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Meet Dr. Cameron Rokhsar, MD, FAAD, FAACS

New York Dermatologist - Dr. Rokhsar

Dr. Cameron Rokhsar, MD, an internationally renowned dermatologist and fellowship-trained laser and MOHS surgeon, is double board-certified in dermatology and micrographic dermatologic surgery. A graduate of Harvard College and NYU School of Medicine, Dr. Rokhsar is the founder and medical director of the New York Cosmetic, Skin, and Laser Surgery Center.

An Associate Clinical Professor of Dermatology at Mount Sinai Hospital in NYC, Dr. Rokhsar is proudly active in teaching cosmetic dermatology to the next generation of dermatology residents. A prolific researcher and innovator, Dr. Rokhsar was involved in the development of the Fraxel Laser, a technology that has revolutionized the field of laser resurfacing for wrinkles and scars. Dr. Rokhsar has been instrumental in the research and development of important technologies such as Thermitight, Ulthera, Vbeam, Miradry, CO2 laser, and plasma skin resurfacing. Early in his career, Dr. Rokhsar invented the Non-Surgical Nose Job and appeared on Good Morning America to share his innovation with the world. An expert injector, Dr. Rokhsar has been a trainer for Allergan (the maker of Botox and Juvéderm), Galderma (the maker of Dysport and Restylane), and Merz (the maker of Radiesse). Dr. Rokhsar has been recognized as a top New York doctor, by New York Magazine and Castle of Connolly, for multiple consecutive years in the past decade. With over 40 lasers and energy-based devices at his clinics, Dr. Rokhsar sees patients from around the world in his state-of-the-Art offices in Garden City and Manhattan, in the heart of New York City. Dr. Rokhsar’s philosophy of patient care is simple: Treat every patient like a family member.

Best Manhattan and Long Island cosmetic dermatologist

Dr. Rokhsar has earned a reputation as one of Manhattan’s and Long Island’s best dermatologists. Many dermatologists in New York and around the country refer patients with complex issues to Dr. Rokhsar as an expert in difficult-to-treat dermatology conditions and laser cases. Dr. Rokhsar’s innovative work has been featured in local and national TV shows and magazines including Good Morning America, Today Show, CBS News, FOX News, NBC News, the Rachel Ray Show, USA Today, and the Wall Street Journal. Dr. Rokhsar has trained hundreds of physicians on his techniques with lasers, and minimally invasive cosmetic procedures over the years in the United States and around the world. Dr. Rokhsar was involved in the research and development of some of the most popular laser technologies, such as Fraxel, CO2 laser, miraDry, Thermithight, and the Vbeam laser. Dr. Rokhsar also pioneered the use of fillers in nasal contouring or the non-surgical nose job, and the use of fillers under the eye, or the Non-Surgical eyelift.

At New York Cosmetic, Skin, and Laser Surgery Center, Dr. Rokhsar and his carefully selected team strive to provide exceptional care to our patients with various cosmetic and medical skin conditions.

Dr. Cameron Rokhsar accreditation

Our facilities and operating room are accredited by Quad A, the highest accreditation process which assures that we subscribe to the highest standards of patient safety and quality of care. This is an arduous process we undertake every three years to gain this stamp of approval by an independent medical body which reviews our facilities’ safety protocols, sterility protocols, as well as overall patient care practices. Our operating room is also accredited by QUAD A, a process similar to hospital accreditation protocols. We take patient safety and care seriously. As a patient, you should always ask about specific accreditations where you receive your care.

Other accreditations and fellowships include:

  • Associate Professor of Dermatology at Mount Sinai Hospital;
  • American Academy of Dermatology;
  • American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery;
  • American Society for Dermatologic Surgery;
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery.

Medical-legal expert

Cameron K. Rokhsar, M.D.Dr. Rokhsar has frequently served as a medical-legal expert witness in court cases involving complex medical litigation.

