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Your skin, hair and nails are the messenger for what is happening with your overall health. Paying special attention to changes is essential. At Vanguard, our broad range of medical dermatology services provide treatments for rashes, spider veins, hair loss (alopecia) and more.

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Surgical

The majority of dermatologic surgeries are now minimally invasive and require only local or regional anesthesia. What this means for you is minimal downtime, so you can get back to doing the things in life that you love the most.

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Cosmetic

At Vanguard, we have numerous cosmetic treatments for both the face and body to help you look your best. Let our experts give you a boost of self-confidence and an improved sense of well-being.

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It is our goal at Vanguard to help all our patients achieve optimum skin health. Our dermatologists are some of the best in the country and are experts at treating common skin conditions. Why tolerate tomorrow, what can be better today!

  • Due to the close proximity to patients being tested for COVID-19, Suraj Mathial will be seeing patients in the Forest Hills location instead of the Bronx location on Tuesdays until further notice.
  • Our Elmhurst office is closed, and will reopen in Jackson Heights in the near future!
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It's Time to Treat Yourself!

Show your skin some love with one of our cosmetic specials! Request your appointment or give us a call today to learn more.

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Now Offering Virtual Cosmetic Consultations!

Are you looking to update your skincare regimen, or to put together a post stay-at-home beauty plan? We’d love to help. Vanguard Dermatology is offering $65 virtual cosmetic consults! If you book a cosmetic appointment within the next 3 months, that $65 is applied to your appointment.

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Why We’re the Dermatologist of Choice

Vanguard is proud to be your trusted dermatology practice. We specialize in general, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology. Our goal is to provide quality care and service that optimizes outcomes and patient satisfaction.

We offer the most effective treatment methods and technologies available in our specialty, as well as a variety of services to enhance the appearance and improve self-image and a sense of well being.

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Jeffrey D.

Very thorough and professional.

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Thomas B.

I did not have to wait long time it was nice and quickly. Staff were able to communicate with me in my language!

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Malgorzata G.

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Ronald B.

very nice place and employees!!

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Diana P.

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Gretta U.

I had a great experience here.

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Carolina B.

Thorough care and expertise!

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Ami C.

Despite the long wait I was happy to see doctor Shapiro...he’s very nice and very knowledgeable...I went to a dermatologist that was closer to where I lived and was treated for a skin fungus which was the peeling and cracking of my skin which started in February the medication given made it worst and I decided to visit vanguard once again where I was told it was actually an allergic reaction two weeks later and my chin Is much better and there is relief

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Crystal B.

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Evelyn J.

The wait 1.5 hr long but the appointment was a bit rushed. I have more questions but the doc said he had to run. We'll see how his medicine help.

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EGLE D.

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Mark B.

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Irina F.

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Arismendy B.

Excellent doctor

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