Maritza Perez, MD
Dr. Maritza Perez is certified by the American Board of Dermatology and the College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery and is the Director of Cosmetic Dermatology at St. Luke’s Roosevelt Medical Center in New York. She is also Associate Professor of Clinical Dermatology at Columbia University in New York City.
Dr. Perez is an active member in numerous dermatology organizations, such as the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, American Society for Laser in Surgery and Medicine, American Academy Dermatology Women Association, Dermatology Foundation, and is on the Board of Directors for the Skin Cancer Foundation.
Dr. Perez has published over 100 original articles, chapters, case reports and abstracts that have appeared in medical journals such as Journal of Investigative Dermatology, New England Journal of Medicine, Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine, Journal of Transplantation and Cosmetic Dermatology. Dr. Perez also authored a book titled Understanding Melanoma. In addition, Dr. Perez has spoken at a number of dermatology engagements, including The World Congress of Dermatology, annual American Academy of Dermatology meetings, Orlando Cosmetic Dermatology Convention, annual Dermatology Conventions in The Philippines, Puerto Rico, and Argentina, and International Laser Congresses in Santiago de Chile and Vinas del Mar in Chile, and Paris and Marseille, France. Dr. Perez is on the editorial board of Cosmetic Dermatology and on the International Advisory Board to the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology.
Dr. Perez is a graduate of the University of Puerto Rico, School of Medicine where she also completed her residency in Dermatology. In addition, she completed post-doctoral training in Immunodermatology at Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York, NY and Dermatologic Surgery including Mohs Micrographic and Laser Surgery and Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery at New York University.