Dr. Rokhsar has testified numerous times pertaining to issues surrounding the proper standard of care in the practice of dermatology, dermatologic surgery, and laser and energy-based procedures. Attorneys on all spectrums of litigation including malpractice and medical defense have relied on Dr. Rokhsar’s expertise to navigate through complex medical issues, to either reach a settlement or pursue a full trial. Dr. Rokhsar also routinely serves as an expert witness for the State of New York’s Office of Professional Medical Conduct to review the merit of allegations surrounding physician misconduct.

Education and trainings

Dr. Rokhsar - lecturer at American Society for Laser Medicine and SurgeryDr. Rokhsar completed his undergraduate studies at Harvard University and attended medical school at The New York University School of Medicine, where he received his doctorate of medicine. After his internship at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City, he completed his dermatology residency at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He was honored for his teaching and leadership skills as chief resident. Dr. Rokhsar went on to receive additional training in the form of a laser and dermatologic surgery fellowship under the auspices of the world-renowned dermatologist and laser surgeon, the late Dr. Richard Fitzpatrick, regarded by many to be the father of laser surgery. Dr. Rokhsar currently serves as an Associate Clinical Professor of Dermatology where he teaches the cosmetic dermatology clinic at Mount Sinai Hospital.

Clinical trials pioneer

Dr. Rokhsar has been involved in developing several laser systems and has conducted pivotal research projects to develop protocols for other laser systems and energy-based devices. In particular, Dr. Rokhsar was involved in developing the Fraxel laser technology. Fraxel has since become the number-one laser resurfacing procedure in the world. Dr. Rokhsar introduced the Fraxel laser through lectures and special training sessions to physicians around the world including in Asia (Japan, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, the Philipines), Europe (England, Germany) and South America (Brazil, Argentina, Colombia) in addition to Australia and Canada. In fact, Dr. Rokhsar has taught more physicians worldwide about techniques and protocols involving Fraxel, than any other physician. Dr. Rokhsar also conducted the early FDA trials for Portrait resurfacing and has been involved in clinical trials on a variety of other laser devices, including the Pulse Dye Laser (Vbeam), ThermageUltheraMiraDry, and laser liposuction systems.

Dr. Rokhsar is an extensively published medical author. He has published original research relating to lasers and fillers. He has also authored several chapters in major medical textbooks. Dr. Rokhsar published the first report on the use of the Fraxel laser for scars, wrinkles, and melasma. He also published the first scientific study on the use of fillers for nasal contouring or the non-surgical nose job.

Awards and innovations

Dr. Rokhsar has invented many non-surgical facial cosmetic procedures throughout his career, such as the non-surgical nose job and non-surgical eye lift. His innovative procedures and techniques have been featured on many popular shows and in leading publications.

Dr. Rokhsar has been chosen as RealSelf Top Doctor and received a prestigious award from the AAD (American Academy of Dermatology) for Excellence In Dermatology. He has also been named one of New York’s Top Doctors by Castle Connolly Medical, for multiple consecutive years. In Addition, Dr. Rokhsar has also been chosen as “BEST DOCTOR” by New York Magazine year after year.

Trainer of fellow physicians

Cameron K. Rokhsar, M.D., F.A.A.D., F.A.A.C.S.Dr. Rokhsar is a frequent lecturer at the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, the American Academy of Dermatology, and the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. Internationally he has lectured in Australia, Canada, Thailand, Japan, Hong Kong, Korea, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan, Brazil, Argentina, Colombia, Russia, Germany, and Britain. Physicians from various parts of the country and around the world have done rotations with Dr. Rokhsar to observe and learn his techniques.

Commentator for TV and other National Media

Dr. Rokhsar is a frequent commentator on National and Local News and other media outlets. He has appeared on the Today show (with Lester Holt on Skin Cancer), Good Morning America (introduced the Non-Surgical Nose job, the Rachael Ray show (performed his non-surgical nose job and non-surgical eyelift live on two separate shows), and CBS. He has also been quoted extensively in print media including in the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and various magazines on medical topics.

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Frequently asked questions

What is a cosmetic laser surgeon?

