About Vanguard Dermatology



Finding the right dermatologist isn't easy. You want medical expertise and results. But you don't want a sterile, intense practice that forgets your holistic health. That's where Vanguard Dermatology comes in. They serve patients throughout New York with balanced but powerful skin care treatments.

Your well-being is their ultimate concern — so they treat you as a whole person, not just your skin.

For your convenience, they have offices in the Financial District, Sheepshead Bay, Greenpoint, Forest Hills, Staten Island, Washington Heights, and Inwood, New York. At each location, they’ve worked to create a space that feels welcoming, modern, and comfortable — more like a spa than a hospital. At every Vanguard Dermatology office, you'll find internationally acclaimed physicians and dedicated staff. Every person on their team blends their specialized medical expertise with a warm, holistic approach. Their goals are to make you feel comfortable while making you feel better, both inside and out. They work hard to combine top-tier care that leverages state-of-the-art solutions with a personable approach so you leave knowing Vanguard Dermatology is a practice you can trust.

If you'd like to learn more about how Vanguard Dermatology blends the science of medicine with the art of putting patients at ease, get in touch. Whether you'd like to make an appointment or simply ask a question, they’re here to serve you.


Words from our patients

  • Google

    "Dr. Michael Romano was an absolute best and professional. Helped get me the medication I needed approved by insurance and did an amazing job with my skin."

    Arkadiy Z.
  • Google

    "Dr. Shapiro is a very thorough, professional and meticulous dermatologist[...]. I highly recommend his practice for annual skin check-ups and more serious skin issues."

    Josh S.
  • Google

    "Dr. Romanov is such a caring professional. He was very attentive to my needs and provided the best service I could expect."

    Victoria S.
  • Yelp

    "This place is amazing from start to finish. The receptionist, medical assistant, and Suraj S. Mathial PA, all made my experience wonderful."

    Megan H.
  • Yelp

    "If I ever have to have another procedure, and I really really hope I never have to go through this again, Dr. Shapiro is definitely the doctor I want to go back to."

    Tony R.