peels.