A cosmetic laser surgeon is a board-certified dermatologist who has completed a one-to-two-year fellowship in laser surgery. This is a distinction unique to only a few select dermatologists around the country. Dr. Cameron Rokhsar is a fellowship-trained cosmetic laser surgeon who has been using the most up-to-date laser procedures for years.

In his practice, many conditions can be treated with lasers to improve patients’ appearances. These include fat, acne, acne scars, surgical scars, burn scars wrinkles, fine and moderate lines, brown spots, hyperpigmentation, hair (laser hair removal), tattoos (tattoo removal), and permanent makeup (removal). Leg veins, varicose veins, broken capillaries, rosacea, port wine stains, hemangiomas, birthmarks, sun damage, and loose skin to name a few.

  • A cosmetic surgeon ultimately creates a more aesthetically pleasing look for the patient. Whether it’s improving scars, or the shape of the face, eyelid, or nose, cosmetic surgeons are the pioneers of beauty.
  • Cosmetic surgery is concerned with improving the aesthetic appearance of a person, while plastic surgery may include this, or just reconstruction (reconstructive surgery).
  • Reconstructive plastic surgery is concerned with improving function; however, it may also involve trying to improve the aesthetic appearance.

Using laser technology, Dr. Rokhsar can direct the laser or a device’s energy into specific areas of concern, targeting specific tissues. The laser Dr. Rokhsar will decide to use depends on the type of treatment being administered. With specialized fellowship training in laser and cosmetic surgery, Dr. Rokhsar can offer his patients the latest and most advanced techniques for treating a variety of conditions.

Why use laser technology?

Dr. Rokhsar has been instrumental in developing parameters and techniques for many laser technologies, including the Fraxel laser. Dr. Rokhsar has been a featured speaker on this subject at numerous medical meetings and has trained numerous physicians on the use of this laser. Lasers in general can be used to treat a variety of conditions. These include:

What is a dermatologist?

A dermatologist is a doctor who specializes in the physiology and pathology of the skin, which also includes hair nails, and mucous membranes (such as the lining inside the mouth, nose, and eyelids).

All board-certified dermatologists receive training in medical dermatology, which involves diagnosing, treating, and preventing disease that affects the skin, hair, and nails. The board-certified dermatologist also receives extensive training in cosmetics, including Botox, fillers, lasers, liposuction, and ear lobe surgery. NYC dermatologist, Dr. Rokhsar has specialized training in surgical dermatology (Mohs surgery) and general dermatology as well as training in cosmetic surgery.

Dr. Rokhsar diagnoses and treats more than 3,000 diseases including skin cancer, eczema, acne, and psoriasis.

How do you become a dermatologist?

To become a dermatologist, a person must successfully earn a bachelor’s degree (four years), attend medical school (four years), internship (one year) and complete a residency program (3 years). After completing this education successfully, you must pass an arduous exam to become board certified. Some dermatologists continue to further their training by doing a fellowship. This is an additional one to two years of training after board certification.

In addition to all his required training, Dr. Cameron Rokhsar excelled as Chief Resident and went on to receive fellowship training in cosmetic, laser, and dermatology surgery in San Diego, California.

Fellowship-trained doctors are those that continue their medical studies after completing their residency, specializing in and advancing their education and expertise. This additional extensive training gave Dr. Rokhsar specialization in the cosmetic field in which he became an internationally renowned laser and cosmetic surgeons. Cosmetic dermatologists receive specialized training to develop skills necessary to perform procedures such as Mohs skin cancer surgery, reconstructive surgery to treat surgical scars, injection of dermal fillers or Botox, sclerotherapy vein treatments, chemical peels, hair transplantation, tumescent liposuction, ear lobe repair, blepharoplasty, facelifts, and laser surgery.

What treatments are available at Dr. Rokhsar’s clinic?

As one of Manhattan’s and Long Island’s top dermatologists, Dr. Rokhsar specializes in a wide array of injectable, surgical, and fat removal treatments that help restore as well as maintain your appearance. These include:

If you want to learn more about working with Dr. Rokhsar, contact his office and book a consultation today.